Chinese in the Philippines during the Japanese occupation, 1942-1945
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Published by Published for the Asian Center, University of the Philippines Press in Quezon City .
Written in English



  • Philippines,
  • Philippines.


  • Chinese -- Philippines.,
  • Philippines -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945.

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Edition Notes

StatementAntonio S. Tan.
ContributionsUniversity of the Philippines. Asian Center.
LC ClassificationsDS666.C5 T365 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 144 p. ;
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3112363M
LC Control Number82220564

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Japanese Occupation of Philippines () Filed under: Philippines -- History -- Japanese occupation, The Fall of the Philippines, by Louis Morton (illustrated HTML at Ibiblio) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Filed under: Philippines -- History. Sugar and the Origins of Modern Philippine Society. During the Japanese occupation of the islands in World War II, there was an extensive Philippine resistance movement (Filipino: Kilusan ng Paglaban sa Pilipinas), which opposed the Japanese and their collaborators with active underground and guerrilla activity that increased over the years. Fighting the guerrillas – apart from the Japanese regular forces – were a Japanese-formed Bureau of. Because of its large size, its rugged terrain, and its location farthest from the center of Japanese occupation in the Philippines, Mindanao was particularly adaptable to the easy formation of guerrilla groups. Japanese troops held only a few main cities along its 1,mile coastline and paid little attention to the interior of the island. Japanese settlement in the Philippines or Japanese Filipino, refers to the branch of the Japanese diaspora having historical contact with and having established themselves in what is now the Philippines. This also refers to Filipino citizens of either pure or mixed Japanese descent currently residing in the country, the latter a result of intermarriages between the Japanese and local populations.

  During the Japanese Occupation, however, vernacular schools were the first to re-open which started with the primary schools in 20 Malay schools re-opened on 12 April and four days later, 10 Indian schools started class. In Syonan, they focused on teaching of the Japanese language and cultures. The Japanese language was taught in many ways. A helpful guide to occupation materials is The Philippines During the Japanese Regime, – An Annotated List of the Literature Published in or About the Philippine sDuring the Japanese Occupation? prepared by the Office of he Chief of Counter-intelligence, Philippine Research and Information Section, GHQ, AFPAC, APO , October The Philippine-Chinese Resistance Movement: Teresita Ang See The Huaqiao Warriors: Chinese Resistance Movement in the Philippines, By Yung Li Yuk-wai. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, pages. In , when the world commemorated the 50th anniversary of the end of.   The Lives of the Filipinosduringthe Occupation • During the occupation of the Japanese in the Philippines, they ran the Philippines with an iron hand. They instilled fear declared martial law. They imposed curfews, they ordered that anyone who opposes them or even those who are just accused of going against the Japanese were punished and killed.