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Can our national hero actually be a serial killer?
It’s always fun to imagine alternate history scenarios, especially when they involve well-known personalities. There are tons associated with Dr. Jose Rizal (was he really the father of Adolf Hitler?!), but an interesting one has our national hero and Jack the Ripper ...
 
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Historian Ambeth Ocampo says Rizal would be a foodie, too.
If Jose Rizal were alive today, what would he have been up to in these uncertain times?In an entertaining video released this week, Alon Philippines asked historian Ambeth Ocampo, “What if Jose Rizal were alive in lockdown 2020?”READ MORE ABOUT JOSE RIZAL:Jose ...
 
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Thankfully, reason won in the protracted battle between the State and the Church. 
Can you imagine what school would be like if it didn’t teach anything about Jose Rizal and his novels? That’s exactly what would have happened if the Catholic Church triumphed over Senator Claro M. Recto more than 60 years ago.Top Story: These Famous ...
 
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It was Rizal's leadership that brought people together to bring about change and moral awakening across the country.
The Philippines would not have achieved independence from Spain on June 12, 1898 without the patriotic leadership of Dr. Jose Rizal, whose writings instilled nationalism among his countrymen that led to a popular revolution years later.Also read: Is Sharon Cuneta Really A Billionaire? When ...
 
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The Monkey and the Turtle is the first children's tale in the Philippines.
July 21 is National Children’s Book Day in the Philippines. It also marks the date when Jose Rizal published in English the tale of The Monkey and the Turtle in the July 1889 issue of Trübner's Oriental Record in England.Top Story: Transwoman Billionaire Wants Clint ...
 
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There are plaques commemorating Rizal’s visit to the central European nation.
Jose Rizal’s travels in Europe are well-dcoumented. Our national hero left the Philippines in 1882 to study medicine in Spain. He also visited France to learn more about how medicine was practiced there. And of course, it was in Germany where he ...
 
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What was Rizal’s attitude towards money?
Nationalism seems to be at an all-time high among us. People seem to have grown a newfound interest in our heroes—just look at the resurgence of historical movies and television series.But it is also interesting to remember how our national heroes, who ...
 
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The 'amusements' involved two sisters.
Dolores, Felipa, Margarita, Ursula, Nellie, Vicenta, Suzanne, Consuelo, Osei-san, and Seiko. These are just some of the women who fell for the charm, wit, and good looks of Jose Rizal. They were not exactly Rizal’s girlfriends, but more of flings and minor ...
 
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Featuring Sisa’s Salad, Tinola de Damaso, and Sinigang ni Andeng.
The following recipes are based on the food and ingredients mentioned by Jose Rizal in his novel, Noli Me Tangere. For reference, we used Soledad Lacson-Locsin’s English translation of Noli because it preserves the color and cadence of Rizal’s Spanish. Rizal used ...
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