Superhero Culture In The Country

Superhero Culture In The Country


Transport Coop. Provides More Than 25k Free ‘Green Cards’ For Cashless Transactions

A transport cooperative operating in Las Piñas provides 25,735 passengers with the means to safely board and ride their solar electric jeepneys along the route of Alabang to Zapote.

The Importance Of Deepening Ties And Friendship On Online English Education

51Talk hosts the 2020 Sino-Philippines Educational Exchanges in celebration of the 45th anniversary of the founding of bilateral relations between the Philippines and China.

DBP Backs Public Transport Sector Recovery

DBP is working closely with the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) in finding financial solutions to aid the country's transportation sector due to the difficulties presented by the pandemic.

Superheroes, a symbol of hope and patriotism that had been in the Philippines. With one of the more recent heroes being Marvel Comics Wave. A Philippine Heroine whose first appearance was defending the Philippine Sea against intruders. This is only one of the many superheroes who have left an impact on our country.

Many of the older heroes seem to be more of a parody of their western counterparts. Examples of such would be Captain Barbel, Darna, and Gagamboy. They are all distinct, but one could not help but feel that they are just rip-offs of the West, but at the same time, all of those films were Box Office Hits.

However, we also have heroes who are not as well known, acting more as anti-heroes such as Alexandra Trese.

Then we have normal heroes, one we could list down is Ricardo Dalisay from Probinsyano. The culture of heroes in our country, especially superheroes is so prominent that most of the media that we consume is superheroes.

We’ve ended up seeing more and more of them, especially in the media, where they grow larger and larger, becoming iconic figures, that may not be as large as those in western depictions, but large enough that a mention of their names brings us memories of their identities.

I feel that this culture stems from our focus on real-life heroes, such as Rizal, Bonifacio, and other similar figures. They are truly important figures in our history and something that we’ve been enamored with as a country for some time.

There is also a possibility that the reason why we are so enamored with such heroes is because of our fear of thinking big, or our inability of such. Therefore we project onto these characters who have shown greatness and achievements.

In the end, our love of superheroes stems from our personalities. We will always love them or find a way to love them.

DSWD Allots P298-M For COVID-19 Response In C. Visayas

The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas announces that it has allocated PHP298.1 million for the COVID-19 response in the region.

Gatchalian Sounds Alarm On Low Teacher Licensure Exam Results

Gatchalian sounds the alarm on the low passing rates of the Licensure Examination for Teachers as he reiterates the need to improve the quality of teacher education and training in the country.

Zambo City Readies For Measles Supplemental Immunization Program

Preparations are underway for the measles-rubella supplemental immunization activity scheduled from October 26 to November 25 in Zamboanga City.

Bello: DOLE Eyes Europe As Potential New Market For Displaced OFWs

The government is looking at Europe as an alternative market for displaced overseas Filipino workers.

Angeles City To Release P19.7-M Add’l Bonus To Employees

Angeles City is set to release PHP19.74 million additional bonus for 1,316 city hall employees despite the pandemic.

3 Deleted Scenes From ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ That Will Change Everything

"Crazy Rich Asians" is out now on Netflix! After seeing the movie, you might want to check out these never-before-seen clips:

SC To Tackle Manila Bay Rehab Case Nov. 3

Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta and other Supreme Court officials inspected the Manila Bay on Wednesday morning to see the progress of its rehabilitation in connection with a case pending before the tribunal.

Leyte Students Cross Town Border To Get Phone Signal

For secondary learners of upland Mahagnao village in Leyte, communicating with their teachers means walking 4 km. to get to a neighboring town.

Gatchalian Seeks Inquiry Into Depleting Supply Of Malampaya Gas Field

Senator Win Gatchalian calls for a Senate inquiry on the issues surrounding the looming expiration of Service Contract 38 or the Malampaya Deep Water Gas-To-Power Project given its critical role in the country's energy security.

Mayor Evelio Leads Push For Full Devolution Of Powers To LGUs

Mayor Evelio Leonardia has underscored the significance of capacitating cities towards national development as he expressed support for the full devolution of powers to local government units in two years.