COVID-19 in the Philippines / news

Metro Manila to be placed under alert level 3 from January 3 to 15, 2022 due to sharp rise in COVID-19 cases

Because of the sharp rise in new COVID-19 cases in the country in the past week, Malacañang has announced that Metro Manila will once again be placed under alert level number 3 […]

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Department of Education / news / President Rodrigo Duterte

Who are eligible to receive the service recognition incentive this 2021?

For the third straight year, President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an administrative order (AO) authorizing the grant of a service recognition incentive or SRI for eligible government employees. It can be released […]

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commentary / COVID-19 in the Philippines / philippines

Is another COVID-19 surge looming for the Philippines because of Omicron?

Last October, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has promised that this year’s Christmas season will be better compared to last year since it appeared at that time that the COVID-19 pandemic is finally […]

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Blogging in the Philippines / Mark Madrona / The Filipino Scribe

“RIGHT ON THE MARK: Selected Articles from The Filipino Scribe” by Mark Pere Madrona out now

Award-winning writer and licensed professional teacher Mark Pere Madrona has announced today, December 25, the publication of his first book, “RIGHT ON THE MARK: Selected Articles from The Filipino Scribe.” The book […]

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commentary / COVID-19 in the Philippines / Mark Madrona

My experience receiving the COVID-19 booster shot from Moderna

As reported by The Filipino Scribe last December 21, the Philippine Department of Health (DOH) has already shortened the prescribed time period before you can be eligible to receive a booster shot […]

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COVID-19 in the Philippines / news

You can now have a booster shot 90 days after being fully vaccinated vs. COVID-19

The Department of Health announced late Tuesday night (December 21) that all Filipinos aged 18 and above are already eligible to receive a single-dose booster shot just 90 days after receiving their […]

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#BotongPinoy2022 / news / politics

Marcos leads Robredo by 33 points in latest Pulse Asia presidential poll – #BotongPinoy2022

Former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. maintains a 33-point lead over his nearest competitor, Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo, according to a survey conducted by polling firm Pulse Asia from December […]

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#WalangPasok / history / holiday announcements

#WalangPasok – December 30 2021 declared a regular holiday

The Philippines would be marking the 125th death anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal this December 30, Thursday. The date commemorates the execution of the national hero in December 30, 1896 and not […]

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#WalangPasok / holiday announcements

NEW YEAR’S EVE: Pay rules for December 31 2021 special working day

The Philippines will be celebrating New Year’s Eve this 31 December 2021, Friday. The day was initially declared a special non-working holiday according to President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 986 which he signed […]

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#WalangPasok / holiday announcements

CHRISTMAS DAY: Pay rules for December 25 2021 regular holiday

The Philippines will be joining the rest of the Christian world in celebrating Christmas Day this December 25, Saturday. Christmas Day is a national holiday in the country as stipulated in President […]

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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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