Blogging in the Philippines / Lifestyle

12 Tips on How to Successfully Make Freelance Work Your Full-Time Job

Are you feeling burned out from your nine-to-five work? Do you want to pursue your passion? Have you ever considered freelance jobs? Are you wondering how to work freelance from home? If […]

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journalism / philippines

Pay rules for Christmas Day – December 25, 2011

Certain job advertisements explicitly require applicants to be willing to work not only on a shifting schedule, but even during holidays. This is particularly true for those employed in business process outsourcing […]

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history / journalism / philippines

November 30, 2011 national holiday pay rules

November 30, 2011 – another Philippine holiday! In less than three weeks, we’ll be celebrating Andres Bonifacio day – or specifically, the 148th birth anniversary of the Katipunan founder. Before I discuss […]

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hodgepodge / journalism / philippines

November 7, 2011 national holiday pay rules

Many had been surprised about the declaration made by Malacanang last week, through Proclamation 276, that November 7 would be a national holiday because of the Islamic feast of Eidul Adha (not […]

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hodgepodge / journalism / philippines

Pay rules for Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, 2011 special non-working days

President Noynoy Aquino declared last Monday that October 31 this year is a special non-working day throughout the country. The day is sandwiched between October 30, a Sunday, and All Saints’ Day, […]

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personal matters / philippines

Oh, yes! June 20, 2011 is a non-working day! Will you be paid by your company?

Pres. Aquino’s holiday proclamation for June 20  (Download here!) So, you may be thinking of reporting for work on that day. How will you be paid by your employer? Take note of […]

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hodgepodge / personal matters / up diliman

A UP Diliman graduate recounts his job hunting experience

[I originally wrote this in mid-August,2010, shortly after I got my first payslip. I am re-promoting it this October 2011 since I am marking my first year with my present company.] I […]

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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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