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National Newspapers Published in the Philippines: The Manila Times, Manila Bulletin, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Standard Today

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Published in the Philippines has 0 reviews: Published May 31st 2010
ISBN : 9781156187340
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44 pages
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Chapters: The Manila Times, Manila Bulletin, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Standard Today, the Philippine Star, Sun.star, Businessworld. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 42. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membershipMoreChapters: The Manila Times, Manila Bulletin, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Standard Today, the Philippine Star, Sun.star, Businessworld. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 42. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Manila Times is the oldest existing English language newspaper in the Philippines. It is published daily by The Manila Times Publishing Corp. with editorial and administrative offices at 371 A. Bonifacio Drive, Port Area, Manila. It was founded on October 11, 1898, shortly after news that the Treaty of Paris would be signed, ending the Spanish-American War and transferring the Philippines from Spanish to American sovereignty. It presently bills itself as the fourth-largest newspaper in the Philippines in terms of circulation, beating the Manila Standard Today but still behind the Philippine Daily Inquirer, the Manila Bulletin and the Philippine Star. The current publisher and editor-in-chief is Fred de la Rosa. The city was in the midst of an uneasy peace and on the brink of another war when the paper named after itThe Manila Timesfirst hit the streets on October 11, 1898. Just a little over three weeks earlier, the President of the First Philippine Republic, Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo, had been forced to move out of his headquarters in Bacoor, Cavite, on orders of the commander of the American occupation forces (who had won the battle of Manila Bay on August 13 of that year). So to Malolos, Bulacan, trooped Aguinaldo and his followers to open the Revolutionary Congress on September 15. A fortnight later, all roads again led to Malolos, now the capital of the Republic, where Congress had ratified the proclamation of independence made in Kawit, Cavite, on June 12 of that year. Congress declared September 29 a public holiday in perpetuity. In his book Manila, My Manila, Nati...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=3348815