journalism / philippines

Artist group slams Inquirer over ‘Pugad Baboy’ suspension

A national organization of Filipino artists, writers, and cultural workers bemoaned the resignation of veteran cartoonist Apolonio “Pol” Medina from the Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) over the controversy caused by the publication […]

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‘Pugad Baboy’ creator says sorry for offensive comic strip

Apolonio “Pol” Medina, the creator of the long-running comic strip “Pugad Baboy,” has apologized to the St. Scholastica’s College (SSC) community. His mea culpa comes amidst the furor caused by the publication […]

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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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