education / news / philippines

DepEd postpones the NCAE for the third time

Confusion reigns in public and private high schools around the county as the Department of Education (DepEd) decided to indefinitely postpone the National Career Assessment Examination or NCAE for the third time […]

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education / news / politics

LIFE AFTER DEFEAT | Former VP Binay to be University of Makati law dean?

Almost a year after his embarassing defeat in the 2016 presidential race, former Vice President Jejomar Binay is likely to have a new job soon: a law school dean. Photos of Binay visiting […]

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#WalangPasok / news / politics

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for February 27 2017 due to the transport strike

(UPDATED, 7:40 PM) In light of the scheduled nationwide transport strike by jeepney drivers tomorrow, the Office of the President has announced that classes for elementary and high school levels throughout Metro […]

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commentary / news / politics

For Leila de Lima, what comes around goes around

Earlier today, Judge Juanita Guerrero of the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court issued a warrant of arrest against Senator Leila De Lima, her former driver Ronnie Dayan, and former Bureau of Corrections chief […]

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commentary / education / news

Let us avoid knee-jerk reactions to the BestLink College field trip tragedy

Last Monday, fifteen students of Bestlink College of the Philippines (BCP) were killed following a bus accident in Tanay, Rizal. The brakes of the bus carrying the students reportedly malfunctioned while it […]

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education / news

2017 Graduation Theme: “Sabay-sabay na Hakbang Tungo sa Maunlad na Kinabukasan”

With the current school year entering its final four weeks, the Department of Education (DepEd) has already released the official theme to be used for the 2017 nursery, kindergarten, elementary, and high […]

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commentary / news / social networking sites

Dear Duterte admin: Banning porn websites will not accomplish anything

Last month, netizens were abuzz about reports that certain adult entertainment websites including PornHub, RedTube, and YouPorn were apparently rendered inaccessible by the government.  It was probably just an experiment since the sites […]

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education / news

Former Philippine ambassador quits university post over sexual assault charge

Reynaldo Arcilla, a retired diplomat under the Department of Foreign Affairs, has abruptly resigned as dean of the Lyceum of the Philippines University-Manila’s College of International Relations (LPU Manila-CIR) because of a […]

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#WalangPasok / news

#WalangPasok – February 9 2017 declared school holiday in Mandaluyong City

Mandaluyong City will be commemorating the 23rd anniversary of its cityhood this February 9, Thursday. The day has been declared as a holiday in schools by Mayor Carmelita “Menchie” Abalos according to […]

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education / entertainment / up diliman

Dulaang UP presents Goethe’s “Faust”

The legend of Dr. Faust is without a doubt one of the canons of world literature. It tells the story of a successful scholar who struck a deal with the devil to […]

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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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