commentary / hodgepodge / sports

Choosing the best sneakers for jogging

(This is a contributed post from Princess Ivy Fernandez. Check her personal blog in this link.) Filipinas regardless of their age are always on the go. Apart from maintaining nine-to-five jobs, they are […]

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hodgepodge / holiday announcements / philippines

February 16 2015 declared a holiday in Caloocan CIty

Caloocan City, one of the component cities of the National Capital Region, will be celebrating its 53rd annual foundation day anniversary this coming February 16, Monday. Commonly referred to as “Caloocan City […]

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news / philippines / politics

Five takeaways from Aquino’s speech on the death of PNP-SAF men in Mamasapano, Maguindanao

President Benigno Aquino III  made a televised national address Wednesday night regarding the brutal death of 44 officers from the Philippine National Police-Special Action Forces (PNP-SAF) in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last January 25. […]

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hodgepodge / sports

WATCH IT HERE: Manny Pacquiao meets Floyd Mayweather, finally

Two of the world’s best known boxers in this generation, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr., finally crossed paths Wednesday morning (Manila time). Their brief encounter however did not happen inside the boxing […]

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news / philippines / politics

MEET THE TERRORISTS: Abdul Basit Usman and Zulfikli Abdhir AKA Marwan

One little-mentioned fact in the raging public indignation over the apparent massacre of at least 40  members of the Philippine National Police – Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) last January 25 is that the […]

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entertainment / hodgepodge / philippines

Miss Universe 2014 live update – Miss Philippines makes it to the top 15!

Update, 9:40 AM Tonight is the coronation night for Miss Universe 2014 (no typo there 🙂 ) at Florida, United States. The candidates who made it to the top 15 have already […]

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commentary / entertainment / journalism

Alfredo Barraza-made evening gown blamed for MJ Lastimosa’s loss

In the face of high expectations back home, Miss Philippines  Mary Jean Lastimosa failed to reach the top five during the Miss Universe 2014 coronation night held in Doral, Florida, United States Monday […]

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history / holiday announcements / philippines

February 11 2015 declared holiday in Panay provinces

February 11, Wednesday, is a special non-working holiday in the four provinces located in the island of Panay: Aklan, Antique, Capiz, and Iloilo. This is in commemoration of the 27th death anniversary of Marcos-era […]

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holiday announcements / philippines / politics

February 3 2015 declared a holiday in Bulacan – Blas Ople Day

Bulakenyos will have a special non-working day next week as the nation marks the 89th birth anniversary of the late elder statesman Blas Ople. Blas Ople Day is celebrated in Bulacan every […]

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hodgepodge / Papal Visit 2015 / philippines

Radyo Veritas 846 launches #DahilKayLoloKiko social media campaign

In his five days in the Philippines, Pope Francis earned the admiration of Filipinos from all walks of life for his humility, kindness, and simplicity. Now that Pope Francis’ Apostolic Visit to […]

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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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