Corazon Aquino Essay Topics

An Educational Article for the 21st century

Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Bill Tweddell and Philippine education officials opened recently the Assessment, Curriculum and Technology Research Centre (ACTRC). Located at the University of the Philippines (UP) College of Education building in Diliman, Quezon City, the facility will focus on research in support of the Philippines’ implementation of the K to 12 program,… View Article

THE HISTORY OF THE PRIORITY DEVELOPMENT ASSISTAANCE FUND(PDAF)/PORK BARREL

THE HISTORY OF THE PRIORITY DEVELOPMENT ASSISTAANCE FUND(PDAF)/PORK BARREL •The term pork barrel politics usually refers to spending which is intended to benefit constituents of a politician in return for their political support, either in the form of campaign contributions or votes. In the popular 1863 story “The Children of the Public”, Edward Everett Hale… View Article

Cory aquino

María Corazón Sumulong “Cory” Cojuangco Aquino was born on January 25, 1933, in Paniqui, Tarlac, María Corazón “Cory” Sumulong Cojuangco was the fourth child of José Cojuangco, Sr. and Demetria Sumulong. Her siblings were Pedro, Josephine, Teresita, Jose, Jr. and Maria Paz. Both Aquino’s parents came from prominent clans. Her father was a prominent Tarlac… View Article

Beyond Conspiracy

In 1983, Ninoy Aquino affirmed his resolute claim, “The Filipino is worth dying for,” by giving up his life for his countrymen. In time, they responded in similarly heroic kind, “Ninoy, hindi ka nag-iisa”—and, led by his widow, Cory, achieved the political apotheosis needed for Ninoy’s assassination to be transformed into martyrdom. But, 25 years… View Article

Agrarian Reform

The Philippines has a long history of democratic constitutional development. The Malolos Constitution of 1898-99 reflected the aspirations of educated Filipinos to create a polity as enlightened as any in the world (see The Malolos Constitution and the Treaty of Paris , ch. 1). That first constitution was modeled on those of France, Belgium, and… View Article

A Critique Paper

President Aquino on Monday, July 22, 2013 delivered his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA). They said that it was Pnoy’s longest SONA so far but has been applauded less frequently compared to last year. The President began his SONA by recalling how he started, nearly four years ago, a group of influencial people… View Article

Death Penalty in Philippines

During Spanish colonial rule, the most common method of executions were shooting by the firing squad (especially for treason/military crimes, usually reserved for independence fighters) and garrotte (a notable case would be the Gomburza). A prominent example is the country’s national hero, Jose Rizal, who was executed by firing squad on the morning of December… View Article

The Political Economy of Corruption

Roumasset 1. Introduction Corruption, according to Rose-Ackerman (1996, p. 365), “occurs when officials use their positions of public trust for private gain.” It is “an extralegal institution used by individuals or groups to gain influence over the bureaucracy” (Leff, 1964, p. 8). That is, corruption involves transactions, typically between private parties and public officials, designed… View Article

Mv Doña Paz

Vessel The Doña Paz was built in 1963 by Onomichi Zosen of Onomichi, Hiroshima, Japan, and was originally named Himeyuri Maru.[3] During the time it plied Japanese waters, it had a passenger capacity of 608 people.[4] In 1975, it was sold to Sulpicio Lines, a Filipino operator of a fleet of passenger ferries. It was… View Article