Category: Daily Dose

PCARI links and information

Tweet What is PCARI? Here’s a useful statement to clarify matters.   October 3, 2013: See Statement of Chairperson Patricia B. Licuanan: On Philippine-California Advanced Research Institute (PCARI) –“No Anomaly in PCARI Project”: First, on the project: A major public investment to help the country catch up, the PCARI Project aims to develop over a five-year …

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The Abolition of PDAF

Tweet The Constitution tells us that Congress exists to enact laws. In the enactment of laws, members of the House of Representatives bring the interests and concerns of specific local districts to the table; members of the Senate represent a national perspective because they are elected at large. Every year, the most important law enacted …

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North Borneo (Sabah): An annotated timeline 1640s-present

Tweet Introduction I am sharing a timeline I have compiled of key events and accompanying literature on the North Borneo (Sabah) issue. This timeline is being shared for academic and media research purposes. It is not being published as an official statement of policy in any shape or form, nor does this timeline purport to …

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Resignation, interregnum, Sede Vacante and Conclave

Tweet View as slideshow Vatican watcher Rocco Palmo –aka blogger Whispers in the Loggia– summarizes the news, and the circumstances in which the Pope made the announcement of his resignation. Whispers in the Loggia: B16 Resigns Nearly eight years since his election, Pope Benedict XVI announced this morning that, at the end of the month, …

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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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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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Finding Bonifacio: Readings, Reflections, Resources

Tweet Introduction Here is Alerta! Katipunan, conducted by the late Maestro Leopoldo Silos. Musical 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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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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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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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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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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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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