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Green, Maroon MRP passports valid only until 2015

If you still have not switched to the e-Passport, do so ASAP or face the risk of not being allowed entry or exit to/from any country in the world. The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has issued an announcement to all Filipino holders of

Binay-Gate: Mayor Junjun Binay’s Dasmarinas Village Scandal

Local mainstream news and social media are currently abuzz about a recorded video showing Makati Mayor Junjun Binay¬†and his “incident” with security guards of the posh Dasmarinas Village Banyan gate weeks ago. In that video, originally reported and uploaded by the Philippine Daily Inquirer, the

Make a Donation to Philippine typhoon victims

Thousands of Filipinos have been confirmed dead and some more missing in the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda (international codename: Haiyan), arguably the strongest tropical cyclone ever to hit landfall. The official and accurate figures as regards the casualties are still changing, but what’s clear is

Official Philippine Holidays in 2014

Malacanang last week released the official list of Regular Holidays, Special (non-working days) and Special Holidays for next year 2014. Those looking for long weekends and planning to go on vacations may refer to the list below. It’s going to be a long Christmas break

2013 Official Philippine holidays: 4 long weekends!

Those complaining that the year 2012 had very few long holidays now have a reason to be happy about for next year. With Malacanang Palace announcing the official dates of holidays in 2013, the next year will have at least 16 regular, special, and non-working