#BotongPinoy2016 / news / politics

BPI denies leaking information on Duterte’s bank accounts

The Bank of Philippine Islands (BPI) has denied allegations that someone among its officials or employees provided the political opponents of Davao City Mayor and presidential front runner Rodrigo Duterte with information […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / news / politics

Cavite Gov. Remulla, ex Binay spokesman, joins Duterte camp

The powerful Remulla clan of the province of Cavite has junked its longtime ally and political patron Vice President Jejomar Binay in favor of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. The defection comes […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / philippines / politics

British magazine ‘The Economist’ endorses Roxas for president

The editorial board of The Economist, an international magazine based in the United Kingdom, has endorsed administration standard bearer Mar Roxas for president with only ten days to go before the national […]

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education / news / philippines

DepEd releases calendar for school year 2016-2017

School opening set for June 13, 2016 The Department of Education (DepEd) has announced that academic year 2016-2017 for elementary and high schools throughout the country will begin on June 13, 2016 […]

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National Artist F. Sionil Jose: Rodrigo Duterte represents radical change

National Artist for Literature Francisco Sionil Jose has endorsed Davao City Rodrigo Duterte for president. In a post on his Facebook page, the preeminent Filipino novelist began by acknowledging that a Duterte […]

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history / holiday announcements / philippines

JOSE ABAD SANTOS DAY – May 7 2016 declared a holiday in Pampanga

The Philippines will mark the 74th death anniversary of Jose Abad Santos, former Supreme Court Chief Justice and World War II hero, this coming May 7, Saturday. It is a special non-working day […]

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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau confirms beheading of hostage by Abu Sayyaf

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada has expressed outrage over the beheading of John Ridsdel, one of two Canadian citizens held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf Group since September 2015. “On behalf […]

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Labor rights group praises presidential bets for opposing contractualization

A progressive labor rights group lauded all five presidential candidates for speaking out against the practice of big businesses of engaging in contractualization instead of granting permanent status for their employees. In […]

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All eyes on Duterte as presidential bets meet for final debate

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte will be the center of attention as the five presidential candidates meet for their third and final debate this Sunday evening. The debate is organized by the […]

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COME-LEAK HACKER | Who is Paul Biteng?

The nation largely responded with a shrug when the attack on the website of the Commission on Elections was first reported late last month. It didn’t help that the poll body initially downplayed […]

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Kim Taehyung of BTS says “Mahal ko kayo,” makes Filipino ARMYS go crazy

Filipino fans of the South Korean supergroup BTS were over the moon as Kim Taehyung, also known as V, said “Mahal ko kayo!” (“I love you all!”) during a live chat session […]

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#EarthquakePH – Magnitude 6.7 quake jolts Metro Manila, southern Luzon

A strong earthquake with a magnitude 6.7 earthquake jolted Metro Manila and parts of southern Luzon early Saturday morning (July 24). The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported that Calatagan, […]

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#WalangPasok – August 6 2021 declared a holiday In Cebu

The province of Cebu will be celebrating its 452nd foundation anniversary this coming August 6, Friday. August 6 of every year is a special non-working public holiday throughout the province according to […]

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#WalangPasok – DepEd class suspension guidelines for the ‘new normal’

The Department of Education (DepEd) has released updated class suspension guidelines, in line with the possibility that the incoming school year 2021-2022 will still be conducted remotely. Education Secretary Leonor Briones made […]

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