#WalangPasok / education / holiday announcements

#WalangPasok – February 16 2018 declared holiday nationwide

The Chinese community in the Philippines will celebrate their annual Spring Festival, which is usually referred to as the Chinese New Year, this coming February 16. Chinese New Year is a special non-working holiday nationwide as mandated by President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 269, […]

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commentary / education

Six tips to nail that college admission interview

Imagine this scenario: the results of the college entrance examinations has just been released. However, instead of just seeing whether you’re qualified or not, it was indicated that you will be lined […]

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#WalangPasok / education / holiday announcements

#WalangPasok – February 13 2018 declared holiday in Parañaque City

Parañaque City will be celebrating its 20th cityhood anniversary this February 13, Thursday. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday there courtesy of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 409. Read the […]

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Blogging in the Philippines / education

Mocha Uson to receive Outstanding Alumni Award from UST

The University of Santo Tomas Alumni Association has announced that Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Assistant Secretary Margaux “Mocha” Uson will be receiving this year’s Outstanding Thomasian Alumni Award for Government and […]

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commentary / social media philippines

MICHAELA BALDOS – PH does not have a law punishing revenge porn

In the last 24 hours, Filipino netizens have been fuzzing over a series of private videos allegedly featuring a female student from one of the country’s top universities. The videos were apparently […]

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commentary / education / President Rodrigo Duterte

CHED Chair Licuanan resigns amidst long feud with President Duterte

Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chair Patricia Licuanan announced her resignation during the agency’s flag ceremony this Monday morning. Licuanan told CHED employees that over the weekend, she received a phone call […]

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news / Weather

Late night quake jolts Southern Tagalog provinces, Metro Manila

An earthquake shook parts of Southern Tagalog as well as Metro Manila and even Bulacan late Sunday night. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology or PHIVOLCS, the epicenter of […]

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commentary / education

The pain of getting admitted in a university you cannot afford

“Passing a university’s entrance exam is one thing. Having the money to actually enroll there is another story,” The Filipino Scribe wrote on Twitter last weekend. The post quickly became viral in the days […]

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#WalangPasok / education / holiday announcements

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for January 8 2018

Several schools in the city of Manila have announced the suspension of classes in their respective institutions for January 8, Monday, because of the preparations in connection to the Feast of the […]

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commentary / politics / President Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte plan to invite Chinese telco hits a roadblock: the 1987 Constitution

In a bid to forge closer ties with China, President Rodrigo Duterte has invited last December the Chinese government to consider investing in the Philippines’ telecommunications industry. Apart from being helpful in […]

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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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