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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Kim Taehyung of BTS says “Mahal ko kayo,” makes Filipino ARMYS go crazy

Filipino fans of the South Korean supergroup BTS were over the moon as Kim Taehyung, also known as V, said “Mahal ko kayo!” (“I love you all!”) during a live chat session […]

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#EarthquakePH – Magnitude 6.7 quake jolts Metro Manila, southern Luzon

A strong earthquake with a magnitude 6.7 earthquake jolted Metro Manila and parts of southern Luzon early Saturday morning (July 24). The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported that Calatagan, […]

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#WalangPasok – August 6 2021 declared a holiday In Cebu

The province of Cebu will be celebrating its 452nd foundation anniversary this coming August 6, Friday. August 6 of every year is a special non-working public holiday throughout the province according to […]

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#WalangPasok – DepEd class suspension guidelines for the ‘new normal’

The Department of Education (DepEd) has released updated class suspension guidelines, in line with the possibility that the incoming school year 2021-2022 will still be conducted remotely. Education Secretary Leonor Briones made […]

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