commentary / philippines / politics

Did Napoles contribute to Aquino’s 2010 campaign?

I can’t help but chuckle at this ABS-CBN News report which notes that intelligence officials within the administration of President Benigno Aquino III are looking at the possibility that former President Gloria […]

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education / hodgepodge / philippines

WALANG PASOK: August 22 2013

Citing the effects of heavy monsoon rains the past five days. several local government units (LGUs) and education institutions once more decided to cancel classes for Thursday, August 22. Others went as […]

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commentary / philippines / social networking sites

On Arianna Tiangco

During the onslaught of heavy rains triggered by the typhoon-enhanced southwest monsoon (habagat), a Twitter user who identifies herself as Arianna Tiangco (www.Twitter.com/AriannaTngco) has earned the ire of Filipino netizens after posting […]

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education / hodgepodge / philippines

#WalangPasok – August 20 2013

Metro Manila Caloocan City (preschool to high school) Las Piñas City (all levels) Makati City (all levels) Malabon City (all levels) Mandaluyong City (preschool to high school) Manila City (all levels) Marikina […]

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death / journalism / philippines

2Go Group on MV St Thomas Aquinas sea tragedy

Alongside 2GO Group’s ongoing search and rescue operations, the company is also addressing and containing the oil spill coming from the sunken m/v St. Thomas Aquinas by flying in global oil spill […]

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education / philippines

August 19 2013 class suspensions – Typhoon Maring

With the state weather bureau warning of heavy rainfall in some parts of Luzon for the next several hours, local government units in several cities and municipalities have announced the suspension of […]

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journalism / philippines / politics

LTO chief Virginia Torres caught on video gambling?

A purported thirty second clip of Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief Virginia Torres playing slot machine inside an unidentified casino has been uploaded on the video sharing site YouTube. The video, apparently […]

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education / hodgepodge / philippines

Adamson University website hacked

#WeHaveNothingToLoseButOurCAGES     #FalconsUNITE Hackers defaced the website of Adamson University Monday night to protest what they described as anti-student tuition policies being implemented by the said school. Visitors to Adamson.edu.ph were […]

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history / holiday announcements / philippines

August 26 2013 Philippine holiday –

Araw ng mga Bayani 2013 Filipinos nationwide will have their third holiday for the month of August this August 26, Monday. The nation will mark its annual Araw ng mga Bayani or National Heroes’ […]

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education / hodgepodge / philippines

August 12 2013 class suspensions – Typhoon Labuyo

Because of the expected heavy rains and strong winds to be brought by Typhoon Labuyo, several local government units have already announced class suspensions for tomorrow, August 12. This post relies on […]

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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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