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25 February 2013 Holiday: EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary

For those asking if February 25, 2013 is a holiday, yes, it’s a national holiday. But whether you’ll be sad or happy depends on whether you’re still in school. While EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary is a national holiday, it’s only for schools. It means no classes for students. It also means it’s a regular working day if you’re no longer a student (see also Full List of 2013 Holidays). There was a time when February 25 was a national holiday for all. Continue reading 25 February 2013 Holiday: EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary

Change the name of EDSA to Cory Aquino Avenue?

A House Bill seeks to rename Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA), the main artery of Metro Manila, to Cory Aquino Avenue. House Bill No. 5422, “An Act Renaming Epifanio de los Santos Avenue to Cory Aquino Avenue in Honor of Former President Corazon C. Aquino, First Woman President of the Republic of the Philippines, an Icon of Democracy an a Leading Figure in the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution that Restored Democracy in the Philippines, repealing for the purpose Republic Act No. 2140 and for other purposes,” was recently filed at the House of Representatives. Continue reading Change the name of EDSA to Cory Aquino Avenue?

Cory Aquino Memorial Shrine and Ninoy Aquino Monument (Manila City)

Names are confusing. There’s a Cory Aquino Memorial Shrine located at the intersection of Roxas Boulevard and Padre Burgos Drive in Manila City. Beside the monument of Cory, within the same fenced premises, is the Ninoy Aquino Monument. Continue reading Cory Aquino Memorial Shrine and Ninoy Aquino Monument (Manila City)