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Buwan ng Wika 2019 itatampok ang mga katutubong lengguwahe

Jul 29, 2019 - 9:41 PM

'Nais nating pagpugayan at patunayan na mahalagang bahagi ng ating pagkabansa ang 130 katutubong wika sa Filipinas,' ayon kay Virgilio Almario, tagapangulo ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino

KADAYAWAN VILLAGE. Ata tribe members warmly welcome Kadayawan Village visitors and have regular performances of their dances. File photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

KWF's Almario hits universities removing Filipino as a subject

May 27, 2019 - 4:13 PM

Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino Chairman and National Artist Virgilio Almario says schools should not use the Supreme Court's decision to renege on their duty to cultivate Filipino as the national language

KWF PRESIDENT. Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino  Virgilio Almario answers questions from media on May 27, 2019. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

‘Tokhang,’ at kung bakit ‘natural’ na mapili ito bilang Salita ng Taon 2018

Oct 26, 2018 - 10:18 PM

Karamihan sa mga salitang pinagpilian sa Sawikaan 2018 ay mga politikal na salita. 'Ganoong katensiyonado ang development pati ng wika,' sabi ni National Artist Virgilio Almario, tagapangulo ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino

SALITA NG TAON. Ang salitang 'tokhang' na ipinasa ni Mark Angeles (center) ang itinanghal na Salita ng Taon sa Sawikaan 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

UP Writers' Night 2017: With the mighty

Dec 04, 2017 - 10:00 PM

National artists and writers gather together for a night of reading, singing, drinking, and the launch of Joey Baquiran's latest poetry collection, 'Ibig'

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 27, 2017

Apr 27, 2017 - 11:00 AM

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WATCH: Interview with Virgilio Almario, National Artist for Literature

Apr 20, 2017 - 3:20 PM

Akdang-Buhay: Rio Alma talks about the factors that shaped his poetry

'Intangible heritage' at 'Department of Culture' isusulong ng NCCA

Mar 04, 2017 - 4:20 PM

Masyadong tumutok sa tangible at built heritage ang Pilipinas ayon kay NCCA Chairman Virgilio Almario samantalang makikita ng mga Pilipino ang kanilang matandang sarili sa mga panitikang bayan salawikain at wika

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Why PH language chief is disappointed in Maxine Medina

Mar 01, 2017 - 11:55 PM

Buwisit na buwisit ako doon eh National Artist Virgilio Almario says of the Philippine candidate s refusal to tap an interpreter during the Miss Universe 2016 pageant

MAXINE MEDINA. NCCA Chair Virgilio Almario speaks out against Miss Universe Philippines 2016 Maxine Medina's choice to answer in English during the finals. File photo shows Maxine being announced by host Steve Harvey as a top 13 finalist Photo courtesy of HO/The Miss Universe Organization

PH dapat seryosohin ang pagsasalin sa higit 100 wika – Almario

Mar 01, 2017 - 8:44 PM

Idaraos sa Pilipinas ang pandaigdigang kumperensiya sa pagsasalin sa Setyembre sa pangunguna ng Filipinas Institute of Translation National Commission for Culture and the Arts at Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino

PAGSASALIN. Ipinaliwanag nina Virgilio Almario, Michael Coroza, at Jethro Tenorio ang kahalagahan ng translation at translation studies sa bansa. Kuha ni Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Virgilio Almario, Hamza bin Laden, U.S. intelligence | Midday wRap

Jan 06, 2017 - 1:20 PM

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Jan 06, 2017 - 10:20 AM

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Freddie Aguilar out; Nat'l Artist Virgilio Almario is NCCA chair

Jan 05, 2017 - 8:11 PM

Singer songwriter Freddie Aguilar who campaigned for President Duterte has lobbied for the post but National Commission for Culture and the Arts board members elect Almario

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Ano ang plano ng Duterte gov't para sa pambansang wika?

Aug 27, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Ikinatutuwa ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino kung paanong pinaghahalo ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang Bisaya at Filipino sa tuwing ito y magsasalita Bakit mahalaga ito?

BUWAN NG WIKA. Nakapanayam ng Rappler si Virgilio Almario – tagapangulo ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino –€“ ukol sa direksyon ng komisyon sa ilalim ng administrasyong Duterte. Screenshot by Rappler

Problema sa kriminalidad, korapsyon 'produkto ng kultura' – KWF chairman

Aug 20, 2016 - 11:43 AM

Massive reorientation and education ang sagot ayon sa tagapangulo ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino: Maraming durugista na mahirap Kailangang sagutin yun Hindi puwedeng patayin lang sila o ikulong

'It's Showtime' host Jhong Hilario to run for Makati councilor

Oct 13, 2015 - 10:37 AM

Jhong Hilario says he wants follow the footsteps of his idol – his father who is on his last term as Makati councilor

SHIFT TO POLITICS. It's Showtime co-host Jhong Hilario takes a crack at local politics. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Filipino sa K to 12 curriculum: 'Hindi masyadong pinag-aralan'

Aug 14, 2015 - 1:30 PM

Sinisisi ni Chairman Virgilio Almario ang nakaraang administrasyon ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino na umano y hindi aktibong nagkonsulta sa DepEd ukol nang inihahanda ang bagong curriculum

Panayam: Paano mapauunlad ng Filipino ang kanyang wika?

Aug 20, 2014 - 6:27 PM

Gamitin nang gamitin Sa pamamagitan ng paggamit sa wikang Filipino mas naisasaloob nila ang diwa na naroon sa mga salita ayon kay Virgilio Almario tagapangulo ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino

Limited Filipino language celebration 'colonial' – advocates

Aug 18, 2014 - 1:05 PM

It should be a year long appreciation they say Nagiging plastik mga tao: nagbibihis ng barong nagsasayaw ng tinikling kumakain ng pagkaing Pinoy pero after noon wala na

Hindi lang pang-Agosto: Kilalanin ang Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino

Aug 15, 2014 - 1:44 PM

Abala ang Komisyon sa Wikang Pilipino hindi lamang tuwing Buwan ng Wika Narito ang 5 bagay na dapat nating malaman tungkol sa ahensiya

Andres Bonifacio: Myths, trivia, execution

Nov 30, 2013 - 4:38 PM

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His Excellency, President Andres Bonifacio?

Oct 12, 2013 - 7:23 AM

A resolution by the Philippine Historian Association s general assembly wants the government to acknowledge Andres Bonifacio as the country s first president

Language should not divide us, says Aquino

Aug 19, 2013 - 4:35 PM

President Aquino also commends the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino for actively enforcing its mandate

THANK YOU. President Benigno Aquino III thanks Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino for its efforts to develop the national language. Photo by Malacanang Photo Bureau/Rey Baniquet

Exec who expelled Ilocano-speaking students apologizes

Aug 18, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Too late The Commission on Human Rights and the House of Representatives have launched separate investigations into the matter

SORRY. SCA president Reverend Brian Shah finally breaks his silence on the issue. Photo by Herdy Yumul

In defense of 'Filipinas'

Aug 17, 2013 - 11:29 AM

Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino chair Virgilio Almario says Filipinas promotes true respect for national languages

REAL DEAL. Virgilio Almario talks about the essence of "Filipinas". Photo by Rappler/Leanne Jazul

Luistro to teachers: Use jejemon if you have to

Aug 02, 2013 - 7:03 PM

The education secretary admits it s a bad example but it reflects the reality in PH – teachers must teach in jejemon if that s what the preschooler understands

Carlo J engages Rio Alma in word war

Jul 20, 2013 - 11:19 PM

Massacre film director Carlo J Caparas strikes back at National Artist Virgilio Almario

INVALIDATED. Caparas says he respects the ruling. Photo from his Facebook page

'Dust Devils': Rio Alma as a child

Jul 08, 2013 - 5:18 PM

Celebrate childhood and poetry in this Rio Alma anthology

LOVE OF MOTHERLAND. National Artist Virgilio Almario aka Rio Alma upholds vernacular poetry inspired by our country’s diverse imagery

Kill 'Pilipinas,' language commission says

Jun 29, 2013 - 4:22 PM

National Artist Virgilio Almario who heads the commission wants to adopt Filipinas as the country s international name