Capas (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Capas (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 15.3275
Longitude: 120.591003
population: 72,070
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Fiestas as thanksgiving to God

REMEMBERING A WWII VETERAN: If there is one World War II veteran that I remember quite well, it is the late David C. Borje. And it is not just because he was a survivor of the Death March and the Japanese Concentration Camp in Capas, Tarlac, or a recipient ... [Published Zamboanga Today - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Soldiers involved in Yamashita surrender receive recognition

CAPAS, Tarlac — Department of National Defense, through the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO), extoled Thursday soldiers who were involved in key allied victories in Northern Luzon during World War II that led to the surrender of Japanese Imperial ... [Published Headline Gitnang Luzon - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Misplaced patriotism

A deeper viewBy Jesse E.L. Bacon IIOVER the years, quizzical eyebrows are always raised every time the country commemorates the Fall of Bataan every 9th of April.Many believe it is stupid for us to be commemorating defeat. Nothing’s wrong with commemorating ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 3 reports

Tarlaquenos join ‘Paggunita sa Capas”

CAPAS, Tarlac – Tarlaqueños participated on Thursday in the “Paggunita Sa Capas”, an annual commemoration dedicated to the thousands of Filipino and American soldiers who were forced into a brutal march by their Japanese conquerors after the fall of Bataan ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

50 attend 1st commemoration of ‘Day of Valor’ in the CNMI

About 50 people attended the first ever commemoration of the “Day of Valor” in the CNMI last Wednesday, April 9, at the Minatchom Atdao Pavilion in Susupe.The 72nd anniversary of the Bataan Death March is remembered in the Philippines on April 9 as the ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

United States reiterates commitment to help Phl vs threats, calamities

By: Carlo Lorenzo J. DatuPILAR, Bataan, April 10 (PIA) -- United States reiterated Wednesday its commitment to help ally and former colony, the Philippines against threats and during calamities.“As shown in history and present until this very day, we ... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Japan reiterates support for lasting peace in Mindanao

By: Marie Joy L. SimpaoPILAR, Bataan, April 9 (PIA) -- Learning valuable lessons from history, Japan has shifted gear from being a Philippine adversary to an ally in pursuing peace and prosperity, particularly in Mindanao.In his speech during the 72nd ... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Bravery and heroism

On this day 72 years ago, the news dreaded by everyone crackled over short-wave radio: Bataan had fallen.From Malinta Tunnel in the neighboring island of Corregidor, the last stronghold of the combined Filipino and US forces fighting against the Japanese, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Aquino to lead ‘Kagitingan’ rites

Share this:Pilar, Bataan – President Benigno S. Aquino III today leads top government officials, foreign dignitaries, and surviving World War II veterans in the celebration of the 72nd Araw ng Kagitingan at the Dambana ng Kagitingan here, west of Man ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Day of Valor in the Philippines: Date, What’s Open and Closed Including Banks, Malls

The post by Zachary Stieber , Epoch Times appeared first on The Epoch Times .Day of Valor–also known as Bataan Day or Araw ng Kagitingan–is a national holiday in the Philippines that honors the fighters who struggled during the fall of Bataan during World ... [Published Epoch Times - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Bataan Capitol’s diorama presents WW2 events

A wounded soldier is being carried by his colleagues on a stretcher on the way to a medical facility while a nurse looks on.BALANGA City, Bataan — As part of a week-long list of activities commemorating the 72nd anniversary of Araw ng Kagitingan (Day ... [Published Headline Gitnang Luzon - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Dermatologist discovers the best...

A dermatologist who belongs to a wealthy and influential clan in Tarlac province believes that some skin diseases are caused by a serious social problem.When Isa Cojuangco Suntay, a dermatologist at Saint Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City, organized ... [Published Manila Standard Today - Apr 05 2014]

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Fiestas as thanksgiving to God [Published Zamboanga Today - Apr 14 2014]
Soldiers involved in Yamashita surrender recei... [Published Headline Gitnang Luzon - Apr 14 2014]
Negros to Bataan [Published The Daily Guardian - Apr 11 2014]
Misplaced patriotism [Published Business Week Mindanao - Apr 11 2014]
Tarlaquenos join ‘Paggunita sa Capas” [Published Business Week Mindanao - Apr 10 2014]
72nd ARAW NG KAGITINGAN Remembering the valiant [Published Bicol Mail - Apr 10 2014]
Tarlac solon pledges support to pending Veteran... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 10 2014]
Tarlac solon to lead 2014 Paggunita sa Capas rites [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 10 2014]
50 attend 1st commemoration of ‘Day of Valor’ i... [Published Saipan Tribune - Apr 10 2014]
United States reiterates commitment to help Phl... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 10 2014]
Japan reiterates support for lasting peace in M... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 09 2014]
FAST FACTS: Araw ng Kagitingan [Published Rappler - Apr 09 2014]
10 Things You Might Not Have Known about Araw n... [Published Spot.ph - Apr 09 2014]
Day of Valor in the Philippines: Date, What’s O... [Published Epoch Times - Apr 09 2014]
Commemoration of ‘Araw ng Kagitingan’ [Published Tempo - Apr 08 2014]
Aquino to lead ‘Kagitingan’ rites [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 08 2014]
Bravery and heroism [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 08 2014]
Aquino to lead 72nd Araw ng Kagitingan rites in... [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 08 2014]
President Aquino to lead 'Araw ng Kagitingan' r... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 08 2014]
PNoy to grace Araw ng Kagitingan rites in Mt. ... [Published Headline Gitnang Luzon - Apr 07 2014]
Tribute run draws fewer war veterans [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 07 2014]
Bataan Capitol’s diorama presents WW2 events [Published Headline Gitnang Luzon - Apr 06 2014]
The 72nd Araw ng Kagitingan: Remembering the va... [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 06 2014]
Dermatologist discovers the best... [Published Manila Standard Today - Apr 05 2014]
Town cop chief sacked over illegal gambling [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 04 2014]
Diorama of WWII events unfolds at Bataan capitol [Published Business Week Mindanao - Apr 02 2014]
JFAV to mark 72nd Bataan Day April 5 in UCLA [Published Balita - Mar 31 2014]
Whidbey-based war historian visits the Philippi... [Published Whidbey Crosswind - Mar 29 2014]
Pineda, 2 CL govs want full development of Clark [Published Headline Gitnang Luzon - Mar 26 2014]
“Death March” kicks off annual commemoration of... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Mar 25 2014]
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