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Eight facts you might not know about the Philippine flag

Every Filipino knows the Philippine flag, but not everyone is familiar with its symbolism and history. Here are some facts that you might not have known about the national emblem: 1. The Philippine flag was heavily inspired by the US flag The similarity between the two flags is not mere coincidence….

Today in history: Laurel-Langley Agreement signed by US and Philippines

  The Laurel-Langley Agreement was signed and approved by both the American and Philippine governments on September 6, 1955. Senator Jose P Laurel and James M Langley negotiated terms of the agreement in December, 1954. The treaty was a revised US-Filipino trade agreement replacing the outdated Bell Trade Act. The prior…