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August 21 2012 Ninoy Aquino Day Holiday

On August 21 2012, the Philippines will commemorate the 29th death anniversary of former Senator Benigno Aquino Jr., a stalwart opposition figure during the Marcos era. The day, which falls on a […]

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July 27 2012 Iglesia ni Cristo Day working holiday

Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), said to be the largest independent Christian Church in the Philippines and the entire Asia, will be celebrating its 98th founding anniversary on July 27, 2012. The day, […]

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July 2 2012 Special Holiday – Pasig City

Pasig City’s 439th anniversary is a local holiday, according to Proclamation 410 If you are working in the Ortigas business district, this is good news for you. President Benigno Aquino has declared July […]

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June 24 2012 Holiday – Manila and San Juan City

Residents in two Metro Manila cities will be having a special non-working holiday this coming June 24, 2012. The city of Manila will be marking its 441st Araw ng Maynila while San […]

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June 6 & 11, 2012 holiday – Zamboanga del Norte and Rizal

Two Philippine provinces will be having a special non-working holiday within the next seven days. Zamboanga del Norte will mark its 60th foundation day on Wednesday, June 6 while Rizal will celebrate […]

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June 12 2012 Philippine Independence Day Holiday pay rules

The Philippines will be marking its 114th Independence Day celebration this coming June 12, which falls on a Tuesday. Some may be asking if President Benigno Aquino III will move this holiday […]

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Francisco Baltazar holiday in Bulacan – April 2, 2012

President Benigno Aquino III has declared this coming Monday, April 2, a holiday in the province of Bulacan. This is in commemoration of legendary Filipino literary icon Francisco Baltazar (or Balagtas)’s 224th […]

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April 5, 6, and 9, 2012 national holidays – pay rules

Filipinos will be having their second long weekend for 2012 next week, from April 5 to 9. Three national holidays fall during that five-day stretch. They are the following: Maundy Thursday – […]

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Pateros Day Holiday – March 29, 2012 pay rules

Great news for everyone working or studying in the home of balut! The municipality of Pateros will be marking its 112th foundation anniversary this March 29, 2012. Although neither President Benigno Aquino […]

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Emilio Aguinaldo Day in Cavite – March 22, 2012 pay rules

President Benigno Aquino III has declared March 22, 2012 a special non-working holiday in the province of Cavite. The province will mark General Emilio Aguinaldo’s 143rd birth anniversary on the same day. […]

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Analyzing Toni Gonzaga’s interview with Bongbong Marcos

Celebrity talk show host and actress Toni Gonzaga is getting flak for her recent interview with former Senator and defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. for her web show “Toni […]

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United Nations month theme for 2021 – “International Year of Fruits and Vegetables”

The United Nations (UN) will be celebrating its 76th foundation anniversary this October 24. Because of that, October of every year is known all over the world, including the Philippines, as the […]

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#BotongPinoy2022 – Manny Pacquiao officially joins 2022 presidential race

Senator Manny Pacquiao has officially declared his candidacy for the 2022 presidential elections Sunday afternoon. Pacquiao, the only boxer in world history to have won titles in eight different weight divisions, has […]

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Filipino netizen Mary Jane Fabre goes after the diplomatic passports of BTS, fails spectacularly

The seven-member supergroup BTS earned further admiration around the world this week when President Moon Jae-In of their home country South Korea officially appointed them as his government’s Special Presidential Envoy for […]

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