Category: jose rizal

TAKE IT DOWN #torredemanila

DMCI’s torre de manila is a hideous sight, an ugly and offensive intrusion on our view of the rizal monument.

Rizal, the Noli-Fili, and the Torre de Manila

Amelia H.C. Ylagan Dr. José Protasio Rizal stands haloed by the sun, looking out to the sea in perpetual vigilance for the beloved country, Philippines. Inang Bayan sits trustingly in his shadow, a mother rearing her child — symbolic of … Continue reading

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(Sa Ika-54 na Kaarawan ni Lolo Pepe) Tom Agulto Kagabi Nakatulugan ko ang Noli at Fili Naalimpungatan ako Sa loob ng isang matandang panaginip Sinisita ako ng idealista At makatang si Isagani “Hoy gising Makatang pokpok Hindi ikaw ang makatang … Continue reading

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The Enigmatic Brotherhood of Dimasalang

By Jose Victor Peñaranda At one point of his life, Jose Rizal, the national hero of the Philippines, chose to leave the country and serve in Cuba. He had no other choice, some historians claim. The Spanish colonial authorities, especially … Continue reading

The Death of Dr. Jose P. Rizal: Eyewitness Accounts

By Danilo Donor Every December 30, Filipinos throughout the world remember the heroic death of Dr.Jose P. Rizal in Bagumbayan (“New Town”), a city promenade that also served as a killing field for those who opposed Spanish colonial rule in … Continue reading

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Rizal’s Legacy for the 21st Century

PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION, SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN DAPITAN Social Science Diliman Dec 2011 Floro Quibuyen Abstract Rizal’s four years in Dapitan have not been fully explored for the light they can shed on contemporary issues in community development and … Continue reading


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