, Calulot said, surrendered after 'realizing the sincerity of the peace-building efforts of 16th Infantry Battalion troop in the area.'
A message from the organisers said: "We apologise that we are unable to programme Blas
at the normal time, but hope you will keep looking in for further announcements and stick with us when we do run the festival."
For a college dropout like Ka Blas
to have served the country during successive administrations from Marcos to Arroyo, as labor minister, constitutional commissioner, senator, senate president and secretary of foreign affairs, while maintaining a weekly column for Panorama Magazine and Manila Bulletin, affirms the statesmanship that he possessed.
Aguinaldo, the guest of honor and speaker, rekindled Ka Blas
's immeasurable contribution to the country especially in the labor and employment sectors and shared before thousands of Bulakenyos what the 'Father of Philippine Labor Code' has said that had inspired him.
Alvarez, Gumahad and Blas
were taken in Barangay Liang on April 29.
The hero of the novel, Gil Blas
, is born in poverty to a chambermaid and a stable-hand but is educated by his uncle.
article includes a link to an enlightening blog entry by our Bi Champion, Jessie Atkinson (introduced by our excellent Chair of Enfys, the Cardiff University LGBT+ staff network, Karen Cooke).
One of Argentina's best-known footballers is called Blas
Giunta, while the former drummer with American glam rock band Slaughter went by the name Blas