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september 11 2017 bulacan holiday

September 11 2017 NOT declared a holiday in Bulacan

(UPDATED, SEPTEMBER 5) The province of Bulacan will celebrate its annual Araw ng mga Barangay this September 11. Contrary to what was first reported in The Filipino Scribe last August 31, this will NOT be a special non-working holiday anywhere in the province. Although section 27 of Bulacan’s 2007 New Provincial

september 9 2017 holiday cebu

September 9 2017 declared holiday in Cebu – Sergio Osmeña Day

 Filipinos nationwide will mark the 139th birth anniversary of the late former President Sergio Osmeña Sr. this September 9. Osmeña Day falls on a Saturday this year. It is a special non-working holiday in the province of Cebu and its component cities as mandated by Republic Act (RA) 6953, which was signed into law

Zark's P8 anniversary promo

Zark’s offers burgers for P8, triggers pandemonium

As part of their eighth anniversary celebration, local burger joint Zark’s Burgers offered to sell their burgers at P8.00 each for their first 80 customers in all their stores nationwide this August 28, which is a national holiday. All hell broke loose soon after. Photos

class suspensions august 26 2017

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for August 26 2017

(UPDATED, 1:00 AM) Tropical storm “Jolina” (international name “Pakhar”) is expected to have landfall in the vicinity of Isabela and Aurora this Friday night, which means much of Luzon will be experiencing moderate to heavy monsoon rains beginning tonight and tomorrow. As a result, classes

class suspensions august 25 2017

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for August 25 2017

(UPDATED, 1:00 AM) Northern Luzon can experience moderate to heavy rains in the next two days as tropical depression “Jolina” continues to threaten the region, with a landfall expected by Friday. According to a severe weather bulletin released by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services

roger posadas up diliman

IN MEMORIAM: Roger Posadas, former UP Diliman chancellor, 72

Dr. Roger Posadas, one of the nation’s preeminent physicists and former chancellor of the University of the Philippines-Diliman, passed away last August 20. He was 72. Posadas earned his bachelor’s degree in physics from UP Diliman in 1964. He then received his doctorate degree in

august 22 2017 class suspensions

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for August 22 2017

(UPDATED, 7:15 AM) Tropical storm Isang (international name ‘Hato’) continues to batter extreme northern Luzon, particularly Batanes and Babuyan Group of Islands, late Monday night. In its 11:00 PM severe weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration or PAGASA reported that the