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Clarence Paul Oaminal
Clarence Paul Oaminal
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Aldanese versus Campos, the battle for Municipal President of Sibonga in 1916
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 23, 2018 - 12:00am
It was the Americans who establishment the republican form of government in our country.
M.J. Cuenco, the first Cebuano senate president
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 21, 2018 - 12:00am
The road to the senate presidency of the first Cebuano senate president was not easy, it was rocky and resulted in a legal earthquake in the country.
M.C. Briones, VP candidate, 1949 presidential election
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 17, 2018 - 9:49pm
Manuel C. Briones, one of the members of the fabled Seven Wise Men who drafted the 1935 Constitution, considered so far the best Constitution of the Philippines, ran as vice president in 1949.
Don Sergio S. Osmeña Sr. is betrayed by his Nacionalista senators in the 1946 election
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Don Sergio Suico Osmeña Sr. became successor president on August 1, 1944 after the death of President Manuel L. Quezon in the United States.
Don Sergio Osmeña's Vice-Presidential re-election in 1941
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Under the original proviso of the 1935 Constitution on the tenure of the country's chief executive, the president serves for six years without re-election so as the vice president.
Don Sergio S. Osmeña’s humility keeps the Nacionalista Party together in the country’s first presidential election
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The Tydings-McDuffie Act also known as the Philippine Independence Act was enacted on March 24, 1934 by the US Senate authored by senators Milard Tydings of Maryland and John McDuffie of Alabama.
Asturias, Cebu
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 9, 2018 - 12:00am
This is how Father Felipe Redondo in his report in 1886 describes the parish: It was erected as a parish by Diocesan decree of May 9, 1885 through Royal approval of January 30, 1885. It is under the patronage of...
Emiliano C. Gabuya, author of "Bagane"
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 7, 2018 - 12:00am
More than half a century ago before the country saw a fantasy series on a local tribal hero, a Cebuano by the name of Emiliano C. Gabuya wrote a novel entitled "Bagane."
Don Filemon Yap Sotto and Remedios Duterte
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Don Filemon Yap Sotto, one of the fabled “Seven Wise Men” who drafted the 1935 Constitution, had a common-law life by the name of Remedios Duterte.
Mandaue City, Cebu
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - May 2, 2018 - 12:00am
The "Brains of the Cebu City Charter," lawyer Gervasio Lira Lavilles, in his book "CEBU: History of its four cities and forty nine municipalities," had this to say about Mandaue: "He also speaks of the place being...
Sotto brothers' quest for women's suffrage
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - April 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sotto brothers, the legislators of Cebu, championed the women of this country's right of suffrage.
Don Filemon Yap Sotto and Remedios Duterte
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - April 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Don Filemon Yap Sotto, one of the fabled “Seven Wise Men” who drafted the 1935 Constitution, had a common-law life by the name of Remedios Duterte.
Tuburan, Cebu
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - April 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Tuburan, the town on the road to becoming the top coffee producer in the Visayas inspired by its mayor, Democrito "Aljun" Diamante, became a parish by Diocesan decree on February 13, 1857 through Superior approval...
Lapu-Lapu's battle against a Chinese pirate
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - April 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Years before the Battle of Mactan (April 27, 1521) Lapu-Lapu defeated the attack of a Chinese pirate on the island of Mactan.
The Visayans of the Supreme Court
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - April 20, 2018 - 12:00am
So far, two Cebuanos have had the privilege of having been appointed as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, they were Marcelo Briones Fernan, from July 1, 1988 to December 6, 1991 (a nephew of the jurist, writer...
Don Vicente Sottos' defiance of the Supreme Court, in defense of Press Freedom
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - April 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Today is the 141st birth anniversary of the first Filipino who openly defied the Supreme Court. Don Vicente Yap Sotto was no ordinary respondent of a disbarment case, because it was the Supreme Court itself who instituted...
The Code of Calanciao
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - April 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Believed to have been written in 1433, centuries after the Maragtas Code was promulgated in 1212, the author of the code, Calanciao, was 81 years old then and lived in the hilly side of Pinamungajan, Cebu.
The Code of Calanciao (Lagda ni Calanciao) Part 1
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - April 13, 2018 - 12:00am
The book “Glimpses in History of Early Cebu” written by Lina Quimat narrates not only of the Code of Maragtas but of a later code promulgated in 1433 called the Code of Calanciao. Believed to have been...
The Code of Maragtas (Bala-od Maragtas)
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - April 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The book "Glimpses in History of Early Cebu" written by Lina Quimat in 1980 tells of a code written by a Cebuano and not by several datus from Borneo, contrary to what has been said by others to us.
The opium frame-up of Yap Buyco/Yap Buya in 1910
by Clarence Paul Oaminal - April 9, 2018 - 12:00am
On February 14, 1910, in the town of Dalaguete, Cebu, a clerk of the Cebu Police Force, entered into a scheme with two policemen from Dalaguete, for the purpose of getting money by intimidation from a Chinaman by...
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