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FALSE DECLARATIONS – Lying about your credentials can land you in jail

According to popular employment website Jobstreet.com, it is fairly common for job seekers to declare false information in their resumes. People routinely do that through various means – from declaring unearned degrees, to playing fast and loose with dates to cover employment gaps, to making

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PAANO MAGING BAYANI? | Ten standards in selecting Filipino heroes

The country’s celebration of the National Heroes Day tomorrow comes just two weeks before the scheduled burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. It is in fulfillment of a pledge that President Rodrigo Duterte repeatedly made during the campaign season.

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#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for August 27 2016

(Updated, 8:00 AM) Parts of Metro Manila and nearby provinces including Bataan, Batangas, Bulacan, Cavite, Pampanga, and Zambales have been experiencing occasional thunderstorms since Friday night, which caused intense traffic and flooding in certain areas. The weather disturbance is caused by the southwest monsoon or habagat,

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September 9 2016 declared holiday in Cebu – Sergio Osmeña Day

Filipinos nationwide will mark the 138th birth anniversary of the late President Sergio Osmeña Sr. this September 9. It is a special non-working holiday in the province of Cebu and its component cities as mandated by Republic Act (RA) 6953, which was signed into law by then-President Corazon Aquino in May 1990. The holiday

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Eid’l Adha – September 12 2016 Philippine holiday

UPDATED, SEPTEMBER 6 Filipino Muslims will join the rest of the Islamic world in observing Eid’l Adha or their annual feast of sacrifice this September 12, Monday. That day has been declared a regular national holiday by President Rodrigo Duterte through Proclamation 56, which was released

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What can be done to stop the youth from their hero-worship of Marcos?

Today is the 33rd death anniversary of the late Senator and Martial law-era opposition leader Benigno Aquino Jr. In previous years, various activities were held to commemorate his fight for the restoration of Philippine democracy. This time, the public seems to be more preoccupied with

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#WalangPasok – August 30 2016 declared a holiday in Bulacan

The province of Bulacan will lead the rest of the nation in commemorating the 166th birth anniversary of hero and propagandist Marcelo del Pilar this coming August 30, 2016. The said occasion, which this year falls on Tuesday, is a special non-working holiday in the