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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

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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

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#WalangPasok – August 29 2016 declared a national holiday

The country will be having the annual celebration of National Heroes Day or Araw ng mga Bayani this August 29, Monday. The day is a regular holiday all over the Philippines as indicated in President Benigno Aquino III’s Proclamation 1105, which listed all the regular and special

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#WalangPasok – August 15 2016 declared holiday in Bulacan

Bulacan will be celebrating its annual foundation day holiday this coming August 15, 2016. This year’s “Araw ng Bulacan” holiday will create a three-day weekend for Bulakenyos since August 15 falls on a Monday. August 15 is a special non-working holiday throughout the said Central Luzon