death / journalism / philippines

Gruesome photos of Jennifer Laude uploaded online

Human rights lawyer Harry Roque earned flak from netizens Tuesday after he posted on his blog gruesome photos of Jennifer Laude (born Jeffrey Laude), the Filipina transgender who was murdered inside a […]

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education / philippines

National Reading Month 2014 – official theme

Schools around the country will be celebrating this November the annual National Reading Month (check here the Department of Education’s school calendar for 2014-2015). This month-long occasion is usually spearheaded by the […]

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hodgepodge / journalism / philippines

Alleged photos of Governor Edgardo Tallado and his mistress surface online

The drama surrounding the relationship of Camarines Norte Gov. Edgardo Tallado and his estranged wife Josefina have received national attention in recent days. The saga began when the governor tearfully announced before […]

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commentary / journalism / philippines

Joseph Scott Pemberton now has a Facebook fan page

United States Marine First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton has been tagged in the killing of Jeffrey Laude (alternately Jennifer Laude), a transgender resident of Olongapo City. While this case brings back memories […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

In attacking Binay, Cayetano uses a familiar game plan

Alan Cayetano began hinting about a possible presidential run in 2016 even before he officially won a second term in the Senate last year. Speaking during the final campaign rally for his […]

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hodgepodge / philippines

AJ Ramos and Abby Santiaguel of Ateneo – private video

A private video of two students from a top university in Metro Manila has gotten a lot of attention from netizens in recent days. The two students, identified by news blogs as AJ […]

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education / hodgepodge / philippines

National Teachers Day 2014 in the Philippines

Today, October 5, marks the last day of the National Teachers Month (NTM) celebration here in the Philippines. As mandated by President Benigno Aquino’s Proclamation 242, activities related to the NTM should […]

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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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