commentary / philippines / politics

Senate hearing on frigate deal is an embarrassment even before it begins

LATER today (Monday), the Senate will conduct a hearing on the “controversial” P15.7 billion contract between the Defense Department and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) of South Korea for the acquisition of two […]

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education / entertainment / philippines

Tritosroda Theater Productions presents “Kalasag”

Tritosroda Theater Productions, a theater company founded by industry veterans Juan Carlo Tarobal and Diane Kristine Bautista, will have its first-ever production this November titled “Kalasag: Koleksyon ng mga Nakabiting Tinig sa Saliw ng […]

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education / philippines

Mathematics month theme 2017: “Mathematics and Statistics.”

As in previous years, the Department of Education (DepEd) once again failed to set aside a specific week or month for the exclusive celebration of mathematics.  This is based on the list of […]

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Lifestyle / philippines

Buying your first condominium? Here are five tips

After many years of working and saving, you might already be considering making your few big purchases, and one of them perhaps is buying your first condominium unit. There are many things […]

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#WalangPasok / history / philippines

LONG WEEKEND | August 21 2017 Philippine holiday – Ninoy Aquino day

The country will commemorate the 34th death anniversary of democracy icon and former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. this August 21. Ninoy Aquino Day is a national non-working holiday nationwide as stipulated in Republic Act […]

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education / philippines

Effective communication skills are integral to the BPO industry, but why exactly?

A quick look at job vacancies posted in newspapers and through online job portals will easily lead you to conclude that the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry remains very robust. Aside from […]

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education / news / philippines

#WalangPasok – July 24 2017 holiday in Quezon City

(UPDATED, July 17) President Rodrigo Duterte is scheduled to deliver his second State of the Nation Address or SONA this July 24 (Monday) at the House of Representatives in Batasan Hills, Quezon City. In […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

Online mob mentality at the time of Rodrigo Duterte

Three weeks ago, Chelsea Clinton made international headlines when she called out Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte for making a joke about soldiers possibly committing sexual abuses while a part of the country […]

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#WalangPasok / history / philippines

#WalangPasok – June 24 2017 holiday in Manila

The City of Manila will be celebrating its 446th Foundation Day this June 24, Saturday. The day, more popularly known as Araw ng Maynila, is expected to be declared a special non-working holiday just like […]

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news / philippines

Resorts World Manila attacker identified as Jessie Javier Carlos

After two days, the Philippine National Police (PNP) was finally able to identify the man responsible for the attack in Resorts World Manila that killed 37 people. Speaking during a news conference, […]

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#WalangPasok – May 13 2021 declared a holiday for Eid’l Fitr

Muslims around the globe will be observing the end of the holy month of Ramadan, referred to as Eid’l Fitr, during the second week of May. The said religious observance is an […]

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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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