By Ignacio R. Bunye May 22, 2015 Battles that changed the course of history (Epilogue) Like most Filipinos who suffered during the war, President Elpidio Quirino had every reason to hate the Japanese. Yet when he had the opportunity, he never exacted revenge. In an extra-ordinary display of national forgiveness and statesmanship, Quirino pardoned the […]
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Agus VI HEP The Agus VI HEP is a 200 MW hydroelectric power plant. It is the oldest among the six (6) cascading power plants. With five (5) generating units, Agus VI has proven to be a steady source of electric power in Mindanao. Construction of the project was authorized by the late President Elpidio […]
Born to a family of modest means in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Elpidio Quirino was a self-made man of firm determination and burning ambition. While studying in Vigan High School, the young Elpidio taught in Barrio Caparia-an of the adjacent town of Caoayan. He earned enough to finance his transfer to Manila High School, after which […]
Elpidio, was noted for his persuasive presentation of arguments, a devastating wit and a sense of humor.
TEACHERS SHOULD SPREAD LIGHT Extemporaneous remarks before teachers, June 5, 1951 You are the first light that they see in their community. – Pres. Elpidio Quirino See full article here Source: Juan Collas, The Quirino Way : Collection of Speeches and Addresses by Quirino, Elpidio (Manila: Juan Collas, 1955), p […]
Message of Ramon A. Pedrosa on the occasion of the Centenary of President Elpidio Quirino. It is a great honor for me to have been asked by the family of President Elpidio Quirino and by the Board of Trustees of the foundation to assist in remembering the President. It is an honor that also belongs to […]
Message of Salvador P. Lopez on the occasion of the Centenary of President Elpidio Quirino. In the year 1990, 36 years after his death, and on the occasion of the centennial anniversary of his birth, (November 16, 1990) it should be possible to examine objectively the life and career of President Elpidio Quirino, identify his contributions […]
Message of President Corazon C. Aquino on the occasion of the Centenary of President Elpidio Quirino. I am pleased to join the family, friends and the rest of our countrymen in paying honor to President Elpidio Quirino on the occasion of his birth centenary this year. I am pleased to join the family, friends and […]