By ELLEN T. TORDESILLAS TRANSPORTATION Secretary Joseph Emilio “Jun” Abaya is a great grandson of Emilio Aguinaldo, considered as the First President of the Philippines (1899–1901). Aguinaldo was head of the revolutionary forces that proclaimed Philippine independence from Spain on June 12, 1898 in Kawit, Cavite. The current box office sensation is Jerrold […]
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It’s June 12, Independence Day, and for some Filipinos, it meant a trip to the birthplace of the Philippine Republic in Kawit, Cavite, a lesson in geography, and even photo opportunities with the country’s first president, Emilio Aguinaldo.