Superficial Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines

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September 2016

1940s: Japanese Government organized World’s Longest Fun Run

On April 9, 1942, the Japanese Government organized the World's Longest Fun Run in the Province of Bataan. Netizen @madkidinside contributed to this report. (Read on Facebook)


The Height of Anti-intellectualism

COMMENTARY: We lament the extent of fanaticism and anti-intellectualism in the Philippines, where members and supporters of certain political groups insist that they know better than the collective knowledge of the rest of the world. Rational, intelligent people can easily... Continue Reading →

Marcos Allowed Thousands of Filipinos to Sit on Ice to Solve Nation’s Heat Problem

To solve the worsening heat problem of the Philippines in the 1970's and early 1980's, longest-serving President Ferdinand Marcos allowed many of the 70,000 Filipinos under the government's Health and Wellness Program to sit on blocks of ice. After prolonged... Continue Reading →

Evacuation Advisory for Media Comment Sections

In light of media comment sections, please read the evacuation advisory for rational and/or intelligent Filipinos. This advisory, however, does not apply to individuals who are capable and willing enough to protect themselves from the residents in the event of... Continue Reading →

Cayetano Gives Out Free Packaging Tape at Senate

Yesterday, September 15, 2016, Senator Alan Peter Cayetano gave out free packaging tape to several artists, in line with the government's Arts and Culture Promotion Program. Cayetano's "warm and excellent" treatment of the artists who were present at the Senate... Continue Reading →

Arroyo and Virgilio Garcillano Were Textmates

In 2005, "Hello Garci" becomes a household expression after President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and COMELEC Commissioner Virgilio Garcillano announce themselves as textmates. Netizen @ceso contributed to this report. (Read on Facebook)

September 1 is Jose Mari Chan Day

By virtue of Proclamation no. 25 s. 2016, beloved President Rodrigo Duterte declares September 1 as "Jose Mari Chan Day," in light of Jose Mari Chan's indispensable contributions to the Arts and Culture of the Philippines. On this working holiday,... Continue Reading →

September 15, 1898: Pedro Paterno Spearheads World’s Longest Prayer Rally in Malolos

On this day 118 years ago - September 15, 1898 - Pedro Paterno, a man famous for his unwavering loyalty, gathered 135 of his friends for a prayer rally at Barsoain Church, Malolos, Bulacan. The 1890's were a time of... Continue Reading →

1960s: Marcos Founds APO Hiking Society

In 1969, longest-serving President Ferdinand Marcos, known in environmentalist circles as "Apo Lakay," founded the APO Hiking Society, a nationwide organization of environmentalists dedicated to the conservation and protection of Mount Apo, the Philippines' tallest mountain. Netizen /gerhard.angeles contributed to... Continue Reading →

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