journalism / philippines

Magnitude 7.6 quake hits Philippines; tsunami alerts raised

August 31 2012 Philippine earthquake A magnitude 7.6 quake hit islands in eastern Visayas and northeastern Mindanao shortly before 9PM of August 31 (Philippine time). The epicenter of the earthquake is at […]

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history / philippines

August 30 2012 Marcelo Del Pilar Day Holiday in Bulacan

The province of Bulacan will have two local holidays within the next two weeks: Marcelo H. Del Pilar Day on August 30 and the Araw ng mga Barangay on September 11. The […]

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philippines / sports

Philippines wins 2012 Jones Cup over US

Philippines vs US 2012 Jones Cup final score Smart Gilas Pilipinas national basketball team clinched the 2012 Jones Cup title by beating team United States, 76-75 in their August 26 match. Down […]

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journalism / philippines / politics

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno

President Benigno Aquino III has appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno as the new Chief Justice. Sereno will succeed Renato Corona, who was impeached from his post last May 29. […]

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education / filipino nurses / philippines

June 2012 nursing board passers released

The Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) has released this afternoon the names of the 27,823 passers during the Nurse Licensure Examinations held last June 30 to July 1, 2012. The Board of Nursing […]

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death / journalism / philippines / politics

Jesse Robredo, Luis Villafuerte, and Jejomar Binay

Prior to serving in the cabinet of President Benigno Aquino III, the late interior secretary Jesse Robredo earned national and international recognition for his leadership of Naga City, the capital of Camarines […]

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commentary / journalism / philippines / women's rights

On Tito Sotto the Plagiarizer’s ‘blogger lang’ remark

Plagiarism + sloppy researching = Tito Sotto (NB: I am not a fan of Senator/part-time noontime show host Vicente “Tito” Sotto III. Shortly before the May 2010 elections, I labeled him together […]

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history / philippines

August 27 2012 Philippine holiday – National Heroes’ Day

The Philippines will commemorate the annual Araw ng mga Bayani (National Heroes’ Day) this coming August 27 2012. The day, which is celebrated every last Monday of August, is a national holiday. […]

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commentary / journalism / philippines / road accidents

On Robert Blair Carabuena

To those unfamiliar with the case, Robert Blair Carabuena was caught on a cellphone video manhandling (or bullying, as ABS-CBN News put it) Saturnino Fabros, an officer of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority […]

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education / philippines

Class suspensions – August 14, 2012

Storm warning signals has been raised over provinces in northern Luzon  by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) in connection with tropical storm Helen. As of Monday night (11:00 […]

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#WalangPasok – January 21 2022 declared holiday in Tarlac City

Tarlac City will be celebrating its sixth annual Kaisa Festival this January 21, 2022. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday as stipulated in Proclamation 1279 which Executive Secretary Salvador […]

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#WalangPasok – February 1 2022 declared holiday for Chinese New Year

The Chinese community in the Philippines and around the world will celebrate their annual Spring Festival – more commonly referred to as the Chinese New Year- this February 1. February 1, 2022 is a special non-working holiday nationwide as […]

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LOOK HERE: Full list of national holidays for 2022

With just a little over two months remaining in 2021, Malacañang has already published the official list of national holidays for the year 2022. This is mentioned through President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation […]

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#WalangPasok – Schools announce class suspensions as students clamor for academic ease

(UPDATED, 2:00 AM of JANUARY 10, 2022) Several schools in Metro Manila have announced class suspensions for next week due to the sudden rise in COVID-19 cases across the region. The school […]

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