Category Archive: Daily Dose

Dec 29

The Filipino Garibaldi through the eyes of Others

Tweet Updated in a minute EL PRESIDENTE THEATRICAL TRAILER Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin Share by email Sophie Afable Thu, Dec 27 2012 21:10:56 0 likes  ·  0 comments On a nit-picky note, aside from nit-picking on costumes, some details like calling him “Emilio Famy Aguinaldo” is an …

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Dec 08

Same days, different eyewitness: Dec. 8, 1941 as diarists recorded it

Tweet The Philippine Diary Project diary |ˈdīərē| noun ( pl. diaries ) a book in which one keeps a daily record of events and experiences: I resolved to keep a diary of eve… Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin Share by email WordPress via [object Object] 0 likes  ·  …

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Nov 30

Finding Bonifacio: Readings, Reflections, Resources

Tweet Introduction Here is Alerta! Katipunan, conducted by the late Maestro Leopoldo Silos.┬áMusical historians suggest the tune was itself captured from the Spaniards. One thing is sure: music played an important role in the revolution. There are accounts of attacks on Spanish fortifications in which the forces of the Katipunan were accompanied by a marching …

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Oct 28

Updated Explainer: Cardinals as Princes of the Church

Tweet Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin Share by email Wikimedia Sat, Oct 27 2012 22:02:28 0 likes  ·  0 comments The original Explainer episode was triggered by a call made by Senator Joker Arroyo for the Pope to create more Filipino Cardinals. This is a …

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Oct 14

Writings on Mindanao and Peace

Tweet Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin Share by email Www Thu, Oct 11 2012 19:40:35 0 likes  ·  0 comments History: background and interpretations In Mindanao, the “problem” has been one of conflicting narratives. There is the story of the nation-building project resumed in the …

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Sep 14

Remembering Marcos

Tweet The American Lew Gleek once wrote this provocative summary of the political culture that, he argued in one of his books, produced Marcos –and which Marcos mastered: The Philippine political culture is… personalistic but violent, religious but superstitious, corrupt but tolerant, hierarchical but distributionist, solicitous of form but not of content, legalistic, but careless …

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Sep 09

Remembering Osmeña

Tweet Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin Share by email Tumblr Sat, Sep 08 2012 17:19:56 0 likes  ·  0 comments Above: the Official Gazette’s banner commemorating the birth anniversary of President Osmeña, fittingly catching him in a truly notable act: casting his ballot in the …

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Sep 01

Remembering Magsaysay

Tweet The Official Gazette, which marks the birth and death anniversaries of our presidents, vice-presidents, leaders of the legislature and judiciary, national artists, and heroes, has a special tribute page to President Magsaysay, including a Filipino translation of the Magsaysay Credo: Tribute to President Ramon Magsaysay, Third President of the Third Republic of the Philippines …

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Aug 09

Coordinating Search/Rescue/Relief

Tweet Since Ondoy and Pepeng, citizens, media, and others have used online tools to help coordinate and consolidate information. Check out this page and help report and update rescue needs and efforts. Google has rolled out a Resources Page related to the 2012 Flood: Resources related to the 2012 Philippines flood – Google Crisis Response …

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Aug 04

The Secular Ideal (Revisited)

Tweet This entry dates from November 1, 2008. Originally published in Inquirer Current. See also The Explainer: Church and State Sources from 2006. And Church and State: the Religious Clauses in the Philippine Constitution in another blog. What the entry below did not take into account was, of course, the toll on credibility and authority …

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Jun 12

Mapping the Revolution

Tweet PCDSPO and the Official Gazette have put forward an interactive Timeline of the Revolution, on the Official Gazette Website. For what this project is about and hopes to achive, see this introductory essay: Unraveling the revolution | Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office For the 114th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence, …

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May 07

The Dinengdeng Debate: Authenticity and Cuisine

Tweet The photo was of Dinengdeng as served in La Preciosa in Laoag. Dinengdeng is soupy delight. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin Share by email mlq3 Sat, May 05 2012 21:14:12 0 likes  ·  0 comments Here’s the review by Market Manila, back in 2007. …

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