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Marcos triggers fears of historical erasure

Taipei Times 27 May 2022
Reuters, MANILA ... “They are panic buying,” book retailer Alexine Parreno said of her customers, many of them parents buying books about martial law aimed at children ... A book on martial law under the late Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos Sr is displayed at a bookstore in Manila on Thursday last week ... “These archives will be alive,” Crisanto said ... .

Cowardly dolts red-tag bookstores

Manila Standard 28 Mar 2022
Sometime late on Monday (March 21) or in the wee hours of Tuesday (March 22), Solidaridad Bookshop in Ermita, Manila and Popular Bookstore in Quezon City were tagged with red paint by unknown vandals ... The Manila Critics Circle, which gives out the annual National Book Awards, ...

NBDB condemns attacks on bookstores

The Manila Times 24 Mar 2022
THE National Book Development Board (NBDB) along with Filipino writers and academics condemned the recent vandalism and red-tagging of two independent bookstores in Metro Manila. Earlier this week, the storefronts of Popular Bookstore in Tomas Morato, Quezon City and Solidaridad ...

Ateneo Press denounces red-tagging, defacement of two bookstores

Manila Bulletin 24 Mar 2022
The Ateneo de Manila University Press denounced on Wednesday, March 23, the red-tagging and defacement of two independent bookstores. This, after Popular Bookstore in Tomas Morato, Quezon City and Solidaridad Bookshop in Padre Faura, Manila were defaced with anti-communist graffiti.

Literary critics, academics decry red-tagging, vandalism of bookstores

Manila Bulletin 23 Mar 2022
The Manila Critics Circle (MCC) and Academics Unite for Democracy and Human Rights (AUDHR) on Wednesday, March 23, decried the red-tagging and vandalism of two bookstores, Popular Bookstores and Solidaridad Bookshop ... Similarly, another independent bookstore Solidaridad Bookshop in ...

2 Manila bookstores red-tagged; groups condemn incident

Sun Star 23 Mar 2022
Vandalized Monday night, March 21, or the early morning of Tuesday, March 22, were the Solidaridad Bookshop on Padre Faura Street in Ermita, Manila and Popular Bookstore on Morato Avenue in Diliman, Quezon City.

In memoriam

Manila Standard 20 Jan 2022
... by his family along Padre Faura in Malate Manila on Wednesday.

Mariano Ponce’s low profile

Manila Bulletin 19 Jan 2022
LANDSCAPE. Gemma Cruz Araneta ... Kalaw. I own a 1932 edition published by the Manila Bureau of Printing which my husband, Tonypet Araneta, purchased at a second hand bookstore in Manila, while I was living in Mexico ... Resurrección Hidalgo, F ... He wrote all his wealthy friends in Manila to stoke their patriotic fervor because the Revolution needed funds ... .

US, Australia, France mourn death of F. Sionil Jose

Manila Bulletin 08 Jan 2022
Francisco Sionil Jose in his bookstore Solidaridad (NOEL PABALATE/MANILA BULLETIN) ... We offer our deepest condolences to his loved ones and to the (Philippine flag) people,” French Ambassador to Manila Michele Boccoz said. The US Embassy in Manila called José a “longtime friend.” He ...

A book detailing the life of one of the brightest minds in Philippine Bar launched

Manila Bulletin 31 Oct 2021
Forester of Nations & The Last Resort” is published by the Manila Bulletin and is available at Central Bookstore and at Fully Booked branches The Fort, Gateway, Rockwell, Greenbelt 5, Trinoma, and UP Town Center on both hardcover and paperback, and is priced P1,400 and P1,200.00, respectively.

An insider’s city: Manila is only fun if you know people to take you where ...

Manila Bulletin 05 Aug 2021
Why it’s who you know Manila that makes it such a fun city. SIMPLY NO PLACE LIKE MANILA An aerial perspective of the Manila City Hall. While with Filipinos in Paris, I ventured to define Manila as an insider’s city ... Outside of Manila, it’s a different story ... MONUMENT OF RIZAL One of the most famous tourist spots in Manila is the Luneta Park.

The will of God

Manila Standard Today 14 Jun 2021
Apparently, two great Jesuit priests Fr Vic Cullen, well known to us as a missionary in Bukidnon, and Fr William Masterson, who built both the Katipunan campus of Ateneo de Manila and the Manresa campus of XU, were instrumental in making that happen ... We too in Manila watched the ...

Editorial: Stand up for our Baguio newsstands

Sun Star 11 Dec 2020
In the early 1920s, it already has a bookstore, owned by the mother of the great grammarian Jean Edades. At that time, most of Manila still had no electricity. After Manila, many of the English language newspapers sprouted in Baguio even before Baguio became a charter city in 1909.

Manila opens newly-renovated Lagusnilad underpass

Manila Bulletin 24 Aug 2020
The Manila city government launched on Monday the newly-renovated Lagusnilad underpass which connects Intramuros to the Manila City Hall. (MANILA PIO) ... A Manila Interactive Info Desk, that can give the public information about the city, was also installed ... Now, the thrift bookstore was moved near the Manila City Hall entry/exit point of the underpass.

Local bookstore promotes Filipino version of New Testament at “Aklatan”

Manila Bulletin 17 Aug 2020
Local Catholic bookstore St ... Launched in 2018 during the Manila International Book Fair, it is coming to the attention of more people as the bookstore promoted anew the “New Testament Pinoy Version” for “Aklatan,” the first-ever all Filipino digital book fair, that is ongoing at the online shopping platform Shoppee.

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