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The Historical Sins of Carlos Quirino

The Historical Sins of Carlos Quirino

Much of the myth and misinformation about Enrique can be laid at the door of eminent historian Carlos Quirino,...

Gold of Our Ancestors

Gold of Our Ancestors

On 29 March 1521, Ferdinand Magellan, the captain-general of the Armada de Maluco, was surprised by the gold in...

Muslim History and the Quincentennial

Muslim History and the Quincentennial

After the Battle of Mactan on April 27, 1521, the remaining crew of the Magellan-Elcano expedition had a realization:...

Victory and Humanity

Victory and Humanity

2021 National Heritage Month, History Month, and National Heroes Day have something in common–they all bear the words “Victory...

A Sinulog Most Filipinos Do Not Know

A Sinulog Most Filipinos Do Not Know

Cabatuan, Iloilo, my hometown, is home to a kind of Sinulog most Filipinos do not know. It is distinct...

The First ASEAN Anthem was from the Philippines

The First ASEAN Anthem was from the Philippines

Today, 8 August 2021, is the 54th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The Philippines...

Filipino at mga Katutubong Wika sa Dekolonisasyon ng Pag-iisip ng mga Pilipino

Filipino at mga Katutubong Wika sa Dekolonisasyon ng Pag-iisip ng mga Pilipino

“Filipino at mga Katutubong Wika sa Dekolonisasyon ng Pag-iisip ng mga Pilipino” Ang tema ng pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng...

Tigkiriwi: Why August is a Bad Month for the Ilonggos

Tigkiriwi: Why August is a Bad Month for the Ilonggos

August is a “lean month” for the Ilonggos. They call it tigkiriwi, derived from a Hiligaynon adjective kiwi which...

Quezon and Lapulapu

Quezon and Lapulapu

While in his sick bed in the U.S., Manuel Quezon broadcasted a message to the Filipino people, enduring the...

Scott: Reconstructing Philippine Pre-Colonial History

Scott: Reconstructing Philippine Pre-Colonial History

Message for the birth centenary of William Henry Scott (10 July 2021) Most of us were taught that Philippine...

Scott: Belongs More to the Filipino

Scott: Belongs More to the Filipino

“Despite his nationality, William Henry Scott belongs more to the Filipino… He has lived with Filipinos for many years...

A History Before 1521

A History Before 1521

The message was read during the opening ceremony of the month-long international conference titled Contacts and Continuities: 500 Years...