Duterte reflects changing name of the Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he may one day change the name of the Philippines and that a past proposition to name the nation "Maharlika," a term related with the late tyrant Ferdinand Marcos, was a decent one. 

Duterte, who frequently disregards the Philippines' Spanish pioneer roots, said it may better to have the Philippines change its name to something that is more qualified for its "Malay" personality. 

"The Philippines was found by Magellan utilizing the cash of King Philip… Okay na iyan. Balang araw palitan natin. As a matter of fact tama si Marcos… energy niyang palitan - Maharlika," Duterte said in a discourse amid the appropriation of declarations of land possession grant in Maguindanao. 

The Philippines was named after Spain's King Philip II in the sixteenth century, when the nation was as yet a Spanish state. Spanish voyager Ruy Lopez de Villalobos was the person who brought forth the name "Las Islas Filipinas" for the archipelago. 

It was previous Sen. Eddie Ilarde who proposed through Parliamentary Bill 195 that the name of the Philippines be changed to Maharlika, which, supposedly signifies "honorably made." 

Be that as it may, "maharlika" implied freemen and not lords, sovereigns or nobles, as indicated by history specialists. 

There is additionally no archeological or recorded proof supporting the presence of a kingdom called "Maharlika" in Southeast Asia. 

The "Kingdom of Maharlika" is identified with the case that a group called Tagean-Tallano possesses the entire Philippine archipelago. In 2015, an alleged relative of the family, Julian Tallano, was accused of creating land titles in Metro Manila. 

Counterfeit MAHARLIKA UNIT 

Marcos additionally utilized "Maharlika" in faking his military records amid the World War 2, as indicated by US Army examiners. 

He professed to have told a gathering of guerrillas known as the "Maharlika Unit", yet as indicated by the New York Times, "Somewhere in the range of 1945 and 1948 different Army officers rejected Mr. Marcos' two solicitations for authority acknowledgment of the unit, calling his cases twisted, overstated, deceitful, opposing and preposterous. Armed force specialists at last inferred that Maharlika was an invented creation and that ''no such unit at any point existed'' as a guerrilla association amid the war." 

The New York Times included that the United States Veterans' Administration, helped by the Philippine Army, found in 1950 that a few people who had guaranteed participation in Maharlika really carried out "outrages" against Filipino regular folks as opposed to battling the Japanese and had occupied with "detestable action."

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