holiday announcements / philippines

Holy Week Holidays in the Philippines 2013

Filipinos all over the country will have a rare four-day holiday toward the end of March as the predominantly Catholic nation marks the annual Holy Week. These non-working days had been identified […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

Reversals of fortune: Gloria Arroyo and Joseph Estrada

The nation today marks the 27th anniversary of the 1986 EDSA People Power protests that toppled dictator Ferdinand Marcos. And since the current president is the scion of the family that benefited […]

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hodgepodge / holiday announcements / politics

Muntinlupa Charter Day holiday – March 1 2013

Muntinlupa City will have a special non-working day holiday this coming March 1. The said city in southern Metro Manila will be marking its 18th anniversary of its charter on the said […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

On Team PNoy’s campaign ad

Three weeks after its rival United Nationalist Alliance launched a campaign ad twitting the administration’s “daang matuwid” mantra, the ruling Liberal Party (LP) came out with an ad presenting their twelve senatorial […]

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history / hodgepodge / philippines

Zamboanga City Charter Day – February 26 2013

President Benigno Aquino III has declared February 26, Tuesday, a special non-working holiday in Zamboanga City. The said city in Western Mindanao will be marking its 76th Charter Day anniversary (referred to […]

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history / philippines

February 24 2013 Cebu City Charter Day

Cebu City will be marking its 76th annual charter day this February 24. The day, which falls on a Sunday, is a special nonworking holiday in the so-called Queen City of the […]

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Caloocan City Day – February 16 2013

Caloocan will be celebrating the 51st anniversary of its cityhood this February 16. Caloocan City Day falls on a Saturday this year. The day is a special non-working holiday in the city […]

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Araw ng Valenzuela – February 14, 2013

Residents of Valenzuela City will have a special working holiday this February 14 (Thursday), and it is not because it’s Valentine’s Day. The said Metro Manila city will be marking its 15th […]

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February 11 2013 Evelio Javier holiday in Panay provinces

The four provinces of Panay Islands namely Aklan, Antique, Capiz, and Iloilo will have a special non-working holiday this February 11 (Monday) as the nation marks the 27th death anniversary of Marcos-era […]

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hodgepodge / philippines

February 9 2013 Mandaluyong City Day Working Holiday

Residents of Mandaluyong City will have a working holiday this February 9, Saturday. The said Metro Manila city will mark its 68th liberation anniversary from Japanese occupation as well as the 19th […]

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#WalangPasok – October 28 2021 declared holiday in Davao Occidental

The people of Davao Occidental will be celebrating its 8th foundation anniversary this coming October 28, Thursday. The day is a special non-working holiday in the province as stipulated in Republic Act […]

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Government employees to receive year-end bonus starting 15 November 2021

Government employees will be receiving their yearend bonus for 2021 beginning November 15, Monday. The full yearend bonus is equivalent to a state worker’s one month basic pay. The annual giving of […]

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Leni Robredo’s powerhouse senate ticket shows she understands politics is addition – #BotongPinoy2022

Vice President Leni Robredo announced the eleven candidates who will be running for senator under her ticket in a press conference this Friday, October 15. Robredo’s senatorial slate is led by incumbent […]

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Sara Duterte can still run as a substitute candidate for president – #BotongPinoy2022

As the deadline for the filing of candidacies lapsed yesterday, Davao City Mayor and presidential daughter Sara Duterte remained adamant about not running for President. According to her, she is will just […]

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