Blog Posts - Andres Bonifacio



Happy Independence Day Philippines!

Today is Philippines 118th Independence Day. Here is a glimpse of our Philippine history. Philippines was under Spanish rule from 1521 to 1898, also known as Spanish Colonial Era. In those days, countless Filipinos suffered maltreatment from abusive...

BONIFACIO DAY – November 30 2015 declared a national holiday

The Philippines will be marking the 152nd birth anniversary of Spanish-era revolutionary leader and national hero Andres Bonifacio this November 30, Monday. The day, commonly referred to as Bonifacio Day, is a national holiday as stipulated in Presi...
by The Filipino Scribe on Nov 11, 2015

The coup that never was? Antonio Luna and the First Republic

   On September 9, exactly fifty days before the 149th birth anniversary of Antonio Luna and a whole year in advance of his sesquicentennial, a film about him (Heneral Luna) will be shown in theaters in the Philippines. Such is the hype for...
by The Young Filipino Historian on Sep 5, 2015

Mutiny Philippines: Andres Novales and his attempt at empire

   Independence Day in the Philippines is near this year and this is exhibited by the many flags and tricolors waving in many establishments nationwide. This will be the nation's 117th Independence Day (Does the number ring a bell, or rathe...
by The Young Filipino Historian on Jun 3, 2015

June 12 is bogus independence--an independence declared by traitors of the Philippine Revolution

June 12 is traditionally the date when we Filipinos celebrate our independence from Spanish colonial power. However, if you study closely the events of our struggle against Spain, June 12 is not the actual date when we declared independence against S...
by New Philippine Revolution on Jun 11, 2014

San Andres B, Isang Bayani o Santo?

“Ang pagsusumikap at pagpipilit na kumita ng ikakabuhay ay nagpapahayag ng tunay na pagmamahal sa sarili, sa asawa, anak, kapatid, at kababayan.” - Andres Bonifacio (Kartilya ng Katipunan)Sinu nga ba si Andres Bonifacio sa mata ng karamihan? Ayun...
by axl powerhouse production on Dec 7, 2013

November 30 2013 Bonifacio Day holiday

The Philippines will be marking the 150th birth anniversary of national hero Andres Bonifacio this November 30. Given its historical significance, President Benigno Aquino III last year declared the said day as a regular holiday throughout the countr...
by The Filipino Scribe on Nov 11, 2013

August 26 as Independence Day, not June 12

June 12 may be our official declaration of Independence and many academicians debated this and even fought for it in the halls of Congress, because before, we celebrate July 4 as our Independence date. Now, I am convinced that even June 12 is not the...
by New Philippine Revolution on May 31, 2013

Demystifying Emilio Aguinaldo

As I write this and as I sit, I ponder over the consequences of my words. Some people are asking that we look at Emilio Aguinaldo's contributions to Philippine history with fresh eyes. As a historiographer, I would really like to, except that stories...
by New Philippine Revolution on Dec 29, 2012

Manila mayor Lim hits Erap

Manila mayor Alfredo Lim hit former president and once-political ally Joseph Erap Estrada three days ago. In his speech before a rousing crowd in the commemoration of Andres Bonifacio's birthday, Lim lambasted the entertainment industry for glamorizi...
by New Philippine Revolution on Dec 3, 2012

Filipino Leadership Concepts for the Twenty-First Century

After guesting in Make a Difference, a radio program on leadership, about a week ago, I found myself thinking about Filipino leadership. If you look at the past articles here at the Transformational Leadership Blog, we mainly covered and presented le...
by Transformational Leadership on Jul 10, 2012

Asiong Salonga, Andres Bonifacio and the Real Gangsters in our midst

Asiong Salonga died, betrayed by the very man he considered as a friend. He was just about thirty years old when he lost his life. He ruled Tondo for about a year or more than a year and a half.  It was nearly fifty three years before, that ano...
by New Philippine Revolution on Feb 6, 2012


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