education / history / holiday announcements

#WalangPasok – May 7 2021 declared a holiday in Pampanga

The Philippines will mark the 79th death anniversary of Jose Abad Santos, former Supreme Court Chief Justice and World War II hero, this coming May 7, Friday. It is a special non-working […]

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#WalangPasok – February 16 2018 declared holiday nationwide

The Chinese community in the Philippines will celebrate their annual Spring Festival, which is usually referred to as the Chinese New Year, this coming February 16. Chinese New Year is a special non-working holiday nationwide as mandated by President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 269, […]

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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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#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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#WalangPasok – December 8 2017 declared holiday in Taguig City

Taguig City will be celebrating its 13th cityhood anniversary this December 8, Friday. The day has been declared as a special non-working holiday throughout the city by virtue of President Rodrigo Duterte’s […]

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#WalangPasok – September 21 2017 declared holiday in some Mindanao provinces

Filipino Muslims will be joining their brothers and sisters around the world in observing Amun Jadid or the Islamic New Year this September 21, Thursday. Amun Jadid marks the first day of the first lunar month of […]

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#WalangPasok – September 11 2017 declared holiday in Ilocos Norte

The country will be celebrating the 100th birth anniversary of the late former President and dictator Ferdinand Marcos this September 11. It will be a special non-working holiday in Ilocos Norte, Marcos’ […]

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#WalangPasok – September 15 2017 declared holiday in Bulacan

The country will be marking the 119th anniversary of the inauguration of the Malolos Congress or the Anibersaryo ng Kongreso ng Malolos this September 15. The day has been declared a special […]

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September 11 2017 NOT declared a holiday in Bulacan

(UPDATED, SEPTEMBER 5) The province of Bulacan will celebrate its annual Araw ng mga Barangay this September 11. Contrary to what was first reported in The Filipino Scribe last August 31, this will NOT be a […]

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September 9 2017 declared holiday in Cebu – Sergio Osmeña Day

 Filipinos nationwide will mark the 139th birth anniversary of the late former President Sergio Osmeña Sr. this September 9. Osmeña Day falls on a Saturday this year. It is a special non-working holiday in the province of Cebu and its […]

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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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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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