Antonio Luna - updates

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Preliminary contract for new PH Navy warships signed in South Korea

Nov 12, 2019 - 8:09 PM

The Navy chief says they're figuring out where to get the P28 billion to buy a pair of brand new corvettes, which will be the Philippines' most powerful warships – if the plan pushes through

PHILIPPINE WARSHIP. The brand new BRP Antonio Luna, a multidimensional frigate, is launched to sea for the first time at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea on November 8, 2019. Photo from the Philippine Navy

Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: 5 misconceptions about Philippine history

Jun 07, 2018 - 4:10 PM

We throw in the books to set the record straight

WATCH: First trailer for 'Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral' is out

Sep 10, 2017 - 11:01 AM

Paulo Avelino returns as the young general

#PugadBaboy: Mana sa ninuno

Sep 30, 2015 - 5:00 AM

Rare Juan Luna painting fetches record P46.72M at PH auction

Sep 29, 2015 - 4:56 PM

Salcedo Auctions says the owner of ¿A Do Va la Nave? initially did not know that he possessed a masterpiece His sister even thought of discarding the painting to use its gilt frame for a mirror

Political dynasties: The end of PH politics?

Sep 27, 2015 - 3:30 PM

The superiority of political dynasties is the dead end of Philippine politics Unless we institutionally diffuse political power or change our political narrative to a multidimensional one

The problem with Heneral Luna

Sep 23, 2015 - 12:52 PM

Heneral Luna is a provocative well meaning piece of Philippine cinema that can also be dangerous for its promotion of hyper nationalism as the prime solution for the country’s woes

Photo courtesy of Artikulo Uno

Is it time to have another leader like Heneral Luna?

Sep 16, 2015 - 2:36 PM

General Antonio Luna gave up a life of comfort and complacency to fight for his country s freedom Are today s leaders like that too?

‘Heneral Luna’ Review: Essential viewing

Sep 10, 2015 - 5:56 PM

What Tarog does to Luna is to release him from being just an object of this victor’s history we have been blindly celebrating throughout the years says movie reviewer Oggs Cruz

Don't rename Luna Mencias Street

Mar 25, 2015 - 9:58 AM

The proposed name change of Luna Mencias Street in Mandaluyong and San Juan prompts Dr Bonifacio Lopez Mencias grandchildren from the Philippines and abroad to speak out against it

10 movies featuring PH national heroes

Aug 25, 2014 - 7:44 PM

Curious about the lives of our national heroes? Here are 10 films that look back on their lives

The Juan Luna Shrine: Badoc’s hidden gem

Jun 13, 2013 - 3:03 PM

The recreation of Juan Luna s home in Ilocos Norte reveals not just the artist but also the simple man behind the person we know as a patriot

LA BULAQUENA. Literally meaning "the woman from Bulacan," this portrait of a woman wearing a Maria Clara gown is one of the few paintings of Juan Luna that depict Filipino culture. Photo used with permission from Lili Ramirez (