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KANDIDATO PA RIN | Poe, Duterte makes it to COMELEC’s initial list of presidential bets

Eight individuals made it to the initial list of presidential candidates that the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) released Thursday afternoon. The draft ballot includes Senator Grace Poe and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, […]

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SWS, Pulse Asia: Poe, Duterte gaining ground as 2016 presidential front runners

Senator Grace Poe has overtaken Vice President Jejomar Binay as the front runner for the 2016 presidential elections. That is according to the most recent survey conducted separately by Pulse Asia and […]

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In attacking Binay, Cayetano uses a familiar game plan

Alan Cayetano began hinting about a possible presidential run in 2016 even before he officially won a second term in the Senate last year. Speaking during the final campaign rally for his […]

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Voter registration for 2016 polls: May 6 2014 to October 31 2015

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is once more set to begin the registration of new voters. with exactly two years left before the 2016 national elections. The COMELEC will accept applications for […]

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Jejomar Binay tops all 2016 presidential contenders – Pulse Asia

Vice President Jejomar Binay is the man to beat for the 2016 presidential elections. That’s according to a presidential election survey conducted by Pulse Asia from March 19 to 26. The poll, […]

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Escudero’s political star fades

Senator Francis Escudero’s once bright political star seems to have faded significantly in the aftermath of the 2013 senatorial elections. Once considered a close contender to fellow administration candidate Loren Legarda for […]

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Grace Poe 2016?

Grace Poe’s emergence as a senatorial frontrunner is a surprise, since Loren Legarda has long been perceived as the leader according to surveys. Poe denied Legarda the chance of being the first […]

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On Team PNoy’s campaign ad

Three weeks after its rival United Nationalist Alliance launched a campaign ad twitting the administration’s “daang matuwid” mantra, the ruling Liberal Party (LP) came out with an ad presenting their twelve senatorial […]

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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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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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