Thursday, November 19, 2015
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Militants burn the effigy of President Benigno Aquino III during the SONA rally along Commonwealth Avenue Quezon City.
Demonstrators representing different sectors of the society are in full force along Commonwealth Ave., Quezon City to make their sentiments known ahead of President Benigno Aquino III’s last State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the Batasang Pambansa.
Monday, July 06, 2015
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Friday, June 19, 2015
Saturday, June 13, 2015
At the 10th Congress and FVR saw to it that proper reverence and respect for the national flag and other cherished symbols of Philippine sovereignty were enshrined in our laws.
THE DECLARATION OF POLICY IN R.A. 8491 IS CLEAR AND EXPLICIT: “REVERENCE AND RESPECT SHALL AT ALL TIMES BE ACCORDED THE FLAG, THE ANTHEM, AND OTHER NATIONAL SYMBOLS WHICH EMBODY THE NATIONAL IDEALS AND TRADITIONS AND EXPRESS THE PRINCIPLES OF SOVEREIGNTY AND NATIONAL SOLIDARITY. THE HERALDIC ITEMS AND DEVICES SEEK TO MANIFEST THE NATIONAL VIRTUES AND INCULCATE IN THE MINDS AND HEARTS OF OUR PEOPLE JUST PRIDE IN THEIR NATIVE LAND, FITTING RESPECT AND AFFECTION FOR THE NATIONAL FLAG AND ANTHEM, AND PROPER USE OF THE NATIONAL MOTTO, COAT-OF-ARMS, AND OTHER HERALDIC ITEMS AND DEVICES.”
AMONG OTHER KEY PROVISIONS, SAID LAW MANDATED THAT THE PERIOD FROM 28 MAY TO 12 JUNE EACH YEAR IS DECLARED AS “FLAG DAYS”, WHEREIN ALL GOVERNMENT OFFICES AND INSTRUMENTALITIES, BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS, EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, AND PRIVATE HOMES ARE ENJOINED TO DISPLAY THE FLAG.