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Yesterday was the 151st birth anniversary of one of our greatest heroes, Andres Bonifacio. Named after St. Andrew whose feast day falls on Nov. 30, Bonifacio, along with Ladislao Diwa and Teodoro Plata, formed the triumvirate of anti-Spanish activists who founded the secret society known as the Kataastaasang, Kagalanggalang na Katipunan ng mga Anak ng Bayan (KKK), or Katipunan for short. Membership in the society was signed in with blood drawn from the left arm of the applicant.

Posted: December 1st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

His last day

The current debate debate in history departments over the true date of Andres Bonifacio’s execution, reflected in historian Ambeth Ocampo’s two most recent columns, is not without its advantages. The biggest boon is basic: It provokes discussion about Bonifacio’s place in the Philippines’ pantheon of heroes. The controversy over whether Bonifacio was executed, under orders from Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo, on April 26 or May 10, the traditional date, has served to stimulate more interest in Bonifacio than last year’s commemoration of his 150th birth anniversary.

Posted: May 10th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Charlie’s Angels’ in ‘insurmountable mission’

Where are the men in this country? They are now in women tasked to render justice, unearth anomalies, recover ill-gotten wealth and punish the rogues and rascals in public service along with their cohorts.

Posted: October 6th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

My hero

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At a very young age, I learned that you have to be your own hero. It’s a lesson you can only learn when you have been hurt too many times. When we are little, our parents are our heroes. We run to them when we get a wound, and we always feel better after a kiss. But for me, this was not the case. My parents had me when they were both 20 years old, and to them, I was the sole reason their dreams had to wait. I was the obstacle, the hindrance to their success.

Posted: September 2nd, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Why is Gregorio del Pilar’s hand in his coat?

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History is usually delivered in school through: textbooks, teachers’ lectures, assignments, quizzes, and exams.

Posted: August 1st, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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