#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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#WalangPasok – Shortened work day in gov’t offices on September 27 2021

Employees in the government sector will have a shortened work day on September 27, Monday, as the country celebrates the “Kainang Pamilya Mahalaga Day.” According to Memorandum Circular #90 signed by Executive […]

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Examining the five-year demolition job against Leni Robredo – #BotongPinoy2022

With just two weeks left before the deadline for the filing of candidacies for the 2022 national and local elections, Vice President Leni Robredo remains undecided about running for president. Her indecisiveness […]

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Analyzing Toni Gonzaga’s interview with Bongbong Marcos

Celebrity talk show host and actress Toni Gonzaga is getting flak for her recent interview with former Senator and defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. for her web show “Toni […]

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United Nations month theme for 2021 – “International Year of Fruits and Vegetables”

The United Nations (UN) will be celebrating its 76th foundation anniversary this October 24. Because of that, October of every year is known all over the world, including the Philippines, as the […]

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