Reason: President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) President Benigno Aquino III is scheduled to give his third annual State of the Nation Address tomorrow afternoon. In line with this, the a number of schools in Quezon City have announced the cancelation of classes
In an advisory posted via Twitter around 4AM today, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration warned that serious flooding can be expected in low-lying areas and communities living near waterways in Metro Manila and parts of Luzon. It has continuously rained for several
A relic and photo exhibit dedicated to the Blessed Pope John Paul II was held in the Gateway Mall in Quezon City from October 9 to 21. Dubbed as “BEATUS: Embracing the Holiness of John Paul II,” the event is part of the Araneta Center
According to the elementary civics textbook I’ve edited recently, through census, the government obtains information from their constituents that may be useful in making policy proposals and pertinent programs. The National Statistics Office is the government body with the mandate to conduct a nationwide census
*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 province to mark Manuel L. Quezon’s birth anniversary. This 2011, August 19 will
It was like a scene straight from MTV Boiling Points (remember that show?). UP Law student and philosophy summa cum laude graduate Christopher Lao have become an overnight Internet celebrity for all the wrong reasons. He was interviewed by GMA 7’s Jun Veneracion because his
Mr. Veneracion is apparently reacting to criticisms that he unwittingly made UP Law student Christopher Lao look stupid on camera during his interview with him last August 2. That was when Mr. Lao’s car was rendered useless by last Tuesday’s flashfloods (triggered by storm Kabayan).
I was riding a jeepney (from their makeshift terminal in Centris mall-Quezon City) on the way home from work last March 28. Commuting everyday is something that I’ve done since Grade 4, around mid-1999. I’ve witnessed many things there through the years (like millions of