hodgepodge / journalism / personal matters

Reviewing the year 2014 for The Filipino Scribe!

First of all, please allow me to greet you a Happy New Year! I am with you in wishing that the coming year will be good for all of us. May we experience […]

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journalism / philippines / politics

CBCP warns public vs ‘misleading’ and ‘erroneous’ Papal statement shirts

The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has warned the public against buying statement shirts with quotes supposedly uttered by Pope Francis, who is scheduled to have an Apostolic Visit to the […]

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commentary / philippines / women's rights

Two years after, questions about RH law implementation remain

On this day exactly two years ago, President Benigno Aquino III signed into law Republic Act 10354 or the Reproductive Health and Responsible Parenthood Act of 2012. It was initially hoped that the […]

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entertainment / hodgepodge / philippines

2014 Metro Manila Film Festival awards – full list of winners

Three movies, the historical film “Bonifacio, ang Unang Pangulo,” as well as “English Only, Please” and “Kubot: Aswang Chronicles 2” bagged the most coveted recognitions during the 40th Metro Manila Film Festival, […]

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commentary / lgbt rights / philippines

Aiza Seguerra and the same-sex marriage debate in the Philippines

Singer Aiza Seguerra married her fiancée Liza Diño in a simple but elegant ceremony in San Francisco, California last December 8. Most people reacted positively to the couple’s wedding, based on comments […]

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holiday announcements / journalism / philippines

January 15, 16, and 19 2015 declared as holidays in Metro Manila

President Benigno Aquino III has declared January 15 (Thursday), 16 (Friday), and 19 (Monday) as special non-working days throughout Metro Manila. This is stipulated in Proclamation 936, which was posted December 23. […]

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commentary / hodgepodge / social networking sites

Are you overstaying in Starbucks? Read this.

Most people stay in Starbucks to relax and unwind after a stressful day in work or school. However, a student of University of the Philippines-Diliman recently found out that sometimes, unpleasant things do happen […]

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entertainment / hodgepodge / philippines

Lea Salonga says Darren Espanto should have won The Voice Kids title

International theater superstar Lea Salonga took to Twitter Saturday night to say that Darren Espanto deserved to top The Voice Kids (TVK) competition. Salonga made the comment while sharing a video to […]

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journalism / philippines

CHECK IT HERE: Higher fare rates for MRT and LRT effective January 4 2015

Ending years of indecisiveness, the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) finally announced Saturday afternoon a massive increase in existing MRT and LRT fares, a move that will affect millions of Filipinos […]

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journalism / philippines / politics

Did Aquino have a deal with Ona to make him resign as health secretary?

Ending weeks of intense speculations, President Benigno Aquino III has finally accepted the resignation of Enrique Ona as health secretary effective December 18. The announcement was made by Palace communications secretary Herminio […]

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#WalangPasok – January 21 2022 declared holiday in Tarlac City

Tarlac City will be celebrating its sixth annual Kaisa Festival this January 21, 2022. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday as stipulated in Proclamation 1279 which Executive Secretary Salvador […]

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#WalangPasok – February 1 2022 declared holiday for Chinese New Year

The Chinese community in the Philippines and around the world will celebrate their annual Spring Festival – more commonly referred to as the Chinese New Year- this February 1. February 1, 2022 is a special non-working holiday nationwide as […]

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LOOK HERE: Full list of national holidays for 2022

With just a little over two months remaining in 2021, Malacañang has already published the official list of national holidays for the year 2022. This is mentioned through President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation […]

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#WalangPasok – Schools announce class suspensions as students clamor for academic ease

(UPDATED, 2:00 AM of JANUARY 10, 2022) Several schools in Metro Manila have announced class suspensions for next week due to the sudden rise in COVID-19 cases across the region. The school […]

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