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Retired nurse shares love of reading with hometown in Cebu

RETIRED nurse Lucita Luciani shares her love for reading and books with 47 elementary and high school teachers from Calape, Daanbantayan, Cebu. MARY FAYE ALODIA VILLAR/CONTRIBUTOR

When she retired from her job as a nurse in 2004, Lucita Luciani immediately plunged into a habit that she had cherished to do every day—reading.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Divers, resorts help save typhoon-stricken Malapascua Island

CARPENTERS repair the classrooms damaged during the onslaught of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in November 2013. A year later, DepEd said around 2,000 destroyed classrooms still need replacement. EVA MARIE GAMBOA/INQUIRER VISAYAS FILE PHOTO

Teachers of Logon National High School (LNHS) were having a meeting in a roofless classroom three days after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” struck Malapascua Island in northern Cebu province on Nov. 8 last year when a foreigner approached them and asked, “Can I help?”

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

In Bohol read-along, kids draw ‘safe’ places


To the tune of Imelda Papin’s “Isang Linggong Pag-ibig,” children of Katipunan Elementary School narrated how the 7.2-magnitude quake that hit the province on Oct. 15 had transformed their learning place to debris and claimed the lives of four children.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Relief aid reaches island communities


Ramil and Jessa Pepito had planned to slaughter a chicken and serve “tinuwang manok” (chicken cooked in broth) to celebrate the second birthday of their daughter, Sydney Faith, on Nov. 12.

Posted: November 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bantayan: Roofless classroom


A roofless classroom greeted day-care teacher Juliet Areglo the day after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” hit the island.

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »