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The people we look up to

Last Friday, the Philippines marked its “Day of Valor” to remember the heroes who walked in the infamous Death March of 1942......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 15th, 2021Related News

EDITORIAL - Heroes of pandemic

As the nation marked the Day of Valor yesterday, heroes of the ongoing war were on the frontlines, battling a lethal but unseen enemy......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 10th, 2021Related News

Duterte hails heroism of ‘troops’ in war vs COVID-19

President Duterte underscored in yesterday’s commemoration of Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) the selfless display of dedication by the country’s frontline workers, including health care personnel who have been at the forefront in the fight against COVID-19......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 9th, 2021Related News

Progressives say ‘Atin ang Pinas’ amid increasing China presence in PH waters

Filipino progressives marked today’s commemoration of the Day of Valor with a firm stand against the increasing Chinese militia presence in the country’s territory in the disputed waters of the West Philippine Sea. The post Progressives say ‘Atin ang Pinas’ amid increasing China presence in PH waters appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsApr 9th, 2021Related News

On Day of Valor, Duterte pays tribute to frontliners as Robredo rallies for unity amid dark times

As the country commemorates Day of Valor and grapples with rising COVID-19 infections, President Rodrigo Duterte paid tribute to the frontliners while Vice President Leni Robredo rallies for unity amid "dark times" amid pandemic......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 9th, 2021Related News

Day of Valor: WW2 vets battling virus pandemic

The 79th anniversary of the Araw ng Kagitingan or Day of Valor is marked today at the Dambana ng Kagitingan at the Mt. Samat National Shrine overlooking the scenic Manila Bay in the town of Pilar in the Bataan Peninsula......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsApr 8th, 2021Related News

Wise endurance

In just a few days, the nation celebrates Araw ng Kagitingan, our Day of Valor, in memory of the service of those at Bataan and Corregidor during World War 2, and in the hope that we too may show the same courage when called to do so......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 6th, 2021Related News

Army chief picked to lead AFP

A Mindanao veteran and medal of valor awardee will be the next chief of the 140,000-strong Armed Forces of the Philippines......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 28th, 2021Related News

Palace says Cirilito Sobejana is next AFP chief

A Mindanao veteran and medal of valor awardee will be the next chief of the 140,000-strong Armed Forces of the Philippines......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 27th, 2021Related News

Imee to gov& rsquo;t: Ensure benefits for SAF 44 kin

Senator Imee Marcos on Monday called on President Duterte to assure Filipinos that Medal of Valor benefits due the families of the 44 Special Action Force commandos killed in the 2015 Mamasapano tragedy are being delivered after he conferred the highest military honors to them almost three years ago......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJan 25th, 2021Related News

Roll call of valor

Awed—this is the dominant feeling I have as I put together a list of the valiant men and women who, consciously or not, played a role in the country’s struggle for independence......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsDec 5th, 2020Related News

Valor Battalion extends assistance to family of slain NPA in Sorsogon

CAMP ELIAS ANGELES, PILI, Camarines Sur, Aug. 6 (PIA) - The 22nd Infantry (VALOR) Battalion under the stewardship of Lieutenant Colonel Henrito G. Managay extended financial assistance to the berea.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsAug 7th, 2020Related News

Mt. Samat Cross lights up to honor frontliners combating COVID-19

PILAR, Bataan, April 13 (PIA) -- Mt. Samat Shrine of Valor-Memorial Cross was lighted Sunday night to honor frontline workers as modern-day heroes during this time of the coronavirus disease (COVID.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsApr 15th, 2020Related News

Mt. Samat Cross lights up to honor frontliners combating COVID-19

PILAR, Bataan, April 13 (PIA) -- Mt. Samat Shrine of Valor-Memorial Cross was lighted Sunday night to honor frontline workers as modern-day heroes during this time of the coronavirus disease (COVID.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsApr 13th, 2020Related News

Marco Polo Hotel pays tribute to frontliners

The Philippines’ first sky hotel paid tribute to the selfless service of all frontliners against the coronavirus pandemic by lighting the skyline a brilliant red. Marco Polo Ortigas Manila stands as one of the  Ortigas Center’s tallest structures, and is a heartbeat away from some of the leading medical institutions in the fight against COVID-19. This poignant marker of solidarity started last  April 9, coinciding with the country’s commemoration of the National Day of Valor......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsApr 13th, 2020Related News

Education chief beats COVID-19

  By JEL SANTOS Days after announcing that she has COVID-19, Education Secretary Leonor Briones said  yesterday that she has tested negative for the dreaded disease. On Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor), the 79-year-old secretary of the Department of Education revealed that she has contracted COVID-19 and she was asymptomatic. Briones said she was […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsApr 13th, 2020Related News

Covid-19 frontliners honored in Davao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 9 April) – City Mayor Sara Duterte marked the observance of the 78th Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) Thursday by honoring health workers and security forces who are in the frontlines of the fight against the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19). “We wanted to honor the memories of those who died […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsApr 13th, 2020Related News

Coronavirus survivors donate blood plasma to PGH

Three “brave and healthy” COVID-19 survivors donated blood on Thursday, during the country’s commemoration of the Day of Valor......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 10th, 2020Related News

Duterte, Cabinet report on gains against COVID-19

CALOOCAN CITY, April 9 (PIA) -- On the eve of the Philippines' public observance of the Day of Valor early Thursday, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and members of the Cabinet reported on the gains t.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsApr 9th, 2020Related News

Duterte, Cabinet report on gains against COVID-19

CALOOCAN CITY, April 9 (PIA) -- On the eve of the Philippines' public observance of the Day of Valor early Thursday, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and members of the Cabinet reported on the gains t.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsApr 9th, 2020Related News