education

FALSE DECLARATIONS – Lying about your credentials can land you in jail

According to popular employment website Jobstreet.com, it is fairly common for job seekers to declare false information in their resumes. People routinely do that through various means – from declaring unearned degrees, […]

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education / history

PAANO MAGING BAYANI? | Ten standards in selecting Filipino heroes

The country’s celebration of the National Heroes Day tomorrow comes just two weeks before the scheduled burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. It is in fulfillment […]

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education / Weather

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for August 27 2016

(Updated, 8:00 AM) Parts of Metro Manila and nearby provinces including Bataan, Batangas, Bulacan, Cavite, Pampanga, and Zambales have been experiencing occasional thunderstorms since Friday night, which caused intense traffic and flooding in […]

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#WalangPasok / holiday announcements / news

SEVEN LONG WEEKENDS | List of holidays for 2017 according to Malacañang

With just a little over four months left before 2016 ends, Malacañang has already released the official list of national holidays for the 2016. This is stipulated through President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 50, which […]

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education / history

September 9 2016 declared holiday in Cebu – Sergio Osmeña Day

Filipinos nationwide will mark the 138th birth anniversary of the late President Sergio Osmeña Sr. this September 9. It is a special non-working holiday in the province of Cebu and its component cities as mandated by Republic Act (RA) […]

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death / entertainment

In loving memory of Lilia Cuntapay, the ‘horror queen’ of Philippine cinema

I’m heartbroken to hear about the death yesterday of Miss Lilia Cuntapay due to health complications at age 81. She is best remembered for her ‘aswang’ and ‘white lady’ roles in popular […]

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holiday announcements / news

Eid’l Adha – September 12 2016 Philippine holiday

UPDATED, SEPTEMBER 6 Filipino Muslims will join the rest of the Islamic world in observing Eid’l Adha or their annual feast of sacrifice this September 12, Monday. That day has been declared a […]

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commentary / history / politics

What can be done to stop the youth from their hero-worship of Marcos?

Today is the 33rd death anniversary of the late Senator and Martial law-era opposition leader Benigno Aquino Jr. In previous years, various activities were held to commemorate his fight for the restoration […]

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news / sports

NO 2ND MEDAL FOR PH | Pinay taekwondo jin Elaine Alora loses to Mexican veteran

Pinay taekwondo jin Kirstie Elaine Alora lost to veteran fighter and 2008 Beijing Olympic gold medalist Maria Espinoza of Mexico in their round-of-16 match for women’s 67 kg. Saturday night (Manila time), […]

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education / history

#WalangPasok – August 30 2016 declared a holiday in Bulacan

The province of Bulacan will lead the rest of the nation in commemorating the 166th birth anniversary of hero and propagandist Marcelo del Pilar this coming August 30, 2016. The said occasion, […]

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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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