entertainment / hodgepodge / philippines

Ateneo Entablado presents ‘Gulo ng Gugulong na Ulo’

Ateneo ENTABLADO (ENterteynment para sa TAo, Bayan, LAnsangan at DiyOs) begins their 33rd theatrical season with a homage to Severino Reyes, one of the most iconic playwrights in Philippine history who did his […]


commentary / philippines / sports

2015 FIBA ASIA CUP – Gilas Pilipinas earns luck of the draw for 1st, 2nd rounds

The draw to determine the groupings of participating teams for the coming 2015 FIBA Asia Championship happened last June 27 in Changsha, China. The results are as follows: Group A: Iran, Japan, […]


education / holiday announcements

July 15 2015 declared holiday throughout Cordillera Region

The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) will be celebrating its 28th foundation anniversary this July 15, Wednesday.  The theme for this year’s festivities is “Conserving the Environment Towards a Greener Cordillera.” The day is […]


lgbt rights / news / politics

Implications on the Philippines of same sex marriage legalization in United States

Voting 5-4, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) made history Friday morning (Washington time) when it declared that all state governments throughout the country, regardless of party affiliation and religious […]


journalism / news / philippines

ISIS TERROR ATTACK IN KUWAIT: 27 dead, no Filipino casualties reported

KUWAIT CITY – A suicide bomber from the international terror group Islamic State or ISIS attacked a Shia mosque in Kuwait City late Friday afternoon (Manila time). The attack left 27 killed and […]


commentary / hodgepodge / philippines

Future of gambling industry in the Philippines looks bright

Manila is no Macau, and it’s certainly no Las Vegas. But when the “City of Dreams” opened in Manila earlier this year, many agreed that the Philippine capital is now well on its way […]


holiday announcements / news

EID’L FITR | July 17 2015 declared a holiday nationwide

(UPDATED, JULY 9) Muslim Filipinos will be joining the rest of the Islamic world in observing the end of the holy month of Ramadan or Eid’l Fitr on July 17. The day […]


hodgepodge / holiday announcements / philippines

July 1 2015 declared holiday in Davao provinces

Three provinces in Region XI, Davao Oriental, Davao del Sur, and Davao del Norte will be celebrating their 48th foundation anniversary this July 1. The day, which this year falls on Wednesday, […]


holiday announcements / news / philippines

July 2 2015 declared holiday in Pasig City

UPDATED, June 26: Pasig City will be celebrating its 442nd foundation anniversary next week, July 2. The day, which this year falls on Thursday, has declared a special non-working holiday by President Benigno Aquino […]


commentary / education / philippines

Can a school admin be blamed for the death of a student in the campus?

Jonas Paolo Ferrer, an Electrical Engineering student from the Technological Institute of the Philippines – Quezon City, died late last week on campus following a heart attack. His sister Joydee made a […]


#WalangPasok – November 5 2021 declared holiday in Negros Occidental

Residents of Negros Occidental will be marking the 123rd anniversary of the 1898 Negros Revolution this November 5. The day is a special non-working holiday in the entire province as stipulated in […]


National Reading Month 2021 official theme: “Bawat Bata Bumabasa sa Kabila ng Hamon ng Pandemya”

Elementary and high schools around the Philippines will be celebrating the annual National Reading Month this November. According to an announcement from Department of Education earlier today, the official theme for National […]


Joy Belmonte should attack Mike Defensor over his role in ABS-CBN’s shutdown

Mayor Josefina “Joy” Belmonte of Quezon City is running for her second term in next year’s election against Congressman Mike Defensor of Anakalusugan Party-list, who is making his second bid for the […]


Here’s how a Bongbong Marcos-Sara Duterte ‘unity ticket’ can happen – #BotongPinoy2022

While the opposition remains deeply divided in the context of the continued sniping between extremists in the Liberal Party and the Makabayan bloc over the non-inclusion of Neri Colmenares in Vice President […]


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