commentary / Mark Madrona / The Filipino Scribe

THANK YOU! | Celebrating six years of FilipinoScribe.com and my latest award!

Today marks the sixth year anniversary of The Filipino Scribe (www.FilipinoScribe.com). Since it was created in March 31 2011, the news and commentary blog has already received nearly 8.6 million page views. […]

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commentary / politics / President Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte’s confused policy toward China, in two quotes

Just a few hours after assuming the Presidency, Rodrigo Duterte already expressed his desire not to antagonize China. In his first meeting with members of his Cabinet, Duterte said the country should […]

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education / up diliman

UP Diliman guts General Education program

Voting 302 to 31 with 44 abstentions, the UP Diliman University Council approved a proposal to overhaul the general education (GE) program that has been in place for the past 14 years. […]

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#WalangPasok / history / news

March 27 2017 declared holiday in San Juan City

The people of San Juan City will be celebrating its 110th annual foundation day anniversary this March 27. “Araw ng San Juan” is a special non-working holiday in that part of Metro […]

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#WalangPasok / education / history

#WalangPasok – March 22 2017 declared holiday in Cavite

The Philippines will be marking the 148th birth anniversary of General Emilio Aguinaldo, officially recognized as the country’s first president, this March 22, Wednesday. The day has been declared a special non-working […]

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entertainment / politics / President Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte admin slams CBS over ‘Madam Secretary’ episode

The government is crying foul over an upcoming episode of the hit American political drama “Madam Secretary” because of what it describes as the show’s “highly negative portrayal” of a fictional Philippine president. […]

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history / holiday announcements / news

ARAW NG DABAW – March 16 2017 declared a holiday in Davao City

Davao City will be celebrating its 80th foundation anniversary this coming March 16, Thursday. The day is a special non-working holiday throughout the city according to Republic Act (RA) 7551. The law, which was […]

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education / news

DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones’ message to graduates of batch 2017

This has been copied verbatim from the website of Department of Education. See the original post in this link. “My warmest greetings to the school officials, administrators, faculty members and advisers, teachers, […]

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education / news / philippines

DepEd sets NCAE in Metro Manila for March 9 and 10

The Department of Education has rescheduled the much-delayed National Career Assessment Examination (NCAE) for Grade 9 students of Metro Manila for March 9 and 10. Education Secretary Leonor Briones made the announcement […]

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commentary / news / politics

Will disagreement over death penalty ruin Arryoyo and Duterte’s alliance?

The sudden reorganization of the Senate leadership last Monday made it very clear that the legislative allies of President Rodrigo Duterte are already ditching the noble idea of maintaining a “super-majority” and instead […]

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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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