On 12 June, at Aguinaldo's ancestral home in Cavite, Philippine independence was proclaimed and The Act of Declaration of Philippine Independence was read. The act had been prepared and written in Spanish by Ambrosio Rianzares Bautista, who also read its proclamation.

El Presidente vividly recaptured Philippine Revolution on the big screen inspired by the memoirs of Emilio Aguinaldo


 To begin with, El Presidente, official entry to the 38th Metro Manila Film Festival – also awarded 2nd Best Picture, is a good film that touches the turbulent periods in Philippine history. Every scene is carefully directed, no dragging moments, fast-paced, minimal suspense, and a take to replicate what really had happened during those period […]

Rewind: The Best of 2012.

Rewind: The Best of 2012


 As the New Year’s countdown is fast approaching and before 2012 ends, allow us to share to you all the best and happenings of this roller-coaster year that we took part of. From lifestyle, entertainment, news, travel, food, and everything in-between, Juan Manila Express was there to capture it all for us to share. So […]

Kris Aquino (left) and Gwen Zamora (right) shared something in common in the 38th Metro Manila Film Festival.

What do Kapuso star Gwen Zamora and Queen of All Media Kris Aquino have in common in this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival?


 Some of the entries to this year’s 38th Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) have met controversies and pull-out issues yet did produce films that Filipino moviegoers can be proud of. Superstar Nora Aunor and Dingdong Dantes bagged the Best Actress and Best Actor trophy for “Thy Womb” and “One More Try”, respectively. “El Presidente”, a […]