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Balangiga Massacre is an incident which occurred on September 28, 1901. Residents of Balangiga killed the American soldiers in an unforeseen attack using only their swords (tabak). The locals surprised the American troops at their breakfast table with an outraging attack using their bolos in retaliation for the destruction or confiscation of their food stocks, and their mission to free their fellowmen who had been held for forced labor and detained for days starving in congested conditions.



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"Hi, Mindy! I just graduated and I am still waiting for the return calls from the companies I tried applying to. I'm kinda bored. Can you please give me tips on how to make my free time productive? -Jem"


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Always keep yourself informed and updated. Always take time to learn. Take crash courses, get certifications, read books and magazines, or study online tutorials, ebooks, and blogs. Do some volunteer work. It would benefit you and your employer since you can gain valuable work experience while your employer can get the job done for free. Every experience counts. It can add up to your resume as well. Do freelance or part-time work to earn money until you finally find a regular job. Lastly, enjoy your time off and spend time with family and friends because soon, you'll be busy at work.

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Teks is a popular Filipino card game played by children. The cards used in the game (called teks) are very small, about a quarter of the size of regular playing cards. The game relies heavily on betting which side will come up, and is decided by flicking the teks in the air. Some players slap the cards against each other in a high five for added effect. Players usually favor a specific card to use as the card they'll flip while all the other cards are basically act as betting currency. Children have devised numerous ways to affect the outcome of the flip. Some fold the card a certain way while some use the cards most softened by age.


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  • September 20, 1899 – President Emilio Aguinaldo issued a decree instructing competent teachers and principals to teach subjects to students of secondary schools.
  • September 20, 1934 – Filipino delegates to the National Assembly were elected. Half were elected by provincial and municipal officials from the list provided by Kapisanan ng Paglilingkod sa Bagong Pilipinas (KALIBAPI), while the other half was composed of provincials and city mayors deemed by the Constitution of the Second Philippine Republic as the assembly's ex-oficio members.


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Josefa Llanes Escoda, also known as the "Florence Nightingale of the Philippines" is a war heroine, suffragette, great civic leader and social worker. She was a well-known Filipino women’s right advocate who also became one of the founders of the Mga Batang Babaeng Tagapagmanman ng Pilipinas or Girl Scouts of the Philippines.


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