"Po and Opo" These two words are often heard from children addressing their parents, or when addressing an elderly and when talking to someone much older than you. Saying these two words are act of respect and one of the greatest values Filipino culture can be proud of. If you try to translate "po"and "opo" into other languages, there is no word that can compare to act of respect that these two words bring.
Death: The man in charge and responsible for the Bataan Death March was Japan's General Homma Masaharu. Or so the American military commission found. Homma had surrendered in Tokyo on September 14, 1945, was tried at Manila, convicted, and executed via firing squad at Los Baños, Luzon, the Philippines, on April 3, 1946.
A very busy Pasig River, Manila, Philippines, Early 20th Century
A time when convinces were few but life was good. Look into the picture to see all the different actives. Do you see the young boy jumping into the river with legs crossed and arms out? Underwood & Underwood
India de Manila, 1847
Álbum: Vistas de las islas Filipinas y trajes de sus habitantes, 1847 Título: India de Manila Autor: Lozano, José Honorato (1821-) Fecha: 1847 Tipo de Documento: Dibujos, grabados y fotografías Materia: Indios Dibujos de género Filipinas S.XIX Acuarelas Filipinas S.XIX Descripción física: 1 dibujo sobre papel amarillento acuarela SignaturA: DIB/15/84/52 Consulta el registro bibliolgráfico y el álbum completo en la Biblioteca Digital Hispánica (BDH)
University of Philippines campus building showing war damage, Manila, Philippines, July 1946
University of Philippines coed walks to class in front of war destroyed university building. Photographer: John Florea Photograph taken by a “Life” magazine photographer. For personal non-commercial use only This image is copyrighted and if you would want to use it for a commercial publication you will need to get permission from www.art.com/asp/landing/lifephoto/?rfid=784762
Temporary Senate headquarters after WWII, Manila City Hall, Manila, Philippines, May 1948
This is from inside Manila City Hall. Photographer: Jack Birns Photograph taken by a “Life” magazine photographer. For personal non-commercial use only This image is copyrighted and if you would want to use it for a commercial publication you will need to get permission from www.art.com/asp/landing/lifephoto/?rfid=784762
Igorot boy and man 9 years later, Bontoc, Philippines, early 20th Century before 1914
Igorot boy and as a man 9 years later, Bontoc, Cordillera Administrative Region, Northern Luzon, Philippines Illustration picture from the book: The Philippines, Past and Present. Dean C. Worcester Published 1914 by Mills in London
General Tomoyuki Yamashita (second right) was tried in Manila between October 29 and December 7, 1945, by a U.S. military commission, on charges relating to the Manila Massacre and earlier occurrences in Singapore, and was sentenced to death. The case set a precedent regarding the responsibility of commanders for war crimes, and is known as the Yamashita Standard.
18 Intriguing Facts You Might Not Know About Ferdinand Marcos
Here are 18 facts about the former President Ferdinand Marcos--his life, achievements and rise to presidency--that young Filipinos ought to know.
FRIENDLY FIRE -- American Military on Patrol in the Philippines
Here we have three typical US Military guys (apparently named Moe, Larry, and Curly) who are honorably serving their country by doing their "soldier thing" overseas --- seen here protecting the free world, advancing the Ideals of Democracy, defending the Free Market system, securing an uninterrupted supply of Philippine Bananas for the USA, and leaving behind 1000's of fatherless children. The bottle of booze at their feet probably has something to do with their demonstration of strict…