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Merry Christmas from The Filipino Scribe!

In less than three hours, we will be celebrating Christmas 2017! I wish all readers of The Filipino Scribe (TFS) a blessed holiday season. I hope you are all enjoying these days with the people who matter the most in your lives. TFS has been

death of pet cat

Saying goodbye to my fluffy friend “Meow”

The past two months have never been the same again for me here at home. The feeling of loss persists, even to this day. And through this blog, I’ll share to the world my sad story. I don’t exactly recall when and how “Meow” became

abandoned elderly philippines


Habang pababa ako sa footbridge ng UP Ayala Technohub kahapon, nakita ko ang isang matandang babae na namamalimos at may dalang bag na puno ng mga plastik na bote. Malakas ang ulan kaya hindi pa muna ako sumakay pauwi. Dahil dito, nagkaroon ako ng pagkakataon

DepEd Quezon City senior high school teachers

I sought to be a public school teacher, and I fell short

DOING YOUR BEST BUT STILL FALLING SHORT Last week, the Department of Education (DepEd) Quezon City released the registry of qualified applicants (RQA) for senior high school or SHS for school year 2016-2017. I made it there – I was ranked #24 among the 100

globe bayantel merger


Mr. Ernest L. Cu President and Chief Executive Officer Globe Telecoms Dear Mr. Cu, Good day. First of all, I’d like to congratulate Globe Telecoms for its recent acquisition of Bayan Communications (BayanTel). Our family has been a BayanTel subscriber for about 18 years now,

mark pere madrona

DEAR MARK: Letter for my 12-year-old self

(This post was inspired by United States Vice President Joe Biden. See his to letter for his 12-year-old self here.) Dear Mark, How are you? I hope you’re enjoying your first months in high school. I know this is not the school where you wanted

sun cellular logo

Wanna retain your lost Sun Cellular number? Not possible.

Early this month, I continued my annual tradition of losing a mobile phone. Last December 4, my 18-month old Gionee phone slipped out of my pocket during the tricycle ride back home. That means I’ve now lost five dating back to March 2012, namely a┬áSamsung