Iloilo

Dumangas: San Agustin and Other Stories

When I told them that I went around San Agustin Church and spent the whole morning there, my relatives exclaimed, “Ah ang simbahan sa cachila” (yes, my aunts pronounced it with the “che” sound!) Then I suddenly recalled that one of the founders of Aglipay here was a grandfather, in fact my mother was baptized […]

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Manila

Historical Marker Installed at Insular Life Alabang

Insular Life  recently celebrated its 100th year. The first local insurer is considered not only a pioneer in Filipino business but one of the most reliable – they never ceased operation since their founding. Even during the Japanese occupation! Last November 25, an NHI marker was installed at their twin tower in Muntinlupa, a fitting […]

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