Front Pages 2011

Front Pages 2011: Rizal@150

Front Pages 2011: Rizal@150

Front pages of Bulletin, Inquirer, and Star, June 20

June 19, 2011. The Philippines commemorated the 150th birthday of Dr. Jose P. Rizal. President Benigno Aquino III, in a speech, called on fellow Filipinos to “be like Rizal.”

[Page One stories: Manila Bulletin | Philippine Daily Inquirer | Philippine Star]

Aquino attended the unveiling of a 22-foot brass statue of Rizal in the national hero’s birthplace, Calamba, Laguna.


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Front Pages 2011 is Pinoy Index’s way of looking back at notable events of 2011, as presented on the front page of the three leading broadsheet newspapers in the country: the Manila Bulletin, the Philippine Daily Inquirer, and the Philippine Star.

Images of newspaper front pages featured in this post are retrieved from the Bulletin e-paper site at, the Inquirer e-paper site at, and the Philippine Star archives.


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