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No rest for heroes

Jun 21, 2020 - 9:01 AM

Inside Manila’s hospital for the poor

EMERGENCY.. Medical workers must wear level 4 protective at the triage area. All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

PTV apologizes after mistaking Emilio Aguinaldo for Andres Bonifacio

Jun 12, 2020 - 1:24 PM

The state-run TV network airs a clip featuring a quick background on the Philippine Revolution led by Andres Bonifacio, but the screen instead shows a photo of Emilio Aguinaldo

#BeBonifacio: What if Andres Bonifacio were on Twitter in 2019?

Nov 30, 2019 - 7:45 PM

'It's Katip, not Katips'

Duterte on Bonifacio Day: Push for a strong, progressive PH

Nov 30, 2019 - 2:38 PM

The President calls on Filipinos to emulate Bonifacio's love for country, while Vice President Leni Robredo urges the people, especially government leaders, to be as 'courageous and determined' as Bonifacio in protecting Philippine sovereignty

DUTERTE. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the Presidential Award for Child-Friendly Municipalities and Cities (PACFMC) in Malacañang on November 28, 2019. Malacañang photo

[OPINION] What does it mean to celebrate Andres Bonifacio?

Nov 30, 2019 - 7:28 AM

Bonifacio’s Philippines, in a way, isn’t too different from ours. Bonifacio’s true legacy was that he showed us what needs to be done.

Kinatawan ng NCR pambansang kampeon ng ‘Iispel Mo!’ 2018

Nov 30, 2018 - 9:10 PM

Nanguna si Angel Mayhe Gueco sa taunang spelling bee sa Filipino, na idinaraos ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino tuwing kaarawan ni Gat Andres Bonifacio

WAGI. Panalo si Angel Mayhe Gueco (panglima sa likod mula kaliwa) ng National Capital Region sa 'Iispel Mo!' 2018 sa Unibersidad ng Pilipinas noong Nobyembre 30, 2018. Larawan ni Gethsemani Cindy Gorospe/Rappler

On Bonifacio Day, workers demand freedom from poverty

Nov 30, 2018 - 7:49 PM

'Hindi pa rin tayo malaya sa kontraktuwalisasyon. Hindi tayo malaya sa mababang sahod. Hindi tayo malaya sa kahirapan,' says Makabayan bloc leader Neri Colmenares

PROTEST. Workers on strike and labor groups march to Mendiola on Bonifacio Day. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

#BeBonifacio: Netizens imagine if Andres Bonifacio had a Twitter account

Nov 30, 2018 - 5:40 PM

Rappler revives #BeBonifacio Twitter conversation encouraging netizens to tweet how the hero of the revolution would react to 2018 events

#BEBONIFACIO. Rappler revived a Twitter conversation encouraging netizens to tweet how the revolutionary hero would react on the past events this 2018.

Duterte skips Bonifacio Day ceremony

Nov 30, 2018 - 12:20 PM

(UPDATED) 'He has to fly to Mindanao to attend to the problem of insurgency in Mindanao,' says Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo, without elaborating

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during the inauguration of the Bohol-Panglao International Airport on November 27, 2018. Joining the President on stage are Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) Director General Captain Jim Sydiongco. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Why the NHCP wanted to stop the Bonifacio flag sale

Sep 14, 2018 - 9:05 PM

The controversial sale has raised a lot of questions

CONTROVERSIAL SALE. The personal Katipunan flag of Andres Bonifacio is sold for P9.3 million – but not without controversy. Image of flag from Leon Gallery, Image of Bonifacio from Wikimedia Commons.

Andres Bonifacio’s personal Katipunan flag sells for P9.3M in auction

Sep 13, 2018 - 2:14 PM

The flag is among several historical pieces that were sold during the Leon Gallery’s Magnificent Seven Auction

SOLD. Andres Bonifacio's personal Katipunan flag fetches a high price at Leon Gallery's Magnificent Seven auction. Photo courtesy of Leon Gallery

Andres Bonifacio’s personal Katipunan flag up for auction

Aug 31, 2018 - 6:33 PM

The auction also includes Bonifacio's 'Decalogue,' handwritten by the Katipunan leader himself

PIECE OF HISTORY. The Katipunan flag that once hung in Andres Bonifacio's study is up for auction. All images courtesy of Leon Gallery

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

3 rare handwritten letters by Andres Bonifacio up for auction

Feb 26, 2018 - 9:58 PM

Also up for sale are important artworks by Jose Joya, Anita Magsaysay-Ho, and Ang Kiukok

LRT1 ticket machines to accept new P5 coins by March 2018

Dec 22, 2017 - 5:04 PM

While machines are not yet ready, the public should double check their P5 coins to avoid inconveniences during the holiday rush

NEW COINS. LRT1 ticket machines to accept new P5 coins by March 2018. Photo by Rappler

[OPINYON] Rebolusyonaryong gobyerno: Pagpapakita ng lakas o simbolo ng kahinaan?

Dec 02, 2017 - 7:40 AM

Ang mga nagtutulak ng rebolusyonaryong gobyerno ay isa lamang sa 3 paksyon sa koalisyong pampulitika ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte. Nagkakagulo sila.

IN PHOTOS: Shirts Duterte supporters wore at the RevGov rally

Dec 01, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Have you heard of the SWORD – Sincere Warriors of Rodrigo Duterte?

WATCH: Declare revolutionary government, supporters urge Duterte

Dec 01, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Their rationale for this move: the country needs to start anew, given a so-called 'failed system' that can only be cured by 'extraordinary measures'

RevGov rallies in the provinces: Where's Duterte? Where are the crowds?

Dec 01, 2017 - 12:59 AM

Here's how planned rallies in the cities of Davao, Tagbilaran, Baguio, and Tuguegarao have turned out

Photo by Mick Basa/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Thousands of anti-Duterte protesters blocked from Mendiola

Nov 30, 2017 - 11:53 PM

Riot police along Recto Avenue prevent activists from marching to the area where the President's supporters are holding their own rally to call for a revolutionary government

Anti-Duterte protesters march in Manila on Bonifacio Day, November 30, 2017. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

In Manila, pro-Duterte crowd gets special treatment

Nov 30, 2017 - 11:26 PM

On Bonifacio Day, activists who traditionally hold rallies to denounce government abuses, are pushed away from Mendiola to give way to a crowd sympathetic President Rodrigo Duterte

Revolutionary gov’t threats 'cheapen' sacrifice of PH heroes – LP

Nov 30, 2017 - 6:28 PM

'We appeal to this government to categorically state that it would not declare a revolutionary government to once and for all lay to rest the apprehension of the people,' says the Liberal Party

INSULT TO PH HEROES? Pro-Duterte demonstrators gather in Mendiola, Manila on November 30, 2017 calling for the establishment of a revolutionary government. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

'Bonifacio turning in his grave' over Duterte's revolutionary gov't

Nov 30, 2017 - 3:18 PM

Activists seek to expose the dangers of a revolutionary government, which President Rodrigo Duterte's supporters are pushing him to set up

EFFIGY. Protestors lug around a Duterte effigy during a rally on November 30, 2017. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

De Lima urges Filipinos to unite in demand for 'real change'

Nov 30, 2017 - 2:48 PM

'Sa panahong muling nababalot ng kadiliman ang ating bansa...nawa’y buong tapang din nating ipahayag ang ating saloobin at ipaglaban ang ating mga karapatan,' says Senator Leila de Lima in her message on Bonifacio Day

DETAINED SENATOR. From her Camp Crame jail cell, Senator Leila de Lima sends a message to Filipinos on the 154th birth anniversary of Andres Bonifacio on November 30, 2017. Photo from the Office of Senator Leila de Lima

[OPINION] Revolutionary government: Show of force…or sign of weakness?

Nov 30, 2017 - 12:05 PM

A Revolutionary Government would most likely lead not to authoritarian stability but to a succession of destabilizing military coups. This scenario, more than anything else, is what prevents the President from giving the green light to the RevGov faction.

On Bonifacio Day, Duterte calls for liberation from crime, terror

Nov 30, 2017 - 7:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte calls on present-day Filipinos, heirs of Andres Bonifacio's revolution, to fight for real change

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte takes a solemn moment while laying the wreath to honor the heroes who have served the country during the National Heroes Day Commemoration at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City on August 28, 2017. RUJI ABAT/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

BSP releases new P5 coin to honor Andres Bonifacio

Nov 29, 2017 - 5:05 PM

The central bank will circulate the new coin on December 1 to commemorate the 154th birth anniversary of the father of the Philippine Revolution, while other newly designed coins will be circulated in January 2018

LIST: Bonifacio Day activities, protests

Nov 29, 2017 - 2:28 PM

(UPDATED) Several protests and activities are lined up on Thursday, November 30, to mark Bonifacio Day not just in Metro Manila

BONIFACIO DAY. In this file photo, youth leaders observe Bonifacio day in 2016 through an anti-Marcos protest action at the Peoples Power Monument. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Bagong bayani sa hamon ng bagong panahon

Nov 27, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Sa Nobyembe 30, magbigay-pugay rin tayo sa matatapang na tumatangan sa sulo ng katotohanan

LOOK BACK: When did the Philippines have a revolutionary government?

Nov 25, 2017 - 6:09 PM

It's only happened twice in the country's history

REVOLUTION. A revolutionary government was declared during the Philippine revolution and under Cory Aquino's presidency. Photo by Rappler

FAST FACTS: What makes a Filipino historical figure a national hero?

Aug 28, 2017 - 9:02 AM

While there are no laws that officially proclaim a Filipino a national hero there are criteria that determine how a historical figure qualifies as a national hero

HEROES. Filipinos who have a concept of nation and fight for the nation's freedom may be considered heroes, according to criteria set by the National Heroes Commission. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

FAST FACTS: Law schools of the 2016 Bar topnotchers

May 03, 2017 - 3:40 PM

The top 10 passers for the 2016 Bar exams come from schools outside Metro Manila led by the University of San Carlos in Cebu City

Sinulog: PH Navy opens warship Andres Bonifacio to public

Jan 16, 2017 - 10:59 AM

The Cebuano chief of the Philippine Navy Vice Admiral Ronald Joseph Mercado is a devotee of Santo Niño

NEWEST WARSHIP. The Philippine Navy acquired BRP Andres Bonifacio from the US Coast Guard. Photo by Rappler

US State Dep't approves sale of radars for PH warships

Dec 16, 2016 - 11:36 AM

The air search radars will enhance the Philippine Navy s maritime domain awareness and enable it to detect and track air contacts

FIRST. BRP Gregorio Del Pilar is the first US Coast Guard Hamilton-class cutter acquired by the Philippine Navy. Rappler photo

Duterte's defense chief vows to modernize PH Navy

Dec 10, 2016 - 11:49 AM

The newly acquired BRP Andres Bonifacio will be deployed to fight terrorism in Sulu Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says

WARSHIP FROM US. BRP Andres Bonifacio arrives on December 9. PH Navy photo

PH to decommission World War 2 ships

Dec 09, 2016 - 1:12 PM

This comes as the Navy eyes more modern ships

3rd warship from US arrives in PH

Dec 09, 2016 - 11:51 AM

They are the most capable warships of the ill equipped Philippine Navy so far

Eye-catching signs at the November 30 anti-Marcos rally

Nov 30, 2016 - 11:43 PM

Today s rally contributed its own fair share of eye catching signs protesting against the burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani

Photo by Patty Pasion

Duterte's Bonifacio Day message: 'Dedicate our lives to a worthy cause'

Nov 30, 2016 - 4:58 PM

Here is the full text of President Rodrigo Duterte s message on November 30 the birth anniversary of national hero Andres Bonifacio father of the Katipunan

#Tweetanaga: Mga tula tungkol sa kabayanihan

Nov 27, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Filipino poetry in 140 characters or less Kaya ba to ng powers mo?

PH Navy's 3rd warship from US set to sail home

Nov 01, 2016 - 9:47 AM

FF17 is a significant addition to the Navy s inventory of ships in order to boost the conduct of territorial patrol missions within our exclusive economic zone says the Philippine Navy

HAMILTON CLASS. The US Coast Guard ship USCG Boutwell is the 3rd Hamilton-class cutter that will be transferred to the Philippine Navy. Photo from US military web site

PANOORIN: Pagbasa ni Robin Padilla ng ‘Pag-ibig sa Tinubuang Lupa’ ni Andres Bonifacio

Aug 23, 2016 - 9:34 PM

Sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika binigkas ni Robin Padilla ang isang tulang isinulat ng Ama ng Katipunan na si Andres Bonifacio

Mayoral bet removes posters from Bonifacio shrine after criticism

Mar 30, 2016 - 9:43 PM

Comelec says candidates cannot post campaign materials on public structures which include schools public shrines barangay halls government offices and health centers

Are you a modern day Bonifacio?

Nov 30, 2015 - 9:15 PM

Over a hundred years after his death do people still know and try to live by Bonifacio s words?

WREATHS. Once a year, people remember the great hero that is Andres Bonifacio.

Erap recalls 'bitter' ouster from office on Bonifacio Day

Nov 30, 2015 - 2:01 PM

Manila Mayor Erap Estrada leads the city in commemorating the 152nd birth anniversary of Andres Bonifacio

REMINISCING. In his speech, Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada recalled his 'bitter' removal from office in 2001.

Araw ng Kalayaan o Kataksilan?

Jun 12, 2015 - 6:27 PM

May magkakasalungat na elemento sa ginawa ni Emilio Aguinaldo sa Kawit Cavite – nagdeklara ng kalayaan pero kasabay nito y idinedeklara rinang Filipinas bilang protectorate ng United States

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

Of books, bolo, and Bonifacio

Jun 12, 2014 - 12:00 PM

Bonifacio was home schooled fellow As he grew older and as life became more and more pressing Bonifacio struggled to improve himself by sharpening his mind through books

Pag-alaala sa mga paring Gomburza

Feb 17, 2014 - 7:46 PM

Nakalulungkot na walang malinaw na kilos ngayon ang pamahalaan upang ipakilala ang kadakilaan nina Gomburza sa kasalukuyang henerasyon

BSP issues commemorative P10 Bonifacio coins

Dec 17, 2013 - 7:55 PM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas starts circulating 10 million pieces of Bonifacio coins on December 18 to commemorate the hero s 150th birth anniversary

P10 BONIFACIO COIN. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) issued these commemorative 10-peso Andres Bonifacio coins for the hero's 150th birth anniversary. Image from BSP's press release