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#WalangPasok – October 31 2017 declared holiday nationwide

Filipinos nationwide will have back-to-back holidays due to the observance of the All Saints’ Day, which is known locally as Undas. As stipulated in President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 50, both October 31 (Tuesday) and November 1 (Wednesday) are declared as special non-working holidays. You can

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Buying your first condominium? Here are five tips

After many years of working and saving, you might already be considering making your few big purchases, and one of them perhaps is buying your first condominium unit. There are many things to take into account before doing so, like the unit’s location, size, and

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Top five Filipino food and wine pairings that you must try

The Philippines is known for its delicious and popular cuisine. In fact, many people around the globe visit the country just to try it for themselves. Other than the delicious cuisine, locally-developed liquor in the Philippines like lambanog and tuba are also must-trys. The best kind of

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House committee passes bill legalizing medical marijuana

The Committee on Health of the House of Representatives has voted unanimously in support of a bill seeking to legalize the use of marijuana (scientific name: cannabis sativa) for medical purposes in the Philippines. The bill will now be scheduled for plenary debates. Authored by

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BUWAN NG PAGBASA – National Reading Month 2017 official theme

Elementary and high schools nationwide will be celebrating the annual National Reading Month this November. The celebration, which is listed in the Department of Education’s official calendar for school year 2017-2018, is customarily managed by a school’s English Department. November was officially designated as the National

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OFWs in Hong Kong go all out in support of ‘Laban ng Lahi 2017’

Hong Kong-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are going all-out in showing their support for the first-ever “Laban ng Lahi” global team marathon challenge, whose international qualifying tournament is set for October 29, 2017. Throngs of OFWs participated during the formal launching of the event last

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WHY WE RESIST – National Day of Protest vs President Duterte

Earlier today, The Filipino Scribe joined the thousands of protesters who trooped to the Commission on Human Rights headquarters in Quezon City as part of the so-called “National Day of Protests.” On the day the country is commemorating the 45th anniversary of the late dictator