#BotongPinoy2016 / news / politics

Chief Justice Sereno sides with Poe, argues that foundlings are Filipino citizens

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno backed the arguments presented by Senator Grace Poe regarding the claim that she cannot be considered a  natural-born Filipino given that she is a foundling or a […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / personal matters / politics

HOW LOW WILL THEY GO? – Attempted sabotage vs The Filipino Scribe

The Filipino Scribe has been running election-related news and commentary articles several times a week, filed in the special section #BotongPinoy2016. Over the past months, TFS has run stories about all five […]

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education / holiday announcements / philippines

February 25 2016 declared a holiday for 30th anniversary of People Power Revolution

The nation will be marking the 30th anniversary of the 1986 People Power Revolution this February 25, Thursday. Unlike in previous years, the day this year has been declared a special non-working […]

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news / philippines

P7 minimum fare for jeepneys in NCR, Regions 3 and 4 beginning January 22

The minimum fare for jeepneys operating in the National Capital Region as well as Regions III and IV will be reduced to P7.00 beginning today, January 22. The announcement was made by […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / news / politics

KANDIDATO PA RIN | Poe, Duterte makes it to COMELEC’s initial list of presidential bets

Eight individuals made it to the initial list of presidential candidates that the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) released Thursday afternoon. The draft ballot includes Senator Grace Poe and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, […]

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news / philippines / sports

Philippines to host 2016 Olympic Qualifying Tournament from July 4 to 10

The Philippines together with Italy and Serbia had been chosen as hosts of the 2016 Olympic qualifying tournaments scheduled from July 4 to 10. The announcement was made by FIBA (Fédération Internationale […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / news / politics

Four possible outcomes of Poe’s cases in the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is today scheduled to hear oral arguments on two disqualification cases filed against Senator Grace Poe. It can be recalled that last month, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) en […]

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education / news / up diliman

Ian Jasper Calalang of UP Diliman remains missing

A week after he was first reported missing, University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman student Ian Jasper Calalang remains nowhere to be found. Calalang is currently a first year industrial engineering student […]

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education / holiday announcements / news

February 8 2016 declared a nationwide holiday – Chinese New Year

The Chinese community in the Philippines and around the world will celebrate their annual Spring Festival, which is usually referred to as the Chinese New Year, this February 8. The day is a special non-working holiday nationwide as mandated […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / news / politics

Jejomar Binay regains solo front-runner status in SWS presidential poll

Vice President Jejomar Binay has pulled ahead of Senator Grace Poe, his chief rival for the presidency, according to the latest pre-election survey conducted by Social Weather Stations from January 8 to […]

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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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