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Inside Bicutan in time of worse than cholera

Camp Bagong Diwa, Bicutan, Taguig City,

There’s a definite kind of stirring that accompanies chow time everywhere and you sense it in this very private place even though, for lunch today, they’re only having some old-fashioned bachoy. They could be any of the stew-happy big families living down your block except that they’re extraordinarily big (104 of them) and they’ve been in the news and they live in Block G of Camp Bagong Diwa in Bicutan.

Posted: September 25th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

A unified vision for higher education

BEHIND the effort to draft the declaration are (from left) Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines’ Br. Narciso S. Erguiza Jr.; Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations’  Dr. Patricia Bustos-Lagunda; Philippines Association of Private Schools, Colleges and Universities’ Dr. Jose Paulo E. Campos; Philippine Association of State University and Colleges’ Dr. Ricardo E. Rotoras; Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities’ Dr. Karen F. de Leon, and Association of Local Colleges and Universities’ Tomas B. Lopez.

When more than 500 presidents and administrators of higher education institutions (HEIs) meet in one place and sign a declaration to work together for the improvement of the quality of higher education, that’s not just a summit. You call that a miracle.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Being himself and more


“God pulls a rug from under your feet and life changes inevitably,” Br. Ricardo P. Laguda FSC said in a recent speech to the general assembly at De La Salle University (DLSU) Manila. Laguda, who was appointed chancellor in 2010 and became concurrent university president in 2012, leaves for Rome today to assume new responsibilities. He has […]

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Learning,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Imagine there’s heaven for young techies


Microsoft has been spending a lot of time and money to break the old code that youth is wasted on the young.

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Every kid needs an adult connection


Past the reproductive stage, our most important tasks as grownups, I believe, can be narrowed down to caring for the children. Not just our kids but as many kids as possible.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »