Category: Philippine History

Lights of democracy being dimmed by Luis H. Francia

Forty-six years ago, President Ferdinand Marcos signed Proclamation 1081, suspending the writ of habeas corpus and declaring martial law, initiating a 14-year reign by the power-hungry and corrupt autocrat. Very quickly Imelda Romualdez Marcos became a center of power in her own right, leading to what pundits described as His and Hers governments.

WWII IN THE PHILIPPINES ADOPTED IN U.S. HISTORY CURRICULUM FRAMEWORK BY CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

Nearly 75 years since the beginning of America’s involvement in World War II, history was made on July 14, 2016 when the California State Board of Education (SBE) approved the inclusion of World War II in the Philippines in the revised history curriculum framework for the state.  This seminal part of WWII history will be […]

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