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Did you know: Museo-Biblioteca de Filipinas

The Museo-Biblioteca de Filipinas, considered the precursor of the National Museum, was opened on Oct. 24, 1891, at the Casa de la Moneda on Calle Cabildo in Intramuros. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: Manila sidewalks

ON OCT. 25, 1845, Gov. Narciso Claveria ordered the construction of sidewalks on Manila’s street to provide pedestrians with safe passage, instead of sharing the road with horses and horse-drawn carriages.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: 122nd birth anniversary of Arellano University

Today, Oct. 16, is the 122nd birth anniversary of Arellano University founder Florentino Cayco. He served as assistant to the superintendent of city schools from 1922 to 1935. Cayco was president of the National University from 1937 to 1941. He founded Arellano University in 1938. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: Philippine Assembly

The Philippine Assembly was inaugurated on Oct. 16, 1907, at the Grand Opera House on Plaza Cervantes, Sta. Cruz, Manila. In the assembly’s first session, Sergio Osmeña was elected Speaker while Manuel L. Quezon was elected majority floor leader.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Ferdinand Marcos angered ‘Voltes V’ generation

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“LAST, Lost, Lust for Four Episodes,” a 13-foot sculpture by Toym Imao stands in front of the University of the Philippines’ Palma Hall in Quezon City. The artwork in brass, galvanized iron and fiberglass will be on display until Sept. 28, the 25th death anniversary of Ferdinand Marcos. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

I was in third grade in 1978 when “Voltes V,” a Japanese animated series, first aired on Philippine television.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

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