#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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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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#WalangPasok – May 13 2021 declared a holiday for Eid’l Fitr

Muslims around the globe will be observing the end of the holy month of Ramadan, referred to as Eid’l Fitr, during the second week of May. The said religious observance is an […]

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How can gov’t workers apply for a 14-day COVID leave?

Second of two parts As previously reported by The Filipino Scribe, government employees can apply for a paid leave of 14 calendar days in case they need to be quarantined due to […]

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CSC grants 14-day paid leave for gov’t workers who get COVID-19

First of two parts Government employees who test positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 can avail of a 14-day paid leave, according to a memorandum released last year by the Civil […]

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OFWs in Hong Kong go all out in support of ‘Laban ng Lahi 2017’

Hong Kong-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are going all-out in showing their support for the first-ever “Laban ng Lahi” global team marathon challenge, whose international qualifying tournament is set for October 29, […]

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