Department of Education / news

DepEd launches Brigada Eskwela 2021 with “Bayanihan para sa Paaralan” as official theme

The Department of Education (DepEd) is set to have its annual Brigada Eskwela from August 3 to September 30, 2021 for public elementary and secondary schools nationwide – merely three weeks since […]

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commentary / COVID-19 in the Philippines

I’m now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with SINOVAC’s Coronavac

Starting today, July 30, I am already classified as “fully vaccinated” against the coronavirus disease or COVID-19. According to the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC), people are considered fully vaccinated […]

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news / Science

Tsunami warning raised across east Philippines after magnitude-8.2 quake in Alaska

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) has issued a tsunami warning for residents of coastal communities in the eastern side of the Philippines after a massive earthquake hit the state […]

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#WalangPasok / history / holiday announcements

#WalangPasok – August 19 2021 declared holiday in Quezon City

The Philippines will be making the 143rd birth anniversary of President Manuel L. Quezon this August 19, Thursday. The day is a special non-working holiday in Quezon City as well as the […]

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#WalangPasok / news

#WalangPasok – August 10 2021 declared holiday in selected Mindanao provinces for Islamic New Year

Filipino Muslims will be joining their brothers and sisters around the world in observing Amun Jadid or the Islamic New Year this August 10, Tuesday. Amun Jadid marks the first day of the […]

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news

#EarthquakePH – Magnitude 6.7 quake jolts Metro Manila, southern Luzon

A strong earthquake with a magnitude 6.7 earthquake jolted Metro Manila and parts of southern Luzon early Saturday morning (July 24). The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported that Calatagan, […]

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entertainment / news

Kim Taehyung of BTS says “Mahal ko kayo,” makes Filipino ARMYS go crazy

Filipino fans of the South Korean supergroup BTS were over the moon as Kim Taehyung, also known as V, said “Mahal ko kayo!” (“I love you all!”) during a live chat session […]

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#WalangPasok / news / Weather

#WalangPasok – Work and class suspensions for July 22 2021

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration or PAGASA has raised signal #1 in the province of Batanes as well as Babuyan Islands late Wednesday night as typhoon “Fabian” (international name: […]

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#WalangPasok / news

#WalangPasok – Work and class suspensions for July 21 2021

Governor Albert Garcia of Bataan has announced the suspension of classes in all levels for today, July 21, due to heavy monsoon rains intensified by typhoon “Fabian” (international name “In-fa”). Garcia likewise […]

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#BotongPinoy2022 / news / politics

#BotongPinoy2022 – Lacson announces 2022 presidential bid with Sotto as running-mate

Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson has announced his candidacy for the 2022 presidential elections, with Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III as his running-mate. Lacson and Sotto has been publicly floating their tandem […]

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#EarthquakePH – Magnitude 5.7 quake jolts parts of Luzon, Metro Manila

A strong earthquake with a magnitude 5.7 earthquake jolted parts of Luzon including early Monday morning (September 27). The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported that Looc, Occidental Mindoro (coordinates […]

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Vilma Santos-Recto auditions for her next role: as Senator – #BotongPinoy2022

After over two decades as a local politician in her home province of Batangas, Congresswoman Vilma Santos-Recto is now poised to enter national politics by running for Senator in 2022. A veteran […]

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Willie Ong will not help Isko Moreno in reaching out to opposition voters – #BotongPinoy2022

Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno formalized his much-speculated candidacy for the presidency this week. However, what no one saw coming was his announcement of Doctor Willie Ong as his nominee for vice […]

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Writer and historian Bob Couttie dies at 70

British writer and historian Robert Donald “Bob” Couttie has passed away in his adopted hometown of Balangiga, Eastern Samar last September 21 after a lingering illness. He was 70. A former actor […]

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