Sydney Knights of Rizal observe June 19 with reading of “Rizal’s Letter to His Sister Soledad”

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TODAY JUNE 19, 2015 marks the 154th birth anniversary of the Philippine national hero, Dr Jose P. Rizal. Photo: Rizal statue at Rizal Park, Rosemeadow Campbelltown [TFA] Members and officers of the Order of the Knights of Rizal Sydney Chapter, Rizal Park Movement Campbelltown (RPMC) and Campbelltown & Region Filipino Community Council Inc (CRFCC) observed […]

Epilogue: Rizal’s Legacy and Dapitan Today

[This is Part 6, the concluding part, of Rizal’s Legacy for the 21st Century: Progressive Education, Social Entrepreneurship and Community Development in Dapitan, first published at Social Science Diliman (SSD) Volume 7, No. 2, December 2011 issue. //Ed.] IN HIS FOUR YEARS in Dapitan, Rizal played multiple roles: doctor, social worker, farmer, social entrepreneur, public […]

Rizal’s Cogency for the 21st Century

[This is Part 5 of Rizal’s Legacy for the 21st Century: Progressive Education, Social Entrepreneurship and Community Development in Dapitan, first published at Social Science Diliman (SSD) Volume 7, No. 2, December 2011 issue. //Ed.] WHEN RIZAL ARRIVED in Dapitan in 1892, there were only two colonial authorities in that district: the Spanish commandant and […]

Sa Mga Kababaihang Taga Malolos

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English Version: To the Young Women of Malolos Buod: Sa kanyang liham sa mga kadalagahan ng Malolos na sinulat noog 1889, ipinahahayag ni Jose Rizal ang kanyang papuri at paggalang sa katapangang ipinamalas ng mga ito sa pagsusulong ng karapatan sa edukasyon – isang di-karaniwang hakbang para sa maraming kababaihan sa kanyang panahon. Ayon kay […]

General Carlos P. Romulo – ‘Mr United Nations’

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This month of October as the world observes the day (October 24) on which the foundational treaty of the Charter of the United Nations became in force, Philippine Studies pays tribute to a great Filipino. That Filipino is General Carlos P. Romulo (14 January 1899, Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines – 15 December 1985, Manila, Philippines) – […]

Spanish galleon to dock in Manila

Before the “TITANIC”, there were the GALLEONS, and the Filipinos were on them. And now, everyone has a chance to jump aboard a mighty ship that once ruled the world.

From October 5-9, the Philippines will host the Nao Victoria, a 17th century replica of a Galleon. Berthing at the Manila Harbor, guests from all over will be able to view and walk through history. Without fuel and minimal modern technology, the Galleon is almost exactly as it was four hundred years ago […]

Spanish American War, the Philippines and Filipino Genocide

We picked up some articles from a related site, Only in the Philippines, which may be controversial but should give us some additional background on this chapter of Philippine history.

The articles contain YouTube video clips of five parts documenting the Spanish American War posted by YT member tierraboricua.