Blog Posts - The Philippines



Korean Beauty Hauls from eBay and TesterKorea Shipped to the Philippines

Korean Beauty Hauls from eBay and TesterKorea Shipped to the Philippines I ordered a bunch of stuff from Testerkorea and eBay and here are the...
by CodenameE Lifestyle Blog on Jun 9, 2016

Recalling Hillary Clinton’s speech on women’s rights in Manila from 1996

Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton officially clinched the ruling Democratic Party’s presidential nomination Wednesday morning (Manila time). Mrs. Clinton is the first woman to be the standard-bearer of a major political pa...
by The Filipino Scribe on Jun 7, 2016

Brazen cyber-heist from Bangladesh's central bank - Ocean's 11? PI says Manila 12 is the real thing

Authorities struggle to find those who laundered heist’s $120m.Vast sums are gambled in Manila's high-end casinos each day.More than three months have passed since US$81 million ($120.7 million) was stolen in a brazen cyber-heist from Bangladesh's...

Obama names Sung Y. Kim as next US ambassador to Philippines

President Barack Obama has nominated Sung Y. Kim, a Korean-American career diplomat, as the United States’ next ambassador to the Philippines. Kim will be the first Asian-American to hold the post. He will succeed Philip Goldberg, who assumed...
by The Filipino Scribe on May 18, 2016

Watch : Ballet Philippines, Philippine Ballet Theatre and Ballet Manila Join Forces In Dance.Mnl

Dance.MNL: The Philippine Dance Festival a new biennial festival focused on uniting and celebrating the Filipino dance community, Dance.MNL will bring the Filipino classical, modern, and contemporary creations to the stages of the Cultural Center of...
by axl powerhouse production on May 15, 2016

6 Wishes Micro and Small Business Owners want from a Duterte Government Administration

Although the result of the May 2016 presidential election is not yet complete and official, it is already probable that Rodrigo Duterte will be the 16th president of the Republic of the Philippines. Whether we voted for him or not, it is our obligati...
by Business Tips Philippines on May 12, 2016

#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 able to monitor the conduct of t...
by The Filipino Scribe on May 12, 2016

May 9 election cheaters have achieved their objective---create a Mar win

Some analysts are puzzled over this phenomenon called "Duterte." Many people are expected to vote for him come election time. I am seeing it almost everywhere.Last night, I saw several Digong supporters wearing red t-shirts with their idol's face emb...
by New Philippine Revolution on May 3, 2016

Miss Pearl of the Philippines 2016: 30 Official Candidates

What is a pearl? For centuries, pearls have been considered as a metaphor for something rare, fine, admirable and valuable. Natural pearls occur spontaneously and are extremely rare. This summer, thirty (30) candidates will converge in the nation’s...
by The Intersections & Beyond on Apr 30, 2016

Contractualization is a problem long ignored by politicians and the media

Contractualization in the labor sector is one of the topics raised during the third and final presidential debate last April 24. This refers to the practice of large companies of hiring their workers for just five months before they get terminated (...
by The Filipino Scribe on Apr 30, 2016

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau confirms beheading of hostage by Abu Sayyaf

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada has expressed outrage over the beheading of John Ridsdel, one of two Canadian citizens held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf Group since September 2015. “On behalf of the Government of Canada and all Canadians, I wo...
by The Filipino Scribe on Apr 25, 2016

Labor rights group praises presidential bets for opposing contractualization

A progressive labor rights group lauded all five presidential candidates for speaking out against the practice of big businesses of engaging in contractualization instead of granting permanent status for their employees. In a statement, Kilusang Mayo...
by The Filipino Scribe on Apr 24, 2016

10 Amazing Festivals in Philippines You Have to See

The Philippines is known for its rich cultural heritage. Festivals and cultural activities are very common in the Philippines despite all of the tragedies and misfortunes. The Filipino people believe that there is a bundle of reasons to celebrate. Mo...
by Angelo The Explorer on Apr 23, 2016

To Advertise or Not? How to Attract More Customers for Your Business

It’s great to do franchise in the Philippines because franchising is one of the most popular businesses in the country. One of the biggest perks of franchising is that it offers the independence to......

UP: University to Pioneer or University to Perpetrate

"Akala mo 'pag UP, perfect na? Kita mo naman 'yan..."(Related to me by an acquaintance)A year ago, this history blog published After the domination, the deluge, an article concerning student council elections in the University of the Philippines Dili...
by The Young Filipino Historian on Apr 4, 2016

Supremo 1 Action Camera Review

SUPREMO1 is one the cheapest  action camera available in the Philippine market. It features 12 megapixel shooting power with full HD recording. It and a 2-inch HD preview screen which showcase 150 degrees wide angle shots. Some of the trave...
by Travel Tropa on Apr 1, 2016

THANK YOU VERY MUCH! | Celebrating five years of The Filipino Scribe!

I am marking two life milestones March 31 of every year. On this day exactly ten years ago, I graduated from Ramon Magsaysay High School in Manila. Apart from being able to finish my secondary education (sadly, millions of Filipinos are not able to d...
by The Filipino Scribe on Mar 30, 2016

Pres. Ramon Magsaysay’s Crash Site: The Historic and Event to Remember in Mt. Manunggal Balamban, Cebu

Originally published on 2013. Just to bring back the active lifestyle memories of scaling few of mountains in Cebu, I could still recall a part of The post Pres. Ramon Magsaysay’s Crash Site: The Historic and Event to Remember in Mt. Manu...
by Where Is Cebu on Mar 27, 2016

15 Common Costs of Doing Business in the Philippines

Are you starting a small business in the Philippines? Starting a business is surely exciting, especially if it’s about your dream and passion. However, being a businessperson or an entrepreneur is not always fun, as it also comes with a lot of expe...
by Business Tips Philippines on Mar 15, 2016

The Philippine Real Estate: Who to Trust

The Philippines’ real estate industry remains rosy. The skyline is continually changing as office buildings and condominium projects continue to rise in key cities and municipalities. According to the Bangko Central ng Pilipinas (BSP),.....


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