List of Bisaya Philippine presidents

This post was originally published by sister site Bisaya. Most Philippine presidents come from Luzon, of the total 16 presidents, only 4 are Bisaya. The basis of this list, the president must be born in Visayas and Mindanao, secondly – must speak Cebuano, Boholano, Ilonggo, Waray or any language common or originated in the Visayas.Read More

Revisiting the town MILF terrorists attacked in 2008, killing Christian civilians including women and children

I was based in Manila when the Moro Islamic Liberation Front terrorists attacked the innocent civilians in Lapayan, Lanao del Norte on August 18, 2008. It was worrisome to hear such news, but “worrisome” is too nice a word. My parent’s house was just about 12 kilometers away from where the massacre happened. MILF murderedRead More

7 Facts About Manuel L. Quezon

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Former President Manuel L. Quezon was the most popular political personality during his time. Making the present President Rodrigo Duterte’s popularity pales in comparison. Almost every city in the Philippines has the Quezon surname – Quezon Avenue, Quezon St, Quezon Memorial Hospital and many more. 1. The Most Popular President. The Baler, Quezon born garneredRead More

House Justice Committee approves Death Penalty in the Philippines

The death penalty has finally been restored in the Philippines on Wednesday, December 7 by the House Justice committee with 12-6-1 votes. The death penalty was last abolished in 2006 during president Gloria Arroyo’s term. This is how House Justice Committee voted: In favor Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas, Ilocos Norte 1st District Deputy Speaker FredenilRead More