Philippine national anthem - updates

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After Bretman Rock video, NHCP says dancing to national anthem violates flag law

Jan 03, 2020 - 8:24 PM

The National Historical Commission of the Philippines posts a notice to the public following complaints over a video of vlogger Bretman Rock twerking to 'Lupang Hinirang'

BRETMAN ROCK. The beauty vlogger is called out by netizens after a deleted video of him dancing to the National Anthem reappears online. Screenshot from

34 arrested for sitting out national anthem at 'The Hows of Us' screening

Sep 06, 2018 - 11:20 AM

(UPDATED) The operation at a moviehouse in Lemery, Batangas, is part of Calabarzon cops' Oplan Bandila

ONLY SOME STANDING. The packed cinema in Xentro Mall only had a few people standing up during the national anthem. Screenshot from sourced video

Davaoeños attempt Guinness world record in Duterte rally

May 08, 2016 - 9:22 PM

Supporters of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte try to break the Guinness World Record for the Simultaneous Singing of the National Anthem a record currently held by Bangladesh

Photo by Geriann Montinola

QUIZ: How well do you know Philippine independence?

Jun 12, 2014 - 10:38 AM

How familiar are you with details pertaining to Philippine independence?

Joey Ayala's version of 'Lupang Hinirang'

Nov 17, 2013 - 7:27 PM

You ll never sing the national anthem the same way again says Joey Ayala

'ANG MAGMAHAL' Joey Ayala proposes a more 'positive' ending to the National Anthem. Screen grab from TEDXTalks YouTube

Pacquiao Watch: Who will sing the national anthem?

Nov 16, 2013 - 9:54 AM

Manny Pacquiao is dedicating his Macau fight to Typhoon Yolanda victims Who will sing the national anthem in what promises to be an emotional match?

READY FOR MACAU? Manny Pacquiao offers his fight to victims of Typhoon Yolanda. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler