Philippines Issued Stamps on Independence Day

philippines stampsIn observance of Philippine Independence Day on 12th June the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost)releases 4 of the prominent and historic landmarks visited during Independence Day celebrations.These are the Jose Rizal National Monument in Rizal Park, Manila; Barasoain Church in Malolos, Bulacan; President Emilio Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit, Cavite; and the Andres Bonifacio Monument in Caloocan City.The annual observance of Philippine Independence Day was signed into a law by former President Diosdado Macapagal through Republic Act No. 4166 on August 4, 1964. According to Philippine history, the declaration of Independence was held on June 12, 1898 by General Emilio Aguinaldo and Filipino revolutionary forces from the Spanish colonization. The Philippines flag was raised and its national anthem was played for the first time in 1898.

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