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2.03.2006

Blas Ople



Blas Ople
AKA Blas Fajardo Ople

  • 1st and only Filipino elected president of the 60th general assembly of the International Labor Organization in Geneva, Switzerland (ILO, 1975)
  • Author of the Labor Code
  • Author of 1987 Philippine Constitution


QUOTE
"Globalization has provided more opportunities and greater choices for people to travel the world in search of livelihood."

ALIAS
"Ka Blas"


DATE OF BIRTH
February 3, 1927

BIRTHPLACE
Hagonoy, Bulacan, Philippines

FATHER: Felix Antonio Ople
MOTHER: Segundina Fajardo

WIFE: Susana Vasquez
Blas and Susana have 7 children.


YEAR OF DEATH
December 14, 2003



USEFUL LINKS

Blas F. Ople
Personal Information: Ople, Blas Fajardo
Philippines – Death of Foreign Secretary Blas Ople Senators Pay Last Respects To Ople at Emotional Necrological Rites
Ople officially named 'father of overseas employment'
Renewed Faith In Our United Nations

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  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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