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Flores de Mayo (flowers of May), sometimes called Flores de Maria is a flower festival celebrated annually in May to honor the Virgin Mary.




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"Happy Women's Day, Mindy! I am Hazel, a soon-to-be mom! I'm so excited to finally hold my baby boy in my arms this June (my due date). I am currently working and I am confused over whether or not I have the right to avail of maternity leave. Can you enlighten me? Thanks! -Hazel"


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Under the Social Security Act of 1997 (Republic Act No. 8282), employers shall give any pregnant employee who was able to render an aggregate service of at least six months for the last twelve months a maternity leave whether or not she is married to the father of the child. A maternity leave consists of two weeks prior to the expected delivery date and four weeks after normal delivery, with full pay based on her regular or average weekly wages. It could be extended to seventy-eight (78) days in case of a cesarean section delivery. A pregnant woman who is an SSS member should have paid at least three monthly contributions in the twelve-month period preceding the semester of childbirth in order to be paid a daily maternity benefit. The employer will cover maternity leave for the first four deliveries by a woman employee. May you have a safe delivery! God bless! :)

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Cover to the El Indio compilation.

El Indio is an adventure komiks novel written and illustrated by Francisco V. Coching and published in the pages of Pilipino Komiks from 1952 - 1953. It tells the story of Fernando, a handsome and dashing Spanish mestizo who went back to the Philippines to exact revenge on his father who he believed abandoned him and his mother Blanquita. There he discovered the cruel and oppressive colonial government, and joined the rebels in the fight against the oppressors as El Indio. El Indio was the sequel to Coching's popular series, Sabas, Ang Barbaro and is one the most popular and most successful of all his komiks novels.


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  • May 6, 1942 – Corregidor, which was the strongest fortress of the United States in the Orient, was surrendered unconditionally to the Japanese army. Its surrender marked the total collapse of defense against the Japanese invasion.
  • May 6, 1897Katipunan Supremo Andres Bonifacio, along with his brother Procopio, was declared “guilty” of the charges by the group of Emilio Aguinaldo, to be punished by being shot to death.


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Fabian Cueto de la Rosa (5 May 1869-14 December 1937) was a Philippine painter noted for his realistic portraits, genre paintings, and landscapes in subdued colors. Aurelio S. Alvero divides his works into three periods: in the first period, the emphasis is academic, detailing figures but forgetting atmosphere; the second period shows a transition of focus on academic figures to atmosphere; in his third period, emphasis is on play of colors in favor of massing and spacing, blurring figures almost into abstractions.


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