commentary / politics / President Rodrigo Duterte

Responsibilities of the press under Duterte martial law

President Rodrigo Duterte’s martial law declaration in Mindanao has been in place for almost a month now. The Senate and the House of Representatives, which are both dominated by administration allies, endorsed […]

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commentary / politics

Netizens mock Cynthia Villar for proposal to ban ‘unli’ rice

Senator Cynthia Villar received flak from netizens after suggesting that restaurants should be stopped from offering unlimited rice to their customers for health and economic considerations. “Ipagbawal na yang unlimited rice, masama yan. […]

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commentary / politics

DOT accused of copying South Africa tourism ad

The Department of Tourism marked the Philippines’ celebration of its 119th Independence Day this June 12 by releasing a new tourism ad titled “Sights.” It can be recalled that early this year, […]

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#WalangPasok / history / philippines

#WalangPasok – June 24 2017 holiday in Manila

The City of Manila will be celebrating its 446th Foundation Day this June 24, Saturday. The day, more popularly known as Araw ng Maynila, is expected to be declared a special non-working holiday just like […]

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#WalangPasok / news

EID’L FITR – June 26 2017 declared a holiday

(Updated: June 17, 2017) Muslims throughout the world will be observing the end of the holy month of Ramadan or Eid’l Fitr during the last weekend of June. In line with this, President […]

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#WalangPasok / education / history

#WalangPasok – June 19 2017 declared a holiday in Laguna

The country will be marking the 156th birth anniversary of national hero Jose Rizal this June 19, Monday. The day is a special non-working holiday in Rizal’s home province Laguna, including his birthpace […]

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education

Buwan ng Wika 2017 tema: “Filipino: Wikang Mapagbago”

Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa 2017 Ang “Buwan ng Wika” ay isa sa mga inaantabayanang kaganapan sa lahat ng paaralan, mapa-elementarya, sekondarya, at maging sa kolehiyo kada taon.  Ayon sa Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino […]

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news / philippines

Resorts World Manila attacker identified as Jessie Javier Carlos

After two days, the Philippine National Police (PNP) was finally able to identify the man responsible for the attack in Resorts World Manila that killed 37 people. Speaking during a news conference, […]

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education

Nutrition Month Theme 2017: “Healthy diet, gawing habit for life!”

Primary and secondary schools nationwide will be celebrating the National Nutrition Month or “Buwan ng Nutrisyon” this coming July. According to the National Nutrition Council (NNC), the theme for this year’s celebration is “Healthy […]

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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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