Department of Education / news / President Rodrigo Duterte

Who are eligible to receive the service recognition incentive this 2021?

For the third straight year, President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an administrative order (AO) authorizing the grant of a service recognition incentive or SRI for eligible government employees. It can be released […]

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COVID-19 in the Philippines / President Rodrigo Duterte

#ECQSeason4: Duterte places Metro Manila, Cebu, and Laguna under ECQ until May 31

Metro Manila, together with the provinces of Laguna and Cebu, will remain under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) until May 31. That is in accordance to the recommendations made by the Inter-Agency Task […]

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news / President Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte announces modified ECQ

In a televised address aired Friday morning, President Rodrigo Duterte announced a modified version of the enhanced community quarantine that has been in place all over Luzon since March 16. Citing the […]

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entertainment / politics / President Rodrigo Duterte

British comedian John Oliver slams President Duterte over his treatment of women

British comedian John Oliver once more lambasted President Rodrigo Duterte on his satirical HBO show “Last Week Tonight,” this time over his questionable treatment of women. Oliver began his segment on the […]

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politics / President Rodrigo Duterte

Crowd goes crazy as President Duterte lip-kisses an OFW in South Korea

A video clip showing President Rodrigo Duterte lip-kissing an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) during his meeting with the Filipino community in Seoul, South Korea has gone viral on social media late Sunday […]

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#WalangPasok / President Rodrigo Duterte

#WalangPasok PA RIN? | PISTON denies planning a week-long transport strike

Militant transport organization Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operators Nationwide (PISTON) lambasted Malacañang for claiming that their group is planning a week-long transport strike. In a statement, PISTON president George San Mateo branded […]

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commentary / education / President Rodrigo Duterte

CHED Chair Licuanan resigns amidst long feud with President Duterte

Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chair Patricia Licuanan announced her resignation during the agency’s flag ceremony this Monday morning. Licuanan told CHED employees that over the weekend, she received a phone call […]

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commentary / politics / President Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte plan to invite Chinese telco hits a roadblock: the 1987 Constitution

In a bid to forge closer ties with China, President Rodrigo Duterte has invited last December the Chinese government to consider investing in the Philippines’ telecommunications industry. Apart from being helpful in […]

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commentary / news / President Rodrigo Duterte

FATAL COMBINATION: A trigger-happy police force that believes in fake information

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is in hot water yet again just two days before 2017 comes to an end. The latest controversy centers on ten police officers from Mandaluyong City who […]

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news / politics / President Rodrigo Duterte

What will Trillanes accomplish in meeting with US Senator Marco Rubio?

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has confirmed that he had a one-on-one meeting with Senator Marco Rubio of the United States during his recent trip to the country. In a statement released early […]

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#WalangPasok – January 21 2022 declared holiday in Tarlac City

Tarlac City will be celebrating its sixth annual Kaisa Festival this January 21, 2022. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday as stipulated in Proclamation 1279 which Executive Secretary Salvador […]

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#WalangPasok – February 1 2022 declared holiday for Chinese New Year

The Chinese community in the Philippines and around the world will celebrate their annual Spring Festival – more commonly referred to as the Chinese New Year- this February 1. February 1, 2022 is a special non-working holiday nationwide as […]

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LOOK HERE: Full list of national holidays for 2022

With just a little over two months remaining in 2021, Malacañang has already published the official list of national holidays for the year 2022. This is mentioned through President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation […]

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#WalangPasok – Schools announce class suspensions as students clamor for academic ease

(UPDATED, 2:00 AM of JANUARY 10, 2022) Several schools in Metro Manila have announced class suspensions for next week due to the sudden rise in COVID-19 cases across the region. The school […]

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