History

5 Quotes from Andres Bonifacio that Prove No Love is Greater than Love for the Country

In honor of national hero, Andres Bonifacio’s 156th birth anniversary, here are a few words from the Father of the Philippine Revolution himself.

‘Comfort women’ sue Philippine government before UN

The victims of Japan’s sexual slavery during World War II demands accountability.

Manileños to get free entrance to historical sites

Free entrance to Manila’s historical spots.

Hitler house to be revamped as police station

Hitler’s birthplace to be turned into a police station.

Metro Manila’s hidden water reservoir to become a tourist attraction

Time to explore this hidden gem of history.

Elcano-Magellan Animated Film Faces Backlash Amongst Filipinos Online

Is Lapu-lapu a villain?

Why Jose P. Laurel Deserves More Credit

A puppet with no strings attached.

Halloween Treat: The Origins Of Yawa

It's more than just your mother's curse word.

Let's End The Debate: Is It Adobo Or Sinigang?

Choose your meal!

World’s Oldest Known Pearl Found In Abu Dhabi

Authorities say that it existed as far back as the Neolithic period

Attention: Starting October 24 Motorists Required To Pay in Cavitex-C5 Link

Toll fees are now required in Cavitex-C5 Link Expressway

Low Pressure Area Turns Into Tropical Depression “Perla”

Perla is the 16th tropical cyclone for this year

Xiaomi Announces Concept Of First Bezel-less 5G Smartphone, Mi MIX Alpha

The first-ever “surround-display” smartphone, Xiaomi claims its body is “180%” screen.

Tell Everyone They're Important

You can be the help that your friends need.

Get To Know These Must-Read Books from Filipino Authors

Check out these fascinating works from the Filipiniana section.

Unmasked: The Roots Of Bacolod's MassKara Festival

1, 2, 3, Smile! Fun-filled activities and mysterious history of the MassKara Festival.

Igorot Hunks Plant Tree Seedlings At Yamang Bukid Farm

"They also take care of the planet as they take care of their bodies."

The "T" In Teacher Means Terror (And Also True Love)

Behind every terror teacher is a human being who wants to show you love, although in a very unconventional way.

8 Remarkable Classics You Should Read (or Reread) This September

Because nothing beats the feeling of flipping a physical page of a book.

Reliving The Past: Why You Should Start Learning Baybayin

Learning how to write Baybayin can be a way to experience the Filipino culture.

Friday the 13th: Explained

It's all rooted from Christianity.

Sandiganbayan Junks Napoles Appeal To Dismiss Plunder Suits

Sandiganbayan rejected the plea to dismiss plunder case against the "pork barrel queen"

Remembering The 1993 Sarmenta-Gomez Rape Slay: The Context To Fill You In

This is what happened on the night of June 28, 1993.

Do You Still Remember The 2001 Anthrax Terror Scare?

Let's take a look at the most dangerous letters received in America.

HISTORY: "Tagalog" Versus "Filipino"

I am a Filipino and I speak Filipino. I am from the central Luzon and I know how to speak Tagalog.

“A 14-Year-Old Wasn’t Supposed To Sit On That Chair”: The 20th Century’s Youngest To Be Sentenced To Death

The execution lasted for four excruciating minutes of 2,400 volts; all while his mask was slipping, tears running down his cheeks and saliva dripping from his mouth--- all was endured by a 14-year-old child who did nothing wrong.

Guess The Filipino Word

Prepare your stock knowledge or sit beside your older parents and relatives and start guessing these Filipino words.

FOOD HISTORY: The First-Ever Hawaiian Pizza

The argument about whether pineapples go with pizza continues and more and more people are casting their votes! 

Remembering The Philippines Biggest Star: Atang De La Rama

"Ang Una't Huling Bituin ng Pilipinas" - Nicanor G. Tiongson

Street Knowledge: The Most Popular Streets In The Country And Who They Are Named After

The Philippines is one historical country. In almost everything, there is always at least a teeny-tiny bit of history embodied.

Remembering The July 16, 1990 Luzon Killer Earthquake

Exactly 29 years ago today, Luzon was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that shook the lives of many Filipinos. 

A Celebration Of History: The Legacy Of La Liga Filipina

In honor of the celebration of the 127th founding anniversary of ‘La Liga Filipina,’ it is just right that we revisit the past history and pay homage by reliving the bravery and valor of our predecessors.

Pride March PH: How it started?

“Say it clear, say it loud. Gay is good, gay is proud”

Batter up! Pinoys are a Contender in the Diamond

From Home run to Buzzer beaters, we were once a team to watch out for.

“Quezon’s Game”: 2 Truths, 1 Lie

"When you get there, I want you to use the bathroom." Quezon to Osmeña

Independence Day: What's the occasion?

If Independence day, means celebrating independence, why does it not feel like it? What are we really celebrating? Is there any Independence to celebrate?