Survey shows that 1 of 4 Pinoy workers would rather monetize Christmas parties

Dona Z. Pazzibugan - Reporter / @dpazzibuganINQ 12/14/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Although majority of Filipino workers prefer to have workplace Christmas parties, some workers would rather monetize these parties, which have always been a part of Filipino celebrations of the season. This is shown in…

Christmas parties: Some answers on why you join, celebrate them

Immae A. Lachica 12/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “NakaChristmas Party na ba ang tanan?” (Have everyone celebrated their Christmas Party?) It is just three days away from Christmas Day and everyone is in their holiday cheers!  Of course, this is aside…

DepEd: No mandatory contributions to Christmas parties

Jane Bautista 12/05/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) has allowed the conduct of Christmas parties in public schools and its field offices but underscored that there should be no involuntary contributions to the celebration. Citing the difficult economic situation,…

Police: Drink moderately, stay away from drugs during holiday parties

Futch Anthony Inso 11/24/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) has advised Oponganons to drink moderately and stay away from drugs, especially during Christmas parties. Police Colonel Elmer Lim, chief of LCPO, said that the public must…

EOC OK with Christmas parties but…

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is okay with holding Christmas parties as the city government cannot really control people who want to hold such gatherings this year. However, the EOC appeals…

Christmas with the virus

Joel Ruiz Butuyan - @inquirerdotnet 12/21/2020

It’s a Christmas season stripped of a large part of the rituals of merriment we’ve grown used to during our lives. The multiple parties, caroling children, firecracker noise, the retreat to our provincial roots, and even the…

DOH disowns NTC text blast on guidelines for Christmas parties

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 11/27/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Despite restrictions in social gatherings, are Christmas parties allowed if the venue would be outdoors? The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), in a text blast, said: “May Christmas party? Buksan ang bintana at electric fan.…

No Christmas parties for Cebu City Hall employees; bonuses in limbo

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will not be holding any Christmas parties in all departments this year, and the fate of their Christmas bonuses hang in the air. Mayor Edgardo Labella made this announcement…

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