Bonifacio Day: The fight is not over — Hontiveros

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The fight is not over, even after 158 years since Andres Bonifacio was born in 1863.  For Cebu City Vice Mayor Donaldo Hontiveros, a revolution continues to this day with the COVID-19 pandemic.  “The COVID-19…

The death of Andres Bonifacio

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 11/24/2021

Every year on Nov. 30 wreaths are offered at Andres Bonifacio monuments nationwide. Media often covers the official rites of the inspiring song in bronze by National Artist Guillermo Tolentino in Caloocan, or the tacky komiks re-presentation…

PTV sorry for hero photo boo-boo

Julie M. Aurelio - Philippine Daily Inquirer 06/13/2020

Right hero, wrong photo. The state-run People’s Television Network (PTV) drew flak on social media on Friday for using a picture of first Philippine President Emilio Aguinaldo in a segment on Andres Bonifacio, leader of the Katipunan…

Cebuanos urged: Fight ills of society just like Andres Bonifacio

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Wake up and fight the ills of society in the same manner that the Filipino hero, Andres Bonifacio, fought for our independence from Spain. This was the challenge of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo…

Tomas and Garma agree on I-ACT’s importance

Morexette Marie Erram 11/30/2018

DESPITE their differences, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) director, Senior Supt. Royina Garma, have agreed that the presence of military men on the streets will boost the peace and order situation…

Learning from Jose Rizal

Sofia Aliño Logarta 12/28/2016

I am looking forward to our studying nationalist movements because I am eager to share with my grade 7 students in Our Lady of Joy Learning Center the very interesting life of Jose Rizal. Although he lived…

Marcos burial at the LNMB a revision of history

John Carlo Villaruel 11/30/2016

THIS is a revision of history. When a dictator who was ousted by People Power will be buried in the Libingan ng mga Bayani, we are made a laughing stock in the entire world. Only in the…

Pro-Duterte holds rally to support decision on Marcos’ burial at LNMB

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/30/2016

About a thousand men on board their motorcycles arrive at Plaza Independencia to express support to President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to bury the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani (LNMB). Lawyer Ervin Estandarte…

Bonifacio was a hero, Marcos was not – Akbayan rep

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/30/2016

Andres Bonifacio was a hero and Ferdinand Marcos was not. This was the message of Akbayan Partylist Rep. Tomasito Villarin during Cebu City Hall’s commemoration of the 153rd birth anniversary of Andres Bonifacio at the Plaza Independencia…

CEBU HONORS YOU

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/29/2016

It will be a different way of remembering Gat Andres Bonifacio as seven Cebuanos will be honored today as heroes and martyrs of the martial law regime at the Plaza Independencia. In an event organized by the…

The road to freedom

09/01/2016

IT’S 5:30 a.m. and I’m in a rush to get ready for school. By 6 a.m. I’m making my brother gobble up his breakfast at the risk of choking so we can leave before traffic starts building…

Shaping the Hearts and Minds of Everyday Heroes

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 08/28/2016

Being the last Monday of August, today, August 29, is commemorated as National Heroes Day. It is a public holiday to afford each citizen the opportunity to celebrate and reflect upon what our national heroes like Rizal,…

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