Here in the Philippines, August is quite a busy month in terms of National holidays. In fact, the following weekends will be ‘long’ weekends. Long meaning, there’s an additional day aside from the usual Saturday and Sunday. 666 more words
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“We should not depend on one man. We should depend on all of us. All of us are expendable in the cause for freedom. Therefore I say, stand up now and be a leader – and when all of us are leaders, we will expedite the cause of freedom.”
Benigno S. Aquino Jr.
In my commute going to work everyday, the vehicle that I’m riding on always passes by the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center. Because of this, I often am able to spin some Pokestops of the park (usually the ones at the entrance). 1,057 more words
On August 21, 1983, Senator Benigno Simeon “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. fell down some airplane steps and died. The Agrava Commission, an “”independent”” investigating body convened by longest-serving President Ferdinand Marcos to look into the cause of Aquino’s death, “” 17 more words
Thirty-three years ago today on August 21, 1983, former senator Benigno Aquino was shot dead while being led out by a group of soldiers through a side door of an aircraft that brought him back to the Philippines after several years of medical furlough and exile in the United States. 1,571 more words