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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#WalangPasok – January 21 2022 declared holiday in Tarlac City

Tarlac City will be celebrating its sixth annual Kaisa Festival this January 21, 2022. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday as stipulated in Proclamation 1279 which Executive Secretary Salvador […]

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#WalangPasok – February 1 2022 declared holiday for Chinese New Year

The Chinese community in the Philippines and around the world will celebrate their annual Spring Festival – more commonly referred to as the Chinese New Year- this February 1. February 1, 2022 is a special non-working holiday nationwide as […]

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LOOK HERE: Full list of national holidays for 2022

With just a little over two months remaining in 2021, Malacañang has already published the official list of national holidays for the year 2022. This is mentioned through President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation […]

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#WalangPasok – Schools announce class suspensions as students clamor for academic ease

(UPDATED, 2:00 AM of JANUARY 10, 2022) Several schools in Metro Manila have announced class suspensions for next week due to the sudden rise in COVID-19 cases across the region. The school […]

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