Blogging in the Philippines / commentary / Mark Madrona / The Filipino Scribe

The Filipino Scribe turns 8: What’s next for this news site?

Today marks the eight anniversary of The Filipino Scribe (www.FilipinoScribe.com). I haven’t posted anything in nine months, and so you might be asking, “Where in the world had you been?” Honestly, I […]

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education / Mark Madrona

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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Blogging in the Philippines / personal matters

Merry Christmas from The Filipino Scribe!

In less than three hours, we will be celebrating Christmas 2017! I wish all readers of The Filipino Scribe (TFS) a blessed holiday season. I hope you are all enjoying these days […]

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Blogging in the Philippines / commentary / The Filipino Scribe

The Filipino Scribe wins in the first-ever #BreakTheFake Blogathon 2017

The Filipino Scribe founder and executive editor Mark Pere Madrona won 2nd place in Break the Fake Movement’s 2017 blogathon challenge held last November 19. The event is an on-the-spot blog writing competition […]

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Blogging in the Philippines / social media philippines / The Filipino Scribe

NEW START – The Filipino Scribe leaves BlueHost, moves to DreamHost

The Filipino Scribe (TFS) was intermittently inaccessible to most readers from September 8 to 12 as it switched from BlueHost to DreamHost as its web hosting provider. DreamHost offers the same standard VPS […]

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commentary / Mark Madrona / The Filipino Scribe

THANK YOU! | Celebrating six years of FilipinoScribe.com and my latest award!

Today marks the sixth year anniversary of The Filipino Scribe (www.FilipinoScribe.com). Since it was created in March 31 2011, the news and commentary blog has already received nearly 8.6 million page views. […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / news / politics

#BotongPinoy2016 – COMELEC grants media accreditation for The Filipino Scribe

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) last week granted The Filipino Scribe accreditation to cover the various activities related to the May 9, 2016 national and local elections. Because of the accreditation, TFS was […]

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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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#BotongPinoy2016 / personal matters / politics

HOW LOW WILL THEY GO? – Attempted sabotage vs The Filipino Scribe

The Filipino Scribe has been running election-related news and commentary articles several times a week, filed in the special section #BotongPinoy2016. Over the past months, TFS has run stories about all five […]

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commentary / personal matters

WELCOME 2016 | Happy New Year from The Filipino Scribe!

I welcome 2016 with much hope and optimism. The year 2015 was a very memorable one for me in all aspects of life. It began with a short stint at Radyo Veritas […]

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The debate over wearing face shields and our evolving understanding of COVID-19

Starting today, November 16, the use of face shields will no longer be required in areas placed under alert levels 3, 2, and 1 in relation to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. President […]

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#WalangPasok – December 8 2021 declared a special non-working holiday nationwide

Roman Catholics around the world will be celebrating the annual Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary this coming December 8, Wednesday. The said day is a special non-working holiday […]

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Is Rodrigo Duterte about to screw over Bongbong Marcos just like in 2016? – #BotongPinoy2022

With just weeks left before the 2016 national elections, then-Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. was already able to establish a small-but-significant lead over then-Congresswoman Maria Leonora “Leni” Robredo of Camarines Sur in […]

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#WalangPasok – November 12 2021 declared holiday in Valenzuela City

Valenzuela City will be celebrating its 398th foundation anniversary this November 12. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday in the city through President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 1240. The holiday […]

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