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DID YOU KNOW: The Pensionado Law

05:00 AM August 26, 2019

On Aug. 26, 1903, Act No. 854 or the Pensionado Law of the American government in the Philippines was approved by Governor-General William Howard Taft.

The law allowed qualified Filipino students to study as scholars in the United States.

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Many scholars were admitted and later on returned to the country to fill positions in the government. —Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

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