The Kahimyang Project

(Significant daily events in ancient and recent Filipino history)

Today in Philippine History, October 18, 1941, Carlos V. Ronquillo, a revolutionary chronicler and Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo’s secretary, died

Today in Philippine History, October 18, 1941,  Carlos V. Ronquillo, a revolutionary chronicler and Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo’s secretary, died

On October 18, 1941, Carlos V. Ronquillo, a revolutionary chronicler and Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo's secretary, died.

Raised and grew in the hometown of his father in Kawit, Cavite, Ronquillo became General Emilio Aguinaldo's secretary and later a crusading journalist after the outbreak of the revolution in 1896.





left button
right button
Potpourri blog
posted

Robredo is Philippines worst and most useless vice president ever

Robredo is Philippines worst and most useless vice president ever

To very clearly see why Leonor Robredo — the Yellow Cult’s last pathetic attempt to create a false idol — has been the Republic’s worst vice president, one just has to remember our past vice presidents.




Potpourri blog
posted

The Philippine senate is composed of billionaires and millionaires

The Philippine senate is composed of billionaires and millionaires

Senators Cynthia Villar and Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao remain in the 'billionaires' club," according to an updated listing of the net worth of the 24 members of the Senate.




Potpourri blog
posted

PET keeps Marcos protest alive, welcomed Tuesday's action

PET keeps Marcos protest alive, welcomed Tuesday

Leni Robredo on Tuesday expressed disappointment that the Supreme Court did not dismiss outright the election protest filed against her by former Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr., who saw this as a positive sign that his case was still alive.




Potpourri blog
posted

Another victory for Imelda Marcos: PCGG drops P1-B ill-gotten wealth case

Another victory for Imelda Marcos: PCGG drops P1-B ill-gotten wealth case

Within two months, the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) bungled two major cases against the late President Ferdinand Marcos and his associates that took the agency all of its 32 years of existence to pursue, the latest of which was the P1.052-billion ill-gotten wealth complaint against the late President, his wife Imelda and businessman Bienvenido Tantoco Sr.




Potpourri blog
posted

Majority of SC justices expected to vote AGAINST Caguioa’s ponencia favoring Robredo

Majority of SC justices expected to vote AGAINST Caguioa’s ponencia favoring Robredo

Majority of Supreme Court (SC) justices are poised to junk the draft ruling of Associate Justice Benjamin Caguioa dismissing the election protest filed by former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. against Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo, sources said.




History
posted

Why the Lopezes fought Marcos, and helped the communist fronts

Why the Lopezes fought Marcos, and helped the communist fronts

With the franchise for the Lopez clan's ABS-CBN broadcasting network still in limbo, it would be very informative to look at this oligarch's history, why it fought Marcos (and was depicted after his fall as noble pro-democracy tycoons) and how powerful its media empire was, so formidable that only Marcos' martial law could stop it.




History
posted

First Lady Imelda Marcos' visit to the Liturgical Service in Moscow in 1985

First Lady Imelda Marcos

34 years ago this month then First Lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos brought the image of Our Lady of Fatima to be consecrated with the Liturgical Service in Moscow at the height of the Cold War.




History
posted

New explosive details on Ninoy Aquino and the Communist Party/NPA

New explosive details on Ninoy Aquino and the Communist Party/NPA

The Yellows' martyr Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino, Jr. was crucial in the founding and growth of the Communist Party of the Philippines and the New People's Army (CPP-NPA). Aquino, until his arrest when martial was declared in 1972, supported the CPP-NPA as one of his weapons to topple his arch-enemy Ferdinand Marcos.




History
posted

67 out of 7,883 Marcos' decrees repealed/modified, 7,816 laws still govern the nation today

67 out of 7,883 Marcos

On September 28, 1979, President Ferdinand E. Marcos, aware that the agriculture-based economy could not compete with the emerging markets in Asia, ordered the implementation of the country's 11 heavy industrialization projects and announced this before the University of the Philippines Law Alumni Association.




Potpourri blog
posted

Caguioa draft decision on VP protest leaked to pressure Supreme Court

Caguioa draft decision on VP protest leaked to pressure Supreme Court

It is astonishing how the Yellows — incontestably rejected by the nation as demonstrated in the past senatorial elections when they failed to get a single seat — are still trying to impose their will on the country.




Potpourri blog
posted

The radicals at UP can't ban the Marcoses from campus

The radicals at UP can

Anti-Marcos sentiment desperately being peddled and nurtured by the noisy, radical students and faculty members in UP today is nothing more than plain and simple anachronism.




Potpourri blog
posted

How the Yellows ruined then popular "presidentiable" Bong Revilla with pork-barrel scam

How the Yellows ruined then popular "presidentiable" Bong Revilla with pork-barrel scam

Whatever one thinks of Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr.'s acquittal by the Sandiganbayan of the charge of plunder last week, there was a particular engine that drove the past administration's purposive campaign to prosecute him, as well as Senator Jinggoy Estrada in 2014.




Potpourri blog
posted

Where is Andy Bautista, whatever happened to electoral fraud investigations?

Where is Andy Bautista, whatever happened to electoral fraud investigations?

I am tempted to ask once again where is Andy Bautista, except that it seems no one is interested anymore, at least not Malacañang, not Congress, and certainly not even the mainstream media, and even many in social media.




Potpourri blog
posted

Leila de Lima can't control her immorality

Leila de Lima can

Imprisoned Senator Leila de Lima's long-time flame Ronnie Dayan is turning out to be a serious headache for her supporters, who are trying to paint De Lima as a prisoner of conscience, due to the simple narration of their relations.




Potpourri blog
posted

Imdelda convicted on a law that doesn't exist; SC likely to reverse Sandiganbayan

Imdelda convicted on a law that doesn

IF you manage to plod through the Sandiganbayan's laboriously worded—deliberately so, I suspect—70-page decision on the Imelda Marcos graft case, you will be astonished as I was as to how the Yellows and Reds have managed to weave a colossal web of propaganda lies about it. (The decision is downloadable at the Sandiganbayan website.)





473,508