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The Road to Malacañang: A Brief History of the Presidential Elections (part 3)
Its 1965, it was the good old times, it was the first time since 1935 that the country was experiencing and economic boom. Life was good and everything seems to be alright but we can never know for sure if the people running the country are satisfied the things that are going on. People always want to be rich and powerful and so being president gives you all the opportunity to achieve that age-old obsession in the field of politics.
The Road to Malacañang: A Brief History of the Presidential Elections (part 2)
After 300 years of Spanish colonial rule and 50 years of American administration, the Philippines is now an independent nation. And President Manuel Roxas was inaugurated on the historic day of July 4, 1946. The Star Spangled Banner has been unfurled for the last time and now the national flag flew on its own for the first time.
The Road to Malacañang: A Brief History of the Presidential Elections (part 1)
The President of the Philippines resides in the Spanish-era building called the Malacañang Palace. As the official seat of power, it is the aspiring presidentiables’ main goal. As the 2010 Presidential Elections is counting down, presidential candidates have already unveiled their plans as to how they will serve the country if they are elected as president.