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Wagayway Festival in Imus – May 28 2013

(UPDATE: President Benigno Aquino III has declared May 28 a special non-working holiday in Imus, Cavite through Proclamation 581. Read it here.) Imus Cty, Cavite will celebrate the 115th anniversary of the Battle of Alapan this May 28. The day is a special working holiday in

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May 21 2013 Holiday in Malabon City

Malabon City will be celebrating its 414th foundation anniversary next Tuesday, May 21. The day is a special non-working holiday in the city by virtue of Proclamation 576, which President Benigno Aquino III signed last May 10. Read the full text of Proclamation 576 here.

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Team PNoy victory a win for ‘tuwid na daan’ – Palace

With nine of the twelve candidates running under the administration senatorial slate headed for victory, Palace spokesperson Edwin Lacierda hailed the results of yesterday’s polls a “renewed mandate for ‘tuwid na daan.’” In a statement, Lacierda said the elections gave President Benigno Aquino III “a

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Help for PWD voters in Manila

Despite having physical difficulties after suffering from stroke in 2009, Alfredo Labao remained determined to take part in yesterday’s elections.  Accompanied by his wife Patricia, the 58-year-old resident of Sampaloc, Manila said he can’t let his chance to vote for his preferred candidates go away.

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Grace Poe 2016?

Grace Poe’s emergence as a senatorial frontrunner is a surprise, since Loren Legarda has long been perceived as the leader according to surveys. Poe denied Legarda the chance of being the first Filipina in Philippine political history to top the senatorial race thrice. This can

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May 27 2013 holiday in Camarines Sur and Naga City

The province of Camarines Sur will be having its annual Kaogma Festival this May 27 2013. The event marks the foundation anniversary of the province. May 27 is a special non-working holiday in Camarines Sur, including the cities of Iriga and Naga, by virtue of Republic

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Iglesia ni Cristo’s record in senatorial endorsements

The Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) is reportedly endorsing seven candidates from the ruling Team PNoy coalition and five from the opposition United Nationalist Alliance for the May 13, 2013 elections. The powerful religious group is known for batting for its preferred bets from the presidential

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Linkin Park live in Manila – August 13 2013

After nine long years, American rock group Linkin Park will be having a show in Manila, Philippines this August 13, 2013, Tuesday. The group made the announcement through their website and Facebook page Wednesday night (PH time). Their August 13 show is part of the

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Philippine liquor ban – May 9 to 13 2013

As part of the preparations for the coming midterm polls next week, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) will begin implementing a five-day liquor ban beginning this May 9, Thursday. The poll body last February decided to extend the liquor ban from two to five days

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Marjorie Barretto photo scandal?

She may not be running for any political post in this year’s elections, but actress-turned-public servant Marjorie Barretto has not been spared from vicious intrigues. Over the weekend, sexy photos purportedly of the three-term councilor from Caloocan City was circulated online. Barretto has denied that