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Class suspensions – July 30, 2012

July 31 2012 – no classes?: No class suspensions have been announced for today, July 31, 2012. (As of 11 AM:) The following cities and universities are now confirmed to have suspended classes: […]

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commentary / hodgepodge / journalism / politics

Noynoy Aquino vs Noli de Castro – Ex VP’s daughter reacts

President Benigno Aquino III slammed (or scolded, as ABS-CBN put it) former Vice President (VP) and current TV Patrol news anchor during the said program’s 25th anniversary party last Friday night. Aquino, […]

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history / hodgepodge

August 6 2012 Cebu charter day holiday

The province of Cebu will celebrate its annual charter day anniversary this coming August 6, 2012. The day, which falls on a Monday, is a special nonworking in the entire Cebu, including […]

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philippines

Eid’l Fitr 2012 Philippine Holiday

Eid’l Fitr – August 20 2012 Malacanang has declared August 20, which falls on a Monday, a national holiday in connection with Eid’l  Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadhan, the Islamic […]

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philippines / politics

State of the Nation Address 2012 – English translation

[English translation of the speech delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives, Batasan Pambansa Complex, Quezon City, on July 23, 2012] Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile; Speaker Feliciano Belmonte; Vice […]

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State of the Nation Address 2012 – full transcript

Full text of President Aquino’s third SONA (courtesy of http://www.gov.ph/sona-2012/): THIRD STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS OF HIS EXCELLENCY BENIGNO S. AQUINO III PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES TO THE CONGRESS OF THE […]

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education / philippines / politics

Class suspensions – July 23, 2012

Reason: President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) President Benigno Aquino III is scheduled to give his third annual State of the Nation Address tomorrow afternoon. In line with this, the […]

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education / hodgepodge / philippines

Class suspensions, July 21, 2012 – Typhoon Ferdie

Class suspensions today, July 21 2012, due to Typhoon Ferdie ABS-CBNews.com has filed this report: Saturday classes in several schools in Metro Manila due to heavy rains brought by Typhoon Ferdie and […]

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hodgepodge / philippines / sports

B-Meg defeats Ginebra, advances to PBA Finals

The B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados will be advancing to the PBA Governor’s Cup finals after scoring a 74-72 win over the Brgy. Ginebra Gin Kings in their do-or-die playoff game Friday night […]

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education / journalism / philippines

July 20 2012 class suspensions

July 20 2012 class suspensions ABS-CBNNews.com has published this report: MANILA, Philippines (8th UPDATE) – Several local government units announced the suspension of afternoon classes as floods have yet to subside in […]

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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 […]

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#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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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