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The Malolos Congress was the constituent assembly of the First Philippine Republic. It drafted the Malolos Constitution. Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ... Flag Anthem: Himno Nacional Filipina Location of Filipinas in Asia Capital Bacoor, Cavite Malolos, Bulacan January 23, 1899-March 29, 1899 San Isidro, Nueva Ecija March 29, 1899-May 9, 1899 Palanan, Isabela September 6, 1900-March 23, 1901 Language(s) Spanish (official), Tagalog Government Republic President  - 1898-1901 Emilio... Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1987 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Political clans Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      The Constitution of the Philippines (Saligang Batas ng Pilipinas in...

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Political Constitution

Following the declaration of independence from Spain by the Revolutionary Government, a congress was held in Malolos, Bulacan in 1899 to draw up a constitution for the First Philippine Republic. It was the first republican constitution in Asia. The document states that the people have exclusive sovereignty. It states basic civil rights, separated the church from the state, and called for the creation of an Assembly of Representatives which would act as the legislative body. It also calls for a Presidential form of government with the president elected for a term of four years by a majority of the Assembly. Malolos is a city in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Bulacan Region: Central Luzon (Region III) Capital: Malolos City Founded: 1572 Population: 2000 census—2,234,088 (4th largest) Density—851 per km² (5th highest) Area: 2,625. ... Flag Anthem: Himno Nacional Filipina Location of Filipinas in Asia Capital Bacoor, Cavite Malolos, Bulacan January 23, 1899-March 29, 1899 San Isidro, Nueva Ecija March 29, 1899-May 9, 1899 Palanan, Isabela September 6, 1900-March 23, 1901 Language(s) Spanish (official), Tagalog Government Republic President  - 1898-1901 Emilio...


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is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ...

Legislation

Major legislation

Legislation Enactment Ratification
Declaration of Independence[1] June 12, 1898 September 29, 1898
Declaration of War against the United States February 4, 1899 February 4, 1899
Malolos Constitution
Approval September 15, 1898 November 29, 1898
Ratification November 29, 1898 January 21, 1899

Leadership (Liderato)

  • President of the Revolutionary Government/First Philippine Republic (Presidente del Revolucionario de Gobierno/Primer República Filipina):
Emilio Aguinaldo
  • Prime Minister of the Revolutionary Government/First Philippine Republic (Primer Ministro del Revolucionario de Gobierno - Presidente del Consejos de Gobierno/Primer República Filipina):
Apolinario Mabini
Pedro Paterno elected on May 7, 1899
  • President of the Assembly of Representatives (Presidente del Asamblia de Representantes):
Pedro Paterno

Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy (March 22, 1869 – February 6, 1964) was a Filipino general, politician, and independence leader. ... Apolinario Mabini y Maranan (July 23, 1864—May 13, 1903), also known as the Sublime Paralytic, was a Filipino theoretician who wrote the constitution for the first Philippine republic of 1899-1901, and served as its first prime minister in 1899. ... Pedro Alejandro Paterno (February 27, 1858—March 11, 1911) was a Filipino statesman as well as a poet and writer. ... Pedro Alejandro Paterno (February 27, 1858—March 11, 1911) was a Filipino statesman as well as a poet and writer. ...

Cabinet Members

  • Minister of Finance (Ministro de Finanzas):
Mariano Trias
Hugo Ilagan elected on May 7, 1899
  • Minister of the Interior (Ministro de Interior):
Teodoro Sandico
Severino de las Alas elected on May 7, 1899
  • Minister of War (Ministro de Guerra):
Baldomero Aguinaldo
Mariano Trias elected on May 7, 1899
  • Minister of Welfare (Ministro del Bienestar):
Gracio Gonzaga
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs (Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores):
Apolinario Mabini
Leon Ma. Guerrero elected on May 7, 1899
  • Minister of Public Instruction (Ministro de la Instrucción Pública):
Aguedo Velarde
  • Minister of Public Works and Communication (Ministro de la Obras Públicas y Comunicación):
Maximo Paterno
  • Minister of Public Works and Communication (Ministro de la Obras Públicas y Comunicación):
Leon Ma. Guerrero

Mariano Trias y Closas (October 12, 1868 – February 22, 1914) was the first Vice President of the First Philippine Republic. ... Baldomero Aguinaldo (February 27, 1869—February 4, 1915) was a leader of the Philippine Revolution. ... Mariano Trias y Closas (October 12, 1868 – February 22, 1914) was the first Vice President of the First Philippine Republic. ... Apolinario Mabini y Maranan (July 23, 1864—May 13, 1903), also known as the Sublime Paralytic, was a Filipino theoretician who wrote the constitution for the first Philippine republic of 1899-1901, and served as its first prime minister in 1899. ...

Members

List of Congress members as of July 7, 1899, as certified by the President of Congress Pedro A. Paterno. is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Pedro Alejandro Paterno (February 27, 1858—March 11, 1911) was a Filipino statesman as well as a poet and writer. ...

District Delegate Status
Manila Teodoro Gonzales Leaño Elected
Felix Ferrer y Pascual Elected
Arsenio Cruz Herrera Elected
Mariano Limjap Appointed
Batangas Mariano Lopez Elected
Gregorio Aguilera Elected
Eduardo Gutierrez Appointed
Ambrosio Flores Appointed
Bulacan Ambrosio Rianzares Bautista Elected
Mariano Crisostomo Elected
Pedro Serrano Appointed
Trinidad Icasiano Appointed
Cavite José Basa Elected
Hugo Ilagan Elected
Jose Salamanca Elected
Severino de las Alas Appointed
Ambos Camarines Justo Lucban Elected
Tomas Arejola Elected
Valeriano Velarde Appointed
Mariano Quien Appointed
Ilocos Sur Vicente Fos Elected
Ignacio Villamor Elected
Francisco Tongson Appointed
Mena Crisologo Appointed
Ilocos Norte Gregorio Aglipay Elected
Martin Garcia Elected
Pio Romero Appointed
Jose Luna Appointed
Quintin Donato Appointed
Pedro A. Paterno Appointed
Laguna Higinio Benitez Elected
Graciano Cordero Elected
Manuel Sityar Appointed
Mauricio Ilagan Appointed
Pampanga Joaquin Gonzales Elected
Jose R. Infante Elected
Ramon Vengson Appointed
Enrique Macapinlac Appointed
Pangasinan Vicente del Prado Elected
Antonio Feliciano Elected
Sebastian de Castro Appointed
Adriano Garces Appointed
Iloilo Esteban de la Rama Appointed
Melecio Figueroa Appointed
Venancio Concepcion Appointed
Tiburcio Hilario Appointed
Cebu Ariston Bautista Appointed
Trinidad Pardo de Tavera Appointed
Felix David Appointed
Francisco Macabulos Soliman Appointed
Leyte Simplicio del Rosario Appointed
Rafael Guerrero Appointed
Marciano Zamora Appointed
Luis Navarro Appointed

Nickname: Motto: Linisin Ikarangal Maynila Map of Metro Manila showing the location of Manila Coordinates: 14°35 N 121° E Country Region Districts 1st to 6th districts of Manila Barangays 897 Incorporated (city) June 10, 1574 Government  - Mayor Alfredo Lim (2007-2010; GO)  - Vice Mayor Isko Moreno (AM/PDP-Laban... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Bulacan Region: Central Luzon (Region III) Capital: Malolos City Founded: 1572 Population: 2000 census—2,234,088 (4th largest) Density—851 per km² (5th highest) Area: 2,625. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Cavite Region: CALABARZON (Region IV-A) Capital: Trece Martires City Founded: March 10, 1917 Population: 2000 census—2,163,161 (5th largest) Density—1,590 per km² (Highest) Area: 1,297. ... Ambos Camarines was a province of the Philippines. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Ilocos Sur Region: Ilocos Region (Region I) Capital: Vigan City Founded: 1572 Population: 2000 census—594,206 (41st largest) Density—230 per km² (34th highest) Area: 2,579. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Ilocos Norte Region: Ilocos Region (Region I) Capital: Laoag City Founded: — Population: 2000 census—514,241 (48th largest) Density—151 per km² (27th lowest) Area: 3,399. ... Gregorio Labayan Aglipay was born on May 8, 1860 in Batac, Ilocos Norte, an orphan who grew up in the tobacco fields in the last volatile decades of the Spanish occupation of the Philippines. ... Pedro Alejandro Paterno (February 27, 1858—March 11, 1911) was a Filipino statesman as well as a poet and writer. ... Laguna is a province of the Philippines found in the CALABARZON region in Luzon. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Pampanga Region: Central Luzon (Region III) Capital: City of San Fernando Founded: December 11, 1571 Population: 2000 census—1,882,730 (10th largest) Density—863 per km² (4th highest) Area: 2,180. ... Pangasinan, officially Province of Pangasinan (Pangasinan: Luyag na Pangasinan), is one of the provinces of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Iloilo is a province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region. ... For other uses, see Cebu (disambiguation). ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Leyte Region: Eastern Visayas (Region VIII) Capital: Tacloban City Founded: 1543 and March 10, 1917 Population: 2000 census—1,592,336 (14th largest) Density—279 per km² (24th highest) Area: 5,712. ...

See also

Philippine Congress Session Hall The legislative power is vested in Congress, which consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives. ... The Senate of the Philippines is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the Philippines, the Congress of the Philippines. ... Type Lower house Houses House of Representatives House Speaker Jose De Venecia, Jr. ...

References

  1. ^ The Act of Declaration of Philippine Independence

External links

  • History of the Senate. Senate of the Philippines. Retrieved on 2007-04-01.
  • The LAWPHi'L Project - Philippine Laws and Jurispudance Databank. Arellano Law Foundation. Retrieved on 2006-09-16.

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

Further reading

  • Philippine House of Representatives Congressional Library
  • The Presidents of the Senate of the Republic of the Philippines. ISBN 971-8832-24-6. 
  • Pobre, Cesar P.. Philippine Legislature 100 Years. ISBN 971-92245-0-9. 

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