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#WalangPasok – October 26 2017 to be declared holiday in Cebu

President Rodrigo Duterte will declare October 26 2017, Thursday, a holiday throughout the province of Cebu for the burial of the late Archbishop Ricardo Cardinal Vidal. According to Cebu Daily News, Duterte made […]

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Veteran journalist and former TV host Tony Calvento passes away

Veteran media personality Tony Calvento has passed away Monday afternoon (October 9) due to multiple organ failure. He was 63. “Papa, best known as Tony Calvento to friends and loved ones, has […]

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#JusticeForHoracio – Horacio Tomas Castillo III, UST law student, dies of apparent hazing

Horacio Tomas Castillo III, a 22-year old first year law student at the University of Santo Tomas, was found dead in Balut, Tondo Sunday afternoon (September 17). According to a report by […]

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IN MEMORIAM: Roger Posadas, former UP Diliman chancellor, 72

Dr. Roger Posadas, one of the nation’s preeminent physicists and former chancellor of the University of the Philippines-Diliman, passed away last August 20. He was 72. Posadas earned his bachelor’s degree in […]

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In loving memory of Lilia Cuntapay, the ‘horror queen’ of Philippine cinema

I’m heartbroken to hear about the death yesterday of Miss Lilia Cuntapay due to health complications at age 81. She is best remembered for her ‘aswang’ and ‘white lady’ roles in popular […]

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Unidentified gunman kills Emmanuel Jose Pavia, a teacher from Ateneo HS

Emmanuel Jose “Em-J” Pavia,  a teacher from Ateneo de Manila High School, was shot dead near his home in Barangay Barangka, Marikina City Monday night. According to ABS-CBN News, Pavia was shot three times […]

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Erwin Dolera, one of Gloria Arroyo’s ‘bangkang papel’ boys, passes away

Erwin Dolera, one of the three boys that then-President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo presented to the public during her first State of the Nation Address (SONA) in 2001, passed away this morning. He was […]

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#‎CloseUpForeverSummer – ‘Green amore’ blamed for deaths during rave party

Originally hyped as the biggest music event of the season, the recently-concluded ‪#‎CloseUpForeverSummer‬ rave party is now at the center of controversy when five attendees to the event died of mysterious circumstances. The five fatalities […]

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Truck crash kills college student two days before his 18th birthday in Marikina

Two people was killed on the spot while 16 others were injured when a 10-wheeler truck crashed into the sidewalk in A. Bonifacio Avenue in Barangka, Marikina City Wednesday morning. According to published […]

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Man accused of murdering his two brothers in San Mateo, Rizal

A 21 year-old man is accused of stabbing to death his two younger brothers inside their house in San Mateo, Rizal Sunday morning. The victims were Mark Lester Raviz and Ryan Joseph Raviz, both […]

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#WalangPasok – May 13 2021 declared a holiday for Eid’l Fitr

Muslims around the globe will be observing the end of the holy month of Ramadan, referred to as Eid’l Fitr, during the second week of May. The said religious observance is an […]

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How can gov’t workers apply for a 14-day COVID leave?

Second of two parts As previously reported by The Filipino Scribe, government employees can apply for a paid leave of 14 calendar days in case they need to be quarantined due to […]

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CSC grants 14-day paid leave for gov’t workers who get COVID-19

First of two parts Government employees who test positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 can avail of a 14-day paid leave, according to a memorandum released last year by the Civil […]

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OFWs in Hong Kong go all out in support of ‘Laban ng Lahi 2017’

Hong Kong-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are going all-out in showing their support for the first-ever “Laban ng Lahi” global team marathon challenge, whose international qualifying tournament is set for October 29, […]

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