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 – 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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OFWs in Hong Kong go all out in support of ‘Laban ng Lahi 2017’

Hong Kong-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are going all-out in showing their support for the first-ever “Laban ng Lahi” global team marathon challenge, whose international qualifying tournament is set for October 29, […]

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