Rizal in ‘bahag’: Pushback vs racial put-down

Vincent Cabreza 06/19/2021

BAGUIO CITY — A miniature wooden statue of Jose Rizal in coat and “bahag” (loincloth) was the star of an impromptu art installation that Kidlat Tahimik, a national artist for film, put up on June 12. It…

The many names for war

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 06/16/2021

June 19, 2021 is Jose Rizal’s 160th birthday, another excuse to accept or argue his continuing relevance. Instead of debating about who should be our National Hero or expanding our horizon to think plural as in National…

Six historical bayani films to watch this Independence Day

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 06/12/2021

The Philippine Independence day is one of the most important holidays that is celebrated in our country. Every June 12, we commemorate and remember all the important events of our history that led to our independence. We…

With Rizal, in exile

Michael L. Tan - @inquirerdotnet 12/30/2020

I’m saving a review of 2020 for next week, although today’s column still takes off from this terribly difficult year, using a rather different approach to reflect on the year with a poem from Jose Rizal, whose…

Bonifacio and other heroes

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 11/29/2020

Growing up in the small town of Betis in Pampanga, a village of proud artisans and carpenters, I came to know of the nation’s heroes early in my childhood. Dr. Jose Rizal’s name was not just the…

Memorializing Rizal on a chair

Jobers Reynes Bersales 12/30/2019

Today is the 123rd anniversary of the death by firing squad of our national hero, Jose Rizal. Nothing more than a wreath-laying ceremony and one or two short speeches extolling his heroism will occur early in the…

Retelling Rizal through manga

Ruel S. De Vera 09/13/2019

Filipinos think they know every little detail in the life of national hero José Rizal after being taught about him in school. But there is a dynamic new way of looking at Rizal, and one can find…

José Rizal’s high school honor certificates to be auctioned off

Brylle Tabora - Philippine Daily Inquirer 08/26/2019

Other Rizaliana up for bidding at Leon Gallery’s Magnificent September Auction—rare original 1890 edition of Antonio Morga’s ‘Sucesos’ (with Rizal’s annotations) and 2nd editions of ‘Noli Me Tangere’ and ‘El Filibusterismo’ Two certificates of honor that José…

Volunteers on National Children’s Book Day

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 07/20/2019

  July is an exciting month for storytellers, book lovers and reading advocates as this is the month when we celebrate the National Children’s Book Day (NCBD). NCBD commemorates the date of the publication of Jose Rizal’s…

Google PH pays tribute to Rizal’s 158th birthday

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 06/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Google Philippines featured a special doodle of country’s national hero, Jose Rizal, in celebration of his 158th birthday on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The static doodle illustrates a portrait of Rizal,  a quill…

Korean shipbuilder eyes April 2020 delivery of BRP Jose Rizal – Navy chief

06/06/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Navy’s first missile-capable frigate, the future BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), could be delivered by April 2020. In an interview aired on ABS CBN News Channel on Wednesday night, Flag Officer in Command…

Alden Richards plays Jose Rizal in ‘Daig kayo ng lola ko’

Life 06/08/2018

PAMBANSANG Bae Alden Richards has showcased his acting prowess in GMA shows “Ilustrado” as Jose Rizal and “Alaala: A Martial Law Special” as human rights advocate Boni Ilagan. As part of the country’s celebration of Independence Day,…

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