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No Bautista-Belmonte showdown in QC for 2013

For much of 2012, Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista’s stay at the City Hall seems to be in danger. When the filing for the certificate of candidacies lapsed last October 5, it […]

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Rico E. Puno is President Aquino’s “eyes and ears”

(N.B.: This is not yet the “story” I have been mentioning in Facebook since Sunday.) President Benigno III’s had an impromptu press conference with members of the local media at the sidelines […]

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Jesse Robredo, Luis Villafuerte, and Jejomar Binay

Prior to serving in the cabinet of President Benigno Aquino III, the late interior secretary Jesse Robredo earned national and international recognition for his leadership of Naga City, the capital of Camarines […]

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Unnecessary drama in the transfer of GMA from St. Luke’s to VMMC

Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s court-ordered transfer from St. Luke’s Medical Center in Taguig City to the Veterans’ Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) had been delayed for several hours because of a disagreement about […]

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#WalangPasok – January 21 2022 declared holiday in Tarlac City

Tarlac City will be celebrating its sixth annual Kaisa Festival this January 21, 2022. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday as stipulated in Proclamation 1279 which Executive Secretary Salvador […]

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#WalangPasok – February 1 2022 declared holiday for Chinese New Year

The Chinese community in the Philippines and around the world will celebrate their annual Spring Festival – more commonly referred to as the Chinese New Year- this February 1. February 1, 2022 is a special non-working holiday nationwide as […]

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LOOK HERE: Full list of national holidays for 2022

With just a little over two months remaining in 2021, Malacañang has already published the official list of national holidays for the year 2022. This is mentioned through President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation […]

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#WalangPasok – Schools announce class suspensions as students clamor for academic ease

(UPDATED, 2:00 AM of JANUARY 10, 2022) Several schools in Metro Manila have announced class suspensions for next week due to the sudden rise in COVID-19 cases across the region. The school […]

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