current events, History

Aguinaldo and Philippine History

Philippine Star columnist wrote about me and the country's first president, Emilio Aguinaldo in her column yesterday:  Aguinaldo's role comes up every June 12 FROM A DISTANCE By Carmen N. Pedrosa (The Philippine Star) Updated June 23, 2012 12:00 AM Every June 12, I try to write about General Emilio Aguinaldo. His role in the… Continue reading Aguinaldo and Philippine History

current events, History

Independence Day?

Today is the so-called Independence Day of the Republic of the Philippines. While the Philippine government is throwing another party extravaganza to celebrate Independence Day, it would be much better to analyze what happened during those times 114 years ago. Despite the heroic efforts of the Filipino patriots in 1898, the independence that they proclaimed… Continue reading Independence Day?