Schedule of events

In light of the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Manila, various institutions from the public and private sector have organized events that tackle the heroes, their struggle, and the great stories of one of the bloodiest battles of World War II in the Pacific Theater. Everyone is invited to attend, participate, continue reading : Schedule of events

The Leyte Landing

In 1944, the Imperial Japanese Forces still had a firm grip on the Philippines—even though the war has been going in favor of the Allies, who have been steadily gaining ground in the Pacific, since Japan’s defeat in the Battle of Midway (June 4 – 7, 1942). The Allied Forces had isolated Rabaul, and cleared continue reading : The Leyte Landing

Executive Order No. 94, s. 1944

Signed on September 30, 1944: Authorizing Justices of the Peace of Judges of Municipal Courts to act in criminal cases in the absence, disqualification or inability of Judges of First Instance.

Executive Order No. 89, s. 1944

Signed on September 27, 1944: Changing the designations of Chief, First Assistant Chief and Second Assistant Chief of Constabulary and providing a new scale of salaries therefor.

Executive Order No. 87, s. 1944

Signed on September 14, 1944: Providing for the payment of an anniversary gratuity to commemorate the completion on October 14, 1944, of the first year of the Republic of the Philippines equivalent to three months’ basic salaries and wages to officials, employees, and laborers of the national, provincial, city and municipal governments and of the government-owned or controlled corporations.

Executive Order No. 85, s. 1944

Signed on September 8, 1944: Vesting in the Minister of Economic Affairs the powers, duties and functions exercised by the President of the Republic of the Philippines over government-owned or controlled corporations or associations, and the power of supervision and control over all corporations or associations dealing in foodstuffs and other prime commodities organized by the former Japanese military administration and subsequently transferred to the Republic of the Philippines.