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The church has suffered damage and deterioration through the centuries.
The Holy Rosary Parish Church, aka Angeles Church, is a towering landmark in the center of Angeles City in Pampanga. It has been declared a National Historical Landmark by the National Historical Commission of the  Philippines (NCHP) and is recognized as an ...
How wars and plagues were immortalized in… nursery rhymes.
Nursery rhymes are fun to sing. They’re easy to learn. And they’re for kids—right? Not exactly. It might sound cynical—even fairytales don’t seem to be the most child-friendly—but there’s some truth to it. Many of the most beloved nursery rhymes actually have some ...
"Ï don’t believe that historians should be a profession," said the Maid in Malacañang director.
This past week has been all about Maid in Malacañang. Apart from the actual film, its director Darryl Yap and Senator Imee Marcos, played by Cristine Reyes, have helped it trend, thanks to some recent comments.One of the latest comes from Yap himself, who ...
Centuries' worth of cultural design innovation.
With areas up north still reeling from the aftershock of the recent eathquake, most of Vigan remains intact. Local Ilocano icons like the Quema House, Favis house, Bantay Bell Tower, and Vigan Cathedral may have been damaged, but their structural integrity proves once again ...
A complicated history between Britain, Malaysia, and the Philippines.
The colonial legacy of Britain is chaotic, to say the least. Even today, disputes on reparations, looted artifacts, and unsettled debt still persist. In the case of the heirs of the last Sultan of Sulu Jamalul Kiram II, the family and their lawyers are ...
Rodel Tapaya and Marina Cruz are preserving Philippine history through games. 
Artists Rodel Tapaya and Marina Cruz had nagging concerns around how to be effective when it comes to teaching their children about their heritage and history in a way that is memorable, meaningful, and fun.“The best stories are the ones that teach,” the artists ...
Based on facts, not opinion.
An actress' comment comparing history to chismis or gossip has spurred conversations online, prompting historians to clarify that the discipline is based on facts, not opinion.The comment was made by Ella Cruz as she discussed her portrayal of Irene Marcos-Araneta, daughter of the late dictator Ferdinand ...
Remember Mighty Kid, Kaypee, and Grosby?
When we need new clothes or shoes, the default destination seems to be to the nearest shopping mall. (Either that or we go online). Most of us just automatically head to department stores or specialty boutiques for our sartorial needs. But for people ...
Before we began celebrating Independence Day on June 12, we had Republic Day on July 4.
Malacañan Presidential Museum and Library's Flickr account is a veritable treasure trove of vintage photos documenting our nation's history. Among them are these photos of the first Republic Day celebration on July 4, 1946, when Philippine independence was formally recognized by the United ...
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