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August 19 2013 – Quezon City Day holiday

The Philippines will be the marking this August 19 the 135th birth anniversary of Manuel L. Quezon, the country’s second president. The day, which falls on a Monday, is a special non-working […]

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health care industry / philippines

Wally and Jose – World Thyroid Day Philippines 2013

Wally Bayola and Jose Manalo, two of the country’s well-loved television comedians, will headline a fundraising show for indigent thyroid disease patients on July 6, Saturday. The show, titled “Juan Night with […]

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‘Magic sugar’ now legal in the Philippines

The Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reversed its 13-year ban against the use of ‘magic sugar.’ In a statement released April 15, FDA acting director Kenneth Hartigan-Go pointed out that over a […]

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health care industry / philippines / women's rights

RA 10354 – Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012

[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10354 ] AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A NATIONAL POLICY ON RESPONSIBLE PARENTHOOD AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines […]

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US Supreme Court upholds ObamaCare

ObamaCare is constitutional – US Supreme Court Download the US Supreme Court decision upholding ObamaCare here. This was originally uploaded in the US High Court’s website. Robert Barnes of Washington Post filed this […]

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December 2011 nursing board exams results – full list of passers here

(August 23, 2012 update) – The results of the June 2012 nursing licensure exams has been released earlier today. Click here to download the full  list of passers. ***The Professional Regulations Commission has released […]

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health care industry / personal matters / philippines

How to file for PHILHEALTH benefits, especially for an operation

First of all, a Merry Christmas to my dear readers! This year’s Yuletide season is particularly more momentous for me since I just underwent a gallbladder removal surgery last December 20 at […]

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Saudization means fewer overseas work opportunities for Filipinos

by Mark Pere Madrona (This blog has been published in DefinitelyFilipino.com last August 11:  http://definitelyfilipino.com/blog/2011/08/11/saudization-means-fewer-overseas-work-opportunities-for-filipinos/) Through the years, much has been written about the misfortunes that plagued overseas Filipino workers. Countless OFWs […]

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Totoo nga bang may kalabisan ng nurses sa Pilipinas?

Isang Sabado nitong Hunyo, tinawagan ko si Chris (hindi tunay na pangalan), isang kaibigan mula pa noong high school, para siya ay kumustahin. Bagaman mahigit limang taon na kami hindi nagkikita, hindi […]

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#WalangPasok – October 28 2021 declared holiday in Davao Occidental

The people of Davao Occidental will be celebrating its 8th foundation anniversary this coming October 28, Thursday. The day is a special non-working holiday in the province as stipulated in Republic Act […]

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Government employees to receive year-end bonus starting 15 November 2021

Government employees will be receiving their yearend bonus for 2021 beginning November 15, Monday. The full yearend bonus is equivalent to a state worker’s one month basic pay. The annual giving of […]

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Leni Robredo’s powerhouse senate ticket shows she understands politics is addition – #BotongPinoy2022

Vice President Leni Robredo announced the eleven candidates who will be running for senator under her ticket in a press conference this Friday, October 15. Robredo’s senatorial slate is led by incumbent […]

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Sara Duterte can still run as a substitute candidate for president – #BotongPinoy2022

As the deadline for the filing of candidacies lapsed yesterday, Davao City Mayor and presidential daughter Sara Duterte remained adamant about not running for President. According to her, she is will just […]

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