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#HolyWeek2017 – April 12 2017 is not a holiday

Is April 12, Holy Wednesday, a holiday? With the country heading to the Holy Week, many are asking if April 12 2017 is also a holiday. If so, that will give Filipinos […]

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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 – February 13 2017 declared holiday in Parañaque City

Parañaque City will be celebrating the 19th anniversary of its cityhood this February 13, Monday. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday there courtesy of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 144. […]

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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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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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Is November 2 2016 a declared holiday in the Philippines?

As noted in a previous post, October 31 (Monday) and November 1 (Tuesday) have been declared as special non-working holidays as stupulated in former President Benigno Aquino III’s Proclamation 1105 in connection […]

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#WalangPasok – October 31 2016 declared a holiday

Filipinos will have a rare four-day weekend as the month of October comes to an end due to the observance of the All Saints’ Day, which is known locally as Undas. As […]

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#WalangPasok – October 3 2016 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 October 3, Monday. Amun Jadid marks the first day of the first lunar […]

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SEVEN LONG WEEKENDS | List of holidays for 2017 according to Malacañang

With just a little over four months left before 2016 ends, Malacañang has already released the official list of national holidays for the 2016. This is stipulated through President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 50, which […]

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Eid’l Adha – September 12 2016 Philippine holiday

UPDATED, SEPTEMBER 6 Filipino Muslims will join the rest of the Islamic world in observing Eid’l Adha or their annual feast of sacrifice this September 12, Monday. That day has been declared a […]

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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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