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Catching up in S&T

PUSHING FOR GOOD SCIENCE (From left) Ricardo Laguda, William  Padolina, DLSU’s  Josephine Borja and Drexel Camacho and Raymond Tan

An increasingly globalized economy, characterized not only by increased connectedness but also tough competition, innovation, resource shortages and a pressing need to protect the environment, has sharpened the focus on science and technology (S&T), complemented by good, rigorous and relevant research.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

IIE goes to Davao

(SEATED) Al-ag, Garcia and Villanueva; (standing) JCI members Andrei Kasilag, Girald Ching, Shandy Sy, Mox Esperat, Roderick Lim, David de la Serna, Carlan Tungpalan and Francis de Guzman

With the Inquirer in Education (IIE) and the Inquirer business development office in the city, JCI Davao organized two journalism workshops.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Edsa I lessons lost on new generations

The Benigno Aquino statue stands near the People Power Monument in Quezon City. Nearly three decades after the 1986 Edsa People Power Revolution, internationally acclaimed as the world’s first peaceful ouster of a dictator, there is a growing concern that the bloodless uprising is increasingly lost on new generations of Filipinos. ARNOLD ALMACEN/INQUIRER

Nearly three decades after the 1986 Edsa People Power Revolution, internationally acclaimed as the world’s first peaceful ouster of a dictator, there is a growing concern that the bloodless uprising is increasingly lost on new generations of Filipinos.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

The farm school without a farm


Don’t expect to find a farm or students planting rice at Dagatan Family Farm School in Barangay Dagatan, Lipa City.

Posted: February 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

UP has to make its campuses climate-resilient

THE COMPLETE destruction of the UP Palo campus may hasten the transfer of the School of Health Sciences to the Tacloban campus. NOEL VELASCO

Although many students of the University of the Philippines (UP) Tacloban have moved to other campuses, Prospero de Vera, UP vice president for public affairs, said they were also looking at how to rehabilitate the school so the semester could continue.

Posted: December 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

How UP is coping post-‘Yolanda’

UP TACLOBAN even lost some letters of the sign at its main gate. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES

A woman walked into the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs of the University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) in Quezon City one afternoon last week.

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

For kids, right decisions today mean brighter tomorrow

FROM left, seated: Lizzie Zobel, TFTP chair; Juan Ramon Felix, Coca-Cola Femsa CEO, and Margarita Delgado; standing: Clarissa Delgado and Juan Dominguez

Leading beverage company Coca-Cola Femsa Philipines has partnered with the nongovernment organization Teach for the Philippines (TFTP) in a program that aims to provide young people the tools that will help them make the right decisions early in life.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Synchronizing mobile education

Charles A. Lim of Smart and Sun Cellular, Napoleon L. Nazareno of Smart and Irene Ng, GSMA head of Asia

When the GSM (Groupe Speciale Mobile) Association or GSMA came to the Philippines recently, it was not to introduce a new concept but to help optimize the impact, and broaden the reach, of existing initiatives.

Posted: October 14th, 2013 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Learning to cope with the next ‘habagat’

SIANTURI and Museo Pambata executive director Maricel Montero join students in a “tranvia” ride. Linda B. Bolido

When Citibank Philippines, Museo Pambata and Philippine Business for Social Progress jointly organized disaster workshops for primary grade pupils, it seemed like a case of closing the barn door after the horse had bolted.

Posted: September 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Education as destination

MIRAFLORES and Ramos with the eight engineering  students of Garcia College of Technology (GCT) who received scholarships from Tiger Air

It was a major tourism event that became more an occasion to highlight the importance of education.

Posted: July 29th, 2013 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Culture, history and travelogue in miniature

PHILPOST Director Felipe Hidalgo, Magtibay, Sarino and De la Cruz

They are miniature markers of milestones, tiny records of historical events, little representations of the country’s rich culture, myths and legends, and amazingly diverse flora and fauna.

Posted: July 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Journalism high

CLASS PICTURE  Participants show off their certificates.

They may not be planning careers in mass media—at least not everyone is—but 55 high school students in Metro Manila willingly gave up a Friday to learn more about how professional journalists do what they do.

Posted: July 8th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Makati university models new senior high school


While other higher institutions of learning await with a great deal of anxiety the implementation of the new K to 12 curriculum, the University of Makati (UMak) readily embraced it and even agreed to try the new Grades 11 and 12 models as pilot projects.

Posted: June 7th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

  1. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Sandigan junks Marcos family claim to Paoay property
  5. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  6. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  7. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  8. Maid confesses in killing of 2 and stabbing of employer in Laguna
  9. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  10. Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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  • Luisita farmers storm DAR compound
  • Trillanes, Ejercito confident they are not in Napoles’ list
  • Easterlies to prevail in Luzon, Visayas
  • Lacson eyes P106-B ‘Yolanda’ rehab masterplan
  • Sports

  • Mixers trim Aces; Painters repulse Bolts
  • Donaire junks Garcia as coach, taps father
  • ’Bye Ginebra: No heavy heart this time
  • UAAP board tackles new rules
  • Baguio climb to decide Le Tour de Filipinas
  • Lifestyle

  • Photos explore dynamics of youths’ sexual identity
  • 12th Philippine Food Expo set at the World Trade Center
  • No tourist draw, Malang the croc will remain wild
  • The best flavors of summer in one bite, and more
  • Homemade yogurt, bread blended with pizza, even ramen
  • Entertainment

  • Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Return of ‘Ibong Adarna’
  • Practical Phytos plans his future
  • In love … with acting
  • Business

  • Insular Honors Sales Performers at Testimonial Rites
  • Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock
  • Cost-recovery provisions for affected gencos urged
  • This time, BIR goes after florists
  • Philippine Airlines to stop shipment of shark fins
  • Technology

  • Top Traits of Digital Marketers
  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • Filipinos in Middle East urged to get clearance before returning
  • PH seeks ‘clearer assurance’ from US
  • China and rivals sign naval pact to ease maritime tensions
  • What Went Before: Manila bus hostage crisis
  • Obama arrives in Tokyo, first stop of 4-nation tour
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