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FAST FACTS: Who invented the Philippine terno?

Source: Rappler.com   While former First Lady Imelda Marcos popularized the terno, it has long been worn by Filipino women and evolved from earlier traditional Filipino dresses   MANILA, Philippines – Former first lady Imelda Marcos was well known for donning the terno and its famous butterfly sleeves during the ’70s, but the controversial “Iron […]

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Tinig Ng Pakikipaglaban

Pete Lacaba was one of the thousands of people who spoke up against the Martial Law during the Marcos regime. He was tortured and his brother was among the thousand they killed. He was among the protesters and activist when Marcos declares Martial Law. He recalls how he carries subversive materials during the Martial Law […]

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Parusa’t Kasalanan

A story about Martial Law during the Marcos regime from a victim himself, Fr. Ben Alforque, Falsely accused of subversion. The story starts when he recounts when the military arrested him and he felt that he doesn’t own his life anymore. He cannot forget how his interrogators made him watched the gruesome acts of torture […]

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