#WalangPasok / education / history

#WalangPasok – March 22 2017 declared holiday in Cavite

The Philippines will be marking the 148th birth anniversary of General Emilio Aguinaldo, officially recognized as the country’s first president, this March 22, Wednesday. The day has been declared a special non-working […]

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history / holiday announcements / news

ARAW NG DABAW – March 16 2017 declared a holiday in Davao City

Davao City will be celebrating its 80th foundation anniversary this coming March 16, Thursday. The day is a special non-working holiday throughout the city according to Republic Act (RA) 7551. The law, which was […]

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#WalangPasok / history / news

#WalangPasok – January 16 2017 declared a holiday in Batangas City

Batangas City will be celebrating its annual city fiesta this coming January 16, Monday. It has also been designated as Tourism and Cultural Day. In relation to that, the said day has been […]

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#WalangPasok / education / history

January 16 2017 declared a holiday in Navotas City

Navotas City will be marking its 111th foundation anniversary this January 16, Monday. That day has been declared a special non-working by President Rodrigo Duterte through Proclamation 120. The proclamation was signed […]

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#WalangPasok / history / holiday announcements

December 2 2016 declared a holiday in Pasay City

Pasay City will be celebrating its 153rd foundation anniversary this December 2, Friday. The day is almost certain to be declared a special non-working holiday just like in previous years. This was […]

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history / holiday announcements

BONIFACIO DAY – November 30 2016 declared a national holiday

The Philippines will be marking the 153rd birth anniversary of Spanish-era revolutionary leader and national hero Andres Bonifacio this November 30, Wednesday. The day, commonly referred to as Bonifacio Day, is a national […]

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education / history

PAANO MAGING BAYANI? | Ten standards in selecting Filipino heroes

The country’s celebration of the National Heroes Day tomorrow comes just two weeks before the scheduled burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. It is in fulfillment […]

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education / history

September 9 2016 declared holiday in Cebu – Sergio Osmeña Day

Filipinos nationwide will mark the 138th birth anniversary of the late President Sergio Osmeña Sr. this September 9. It is a special non-working holiday in the province of Cebu and its component cities as mandated by Republic Act (RA) […]

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commentary / history / politics

What can be done to stop the youth from their hero-worship of Marcos?

Today is the 33rd death anniversary of the late Senator and Martial law-era opposition leader Benigno Aquino Jr. In previous years, various activities were held to commemorate his fight for the restoration […]

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education / history

#WalangPasok – August 30 2016 declared a holiday in Bulacan

The province of Bulacan will lead the rest of the nation in commemorating the 166th birth anniversary of hero and propagandist Marcelo del Pilar this coming August 30, 2016. The said occasion, […]

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

First of a three 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 […]

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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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On winning first prize in the 2019 Metro Manila Film Festival essay writing contest

Last Monday, I was formally recognized for winning first prize in the recently concluded 2019 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) essay writing contest – teachers’ category. My essay was about the movie […]

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Government employees to receive midyear bonus beginning May 15, 2021

Government employees will be receiving their annual midyear bonus beginning this May 15, Saturday. The midyear bonus is equivalent to a state worker’s one month basic pay as of May 2021. According […]

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