history / philippines

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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history / journalism / philippines

December 30, 2011 Rizal Day National Holiday Pay Rules

The Philippines would be marking the 115th death anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal this December 30. Unlike Bonifacio Day (which is Gat Andres’ birth date), we commemorate Rizal Day on the day […]

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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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Taguig City Foundation Day Holiday – December 8, 2011

Working in McKinley Hill in Taguig City? Then, this is good news for you. Malacañang has declared December 8 as a special non-working day in Taguig City. Proclamation 298 was signed by […]

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journalism / philippines

Pay rules – Dec. 7 and 8 holiday in Virac and Batangas

Malacanang has declared December 7 and 8 as a non-working day in the municipality of Virac, Catanduanes and the province of Batangas, respectively. Proclamation No. 287 (for Virac, Catanduanes) and 288 (for […]

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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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hodgepodge / philippines

Pay rules for the August 29 and 30, 2011 regular holidays

August 29 is National Heroes’ Day this year, while Eid al-Fitr falls on August 30. These are not fixed annual dates. National Heroes’ Day is observed every last Monday of August while […]

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hodgepodge / personal matters / philippines

Pay rules for the August 19 special non-working day

*According to my latest research, August 30, 2011 is a national holiday. Please refer here: http://rightonthemark.wordpress.com/2011/08/22/pay-rules-for-the-august-29-and-30-2011-regular-holidays Every year, August 19 is marked as a special non-working day in Quezon City and Quezon […]

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#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 […]

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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 […]

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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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OFWs in Hong Kong go all out in support of ‘Laban ng Lahi 2017’

Hong Kong-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are going all-out in showing their support for the first-ever “Laban ng Lahi” global team marathon challenge, whose international qualifying tournament is set for October 29, […]

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