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New York Times reports on the rise of vigilantism in the Philippines

A photo taken from the Philippines has made it to the front page of The New York Times for August 3. Taken by Reuters photojournalist Czar Dancel, the image shows a woman […]


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Duterte’s war on drugs puts spotlight on police brutality

Like a lot of Filipinos, I fully support President Rodrigo Duterte‘s strong initiative to go after drug syndicates and hardened criminals in the Philippines. However, I am troubled by three recent developments […]


Alan Cayetano promises P10,000 ‘ayuda’ for Filipinos in new ad: #BotongPinoy2022

Taguig City Congressman and former House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and his remaining allies are touting a bill that they filed that seeks to provide a financial assistance of P10,000 to all […]


#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 […]


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 […]


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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