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March 27 2017 declared holiday in San Juan City

The people of San Juan City will be celebrating its 110th annual foundation day anniversary this March 27. “Araw ng San Juan” is a special non-working holiday in that part of Metro Manila as mandated in Republic Act (RA) 7669. The holiday will effectively give

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#WalangPasok – March 22 2017 declared holiday in Cavite

The Philippines will be marking the 148th birth anniversary of General Emilio Aguinaldo, officially recognized as the country’s first president, this March 22, Wednesday. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday in Aguinaldo’s home province of Cavite according to President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation

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ARAW NG DABAW – March 16 2017 declared a holiday in Davao City

Davao City will be celebrating its 80th foundation anniversary this coming March 16, Thursday. The day is a special non-working holiday throughout the city according to Republic Act (RA) 7551. The law, which was enacted in 1992 during the term of then-President Corazon Aquino, can be read

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#WalangPasok – January 16 2017 declared a holiday in Batangas City

Batangas City will be celebrating its annual city fiesta this coming January 16, Monday. It has also been designated as Tourism and Cultural Day. In relation to that, the said day has been declared a special non-working holiday as stipulated in President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 119,

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January 16 2017 declared a holiday in Navotas City

Navotas City will be marking its 111th foundation anniversary this January 16, Monday. That day has been declared a special non-working by President Rodrigo Duterte through Proclamation 120. The proclamation was signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea in behalf of Duterte last December. Click here to read

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December 2 2016 declared a holiday in Pasay City

Pasay City will be celebrating its 153rd foundation anniversary this December 2, Friday. The day is almost certain to be declared a special non-working holiday just like in previous years. This was confirmed to The Filipino Scribe by a source working in the Office of

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BONIFACIO DAY – November 30 2016 declared a national holiday

The Philippines will be marking the 153rd birth anniversary of Spanish-era revolutionary leader and national hero Andres Bonifacio this November 30, Wednesday. The day, commonly referred to as Bonifacio Day, is a national holiday as stipulated in President Benigno Aquino III’s 1105, which he signed August

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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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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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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