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NORWEGIA – Pinoy netizens cringe as PCOO commits yet another boo-boo

Norwegia? Where’s that? The Presidential Communications Operations Office or PCOO committed yet another faux pas Thursday afternoon when it erroneously described Erik Forner, the outgoing ambassador of Norway to the Philippines, as “the […]

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commentary / news / social networking sites

Dear Duterte admin: Banning porn websites will not accomplish anything

Last month, netizens were abuzz about reports that certain adult entertainment websites including PornHub, RedTube, and YouPorn were apparently rendered inaccessible by the government.  It was probably just an experiment since the sites […]

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personal matters / social networking sites

THANK YOU VERY MUCH! | Celebrating five years of The Filipino Scribe!

I am marking two life milestones March 31 of every year. On this day exactly ten years ago, I graduated from Ramon Magsaysay High School in Manila. Apart from being able to […]

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commentary / philippines / social networking sites

Vote for THE FILIPINO SCRIBE at the 2015 Philippine Blogging Awards!

The Filipino Scribe is currently nominated in the 2015 Philippine Blogging Awards (#BloggysPH) under the news and events category together with 60 other blogs.  Open nominations began last September 1 while blogs […]

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entertainment / philippines / social networking sites

Yoyayin Victoria apologizes for viral video, appeals for understanding

In yet another reminder that whatever you post online can eventually come back to haunt you, a 16-year-old high school student from Quezon City apologized Thursday morning to her contacts on social […]

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No problem in using online dating apps, but never let your guard down

(NOTE: Family Matters magazine contributor Stephanie Mayo sent me questions via email for an article regarding using online dating apps, its pros and cons, and tips for parents. Her story appeared in […]

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entertainment / philippines / social networking sites

Leakage of results spoil Asia’s Got Talent finale

Filipinos all over the world no doubt rejoiced the victory of two Pinoy acts, the shadow dance group El Gamma Penumbra (declared the champion) and singer Gerphil Geraldine Flores (who placed third), […]

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journalism / philippines / social networking sites

ADVISORY | Scam emails against ChinaBank clients

Getting phishing emails is a universal experience for all netizens. All of us receive them everyday in the spam folders of our email accounts. Yesterday, I got this supposed email from China Bank […]

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entertainment / hodgepodge / social networking sites

RIP CHANDELIER: Filipina bathroom singer butchers “Chandelier” by Sia

A 30-second self-made video of a Filipina belting Sia’s 2014 mega hit “Chandelier” inside a bathroom has gone viral on the microblogging site Twitter as of Thursday midnight (Manila time). The video […]

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news / philippines / social networking sites

No new notifications on Facebook? The recent update for android users might be to blame

KUWAIT CITY – Users from all over the world are complaining regarding the recent update of Facebook App for android users Wednesday night. The update has apparently triggered a system bug, which […]

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Kim Taehyung of BTS says “Mahal ko kayo,” makes Filipino ARMYS go crazy

Filipino fans of the South Korean supergroup BTS were over the moon as Kim Taehyung, also known as V, said “Mahal ko kayo!” (“I love you all!”) during a live chat session […]

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#EarthquakePH – Magnitude 6.7 quake jolts Metro Manila, southern Luzon

A strong earthquake with a magnitude 6.7 earthquake jolted Metro Manila and parts of southern Luzon early Saturday morning (July 24). The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported that Calatagan, […]

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#WalangPasok – August 6 2021 declared a holiday In Cebu

The province of Cebu will be celebrating its 452nd foundation anniversary this coming August 6, Friday. August 6 of every year is a special non-working public holiday throughout the province according to […]

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#WalangPasok – DepEd class suspension guidelines for the ‘new normal’

The Department of Education (DepEd) has released updated class suspension guidelines, in line with the possibility that the incoming school year 2021-2022 will still be conducted remotely. Education Secretary Leonor Briones made […]

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