The Philippine Army Museum is located southwest of the Headquarters, of the Philippine Army Complex at Fort Andres Bonifacio in Makati City, Manila. It is a replication of the old facility that used to be located at MacArthur Avenue corner Memorial Road, Fort Andres Bonifacio, Makati City. The museum is a repository of Antique guns, cannons, tanks and other relics of World War II as well as captured paraphernalia, ammunitions and weapons of the New People’s Army (NPA). The Philippine Army Museum and Library Foundation, Inc. was dismantled and rebuilt piece by piece to its present site. The Museum “tells” the story of the Philippine Army from 1898 up to the present. It is open from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday to Friday. For $1.50 one will be taken on a tour of the museum by a civilian. The PAMLFI is located at the Philippine Army Continue reading
The Libingan ng mga Bayani or the Cemetery of the Heroes is the final resting place of 33,520 Filipinos who laid their lives for the country during the Second World War. Dignitaries and personnel of the Philippine military from privates to generals are also buried here. The Republic Memorial Cemetery at Fort McKinley was established in May 1947 as a fitting tribute to the gallant Filipino men and women who brought honor to the country and fought for the sake of freedom and democracy. On October 27, 1954, the Memorial Cemetery was renamed Libingan Ng Mga Bayani by the late President Ramon Magsaysay. Presidential Proclamation No. 208 was then issued by President Ferdinand E. Marcos on May 28, 1967, to reserve an area of 142 hectares from the Fort Bonifacio Military Reservation. This was intended for National Continue reading
SM Prime’s latest shopping mall offering, SM Aura Premier, is designed to stand out from the neighboring buildings not only through visual aesthetics, but also with well-designed architectural and operational highlights for the enjoyment and convenience of customers, tenants, and employees alike. The SM Aura Premier shopping experience is at its intuitive best – offering the brightest in global and local fashion, housing new flagship stores, and providing world-class service with the distinct SM touch, acclaimed in the retail industry for decades. Continue reading
The Fort Bonifacio Global City, also known simply as ‘The Fort’, is a highly urbanized district in Taguig City in Metro Manila. Bonifacio, south-east of Manila, a large real estate investment marketed as Bonifacio Global City, is actually a former American Fort built during the American colonial period that served as a detention centre for dissidents under the Marcos regime.
Fort Bonifacio was a specified territory of Hacienda Maricaban during the early Spanish era. The US government acquired this 25.78 square kilometer property within the area of dispute between Taguig and Pateros to be transformed for military purposes during the American period. The area was named in honor of US President William McKinley in Continue reading
From Guadalupe MRT Station or Market-Market, take the FTI-C5 jeepney. It will take 20 minutes from Guadalupe MRT Station and 7 minutes from Market-Market. Continue reading
The Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in the Philippines occupies 152 acres on a prominent plateau, visible at a distance from the east, south and west. It contains the largest number of graves of our military dead of World War II, a total of 17,201, most of whom lost their lives in operations in New Guinea and the Philippines. The headstones are aligned in 11 plots forming a generally circular pattern, set among masses of a wide variety of tropical trees and shrubbery. Continue reading