hodgepodge / philippines / women's rights

Jessica Soho on Vice Ganda’s apology

The controversy about Vice Ganda’s gang rape joke about veteran news anchor Jessica Soho shows no signs of cooling down. The comedian, Jose Mari Viceral in real life, publicly apologized to Soho […]

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health care industry / philippines

Wally and Jose – World Thyroid Day Philippines 2013

Wally Bayola and Jose Manalo, two of the country’s well-loved television comedians, will headline a fundraising show for indigent thyroid disease patients on July 6, Saturday. The show, titled “Juan Night with […]

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hodgepodge / philippines / women's rights

Vice Ganda vs Jessica Soho

Stand-up comedian Vice Ganda had a field day mocking GMA News anchor Jessica Soho during his concert last May 17. During a two-minute monologue, the comedian, Jose Marie Viceral in real life, […]

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commentary / philippines

Dan Brown, Manila, gates of hell

By now, the facts had already been oft-repeated. In his latest mystery thriller novel titled “Inferno,” American author Dan Brown described Manila, the Philippines’ capital city, as the “gates of hell.” Over […]

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hodgepodge / philippines

Kapuso stars serenade single moms

Hunk stars from GMA Artist Center (GMA AC) serenated single moms during a post-Mother’s day event in Quezon City recently. Actors Aljur Abrenica, Ken Chan, Enzo Pineda, Steven Silva, Mike Tan held […]

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education / philippines

Download UPCAT 2014 forms

Prospective takers of the University of the Philippines College Admission Test (UPCAT) this August, take note! The forms you need to fill out and submit by June are now available for download […]

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commentary / journalism / philippines

Doris Bigornia slammed for insensitive reporting on Muslims

Included in the long list of violence that happened during this year’s Election Day is the shooting incident in Manila’s Rosauro Almario Elementary School. Police officers promptly arrived in the scene of […]

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history / holiday announcements / philippines

Philippine Independence Day – June 12 2013

The Philippines will mark its 115th independence day this June 12, Wednesday. The day is a national holiday as stipulated in President Benigno Aquino III’s Proclamation 459, which he signed last September. […]

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commentary / hodgepodge / philippines

Ai Ai Delas Alas, Jed Salang break up

A visibly distraught AI Ai Delas Alas admitted to talk show host Boy Abunda her separation with Jed Salang, her partner for fifteen months. The couple married in Las Vegas, Nevada just […]

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hodgepodge / holiday announcements

Araw ng Makati 2013 holiday?

Makati Day 2013 Makati City will celebrate its 343rd foundation anniversary from late this month to early June. Although not traditionally declared a holiday (check the school calendar of Centro Escolar University […]

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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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