entertainment / hodgepodge

SPONSORED VIDEO: Jude Law stars in latest ad campaign for Johnnie Walker

Hollywood megastar Jude Law and famed Italian actor and dubber Giancarlo Giannini share the spotlight in the latest ad campaign for Johnnie Walker Blue Label. The six-minute short film tells the story […]

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hodgepodge / journalism / philippines

Class suspensions in Quezon City – July 28 2014

President Benigno Aquino III is scheduled to deliver his fifth State of the Nation Address this Monday, July 28, before the joint session of Congress at the House of Representatives. In line […]

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hodgepodge / holiday announcements / philippines

Philippine holidays for 2015: Eight long weekends coming up

With still five months to go before 2014 ends, the Office of the President has already released the list of national holidays for the year 2015. Malacanang made the announcement through Proclamation […]

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hodgepodge / philippines / sports

Why was the tune-up game between Gilas Pilipinas and NBA All-Stars canceled?

The highly-anticipated basketball exhibition game between members of Gilas Pilipinas and an NBA all-star team was unceremoniously scrapped at the last minute. National head coach Chot Reyes  made the announcement in front […]

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hodgepodge / journalism / philippines

Did GMA News publish “Overflowing STD virus from Kris Aquino causes a stink at NAIA-1”?

A news item from GMA News Online supposedly titled “Overflowing STD virus from Kris Aquino causes a stink at NAIA-1” left lots of Facebook users amused when it went viral Monday night. Netizens took […]

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holiday announcements / philippines

August 6 2014 Cebu charter day holiday

The central Visayan province of Cebu will be celebrating its 445th foundation anniversary this coming August 6, Wednesday. August 6 is a special non-working holiday throughout the province as mandated by Republic […]

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history / holiday announcements

July 23 2014 declared a holiday in Batangas

The Philippines will be marking the 150th birth anniversary of hero and revolutionary Apolinario Mabini this coming July 23, Wednesday. The day is a special non-working holiday throughout Batangas, Mabini’s home province, […]

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journalism / philippines

Tropical storm “Henry” not likely to make landfall in PH

Another weather disturbance is threatening the Philippines just a few days after typhoon “Glenda” battered provinces in Bicol and Southern Tagalog regions as well as Metro Manila. Tropical storm “Henry,” international code […]

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journalism / philippines

CHED class suspensions for July 15 and 16 2014?

With Typhoon Glenda (international code name: Rammasun) expected to stay in the Philippine area of responsibility until Friday at the latest, local government units had announced class suspensions in their respective constituencies […]

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holiday announcements / philippines

Eid’l Fitr 2014 Philippine Holiday

(UPDATE, July 14: President Aquino has declared July 29 as a regular holiday through Proclamation 826. Read the full text of Proclamation 826 here.) ******************* Muslims in the Philippines and throughout the […]

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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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