#WalangPasok / history / holiday announcements

December 2 2016 declared a holiday in Pasay City

Pasay City will be celebrating its 153rd foundation anniversary this December 2, Friday. The day is almost certain to be declared a special non-working holiday just like in previous years. This was […]


commentary / philippines / politics

BAKIT APEKTADO KA? BAKIT HINDI! | A call against political apathy and indifference

I’m very disgusted with how people can just say “Move on!” and “Why are you too affected?” when people like me react negatively to news these past few days, particularly the Philippine […]


history / holiday announcements

BONIFACIO DAY – November 30 2016 declared a national holiday

The Philippines will be marking the 153rd birth anniversary of Spanish-era revolutionary leader and national hero Andres Bonifacio this November 30, Wednesday. The day, commonly referred to as Bonifacio Day, is a national […]


#BotongPinoy2016 / commentary / politics

Thank you very much, Hillary Clinton

Like millions of people around the world, the results of the 2016 United States presidential elections where Republican Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton came to me as a shock. It’s not just […]


#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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


OFWs in Hong Kong go all out in support of ‘Laban ng Lahi 2017’

Hong Kong-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are going all-out in showing their support for the first-ever “Laban ng Lahi” global team marathon challenge, whose international qualifying tournament is set for October 29, […]


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