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After his capture in Palanan during the Philippine-American War, the desire for an independent Philippines continued.  
On April 19, 1901, Emilio Aguinaldo issued a proclamation that broke the heart of thousands of revolutionaries nationwide. “The complete termination of hostilities and a lasting peace,” he said, “are not only desirable but absolutely essential to the welfare of the Philippines.” It ...
Instead of looking at what Filipino heroes accomplished, maybe it is more important to recognize how they lived their lives and for whom.
It is often said that Philippine history is the history of the struggle of the many against the few. Our society concentrates power and resources at the hands of the few elite, while millions are left to fend for scraps and suffer ...
Aguinaldo had a lot to say about science and how technology can perfect humans.
On February 11, 1929, Emilio Aguinaldo delivered a speech in Spanish that was one of the first ones ever broadcast on television. Back then, TV was a revolutionary piece of technology that many people, including Aguinaldo, knew would change the world forever.The ...
The letter by Major Lazaro Macapagal, along with a confession of Emilio Aguinaldo’s involvement in Bonifacio’s death, is up for auction this month.
By now, historians have deciphered the extent to which President Emilio Aguinaldo was involved in Andres Bonifacio’s death. It is called the death sentence that would forever alter our nation’s history. On May 10, 1897, the founder of the Katipunan and the ...
With the 150th birthday of Emilio Aguinaldo nearing, re-examine his checkered and storied life.
Dear Ka Miong,Happy birthday. 150 is an important milestone. It’s amazing to think that you’re more or less an Enrile-and-a-half years old. I’m sure you’re busy celebrating wherever it is that you are. Of course, you’ve never really had the best of ...
One of the documents led Bonifacio to his early demise.
Emilio Aguinaldo and Andres Bonifacio’s rivalry was the Philippines’ most notorious and intriguing, it being peppered with secrets and deception that we have only recently begun to understand. Thanks to extremely historically important documents that have resurfaced after more than 100 years ...
The exceedingly rare document, which comes in three pieces, goes under the gavel at Leon Gallery.
A telegraph sent to Antonio Luna allegedly from Emilio Aguinaldo before his assassination on June 5, 1899, is up for auction at the Leon Gallery in Makati at a starting price of P500,000. According to a curator from the Leon Gallery, Aguinaldo ...
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