#BotongPinoy2016 / commentary / news

Twitter trolls hijack PCDSPO’s #PartnerForChange campaign

With the aim of further intensifying the public’s anticipation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s inauguration today, the Presidential Communication Development and Strategic Planning Office (PCDSPO) urged Twitter users to use the hashtag #PartnerForChange. […]

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commentary / lgbt rights

#PRIDE2016 | Internal divisions and discrimination hamper PH gay rights movement

June is the international LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) pride month. A lot of people seem to think that the Philippine gay community is monolithic. That’s not true. In fact, it can […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / news / politics

SUCCEEDING A PRESIDENT: Presidential succession in the Philippines

Rodrigo Duterte will take his oath of office as the 16th President of the Philippines this June 30 at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall of the Malacanang Palace. As mandated by the 1987 […]

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holiday announcements / news

EID’L FITR | July 6 2016 declared a holiday nationwide

UPDATE, JULY 4:  Muslims all over the world will be observing the end of the holy month of Ramadan or Eid’l Fitr this first week of July. In connection to this, President Rodrigo Duterte […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / commentary

The Filipino Scribe demands an apology from FHM Philippines

Mr. Allan A. Madrilejos Team Editor, www.FHM.com.ph Dear Mr. Mardilejos, This is Mark Madrona, a college professor and owner of the news blog The Filipino Scribe (www.FilipinoScribe.com). I am writing this letter […]

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education / holiday announcements / philippines

July 1 2016 declared holiday in Davao provinces

The four provinces in Region XI, Davao Occidental, Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, and Davao del Sur, will be celebrating their 49th foundation anniversary this July 1. The day is a public […]

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education / news

Buwan ng Wika 2016 tema: “Filipino: Wika ng Karunungan”

Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa 2016 Kada Agosto ng bawat taong-akademiko, ang “Buwan ng Wika” ay isa sa mga pinaka-aabangang kaganapan sa lahat ng mga paaralan, mapa-elementarya, sekondarya, at maging sa kolehiyo.  Ayon […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / commentary / politics

Will Arroyo be finally free under the Duterte administration?

With only ten days to go before incoming President Rodrigo Duterte officially begins his six-year term, former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has a lot of reasons to be optimistic. […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / commentary / politics

COMELEC allows Liberal Party to disregard the campaign finance law

In a stunning move, Commission on Election (COMELEC) Commissioner Christian Lim resigned from his position as the head of the poll body’s Campaign Finance Office Friday night. When contacted by Rappler.com, Lim […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / education / news

Jose David Lapuz as CHED Chair? His former students says no way.

President-elect Rodrigo Duterte last week announced the appointment of Dr. Jose David Lapuz as the next chairperson of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), succeeding Dr. Patricia Licuanan. Duterte used to be […]

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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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