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WELCOME TO THE REAL WORLD | Five things to do after graduating from college

It’s graduation season again and everyone is excited to walk on to the stage to receive their hard-earned college diploma. No matter how long it took us to get there, everything is […]

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news / sports

2015 PBA COMMISSIONER’S CUP | Purefoods sweeps Alaska, advances to semis vs TNT

Purefoods Star Hotshots survived a late rally from the Alaska Aces, 96 to 89, to advance to the semifinal round of the 2015 PBA Commissioner’s Cup. The Hotshots won Game 1 of […]

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history / holiday announcements / philippines

BATAAN DAY | April 9 2015 – Araw ng Kagitingan holiday

The country will be observing the 73rd anniversary of the Fall of Bataan this coming April 9, Thursday. The day, also referred to as “Araw ng Kagitingan” (Day of Valor) is a […]

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commentary / education / philippines

WHO-GOAT PA! | Commentary on Krisel Mallari’s viral ‘hugot’ speech

Upon watching Krisel Mallari tell her story through her abruptly-ended salutatory address, many Filipinos were able to relate to it. Many of us perhaps concluded that “may pinaghuhugutan” si Krisel. At least once […]

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education / news

2014 BAR EXAMS: Complete list of 1126 new lawyers

The Supreme Court released this March 26 the list of passers during the October 2014 bar examinations. Only 1,126 or 18.8% of the 5,984 takers passed. Irene Mae Alcobilla of San Beda College topped everyone […]

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education / news

Irene Mae Alcobilla of San Beda College tops 2014 Bar Exam

Irene Mae Alcobilla, a graduate of the San Beda College of Law, topped the October 2014 bar exams. Her rating is 85.50%. Only 1,126 or 18.8% of the 5,984 takers passed. Below is the […]

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commentary / education / philippines

KRISEL MALLARI | Looking beyond the unfinished salutatory speech

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve perhaps watched already the video of Krisel Mallari delivering her salutatory speech, only to be stopped halfway by school officials. As of posting time, the […]

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education / news / philippines

FULL TEXT: Krisel Mallari graduation speech

A pleasant morning to my fellow batchmates, to my teachers, and guests. Welcome to the 13th Commencement Exercises! Sa okasyong ito ay pinipili kong magsiwalat sa wika na aking kinagisnan, ang wikang […]

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holiday announcements / philippines

BLACK SATURDAY | April 4 2015 declared a holiday

President Benigno Aquino III has declared Black Saturday, which this year falls on April 4, 2015, as a special non-working holiday. This is indicated in Proclamation 831, which was released last July. […]

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holiday announcements / news

HOLY WEEK 2015 | Pay rules for April 2 and 3 2015 holidays

The Philippines, a predominantly Catholic nation, will be celebrating the annual Holy Week next week. The highlight of the Lenten Season are the following dates: April 2, 2015 – Maundy Thursday April […]

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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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