hodgepodge / philippines

Jacob Benedicto sends Twitter abuzz

Jacob Benedicto, a contestant in ABS-CBN’s The Voice Philippines, briefly became one of the trending topics on Twitter Sunday night. Benedicto, a 21-year-old communication arts student from De La Salle University may […]

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education / philippines

Buwan ng Wika 2013

Sa darating na buwan ng Agosto ay muling ipagdiriwang ng bansa ang Buwan ng Wika sa pangunguna ng Komisyon ng Wikang Pambansa (KWF). Ang tema ng pagdiriwang ngayong taon ay “Wika Natin […]

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education / philippines

Nutrition Month Philippines 2013

This July, Philippine public schools will once more mark the annual celebration of Buwan ng Nutrisyon or Nutrition Month. According to the National Nutrition Council (NNC), the theme of the celebration this […]

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hodgepodge / holiday announcements / philippines

July 3 2013 Pasig City Day Holiday

Working in Ortigas? Then, this is good news for you. Pasig City will mark its 440th foundation anniversary next Tuesday, July 2. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday by […]

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hodgepodge / philippines / politics

Benjo Benaldo suicide attempt

Outgoing Cagayan de Oro Rep. Benjo Benaldo attempted to commit suicide inside his office in the House of Representatives (HOR) Thursday night. According to a GMA News report, Benaldo was seen “drenched […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

Escudero’s political star fades

Senator Francis Escudero’s once bright political star seems to have faded significantly in the aftermath of the 2013 senatorial elections. Once considered a close contender to fellow administration candidate Loren Legarda for […]

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holiday announcements

June 24 2013 Manila holiday

The City of Manila will be marking its 442nd Foundation Day this June 24, Monday. The day, more popularly known as Araw ng Maynila, is a special non-working holiday in the Philippine capital […]

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hodgepodge / philippines

2013 Metro Manila Film Festival official entries bared

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority announced today the eight official entries to the 2013 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). The annual film fest is expected to run from December 25 up to […]

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Comedienne jokes about Filipino children on BBC show

Katherine Ryan, a Canadian comedienne based in the United Kingdom, earned the ire of local netizens after using Filipino children as the subject of her punchline in Mock the Week, a game […]

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Tiger Airways Philippines launch set

Kalibo-Singapore flights also announced Multi-awarded Singapore-based budget carrier Tiger Airways will officially launch its Philippine operations beginning July 10. The airline firm previously operated through its local subsidiary Southeast Asian Airlines (SEAir) […]

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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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