education / Weather

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for August 1 2016 due to typhoon ‘Carina’

(Updated, 8:00 AM) Tropical storm “Carina” (international name “Nida”) remains a threat to extreme northern Luzon even as it moves out of the Philippine area of responsibility on its way to Hong […]

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commentary / politics

If the CPP-NPA can’t make peace with Duterte, they can’t make peace with any president

“You can’t talk peace and have a gun.” – “Kaleidoscope World” by Francis Magalona (1964-2009) President Rodrigo Duterte announced a unilateral ceasefire with the Communist Party of the Philippines, its armed wing […]

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education / history / news

National History Month theme 2016: “Kasaysayan, saligan ng diwang makabayan”

Apart from celebrating the National Language Month (Buwan ng Wika), schools of all levels across the Philippines will also be celebrating the National History Month this coming August. According to the National […]

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history / news

August 21 2016 Philippine holiday – Ninoy Aquino day

The country will commemorate the 33rd death anniversary of the late former Senator and democracy fighter Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. this August 21, which this year falls on a Sunday. It is […]

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entertainment

#BoycottCristyFermin – AlDub fans goes to war vs Cristy Fermin

Veteran entertainment journalist and TV host Cristy Fermin is under fire from the fans of AlDub love team (the moniker given to the pairing of Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza) over a […]

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news / politics / President Rodrigo Duterte

#SONA2016 – Full transcript of Duterte’s first State of the Nation Address

(President Rodrigo Duterte gave his first State of the Nation Address yesterday at the House of Representatives in Quezon City before the joint session of 17th Congress.) Kindly sit down. Thank you. Allow […]

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news / politics / President Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte signs order on Freedom of Information for executive branch

Fulfilling one of his campaign pledges, President Rodrigo Duterte this Sunday morning signed an executive order (EO) paving the way for Freedom of Information covering the executive branch. The EO was finalized […]

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news / politics / President Rodrigo Duterte

#SONA2016 – Highlights of Duterte’s first State of the Nation Address

President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) today, July 25. As of posting time, the Presidential Communications Office is yet to release the official transcript of his […]

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education / history / holiday announcements

#WalangPasok – August 19 2016 declared holiday in Quezon City

The 138th birth anniversary of President Manuel L. Quezon will be commemorated this coming August 19, Friday. It is special non-working holiday in the provinces of Aurora and Quezon as well as in […]

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commentary / news / politics

SC: ‘Nothing more remained’ of the plunder case vs Arroyo after 2013

In a 48-page decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the Sandiganbayan committed grave abuse of discretion in repeatedly denying the petition of former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for demurrer […]

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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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