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This city was ravaged in WWII. Why do few remember the suffering and sacrifice?

The Los Angeles Times 29 May 2023
Tucked under tropical trees on a quiet corner plaza, the ceremony marked the 78th anniversary of one of the most savage — but least known — clashes of World War II, the battle to liberate Manila in 1945 ... Researchers now can access an invaluable trove of war-related material at the Filipinas Heritage Library in Manila.

Are public school houses furnaces?

Manila Bulletin 03 May 2023
**LANDSCAPE**. A week ago, students “hot housed” in some public schools fainted and were rushed to medical centers. DepEd spokesman Mr ... Long ago, public school houses were a sight to behold ... His successor, Dr ... This incredible trove is found in the American Historical Society collection housed in the Rizal Library of the Ateneo de Manila University .

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Capt. Jose Calugas

Knoxville Daily Sun 02 May 2023
Calugas went to basic and artillery training at Camp Sill, Oklahoma, before being assigned to the Scouts' 24th Artillery Regiment and posted to Fort Stotsenburg just north of Manila ... The map shows the Bataan Peninsula-Corregidor-Manila area where U.S ... Library of Congress.

Welcome the book awards season

The Manila Times 01 May 2023
The Writers' Union of the Philippines just had their 49th national congress last Saturday at the Ateneo de Manila University ... This is the premier book awards in the country, administered by the National Book Development Board (NBDB) and the Manila Critics Circle ... Her well-crafted stories deal with fictional Manila and Mexico, Intramuros and Acapulco.

Solon suggests upgrading libraries to combat fake news, disinformation

The Philadelphia Inquirer 28 Apr 2023
MANILA, Philippines --- Libraries across the country must be upgraded not only for the use of students but also to help in the fight ...

QC gov't opens new Bagong Pag-asa Elementary School library

Manila Bulletin 27 Apr 2023
The Quezon City government, along with the School of Fine Arts (SoFA) Design Institute, opened on Thursday, April 27, the newly built library in Barangay Pag-asa Elementary School. Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte said the new library is expected to provide 2,013 students access to information they need to enrich their knowledge.

The FVR legacy

The Manila Times 17 Apr 2023
Just last year, first lady Liza Araneta-Marcos initiated the transfer of many of the books in Malacañang for use by the public at the Presidential Library at the National Library ... Selfie of first lady Ming Ramos with the author and the staff of Manila Vice Mayor Yul Servo Nieto FROM THE ARCHIVE OF THE XIAO CHUA LIBRARY.

Filipino veterans honored with congressional gold medals in California

Stars and Stripes 16 Apr 2023
VALLEJO, Calif ... The congressional gold medal. The service featured 18 congressional gold medals given out at the Joseph Room of Vallejo’s JFK Library. When Pearl Harbor and Manila were attacked in December of 1941, these soldiers were brought into direct combat as the United States officially entered World War II ... Army Reserve Brig ... Rep. John Garemendi ... .

Mayor Vico eyes construction of new city library

Manila Bulletin 12 Apr 2023
Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto said the city government is planning to construct a second library in the city in 2024 ... Lucia that can possibly be acquired for the new library ... ###### (Pasig City Library and Learning Resource Center / MANILA BULLETIN) ... ###### (Pasig City Library and Learning Resource Center / MANILA BULLETIN).

Vibal, UST launch book on 19th century PH publishing

The Manila Times 05 Apr 2023
A Story of Late Nineteenth-Century Philippine Intellectuality," written by historian Lino Dizon, PhD, on March 29, 2023 at the ground floor of the Central Library building, UST Miguel de Benavides Library in España, Manila.

The Making of an EntrepenHERx

Manila Standard 03 Apr 2023
The author delivered this speech on behalf of the graduates of the 2023 Academy of Women Entrepreneurs (Manila) during their hybrid graduation on March 30, 2023 ... It is a partnership of the American Center Manila, Philippines, DLSU- RVRCOB, DTI-BSMED, AWE Manila Batch Hiraya and implemented by the American Corner (AC) Manila-DLSU Libraries.

Check out this book on history of print and publishing in the late 19th-century Philippines

Manila Bulletin 29 Mar 2023
Vibal Foundation, in partnership with the Miguel de Benavides Library of the University of Santo Tomas, is set to launch Imprenta Ramírez y Giraudier ... Dizon, PhD, on 29 March 2023 at the Ground Floor of the Central Library building, UST Miguel de Benavides Library in España, Manila.

China arrests four over major anime piracy site: lobby group

Hong Kong Standard 28 Mar 2023
The website, called b9good, was the biggest piracy platform for anime catering to Japan's voracious audience, according to the Content Overseas Distribution Association (CODA), an anti-piracy industry group ... And in 2019, a man who ran an illegal online manga comic library visited by around 100 million people each month was arrested in Manila ... .

Manila gets Seal of Good Financial Housekeeping

The Manila Times 20 Mar 2023
Visca also discussed the department's digitalization program in Manila ... The digitalization has three portals, one of which is the E-library program where not only the city and barangay will benefit but also the students in Manila.

NCDA: Where are you, what are you doing?

Manila Standard 14 Mar 2023
In other news, the Manila Critics Circle, with the National Book Development Board, has completed deliberations on the milestone 40th cycle of the National Book Awards, which covers 2021 releases ... The collected books will go to the CCP’s partner libraries.

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