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Bolo ni Bonifacio: Andres Bonifacio revisited

By on September 3, 2013
Last Saturday, Ambeth talked about Andres Bonifacio, one of the national heroes of the Philippines. This topic was quite timely too since this year is also the sesquicentennial of Bonifacio's birth.


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History Metro Manila

Rizal Ransomed: The Saga of the Rizal Manuscripts

By on June 30, 2013
Ocampo started the TED-like lecture by telling the audience that he always learn something different about the Philippines' National Hero, every time.


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Byaheng Bonifacio: Cavite trail

By on April 17, 2013
There are 7 sites in Cavite that are part of the mandatory stops in the Byaheng Bonifacio: Byaheng Bayani ng Bayan. This is part of the many activities launched by the Department of Tourism and the National Historical Commmission of the Philippines, to celebrate the sesquicentennial year of Andres Bonifacio.


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Byaheng Bonifacio: The Metro Manila trail

By on April 14, 2013
There are 8 sites in Metro Manila that are included in the Byaheng Bonifacio: Byaheng Bayani ng Bayan. This is a unique journey launched by the Department of Tourism and the National Historical Commission of the Philippines to celebrate the life of Andres Bonifacio, one of the national heroes of the Philippines.


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Byaheng Bonifacio: Byaheng Bayani ng Bayan

By on April 13, 2013
Who is this man then in our Php 10.00 coin? Why is he considered to be one of our national heroes? Why is his birth (November 30) and not his death, declared a national holiday in the Philippines?


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Mission complete: Lakbay Jose Rizal @ 150

By on April 26, 2012
The Lakbay Jose Rizal @150 is a unique initiative launched by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, the Departement of Tourism and other local government units. This is to commemorate the sesquicentennial of Jose P. Rizal's birth.


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Doble Kara: Rizal in art and monuments

By on December 6, 2011
It did not feel like a one hour lecture at all as Dr. Ocampo dashes his talk with quirky asides or what he confessed that afternoon as ‘useless information.’


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Mukhang Pera: Banknotes and Nation

By on July 11, 2011
After the talk, I am surprised how these thin pieces of paper can hold so much interesting information aside from the numbers, the president and the scenic spots featured on them.


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Lakbay Jose Rizal @ 150

By on June 24, 2011
One hundred and fifty years ago, Jose P. Rizal was born in Calamba, Laguna. This man had an interesting childhood, earned good education in the country and abroad, and later on wrote 2 novels that sparked the 1986 Philippine revolution.
Brennan Mercado
The Philippines

Brennan is an electronics engineer by profession. From time to time, he gets to travel beyond his office cubicle, try new restaurants or catch up with his terribly long list of unread books. He likes museums, spicy food and talking with habal-habal drivers. For now, he's still deciding on whether to play Pokémon GO or not.

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