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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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UP admin embarrasses itself over honorary degree for Duterte faux pas

First of all, let’s have a recap of how the entire hullabaloo began. Last April 19, several media outlets reported that the University of the Philippines Board of Regents (BOR) intends to give President Rodrigo Duterte a doctor of laws degree honoris causa. The one quoted in

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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

Taiwan lifts visa requirement fo Filipinos

Taiwan to lift visa requirement for Filipinos by June 2017

Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that it will be lifting the visa requirement for Filipino citizens effective June 1, 2017. In a news release dated April 12, the department said that this is part of the Taiwanese government’s “New Southbound Policy.” It explained that

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#BatangasEarthquakes – Time to take disaster preparedness more seriously!

Even students of elementary level Science know that the Philippines is very vulnerable to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions because it is part of the so-called Pacific “ring of fire.” According to the National Geographic magazine, 90% of all earthquakes in this planet each year occur

DOLE pay rules for Holy Week 2017

READ HERE – DOLE pay rules for Holy Week 2017 holidays

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has released an advisory detailing the pay rules that employers must observe for the coming Lenten holidays. Signed by Acting DOLE Secretary Ciriaco Lagunzad III, the advisory stipulates the following (its full text can be read here): REGULAR HOLIDAYS

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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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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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DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones’ message to graduates of batch 2017

This has been copied verbatim from the website of Department of Education. See the original post in this link. “My warmest greetings to the school officials, administrators, faculty members and advisers, teachers, parents and guardians of the graduates of school year 2016-2017 with the theme,