Blogging in the Philippines / The Filipino Scribe

NEW MILESTONE: The Filipino Scribe reaches 11 million views on its tenth year

This weekend, The Filipino Scribe reached a new milestone – having 11 million in total page views as of September 2021. This came six months after the site marked its tenth year […]

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education / Mark Madrona / women's rights

Winning 1st prize in Quezon City’s 2020 Women’s Month essay writing tilt

Last Monday (September 7), I formally received my award for winning first prize in the International Women’s Month essay writing contest for teachers and students organized by the Quezon City local government […]

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education / up diliman

KEEP FIGHTING! – My journey toward a master’s degree successfully ends after nine years

The lengthy class suspension because of the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has given me one undeniable benefit: it enabled me to have the time I need to focus on finishing my […]

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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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commentary / education / Mark Madrona

On passing the September 2017 licensure exam for teachers

After over two months of waiting, the results of the licensure exam for teachers (LET) held last September 2017 was finally released this November 27. And with God’s grace, I was among […]

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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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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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Joy Belmonte should attack Mike Defensor over his role in ABS-CBN’s shutdown

Mayor Josefina “Joy” Belmonte of Quezon City is running for her second term in next year’s election against Congressman Mike Defensor of Anakalusugan Party-list, who is making his second bid for the […]

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Here’s how a Bongbong Marcos-Sara Duterte ‘unity ticket’ can happen – #BotongPinoy2022

While the opposition remains deeply divided in the context of the continued sniping between extremists in the Liberal Party and the Makabayan bloc over the non-inclusion of Neri Colmenares in Vice President […]

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#WalangPasok – November 4 2021 declared holiday in Bohol

The Philippines will be commemorating the 125th birth anniversary of the late former President Carlos P. Garcia this coming November 4, Thursday. November 4 is a special non-working holiday in Bohol, Garcia’s […]

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#WalangPasok – October 28 2021 declared holiday in Davao Occidental

The people of Davao Occidental will be celebrating its 8th foundation anniversary this coming October 28, Thursday. The day is a special non-working holiday in the province as stipulated in Republic Act […]

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