education / news / philippines

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for July 7 2015 due to tropical storm ‘Egay’

(UPDATED, 12:00 AM of July 7) Despite gradually moving away of the Philippines, tropical storm “Egay” continues to affect not just Northern Luzon but region as far as Metro Manila and Southern […]

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journalism / news / philippines

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for July 6 2015 due to tropical storm ‘Egay’

(UPDATED, 3:30 PM of June 6) With tropical storm “Egay” still expected to affect much of Northern Luzon tomorrow, various local government units have announced the suspension of classes in their respective […]

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entertainment / hodgepodge / philippines

DIRTY FINGER | ‘Atenean’ doctor who fooled a Jollibee delivery guy lashes out at his critics

Facebook user “Jay Bee,” who gained notoriety after he boasted on Facebook that he deliberately refused to answer the calls of a Jollibee delivery boy so he can avail of the fast […]

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history / holiday announcements / philippines

July 23 2015 holiday in Batangas – Apolinario Mabini Day

The country will be commemorating the 151st birth anniversary of hero and revolutionary leader Apolinario Mabini this July 23, Thursday. The day is a special non-working public holiday in Mabini’s home province […]

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holiday announcements / news / philippines

July 27 2015 declared a working holiday nationwide – 101st anniversary of Iglesia ni Cristo

UPDATED, JULY 26 2015 Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ), one of the largest religious denominations in the Philippines, will be marking its 101st foundation anniversary this July 27, Monday. The day […]

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hodgepodge / philippines / sponsored posts

Sleepworth: 25 years of making quality mattresses for Filipinos

Unlike its competitors, Sleepworth doesn’t spend much on advertising. But chances are, you’ve already used or may in fact be currently using one of their products (please take a minute to look […]

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education / news / philippines

Fire breaks out in UP DIliman Alumni Center; fifth fire incident in seven years

A fire ravaged University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman’s Alumni Center late Tuesday night. The aging single-storey structure, which is beside the UP Bahay ng Alumni, houses the university’s duck pin bowling […]

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I’m now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with SINOVAC’s Coronavac

Starting today, July 30, I am already classified as “fully vaccinated” against the coronavirus disease or COVID-19. According to the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC), people are considered fully vaccinated […]

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#WalangPasok – August 19 2021 declared holiday in Quezon City

The Philippines will be making the 143rd birth anniversary of President Manuel L. Quezon this August 19, Thursday. The day is a special non-working holiday in Quezon City as well as the […]

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#WalangPasok – August 10 2021 declared holiday in selected Mindanao provinces for Islamic New Year

Filipino Muslims will be joining their brothers and sisters around the world in observing Amun Jadid or the Islamic New Year this August 10, Tuesday. Amun Jadid marks the first day of the […]

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Tsunami warning raised across east Philippines after magnitude-8.2 quake in Alaska

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) has issued a tsunami warning for residents of coastal communities in the eastern side of the Philippines after a massive earthquake hit the state […]

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