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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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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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#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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OFWs in Hong Kong go all out in support of ‘Laban ng Lahi 2017’

Hong Kong-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are going all-out in showing their support for the first-ever “Laban ng Lahi” global team marathon challenge, whose international qualifying tournament is set for October 29, […]

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