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#WalangPasok – February 13 2018 declared holiday in Parañaque City

Parañaque City will be celebrating its 20th cityhood anniversary this February 13, Thursday. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday there courtesy of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 409. Read the […]

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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 […]

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commentary / education / President Rodrigo Duterte

CHED Chair Licuanan resigns amidst long feud with President Duterte

Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chair Patricia Licuanan announced her resignation during the agency’s flag ceremony this Monday morning. Licuanan told CHED employees that over the weekend, she received a phone call […]

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commentary / education

The pain of getting admitted in a university you cannot afford

“Passing a university’s entrance exam is one thing. Having the money to actually enroll there is another story,” The Filipino Scribe wrote on Twitter last weekend. The post quickly became viral in the days […]

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#WalangPasok / education / holiday announcements

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for January 8 2018

Several schools in the city of Manila have announced the suspension of classes in their respective institutions for January 8, Monday, because of the preparations in connection to the Feast of the […]

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#Traslacion2018 – Procession route and schedule of activities

Millions are expected to flock to Manila this Tuesday, January 9, as the nation celebrates the annual Feast of the Black Nazarene. The beloved icon is housed in the Quiapo Church, more […]

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#WalangPasok – January 9 2018 holiday in Manila?

Millions are expected to flock to Manila this Tuesday, January 9, as the nation celebrates the annual Feast of the Black Nazarene. The theme for this year’s “traslacion” is “Poong Nazareno: Ang Daan, […]

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education / news

Teachers group slams DepEd for delay in release of performance-based bonus

The Alliance of Concerned Teachers or ACT strongly condemned the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of Budget and Management for the long delay in the release of performance-based bonus (PBB) […]

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#WalangPasok / education

December 8 declared a special non-working holiday nationwide

Beginning this 2018, December 8 of every year will already be a special non-working holiday all over the Philippines. This comes after President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act 10966, which declares December […]

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commentary / education

Teaching certificate program in the Philippines

The Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) is requiring non-education graduates to earn 18 units in professional education before they can be eligible to take the licensure exam for teachers or LET. Hence, a […]

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Alan Cayetano promises P10,000 ‘ayuda’ for Filipinos in new ad: #BotongPinoy2022

Taguig City Congressman and former House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and his remaining allies are touting a bill that they filed that seeks to provide a financial assistance of P10,000 to all […]

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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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