hodgepodge / journalism / philippines

Anonymous Philippines hackers attack gov’t websites over cybercrime law

Hackers from the group Anonymous Philippines defaced the website of American Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines as well as the web portals of a number of government agencies to push for […]

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hodgepodge / social networking sites

Multiply to shut down by December 1 2012

  Multiply export tools for Blogger As announced last August, Multiply.com will be shutting down its social network service (which includes blogs, notes, photos, links, among others) by December 1, 2012 to […]

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philippines / sports / up diliman

UP wins 2012 UAAP cheerdance tilt

UP Pep Squad wins 2012 UAAP Cheerdance Competition For the fifth time in six years, the University of the Philippines Pep Squad won the first place in the UAAP cheerdance competition. Far […]

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hodgepodge / philippines

Zac Efron Penshoppe Fan Conference – September 29 2012!

Hollywood superstar Zac Efron will be meeting his Filipino fans in an exclusive event to be held in SM Mall of Asia Arena on September 29. Labeled by organizer Penshoppe as a […]

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commentary / journalism / philippines / politics

On Rico E. Puno – my exclusive

I came out last week with an investigative article on Rico E. Puno, President Benigno Aquino III’s shooting buddy and outgoing interior and local government undersecretary. The piece, which I originally submitted […]

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education / philippines

September 15 2012 class suspensions

No classes  -September 15 2012 The heavy rains triggered by Typhoon Karen experienced by Metro Manila throughout the night has prompted a number of universities to suspend classes for today, September 15 […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

Rico E. Puno is President Aquino’s “eyes and ears”

(N.B.: This is not yet the “story” I have been mentioning in Facebook since Sunday.) President Benigno III’s had an impromptu press conference with members of the local media at the sidelines […]

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hodgepodge / philippines

September 12 2012 Lipa City Holiday – National Pilgrimage Day

September 12 2012, which falls on a Wednesday, is a non-working holiday in Lipa City, Batangas. The announcement was made by the Office of the President through Proclamation 463 upon the request […]

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history / hodgepodge / philippines

September 7 2012 Cavite City Holiday

September 7 2012 holiday in Cavite City Cavite City will celebrate its 441st foundation anniversary this coming Friday, September 7, 2012. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday by the […]

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commentary / death / journalism / philippines

To PhilStar: Malabon’s Vice Mayor is actually a MAN

Tito Oreta, Malabon Mayor, dies at 73 Malabon City Mayor Canuto “Tito” Oreta died of lung cancer Monday morning at the St. Luke’s Medical Center. Oreta, 73, has battled the disease since […]

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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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