Juan dela Cruz is the national personification of the Philippines, often used to represent the "Filipino everyman." He is usually depicted wearing the native salakot hat, Barong Tagalog, long pants, and tsinelas (local term for the popular flipflops).
A 15-YEAR-OLD boy fatally stabbed his teacher three times at 8:30 am Tuesday morning, September 13, inside their classroom at the Pedro "Oloy" N. Roa Senior High School at Barangay Canitoan, Cagayan de Oro City.
Napaatras ang Abu Sayyaf nang muling makabakbakan ang militar sa Sulu. Kasabay nito, pinayagan ng militar ang ilang sibilyan na ilabas ng bahay ang kanilang armas kontra sa mga bandido. Mula Sulu, narito ang Unang Balita ni Jun Veneracion
On March 7, 1906, US troops under the command of Major General Leonard Wood massacred as many as 1,000 Filipino Muslims, known as Moros, who were taking refuge at Bud Dajo, a volcanic crater on the island of Jolo in the southern Philippines.