Since January, work was heavy. Dakul nagtataram: Maray pa ngaya an trabaho mo pa-easy-easy lang. I smiled and murmured to myself: Kung aram mo lang. It was seven months. Pero pagmate ko, it was seven decades. Lalo pa kung maagi ka sa mauntog na dinayang highway asin mamrublema sa traffic sa Legazpi o kaya mapagalan … Continue reading A break, at last!
Many are kept in suspense for the family tree of the Imperials in Albay. Apologies for that. Hinahalat ko pa kaya su inputs kan ibang miyembro kan Imperial Clan who promised to share what they know. But while we are still waiting for inputs, below is a work in progress copy of the family tree. … Continue reading Family Tree of the Imperials: A Work in Progress
One of the highly commented articles here in Biklish is the Past Governors of Bicol (though that, actually, discusses only the governors of Albay). At the end of the article is a wish (or hope) that one day, we can come up also with the basic biographies of said governors. Luckily, we have Netizens and … Continue reading Ramon Santos and the Bikolano Martyrs of 1896
In the early part of 2008, I wrote a paper for the Institute for Popular Democracy (which I also presented in the PPSA) on the decline of the Imperials of Albay Province. The paper concludes that if the clan will not reinvent itself and if the members of the clan's later generation will not step … Continue reading The Imperials in Bicol History (Last of the Series)
The following are the Congressional Election Results for Albay in Region V based on the May 16, 2010 data from the Commission on Elections: First District LAGMAN, Edcel C. LAKAS KABALIKAT NG MALAYANG PILIPINO CHRISTIAN MUSLIM DEMOCRATS 129,083 BRIZUELA, Wilfredo L. LIBERAL PARTY 24,993 Second District BICHARA, Al Francis D. NACIONALISTA PARTY 117,611 APIN, Amelia … Continue reading 2010 Congressional election results — Albay