Pepe Alas

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Alas during a history conference in Lucena City, Quezon.

José Mario “Pepe” Alas (born 18 July 1979) is a Filipino writer, historian, and translator, known for his rediscovery of the long-lost foundation date of Laguna Province, Philippines.

Alas is an advocate of the Spanish language in the Philippines.[1][2] He has co-written and published the biography of Abelardo "Captain Remo" Remoquillo, a World War II hero from San Pedro, Laguna where he had served as a history consultant from 2015 to 2017.[3]

It was in 2012 when he was commisioned to write an unfinished coffee table book about Laguna Province's history when he accidentally came across a proof of Laguna's long-lost foundation date.[4][5]

Personal life

Alas was born in Lucena City, Quezon but grew up in Parañaque and Las Piñas, Metro Manila. He graduated from Adamson University with a degree in Mass Communication in 2003. A former atheist, he married his long-time civil partner Jennifer Perey on 13 September 2013.[6] They have five children. Alas is a nephew of PBA coach Louie Alas and a cousin to basketball player Kevin Alas.[7]



  • Captain Remo: The Young Hero (Anatomy of Abelardo "Captain Remo" Remoquillo, the pride of San Pedro Tunasán, La Laguna) (2017)
  • Language in Literature (Philippine Literature 7) (textbook article) (2012)
  • San Marcelino Literary Folio: Sipi, Ipis, Pisi, Isip (vol. 9, no. 1, June 2004)
  • San Marcelino Literary Folio: Sipi, Ipis, Pisi, Isip (vol. 8, no. 1, June 2003)



Year Title Role Notes[8]
2012 El Idioma Español en Filipinas Himself Documentary
2016 Yaman Himself Documentary entry for Cinemalaya
2016 Barcelona: A Love Untold Dubbing supervisor: Spanish