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3rd Canada Regional Assembly and 9th Commander’s Ball

by June 12, 2008 » Add the first comment.

August 29 to September 1 2008 PLACE: Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Address: 655 Dixon Road, Toronto Ontario, M9W-1J3 Canada Reservation: TEL NO: 416 244-1711 Local/International, 1-800-668-3656 for Canada and USA Email: joy.thadickal@hilton.com Fax: 416 244-7281

First Chinese translation of ‘Mi Ultimo Adios’

by June 9, 2008 » Add the first comment.
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By Go Bon Juan – Through the materials provided to us by Shi Yang, Philippine Studies instructor at the Foreign Language Institute of Peking University, we were able to trace what could be the first Chinese translation of Jose Rizal’s last poem, “Mi Ultimo Adios (My Last Farewell),” and its translator. The translation was done […] Read more »

The first Filipino

by April 29, 2008 » Add the first comment.
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By Rodel Rodis – This is a speech I delivered after receiving the Dr. Jose Rizal Achievement Award at the induction of officers of the Filipino Bar Association of Northern California (FBANC) held on April 25, 2008 in San Francisco. This award holds special significance to me as my mother was born and raised in […] Read more »

Child Protection Champion joins Knights of Rizal

by April 28, 2008 » Add the first comment.
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Photo: Sir Carlos Arnaldo, KCR, Chapter Commander dubs Sir Dominique Lemay, Knight of Rizal. Paris, 24 April 2008 – Dominique Lemay, Founder and current Director of Virlanie Foundation, Makati, Metro Manila joined the ranks of the Order of the Knights of Rizal. He was formally inducted today at the Philippine Embassy in Paris, as member […] Read more »

Rizal Pen & Ink Drawing by Glen Bautista

by April 25, 2008 » Add the first comment.
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The Rizal Monument pen and ink drawing is composed of the National Hero’s thirty-nine (39) poems and one song, “A Orillas del Pasig”, translation into English by my late friend, Alfredo Veloso.

Deadline today to submit Rizal nominations

by April 17, 2008 » Add the first comment.
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Today is the deadline for filing nominations for the 6th Dr. Jose Rizal Awards for Excellence, a biennial event organized by The Manila Times and the Kaisa Para sa Kaunlaran Inc. The awards was envisioned by Dante A. Ang, former chairman of The Times and now chairman of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), to […] Read more »

Rescuing History

by April 13, 2008 » Add the first comment.
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By Regina Layug Philippine Daily Inquirer MANILA, Philippines – What was the encounter at the Battle of Pinaglabanan all about? What happened in Tirad Pass? Who was the combat award recipient after whom Boni Serrano Ave. in Quezon City is named? For many young Filipinos today, the reality of these significant events in Philippine history […] Read more »

“Touch me not”

by April 3, 2008 » Add the first comment.
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A new chapter: Dimasalang Ile de France by Sir Carlos Arnaldo, KCR March 2, 2008, marked the chartering of a new chapter in Europe, Dimasalang Ile de France. Sir Lino Paras KGOR, Regional Commander for Europe graced the occasion together with Belgian Knights, Sir Tony Guansing KGOR, Sir Bhoy Alcoba KGOR and Sir Rudy […] Read more »

Sir Alfredo Acierto, KGOR

by March 5, 2008 » Add the first comment.

Alfredo P. Acierto, 104, of Chicago, died in his sleep on Feb. 29, 2008. Sir Afredo Acierto, KGOR was the oldest brother knight ever to be awarded the Fourth Degree, Knight Grand Officer of Rizal (KGOR) by the Supreme Council through the Central USA Council. He is the beloved husband of Maria; loving father […] Read more »

Sir Alfredo P. Acierto, KGOR – Oldest Living Knight of Rizal Confirmed KGOR

by January 11, 2008 » Add the first comment.

By: Sir Willi Red Buhay, KGOR Immediate Past Chapter Commander Chicago Chapter Sir Alfredo Pascua Acierto, KCR of the Chicago Chapter is the oldest knight in the world – he is also the oldest living Filipino in the United States and the whole world.