commentary / entertainment / politics

Noynoy Aquino can stop Nora Aunor from becoming National Artist

According to the guidelines set by the National Commission for the Culture and the Arts (NCCA), President Benigno Aquino III should be able to confer the Order of National Artist recognition to chosen individuals preferably […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

Lacson had legal standing to challenge Arroyo’s 2004 poll victory, but he did not

In our previous post, we outlined factors that led to Fernando Poe Jr.’s (FPJ) narrow loss to Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo during the 2004 presidential elections. First is his inability to present a clear […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

Grace Poe should also blame Lacson for her dad’s 2004 loss

Call it Senator Grace Poe’s own version of “Throwback Wednesday.” The first-term senator delivered her first-ever privilege speech last May 28, attacking former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for allegedly […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

Alan Cayetano’s first ad for the 2016 presidential elections?

Voter registration for the 2016 national and local elections may have just began early this month, but the jockeying for votes is already underway. Take a look at Senator Alan Peter Cayetano. […]

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entertainment / hodgepodge / philippines

Marlene Aguilar sides with Maegan, says Ka Freddie’s wife no longer a virgin

The feud featuring music legend Freddie Aguilar and his 17-year-old partner Jovie on one side and his estranged daughter Maegan Aguilar on the other has apparently spilled over the social media. As of May 26, Ka Freddie’s […]

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hodgepodge / philippines

Is Sheryn Regis lesbian?

In an exclusive report published May 24, entertainment website Philippine Entertainment Portal (PEP) featured an interview with businesswoman Emy Madrigal. She claims to have been in a relationship with singer Sheryn Regis. […]

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history / holiday announcements / philippines

Philippine Independence Day holiday – June 12 2014

Filipinos all over the world will be celebrating the Philippines’ 116th Independence Day on June 12, Thursday. As mandated in President Benigno Aquino III’s Proclamation 655, June 12 is one of the […]

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hodgepodge / holiday announcements / philippines

June 11 2014 declared a holiday in Rizal

Rizal province will be marking its 113th foundation anniversary this June 11, Wednesday. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday in the said Southern Luzon province through Proclamation 762, which was […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

The blood of Andrea Rosal’s dead child is in government’s hands

Nothing can be sadder for a mother than seeing the daughter she nurtured inside her body for nine months die just two days after she gave birth to it. That’s what happened in […]

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education / journalism / philippines

DTI releases price list for school supplies

With just two weeks left before the start of school year 2014-2015 in most schools, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has released its list of suggested retail prices (SRP) for basic […]

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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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