hodgepodge / social networking sites

Timeline for all Facebook pages starting March 30, 2012

Facebook announced this February 29 that “all pages” on this site will get the new design (the Timeline) beginning on March 30, 2012. In line with this, page administrators are encouraged to […]

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education / philippines

2011 Bar Exams results to be announced on February 29

ABS-CBN’s Ina Reformina filed this report: The Supreme Court has announced that 1,913 (31.9%) of 5,990 examinees passed the 2011 Bar exams, the 2nd highest passing rate this millennium. The highest was […]

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journalism / personal matters / up diliman

My Four-Week Internship Experience with The Philippine Star*

*This is an edited version of the post-internship paper that I wrote back in May 2009 for my Journalism 198 class under Professor Rachel Khan. By posting this here, I am hoping […]

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hodgepodge / social networking sites

Hayden Kho hits Vicki Belo via Twitter, then regrets it

Hayden Kho created a buzz around the Twitterverse last Monday night with his series of tweets directed at celebrity cosmetic surgeon Dr. Vicki Belo, his erstwhile lover. Kho wrote: @haydenjr: OK that’s […]

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hodgepodge / journalism / philippines

February 24 and 27 holidays in Zamboanga Sibugay and Gen. Santos City, respectively

Those working on Zamboanga Sibugay and General Santos City, South Cotabato are bound to have a three-day break this coming weekend. The western Mindanao province is having its Charter day anniversary come […]

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education / filipino nurses / health care industry / philippines

December 2011 nursing board exams results – full list of passers here

(August 23, 2012 update) – The results of the June 2012 nursing licensure exams has been released earlier today. Click here to download the full  list of passers. ***The Professional Regulations Commission has released […]

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education / hodgepodge / philippines

February 25, 2012 special working holiday pay rules

The nation will mark the 26th anniversary of the world-famous 1986 People Power Revolution on February 25, a Saturday. According to President Benigno Aquino III’s Proclamation 295 for 2011, the event “restored […]

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history / journalism / philippines

February 13 2014 special non-working day in Parañaque City

UPDATE: February 13, 2014 (Thursday) has been declared a special non-working holiday through Proclamation 715. Read the declaration here. This is wonderful news for those working in Parañaque City. Malacañang has declared […]

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personal matters / social networking sites

Facebook asks me: “No girlfriend yet?”

Before anything else, I’d like to greet you all a Happy Valentine’s Day in advance. Since that day falls on a Tuesday, I’m sure many couples out there would celebrate it this […]

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hodgepodge / philippines

The 2nd Filipino Footwear Design Competition: Filipino Footwear for the World 2012

The Philippine Footwear Federation, Inc. (PFFI) is hosting its second local shoe design competition. Titled “The 2nd Filipino Footwear Design Competition 2012: Filipino Footwear for the World,” this offers would-be footwear designers […]

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Analyzing Toni Gonzaga’s interview with Bongbong Marcos

Celebrity talk show host and actress Toni Gonzaga is getting flak for her recent interview with former Senator and defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. for her web show “Toni […]

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United Nations month theme for 2021 – “International Year of Fruits and Vegetables”

The United Nations (UN) will be celebrating its 76th foundation anniversary this October 24. Because of that, October of every year is known all over the world, including the Philippines, as the […]

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#BotongPinoy2022 – Manny Pacquiao officially joins 2022 presidential race

Senator Manny Pacquiao has officially declared his candidacy for the 2022 presidential elections Sunday afternoon. Pacquiao, the only boxer in world history to have won titles in eight different weight divisions, has […]

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Filipino netizen Mary Jane Fabre goes after the diplomatic passports of BTS, fails spectacularly

The seven-member supergroup BTS earned further admiration around the world this week when President Moon Jae-In of their home country South Korea officially appointed them as his government’s Special Presidential Envoy for […]

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