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Chiz Escudero ends senatorial bid

Quezon City, April 1, 2013 – Citing numerous distractions to his campaign, Senator Francis Escudero announced this evening his decision to end his re-election bid in the May 2013 polls. Apart from […]


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Kim Henares, Leila de Lima – Chief Justice until year 2030?

The Philippines may soon have a chief justice who will stay on the job until year 2030. This possibility was raised last week by Senator Francis Escudero, chair of the Senate justice […]


#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, […]


#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 […]


#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 […]


#WalangPasok – Work and class suspensions for July 21 2021

Governor Albert Garcia of Bataan has announced the suspension of classes in all levels for today, July 21, due to heavy monsoon rains intensified by typhoon “Fabian” (international name “In-fa”). Garcia likewise […]


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