hodgepodge / philippines

Winners – 2013 Golden Screen Awards

Actor-politician Alfred Vargas and veteran entertainers Eddie Garcia and Gina Alajar won the top accolades in this year’s edition of the Golden Screen Awards. Organized by the Entertainment Press Society, the award-giving body […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

Enrique Gil as Juan Ponce Enrile on ‘MMK’

“Maalaala Mo Kaya” (MMK) is continuing this coming Saturday its questionable practice of featuring the life story of political figures who are involved, directly or indirectly, in an upcoming election. The said […]

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hodgepodge / journalism

Benjamin Alves vs Daniel Padilla – Journalism gone wrong?

Fans of Kapamilya star Daniel Padilla are up in arms over alleged nasty comments made against their idol by Kapuso actor Benjamin Alves. Alves is in hot water after describing Padilla’s song […]

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education / hodgepodge / philippines

‘Kurot Principle’ of Financial Management

The following essay came from Vic and Avelynn Garcia’s book “Kontento Ka Na Ba Sa KaPERAhan Mo?” and was first posted by Larry Collin in his Facebook page. This provides an excellent […]

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commentary / hodgepodge

Jaypee Santos vs Janine Tugonon and Danny O’Donoghue

Celebrities, from Britney Spears to Ruffa Gutierrez, have at one point or another expressed their desire for privacy. Privacy can be understood in simple scenarios like being able to buy something in […]

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journalism / philippines / politics

Inquirer falls for fake Aquino Time magazine cover

The editors of Philippine Daily Inquirer were apparently duped into using a satirized version of a Time magazine cover in its front page today.  The broadsheet used a  satirical photo originally posted […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

Noynoy Aquino in Time 100 most influential list – AND SO?

United States-based Time Magazine released today their annual list of the 100 most influential persons in the world, and included this year is Philippine President Benigno Aquino III. Other world leaders recognized […]

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history / holiday announcements / philippines

Jose Abad Santos Day in Pampanga – May 7 2013

The nation will commemorate the 71st death anniversary of Jose Abad Santos, former Chief Justice and World War II hero, this May 7. The day, which falls on Tuesday, is a special […]

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hodgepodge / holiday announcements / philippines

May 13 2013 Election Day Philippine holiday

UPDATE (4/24/2013) – Palace has released Proclamation 571 which declares May 13 2013 a special public holiday. Better late than never! Access Proclamation 571 here. The Philippines will have its midterm elections […]

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health care industry / journalism / philippines

‘Magic sugar’ now legal in the Philippines

The Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reversed its 13-year ban against the use of ‘magic sugar.’ In a statement released April 15, FDA acting director Kenneth Hartigan-Go pointed out that over a […]

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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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