education / journalism

SPAM, Inc. holds campus journalism workshops in Baguio City

About a hundred campus journalists and their advisers from all over the country trooped to Baguio City to take part in the recently-concluded 4th annual extramural training workshop organized by the School […]

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commentary / news / philippines

Veteran diplomat Kristie Kenney retires as Donald Trump moves to gut State Department

Kristie Kenney, former American ambassador to the Philippines and Thailand, has retired from the United States Foreign Service effective April 28. She most recently served as a counselor to former Secretary of State […]

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education / entertainment

UP Playwrights’ Theatre presents “Angry Christ”

The University of the Philippines Playwrights’ Theatre will have as the second and last offering for its 25th season “Angry Christ,” a stage play based on the life of Filipino-American painter Alfonso […]

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#WalangPasok / education / news

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for April 27 2017

Classes in several colleges and universities in the cities of Manila, Makati, and Pasay will be suspended this April 27, Thursday, to give way for the preparations that the national government and concerned […]

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education / entertainment

Teatro Tomasino presents Bob Ong’s ‘Kapitan Sino’

Teatro Tomasino, the official theater group of the University of Santo Tomas (UST), will have as their last offering for 39th theatrical season a stage adaptation of Bob Ong’s popular 2009 novel “Kapitan Sino.” […]

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#WalangPasok / news

#WalangPasok – April 28 2017 declared holiday in Metro Manila due to ASEAN Summit

Malacanang has declared April 28, Friday, a holiday throughout Metro Manila in preparation for the different ativities to be held regarding the 2017 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit that the country […]

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commentary / politics / President Rodrigo Duterte

Time Magazine trolls Duterte by also including De Lima in its most influential list

American news magazine Time released this April 20 its annual list of 100 most influential people in the world (often abbreviated as Time 100). As in previous years, the individuals were divided […]

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news / politics

Trump to visit Philippines this November 2017 for ASEAN summit

United States President Donald Trump is coming to the Philippines this November 2017 to participate in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders’ summit. No less than US Vice President Mike […]

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commentary / news / President Rodrigo Duterte

UP admin embarrasses itself over honorary degree for Duterte faux pas

First of all, let’s have a recap of how the entire hullabaloo began. Last April 19, several media outlets reported that the University of the Philippines Board of Regents (BOR) intends to give […]

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#WalangPasok / news / philippines

LABOR DAY – May 1 2017 declared holiday nationwide

Filipinos nationwide will have a three-day weekend later this month as the country have its annual celebration of Labor Day on May 1. The occassion, which is also known as Araw ng Paggawa, this year […]

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Kim Taehyung of BTS says “Mahal ko kayo,” makes Filipino ARMYS go crazy

Filipino fans of the South Korean supergroup BTS were over the moon as Kim Taehyung, also known as V, said “Mahal ko kayo!” (“I love you all!”) during a live chat session […]

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#EarthquakePH – Magnitude 6.7 quake jolts Metro Manila, southern Luzon

A strong earthquake with a magnitude 6.7 earthquake jolted Metro Manila and parts of southern Luzon early Saturday morning (July 24). The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported that Calatagan, […]

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#WalangPasok – August 6 2021 declared a holiday In Cebu

The province of Cebu will be celebrating its 452nd foundation anniversary this coming August 6, Friday. August 6 of every year is a special non-working public holiday throughout the province according to […]

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#WalangPasok – DepEd class suspension guidelines for the ‘new normal’

The Department of Education (DepEd) has released updated class suspension guidelines, in line with the possibility that the incoming school year 2021-2022 will still be conducted remotely. Education Secretary Leonor Briones made […]

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