December 26, 2016 and January 2, 2017 declared special non-working holidays

Malacañang has declared December 26, 2016 and January 2, 2017 as special non-working holidays, per Presidential Proclamation No. 117.

September 12, 2016 declared Philippine holiday for Eid'l Adha

Monday, September 12, 2016 has been declared a nationwide non-working, religious holiday in the Philippines in observance of Eid'l Adha.

September 25, 2015 holiday declared for Eid’l Adha

President Benigno Aquino III has declared Friday, September 25, as a regular holiday throughout the country in observance of Eid’l Adha.

2015 Papal Visit To Philippines A Holiday In Manila

The visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines next year is a holiday in the City of Manila, which will start from January 15 to January 19, 2...

October 31, 2014 Not A Holiday? It Is, But Only Half-Day

Who says October 31, 2014 is not a holiday? It is a holiday, but only half-day. Here, we got word from Malacañang about the announcement.

August 9, 2013 holiday declared for Eid'l Fitr

Friday, August 9, 2013 has been declared as a regular holiday throughout the country in observance of Eid’l Fitr or Feast of Ramadan.

WiFi Internet Speed Test Result: Hotel SOGO CDO

I’m enjoying a post-Christmas, pre-New Year holiday vacation with my family in Cagayan de Oro City. We’re staying at the recently-opened Hot...

Christmas Vacation 2011 (Philippines)

School Year (SY) 2011-2012 officially starts June 6, 2011 and will end on March 30, 2011, the Department of Education through DepEd Order No...

When is Mother's Day 2011?

The modern Mother's Day is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in March, April, or May as a day to hono...

Merry Christmas from

December 25, 2010 — It is Christmas day, the perfect time of the year to best express heartfelt gratitude to people who are with us through ...

PNP units alerted for long Halloween Holiday

The entire 135,000-strong Philippine National Police has been mobilized for general law enforcement and public safety duties in the coming l...

November 2, All Souls Day, NOT a Holiday

November 2, 2010, All Souls Day, the day Christiandom commemorates the faithful departed, is not a holiday...for now. Executive secretary Jo...

Labor Day in the Philippines

It’s May 1 in the Philippines - a red letter day. The nation is celebrating Labor Day today in honor of workers and the entire labor sector.

Philippine malls extend shopping hours

Starting this week, majority of malls in the Philippines will extend shopping hours. This is what I got in a television report early tonight...