Will the Philippines turn out to be higher underneath one other title?
Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary Alejano believes the country needs to be renamed since “the Philippines” was given by Spanish colonizers.
In House Bill 5867, Alejano proposed the creation of a Geographic Renaming Commission to check what the country’s new title needs to be.
The proposed fee, which might be given one yr to provide you with a new title, might be composed of three representatives from the next businesses: the national Commission for Culture and the Arts, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines and the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino.
Alejano, a former soldier, mentioned it’s time for the country to have a new title selected by the individuals since a number of nations which have been colonized have reverted to their former pre-colonial title.
The transfer, he mentioned, gave the international locations “a sense of national pride and identity as a free people.”
In distinction Alejano mentioned the identification of the country and its individuals have been “muddled” due to the entry of assorted colonizers.
“Felipenas, Filipinas, Pilipinas, Philippines- which of these is the correct name for our country? It is high time for us to have a name which benefits us and is universal to all,” he mentioned.