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Twitter trolls hijack PCDSPO’s #PartnerForChange campaign

With the aim of further intensifying the public’s anticipation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s inauguration today, the Presidential Communication Development and Strategic Planning Office (PCDSPO) urged Twitter users to use the hashtag #PartnerForChange. In return, they will receive a virtual personalized message from the new President.

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EID’L FITR | July 6 2016 declared a holiday nationwide

UPDATE, JULY 4:  Muslims all over the world will be observing the end of the holy month of Ramadan or Eid’l Fitr this first week of July. In connection to this, President Rodrigo Duterte has signed Proclamation #6 declaring July 6, 2016 (Wednesday) as a nationwide holiday. Ramadan

The Filipino Scribe demands apology from FHM Philippines

The Filipino Scribe demands an apology from FHM Philippines

Mr. Allan A. Madrilejos Team Editor, www.FHM.com.ph Dear Mr. Mardilejos, This is Mark Madrona, a college professor and owner of the news blog The Filipino Scribe (www.FilipinoScribe.com). I am writing this letter to call your attention regarding an article you published last May 6 titled “Six Incredulously

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July 1 2016 declared holiday in Davao provinces

The four provinces in Region XI, Davao Occidental, Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, and Davao del Sur, will be celebrating their 49th foundation anniversary this July 1. The day is a public holiday on the said provinces by virtue of Republic Act (RA) 6380. The

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Buwan ng Wika 2016 tema: “Filipino: Wika ng Karunungan”

Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa 2016 Kada Agosto ng bawat taong-akademiko, ang “Buwan ng Wika” ay isa sa mga pinaka-aabangang kaganapan sa lahat ng mga paaralan, mapa-elementarya, sekondarya, at maging sa kolehiyo.  Ayon sa Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino (KWF), ang tema ng pagdiriwang ngayong taon ay “Filipino:

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Will Arroyo be finally free under the Duterte administration?

With only ten days to go before incoming President Rodrigo Duterte officially begins his six-year term, former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has a lot of reasons to be optimistic. Even before he officially declared his presidential bid, Duterte accused the government of

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COMELEC allows Liberal Party to disregard the campaign finance law

In a stunning move, Commission on Election (COMELEC) Commissioner Christian Lim resigned from his position as the head of the poll body’s Campaign Finance Office Friday night. When contacted by Rappler.com, Lim said that his decision is because of the COMELEC’s recent “policy shift” on

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Jose David Lapuz as CHED Chair? His former students says no way.

President-elect Rodrigo Duterte last week announced the appointment of Dr. Jose David Lapuz as the next chairperson of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), succeeding Dr. Patricia Licuanan. Duterte used to be Lapuz’ student when he was a student of the Lyceum of the Philippines