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OOPS, HE DID IT AGAIN! | Albay Gov. Salceda junks Roxas, endorses Poe

With a little over two weeks to go before the May 9 elections, Albay Governor Joey Salceda has announced his decision to junk administration standard bearer Mar Roxas and instead endorse Senator […]

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MASSIVE LEAK | Filipino voters’ private info now posted on WeHaveYourData.com

A website has been created which allows Internet users anywhere in the world to access the personal information of as much as 70 million registered Filipino voters. The website, WeHaveYourData.com, has been created by the hackers […]

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COMELEC to netizens: Avoid visiting hackers’ website to avoid identity theft

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has warned the public against visiting WeHaveYourData.com, a website where hackers from the group LulzSec Pilipinas uploaded the private information of as mush as 55 million registered […]

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NANLILIGAW? | Mar Roxas visits Iglesia ni Cristo head Eduardo Manalo

Former Interior secretary and administration standard bearer Mar Roxas paid a courtesy visit to Iglesia ni Cristo’s (INC) Central Office in Quezon City Wednesday morning. According to a report on the INC-run Eagle […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / commentary / politics

AD WARS | Poe appeals to female voters while ‘Binoy’ bats for Duterte

With less than three weeks to go before Election Day, the camps of Senator Grace Poe and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte have both released dueling web advertisements Tuesday. Based on recent public […]

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Who was Jacqueline Hamill, the subject of Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘rape joke’?

Presidential candidate and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte triggered an online uproar after a video of him making a rape joke went viral over the weekend. In the 60-second clip, Duterte can […]

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THE KNIVES ARE OUT | Binay, Poe, Roxas attack Duterte over rape joke

Three of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s rivals for the presidency wasted no time to condemn him over a viral video where he made a joke about having sex with Jacqueline Hamill, […]

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Duterte on rape victim: “Dapat yung mayor muna ang mauna.”

A video showing Davao City mayor and presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte making a rape joke has been gaining popularity on social media. In the one-minute video, Duterte can be heard recounting an […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / holiday announcements / politics

May 9 2016 to be declared a national holiday?

Around 54.4 Filipinos are qualified to vote in the coming May 9 2016 national and local elections. To maximize voter turnout, President Benigno Aquino III is expected to declare the said day, […]

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history / holiday announcements / philippines

LABOR DAY | May 1 2016 declared a national holiday

Filipinos nationwide will mark the annual celebration of Labor Day (or Araw ng Paggawa) on May 1, which this year falls on Sunday. The day has been declared a regular holiday throughout the […]

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Alan Cayetano promises P10,000 ‘ayuda’ for Filipinos in new ad: #BotongPinoy2022

Taguig City Congressman and former House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and his remaining allies are touting a bill that they filed that seeks to provide a financial assistance of P10,000 to all […]

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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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