#BotongPinoy2016 / commentary / politics

Thank you very much, Hillary Clinton

Like millions of people around the world, the results of the 2016 United States presidential elections where Republican Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton came to me as a shock. It’s not just […]

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Miriam Defensor Santiago to be buried at Loyola Memorial on October 2

Former Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago will be brought to her final resting place on October 2, Sunday, at the Loyola Memorial Park in Marikina City. This is in fulfillment of her wish to […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / politics / President Rodrigo Duterte

BAKIT NAGBAGO SYA? – Trump called the Philippines ‘a special place’ in 2012

The government of the Philippines, through Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, called out United States Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump for saying that immigrants from the Philippines and other countries with big […]

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Voter registration for SK, barangay elections until July 30 only – COMELEC

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) will begin processing applications for new voters’ registration for the upcoming barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections from July 15, Friday until July 30, Saturday – inclusive of […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / commentary / politics

Elections have consequences, and Duterte won

Even before he officially declared his candidacy for president, Rodrigo Duterte has made it clear that he will go hard versus criminals, particularly drug lords and pushers. As the campaign progressed, he […]

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Duterte appoints Robredo as Housing Secretary

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Vice President Leni Robredo to lead the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC). This was confirmed by Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar to the media Thursday […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / commentary / news

Twitter trolls hijack PCDSPO’s #PartnerForChange campaign

With the aim of further intensifying the public’s anticipation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s inauguration today, the Presidential Communication Development and Strategic Planning Office (PCDSPO) urged Twitter users to use the hashtag #PartnerForChange. […]

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SUCCEEDING A PRESIDENT: Presidential succession in the Philippines

Rodrigo Duterte will take his oath of office as the 16th President of the Philippines this June 30 at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall of the Malacanang Palace. As mandated by the 1987 […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / commentary

The Filipino Scribe demands an apology from FHM Philippines

Mr. Allan A. Madrilejos Team Editor, www.FHM.com.ph Dear Mr. Mardilejos, This is Mark Madrona, a college professor and owner of the news blog The Filipino Scribe (www.FilipinoScribe.com). I am writing this letter […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / commentary / politics

Will Arroyo be finally free under the Duterte administration?

With only ten days to go before incoming President Rodrigo Duterte officially begins his six-year term, former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has a lot of reasons to be optimistic. […]

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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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