Meet the wealthy American anti-imperialist who attempted, but failed, to free the Philippines from the hands of the United States.
A remarkable Igorot sensation stood tall and triumphant in front of the world at the St. Louis World’s Fair. This is his story.
That a law had to be passed just to put these excuses to rest only confirms “Filipino time” isn’t just a wretched habit but a major character flaw deeply ingrained in our culture. Or is it?
After all, Italians live in Italy and Malaysians are the people of Malaysia. So why on earth can’t they call us Philippians or Philippinos? The answer lies in our history, and it’s a tad complex than you thought.
Known as the island of San Juan (St. John), it was shown in ancient maps—larger than Bohol, maybe as big as Panay—completely detached from the massive Mindanao mainland.
At just age 13, Chainus was selected to reign as the Benguet Queen, the youngest beauty ever in the history of the Philippine carnival. This is her fascinating story.
In 2001, Filipina fighter pilot Mary Grace Baloyo didn’t choose the easier way out to save the lives of over 200 families. This is her inspiring story of heroism and self-sacrifice.
There’s something about China’s past most Filipinos overlook these days. This story, believe it or not, is a glue that holds the history of both countries together. And it all started, of all places, in a tomb.
Brilliant, feisty, and with a tongue that could set forests on fire, Miriam Defensor Santiago is undoubtedly one of the most colorful characters to have ever graced the country’s political landscape. Just how much badass-ness she has can be seen in the way she handled herself as a trial judge during the Marcos administration.
On January 6-7, 1995, the Philippine National Police accidentally uncovered the forerunner to the 9/11 attacks when a mysterious fire which broke out in the Doña Josefa apartment in Manila led them to discover a cache of bomb-making equipment.