Philippine revolution - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippine revolution


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

Philippines: The revolution that never was

Jul 26, 2017 - 1:07 PM

Now a year later with all the blood spilled in the streets and poor neighborhoods of suspected drug pushers and addicts and lately the imposition of martial law in Mindanao it is fitting to ask if indeed our beloved country is in the throes of a revolution

Who said women are 'great partners' in nation building? Apolinario Mabini

Mar 11, 2017 - 5:07 PM

If only Apolinario Mabini s draft constitution was not politicized by his nemeses Filipinas would have started enjoying the rights they have now as early as 1898

The women in Mabini’s grand plan

FAST FACTS: Philippine flag misconceptions and other trivia

Jun 11, 2016 - 8:30 AM

May 28 to June 12 mark the Flag Days in the Philippines How much do you know about the country s national flag?

REPLICA. The original Philippine flag of 1896 at the headquarters of the International Flag House. Photo by George Moya/Rappler

How revolutionary was the Philippine Revolution?

May 28, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Was the Philippine Revolution something like the liberal revolution in North America led by creole mestizo and indio elites aiming at unity and homogeneity ? What would it mean to consider this possibility?

Why celebrate Philippine independence on June 12?

Jun 12, 2014 - 3:39 PM

Those who paid attention to their history lessons will remember that the Philippines did not remain free of a colonizing power long after that declaration

HEROES AND HISTORY. We need to acknowledge lessons from historical experiences and find ways to redress grievances so we can truly move on

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

Andres Bonifacio: Myths, trivia, execution

Nov 30, 2013 - 4:38 PM

Rappler compiles 10 facts about Andres Bonifacio you should know

Solons: Make Bonifacio our official national hero

Nov 29, 2013 - 9:20 PM

House Bill 3431 or the Andres Bonifacio Act of 2013 seeks to bestow the title to the Supremo of the Katipunan since no law officially gave that to Jose Rizal

Ways to celebrate Bonifacio at 150

Jul 31, 2013 - 9:00 AM

From a ballet rock concert to a fiesta in Bonifacio Global City here are activities leading up to the hero s birth anniversary

CELEBRATING A HERO. Independence and nationalism were Andres Bonifacio's gifts to his beloved Philippines

The passion of Pramoedya

Jul 02, 2013 - 5:17 PM

A vigorous heartbreaking drama on the Indonesian author

VIVID DRAMA. An energetic cast revs up this heartbreaker about Indonesia's great writer. Photo courtesy of CCP

Rappler Newscast | June 12, 2012

Jun 12, 2012 - 9:00 PM

President Aquino says the conviction of Renato Corona strengthens the spirit of democracy | The Palace launches a multimedia timeline of the Philippine Revolution on Independence Day which includes a rare video of First Philippine Republic founder General Emilio Aguinaldo | The national budget could hit 2 trillion pesos in 2013