Today in Philippine History. On July 31, 1975, the National Housing Authority was created by virtue of Presidential Decree No. 757 dessolving all other existing housing agencies.
Today in Philippine History. July 31, 1946, PAL becomes first Asian airline to cross the Pacific when it operated a chartered Douglas DC-4 on the first of several flights to ferry home initially 40 US servicemen. Each crossing took 41 hours with fuelling stops at Guam, Wake, Kwajelein and Honolulu.
Eid al-Adha 2020 in Philippines began in the evening ofThursday, 30 Julyand ends in the evening of Friday, 31 July.
The death penalty as a capital punishment for heinous crimes is a continuing source of discussion and debate in the Philippines. The discussion was revived when President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated his call for a “swift passage of the law reviving the Death Penalty by lethal injection for crimes specified under the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002”, in his fifth State of the Nation Address last Monday, July 27, 2020.
Death penalty is the oldest penalty in human civilizations dating since the ancient times. Since then, there is no empirical data yet to support the claim that death penalty deters crime.
Today in Philippine History. On July 29, 1910, the Philippine Anti-Tuberculosis Society was founded in Manila by a group of Filipinos and Americans to combat the spread of tuberculosis.
Today in Philippine History. July 29, 1931, General Aguinaldo states that the Philippines is ready to assume the responsibilities of an independent nation.