Historical Calendar. National Historical Institute, Manila, 1996.
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1898 Representatives of the provinces meet at Barasoain Church, in Malolos, Bulacan, and convene the revolutionary Congress, which drafts the Constitution of the First Philippine Republic. La Republica Filipina, founded by Pedro A. Paterno, starts publication. The Filipino forces withdraw, as requested by General Otis, from the limits of the city of Manila, with exception of the districts of Paco and Pandacan, south of the Pasig river. 1902 The Government telegraph and telephone lines are transferred from the United States Signal Corps to the Civil Government and placed under the charge of the chief of the Philippine Constabulary.