Alibata - Describes the origins and history of the Alibata writing system. By Victor Ganata, 1999.
An American in the Philippines - The online archival collection of George Percival Scriven, witness to the occupation of Bohol during the Philippine-American war, 1899 - 1901. From the Duke University special collections library.
A Conflict That Won’t Go Away - Overview of the Moro conflict in the southern Philippines beginning with the battle of Bud Bagsak on March 9, 1906, in the early years of American occupation of the country. By Madge Kho.
First Declaration of Philippine Independence - The declaration in the town of Cavite-Viejo, Province of Cavite, on the 12th day of June 1898 by ‘Engregious Dictator Don Emilio Aguinaldo.’ On the MSC Centennial Site. Translated by Sulpicio Guevara.
The History Of Aurora - In 1572, the Spanish explorer Juan de Salcedo became the first European to visit Casiguran, Baler and Infanta in the region that would be known as Aurora.
History of Cagayan de Oro - From its first human occupation in 377, christianization of Datu Salangsang by a Portuguese Recollect friar in 1626, to the end of the Marcos dictatorship in 1986, the story of the land of Huluga, later renamed by the Spaniards from the Cagayan Valley. By Antonio J. Montalvan II.
History of the Philippines
- Two narratives from Canada covering the beginnings of the archipelago all the way to the present, from Frasier Weir and from Daniel Young. Also, an account of the 85-year-long Dagohoy revolt in Bohol, by Alan Cajes.
History of the Higaonon Tribe - The Higaonon tribe of Mindanao in The Philippines (people of the living mountains), live in and manage their forest home in a natural and harmonious way. From the Unahi Mindanao Inc. website.
Hukbalahap Insurrection - An American account and analysis of the peasant revolt which nearly toppled the government in 1948-1950.
Jose Rizal - Information about the national hero of the Philippines, Jose Rizal. Includes an article on the rumored relationship with a former Nazi dictator.
Katipunan - Documents and studies on the patriotic secret society that launched the 1896 revolution against Spanish rule in the Philippines.
La Naval of Manila - Our Lady of the Rosary stands alone as a "native virgin," her oriental features reflect the uniqueness of her position as a truly indigenous queen of the Philippines from the 17th century Spanish "Golden Age."
Mabini: A Century After His Passing - Detailed biography of the great hero who originally refused to support the revolution but changed his mind when Jose Rizal was executed. By Alexander Martin. On the Bulatlat.com website.
Mabini: Wounded Hero - Apolinario Mabini, one of the foremost of the Philippine revolutionary heros, was the “brains” of the revolution. His last years were his most painful. A biography from the Austrian-Philippine WebSite by Dr. Robert L. Yoder, FAPC.
MacArthur’s Fight in the Philippines - Gen Douglas MacArthur’s battle against the invading Japanese. First-person accounts by the few men who were there at the time. From the Public Broadcasting System's American Experience series.
Massacre at Bud Dajo - On March 7, 1906, US troops under the command of Major General Leonard Wood massacred as many as 1,000 Filipino Muslims, known as Moros, who were taking refuge at Bud Dajo, a volcanic crater on the island of Jolo in the Philippines. From The Boston Globe website.
The Philippine Centennial Site - GOMBURZA, the Tausug Resistance and other narratives published to celebrate the 1998 centennial anniversary, by MSC Communications.
Philippine History Myths And Controversies - Filipino historians dispute June 12 as independence day, the design of the national flag based on the Spanish martial law proclamation and other controversial issues. By Aurelio C. Reyes.
Philippine Scouts Heritage - The first Scout organizations in the US army were created in 1901 during the early days of the American occupation of the Philippines. By Col. John E. Olson, USA (ret.)
Philippine Technology in History - The Philippines was not far behind other countries of the world when the Spaniards began colonization in the 16th century. by Paul Kenkai Manansala
Religion in the Philippines - The pre-Hispanic belief system of Filipinos consisted of a pantheon of gods, spirits, creatures, and men that guarded the streams, fields, trees, mountains, forests, and houses. By Jack Miller.
Sari-Sari - Articles on pre-Hispanic times, ancient baybayin writing, and language. Also with free fonts and celebrity pictures.
Sitting In Darkness - Rise of anti-imperialism in the United States in 1901, led by well-known author Mark Twain, in reaction to the conquest of the Philippines.
The Thomasites, Before and After - Diatribe against the displacement of Spanish as lingua franca of the islands by the Thomasite teachers from the United States in the beginning of the 20th century. By Guillermo Gomez Rivera.
Through the Centuries - Timeline and account of the Philippines from 30,000 BC to Abu Sayyaf in 2002, by Gunter Schwarz and Rosalinda Morgado-Schwarz.
Liberal Party of the Philippines - Information about the oldest active political party in the Philippines, including history, party structure, platform, constitution, the party newspaper and a discussion board.