Rizal in Hong Kong

Topics: Philippines, Tagalog language, Manila Pages: 3 (661 words) Published: December 2, 2012
Rizal in Hong Kong
19 November 1891
In the evening Rizal arrived at Hong Kong.
26 November 1891
From Hong Kong Rizal sent to Manuel Camus in Singapore 20 copies of the Fili, 6of the Morga and 4 of the Noli. He gave Camus 25 percent commission for thebooks sold. 1 December 1891
He asked permission from his parents to join them in Manila in their sacrifices andat the same time, encouraged them to have a little endurance. He said: " I havelearned of the exile of four townmates to Jolo and of the return of my brother toManila. I have also learned that mother, Pangoy and Trining, have beensummoned again by the civil government. I am burning with desire to embraceyou. Patience, a little patience! Courage!" 6 December 1891

Francisco Mercado, Paciano and his brother-in-law, Silvestre Ubaldo, escapedfrom the Philippines to avoid persecution, and arrived at Hong Kong to join him. 12 December 1891
In a letter sent to Maria, one of his sisters in the Philippines, Rizal broached hisplan of establishing a Filipino colony in North British Borneo. 17 December 1891
On this day Governor General Despujol, offering his services and cooperation forthe common good. He wanted to point to the latter the ills of country in order tohelp cure the wounds of mal-administration. 27 December 1891

An article was published in the La Epoca carrying false news about Rizal’s stay inthe Philippines and his influence among the natives. This article carries noauthor’s name and was believed to have been inspired by a Dominican friar. December 1891

Rizal was visited by an Augustinian friar in his house. The friar pulled his ears andwanted to attack him. But Rizal stopped the intruder by twisting the latter’s hand. 25 January 1892
The duplicate of his diploma in Licentiate in Medicine and Surgery was issued bythe Ministry of Development in Madrid. 30 January 1892
In a letter, Juan Luna favorably endorsed Rizal’s plan of establishing a Filipinocolony in North Borneo. He wished Rizal luck...
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