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Monthly Archives: April 2017

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SPAM, Inc. holds campus journalism workshops in Baguio City

About a hundred campus journalists and their advisers from all over the country trooped to Baguio City to take part in the recently-concluded 4th annual extramural training workshop organized by the School Press Advisers Movement (SPAM), Inc. With the theme “Getting into the Stride of

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UP Playwrights’ Theatre presents “Angry Christ”

The University of the Philippines Playwrights’ Theatre will have as the second and last offering for its 25th season “Angry Christ,” a stage play based on the life of Filipino-American painter Alfonso Ossorio. Often described as an  abstract expressionist artist, Ossorio is best known for

April 27 2017 holiday ASEAN summit

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for April 27 2017

Classes in several colleges and universities in the cities of Manila, Makati, and Pasay will be suspended this April 27, Thursday, to give way for the preparations that the national government and concerned local government units will put in place in connection to the country’s hosting

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Teatro Tomasino presents Bob Ong’s ‘Kapitan Sino’

Teatro Tomasino, the official theater group of the University of Santo Tomas (UST), will have as their last offering for 39th theatrical season a stage adaptation of Bob Ong’s popular 2009 novel “Kapitan Sino.” The stage play will feature the tandem of playwright  Cyrene Mendoza and director Franny Omampo,

April 28 2017 holiday ASEAN summit

#WalangPasok – April 28 2017 declared holiday in Metro Manila due to ASEAN Summit

Malacanang has declared April 28, Friday, a holiday throughout Metro Manila in preparation for the different ativities to be held regarding the 2017 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit that the country is hosting. The international organization is celebrating its 50th foundation anniversary this year.

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Trump to visit Philippines this November 2017 for ASEAN summit

United States President Donald Trump is coming to the Philippines this November 2017 to participate in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders’ summit. No less than US Vice President Mike Pence confirmed this during a visit to the ASEAN headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia

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LABOR DAY – May 1 2017 declared holiday nationwide

Filipinos nationwide will have a three-day weekend later this month as the country have its annual celebration of Labor Day on May 1. The occassion, which is also known as Araw ng Paggawa, this year falls on Monday. May 1 has been declared a regular holiday through President Rodrigo