commentary / journalism / philippines / politics

Is COMELEC lawyer Ferdinand Rafanan being sidelined for speaking his mind?

Recently, there seems to be a concerted effort to sideline Atty. Ferdinand Rafanan within the Commission on Elections (COMELEC). He is the erstwhile head of the poll body’s legal department, which made […]

READ MORE

death / history / journalism / personal matters

Thanks to the Philippine Daily Inquirer, I am now a published writer!

My first ever published story appeared in yesterday’s issue of the Sunday Inquirer Magazine. They retitled it to “Scout’s Honor.” I submitted it to the Philippine Daily Inquirer last July 27, or […]

READ MORE

hodgepodge / journalism / personal matters / philippines / social networking sites

Face to face with Ms Maria Ressa and the Professional Heckler at the 1st Globe Tatt Awards!

Last Friday night can be easily be considered one of the most memorable in my life. I mentioned in my previous post that I won an invite to the 1st ever Globe […]

READ MORE

hodgepodge / personal matters / philippines / social networking sites

I won two passes for the 1st ever Globe Tatt Awards in the Manila Pen tonight!

The blogosphere, Twitter-verse, and many netizens have been abuzz the past few weeks about the coming Globe Tatt Awards for outstanding Filipino bloggers in different categories. Three days ago, I read in […]

READ MORE

hodgepodge / personal matters / social networking sites

Why The Professional Heckler rocks for me

Who among certified Filipino netizens and those active in the blogosphere has not visited (or have at least heard about) The Professional Heckler? I referred to him as the King of Philippine […]

READ MORE

hodgepodge / philippines

Pay rules for the August 29 and 30, 2011 regular holidays

August 29 is National Heroes’ Day this year, while Eid al-Fitr falls on August 30. These are not fixed annual dates. National Heroes’ Day is observed every last Monday of August while […]

READ MORE

hodgepodge / philippines

CONFIRMED: Britney Spears is NOT coming to Manila this November 2011.

A few months back, a female DJ from a high-end FM station in Manila announced via Twitter that pop princess Britney Spears will be coming to Manila for a concert this November […]

READ MORE

education / history / philippines / women's rights

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS — TANDANG SORA @ 200 CONFERENCE

Announcement courtesy of Dr. Ma. Luisa de Leon-Bolinao, Chair of UP History Department.  January 6, 2012 is the 200th birthdate of Melchora Aquino, popularly known as Tandang Sora and one of the […]

READ MORE

commentary / education / philippines

If parents and teachers won’t educate children about sex, who will?

Avoiding any discussion of sex at home and in the classroom creates a huge void of information that has to be filled. Curious minds will never stop asking about sex, and who […]

READ MORE

hodgepodge / personal matters / philippines

Pay rules for the August 19 special non-working day

*According to my latest research, August 30, 2011 is a national holiday. Please refer here: http://rightonthemark.wordpress.com/2011/08/22/pay-rules-for-the-august-29-and-30-2011-regular-holidays Every year, August 19 is marked as a special non-working day in Quezon City and Quezon […]

READ MORE

Alan Cayetano promises P10,000 ‘ayuda’ for Filipinos in new ad: #BotongPinoy2022

Taguig City Congressman and former House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and his remaining allies are touting a bill that they filed that seeks to provide a financial assistance of P10,000 to all […]

READ MORE

#WalangPasok – May 13 2021 declared a holiday for Eid’l Fitr

Muslims around the globe will be observing the end of the holy month of Ramadan, referred to as Eid’l Fitr, during the second week of May. The said religious observance is an […]

READ MORE

How can gov’t workers apply for a 14-day COVID leave?

Second of two parts As previously reported by The Filipino Scribe, government employees can apply for a paid leave of 14 calendar days in case they need to be quarantined due to […]

READ MORE

CSC grants 14-day paid leave for gov’t workers who get COVID-19

First of two parts Government employees who test positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 can avail of a 14-day paid leave, according to a memorandum released last year by the Civil […]

READ MORE

%d bloggers like this: