Blogging in the Philippines / The Filipino Scribe

NEW MILESTONE: The Filipino Scribe reaches 11 million views on its tenth year

This weekend, The Filipino Scribe reached a new milestone – having 11 million in total page views as of September 2021. This came six months after the site marked its tenth year […]


Blogging in the Philippines / Lifestyle

12 Tips on How to Successfully Make Freelance Work Your Full-Time Job

Are you feeling burned out from your nine-to-five work? Do you want to pursue your passion? Have you ever considered freelance jobs? Are you wondering how to work freelance from home? If […]


Blogging in the Philippines / commentary / Mark Madrona / The Filipino Scribe

The Filipino Scribe turns 8: What’s next for this news site?

Today marks the eight anniversary of The Filipino Scribe ( I haven’t posted anything in nine months, and so you might be asking, “Where in the world had you been?” Honestly, I […]


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 […]


Blogging in the Philippines / personal matters

Merry Christmas from The Filipino Scribe!

In less than three hours, we will be celebrating Christmas 2017! I wish all readers of The Filipino Scribe (TFS) a blessed holiday season. I hope you are all enjoying these days […]


Blogging in the Philippines / commentary / The Filipino Scribe

The Filipino Scribe wins in the first-ever #BreakTheFake Blogathon 2017

The Filipino Scribe founder and executive editor Mark Pere Madrona won 2nd place in Break the Fake Movement’s 2017 blogathon challenge held last November 19. The event is an on-the-spot blog writing competition […]


Blogging in the Philippines / commentary / social media philippines

#BreakTheFake – Fighting Fake News: It’s On Us!

I – The Youth’s Role in the Fight vs Fake News “RIP, Avril Lavigne!” “The world ends September 23, 2017!” “#WalangPasok sa December 1!” Fake news stories have been around for as long as […]


Blogging in the Philippines / social media philippines / The Filipino Scribe

NEW START – The Filipino Scribe leaves BlueHost, moves to DreamHost

The Filipino Scribe (TFS) was intermittently inaccessible to most readers from September 8 to 12 as it switched from BlueHost to DreamHost as its web hosting provider. DreamHost offers the same standard VPS […]



The Filipino Scribe (TFS) is a news, commentary, and public service blog based in the Philippines. Started in March 2011, this blog has now received nearly 11 million in total page views […]



I speak on a wide range of topics including campus journalism, blogging, social media, among others. Kindly refer to some of the more notable talks I have done in recent years.  Student […]


The debate over wearing face shields and our evolving understanding of COVID-19

Starting today, November 16, the use of face shields will no longer be required in areas placed under alert levels 3, 2, and 1 in relation to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. President […]


#WalangPasok – December 8 2021 declared a special non-working holiday nationwide

Roman Catholics around the world will be celebrating the annual Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary this coming December 8, Wednesday. The said day is a special non-working holiday […]


Is Rodrigo Duterte about to screw over Bongbong Marcos just like in 2016? – #BotongPinoy2022

With just weeks left before the 2016 national elections, then-Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. was already able to establish a small-but-significant lead over then-Congresswoman Maria Leonora “Leni” Robredo of Camarines Sur in […]


#WalangPasok – November 12 2021 declared holiday in Valenzuela City

Valenzuela City will be celebrating its 398th foundation anniversary this November 12. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday in the city through President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 1240. The holiday […]


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