Rappler Talk: Bolet Banal on reading in the social media age
MANILA, Philippines – This 2016, the celebration of Araw ng Pagbasa falls on Friday, November 25.
What started as a local advocacy that promotes reading and literacy in Quezon City became an annual celebration in the Philippines after Republic Act 10556 or The Araw ng Pagbasa Act of 2013 was signed into law by former President Benigno Aquino III.
Quezon City Representative Bolet Banal, author of the Araw ng Pagbasa bill, speaks to Rappler about the advocacy, and reading in the age of social media. – Rappler.com