commentary / philippines / politics

Jejomar Binay tops all 2016 presidential contenders – Pulse Asia

Vice President Jejomar Binay is the man to beat for the 2016 presidential elections. That’s according to a presidential election survey conducted by Pulse Asia from March 19 to 26. The poll, […]


journalism / philippines / politics

US-PHL Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement – full text

The Office of the President released today the full text of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, a new defense pact between the Philippines and the United States. It was signed just before the […]


hodgepodge / philippines

Mo Twister bashes Kris Aquino’s interview with Andrew Garfield, Jamie Foxx

Controversial disk jockey and television personality Mo Twister took to his Instagram account Monday morning to criticize Kris Aquino’s recent series of interviews with the cast of “Amazing Spider-Man 2″ last week in […]


commentary / hodgepodge / philippines

Netizens not happy with ‘PBB All In’ housemates

ABS-CBN finally launched yesterday night Pinoy Big Brother All In, the latest edition of the said reality show. The show, which first came to the Philippines back in 2005, will have 18 housemates. […]


journalism / philippines

Embassy of Japan denies lifting visa requirement for Filipinos

The Embassy of Japan in the Philippines strongly denied that it is lifting the visa requirement for Filipinos traveling to Japan, belying news reports that came out the past two weeks. “The […]


hodgepodge / philippines / sports

San Mig Coffee dethrones Alaska Aces, advances to semis vs Air 21

Revenge completed. The San Mig Coffee Super Mixers defeated Alaska Aces, 79-65, in the third and final game of their quarterfinals series Saturday night. The Mixers will advance to the semifinals. The […]


hodgepodge / personal matters / philippines

Seenzoned ka? Here are five reasons why

Becoming familiar with the words used by the present generation (Don’t get me wrong, I’m not yet old. lol) is one of the lighter sides of being a teacher to teenagers. Before […]


filipino nurses / journalism / philippines

Seven of 10 Pinoys find premarital sex “morally unacceptable” – study

A study conducted by a United States-based think tank showed that a huge majority of Filipinos have a negative view toward sex between unmarried couples. According to Pew Research Center, 71% of […]


history / hodgepodge / philippines

Jose Abad Santos Day in Pampanga – May 7, 2014

The Philippines will mark the 72nd death anniversary of Jose Abad Santos, former Supreme Court Chief Justice and World War II hero, this coming May 7. The day, which this year falls […]


hodgepodge / holiday announcements / philippines

May 1 2014 Labor Day Philippine Holiday

Fresh from enjoying four consecutive non-working days, Filipino workers can look forward to another legal holiday next week. The nation will be marking the annual Labor Day this coming May 1, Thursday. It […]


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 […]


#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 […]


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 […]


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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