Talambuhay ni Manuel Quezon refers to the biography of the late Manuel L. Quezon, a former Philippine president. "Talambuhay" is a Tagalog term that means "biography."Know More
Quezon was the second president of the Philippines, the first president of the
Commonwealth of the Philippines and the first president of the Philippine senate. He was born on August 19, 1878, in Baler, Tayabas. The province of Tayabas was later renamed Quezon in his honor.
Quezon was a lawyer who became a governor, a majority floor leader, a resident commissioner to the U.S. Congress and a senator before becoming the Philippines' second president. He was particularly known for passing the Jones Act, which led to Philippine independence from the U.S. in 1935.Learn more about Southeast Asia
The national sport of Malaysia is Sepak Takraw. It is a sport in which the players must kick a takraw (hollow ball made out of rattan or woven palm stems) over a net. It is similar to volleyball or badminton except players cannot use their hands.Full Answer >
Some famous Filipino composers include Allan Pineda Lindo, Levi Celerio and Nilo Alcala. Pineda and Celerio both compose music for live performances, and Alcala primarily composes for film.Full Answer >
As of May 2014, East West Bank does not maintain branch locations in the Philippines, according to its website. The institution operates out of multiple locations in the United States, the People's Republic of China and Taiwan. There are three full-service branches and four representative offices located overseas.Full Answer >
The country of Vietnam is located in Southeast Asia. It is bordered by China to the north, Cambodia to the west and Laos to the east.Full Answer >