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Reading ambassadors as ‘superheroes’


They’re not only ambassadors but superheroes. And their mission is to make this a better world.

Posted: May 27th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

200 street children regaled by stories on women leaders


Guest readers regaled some 200 street children with stories about strong women leaders at a special Inquirer Read-Along session on Friday at the Tuloy sa Don Bosco Streetchildren Village in Alabang, Muntinlupa.

Posted: March 16th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Inquirer Read-Along features tales of love

GUEST READER Shamcey Supsup, Miss Universe 2011 third runner-up, reads a story during the Inquirer Read-Along session. RODEL ROTONI

Tales about different kinds of love regaled more than 100 children on Feb. 15 in the special Inquirer Read-Along session that featured Miss Universe 2011 third runner-up Shamcey Supsup, Sophia School principal Ann Abacan and students from Optimus Center for Development.

Posted: February 18th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Initiative, gratitude themes of Read-Along session

YOUNG actress Jasmine Curtis is swamped by her fans at Calvario Elementary School in Meycauayan, Bulacan, where she was a featured reader at the INQUIRER Read-Along. RODEL ROTONI

More than 800 students joined this year’s first Inquirer Read-Along session outside the newspaper’s offices on Friday at Calvario Elementary School in Meycauayan, Bulacan. It was one of the biggest Read-Along audiences since the program began in 2007.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Girls learn they have ‘the power’ at Read-Along

ACTRESS-BEAUTY queen Princess Manzon reads a story about women empowerment during the Inquirer Read-Along session Saturday to mark the International Day of the Girl Child. ARNOLD ALMACEN

Girl power was alive and kicking at last Saturday’s Inquirer Read-Along session, which was held to mark the International Day of the Girl Child.

Posted: October 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Why war isn’t good for kids, tadpoles’

TV ACTORS Bettina Carlos and Mike Tan read a book on war through the eyes of a child at the INQUIRER Read-Along on Saturday. RODEL ROTONI

More than 90 children listened in rapt attention as two actors and an educator read stories about a young child growing up in war-torn southern Philippines and a tadpole learning about tolerance and acceptance during Saturday afternoon’s Inquirer Read-Along.

Posted: September 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

True-life heroes inspire children at Read-Along

READING HEROES Sophia School principal Ann Abacan (right), one of INQUIRER Read-Along’s regular and favorite storytellers, reads a story
to the children while (from left) Police Supt. Bernard Banac, Capt. Erick Kagaoan and Galcoso Alburo await their turn. PONS CAUDILLA

Anybody can be a hero. Saturday afternoon’s Inquirer Read-Along emphasized this point as it featured a new generation of heroes who regaled over 50 children with stories about bravery and heroism.

Posted: August 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Native music adds oomph! to Read-Along stories

MUSICIANS Tony Palis (in white shirt) and Karl Ramirez (center) from the Concerned Artists of the Philippines teach the children
how to play native musical instruments to accompany the story they read entitled “Nang Magkakulay ang Nayon.” RODEL ROTONI

Set to indigenous Filipino music, a special Read-Along session featuring stories about unity and teamwork was held at the Inquirer office in Makati on Saturday morning.

Posted: August 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Cookies, veggies good for you, kids learn at Inquirer Read-Along

Penk Ching demonstrates how to bake “Funny Fruity Cookies” with the help of volunteers from the audience during the Inquirer Read Along session at at PDI office. PHOTO BY RODEL ROTONI

In time for Nutrition Month, nearly a hundred kids were treated to yummy snacks and exciting stories during Saturday afternoon’s Inquirer Read-Along session at the Inquirer main office in Makati, which featured renowned cake decorator Penk Ching and Sophia School storytellers.

Posted: July 16th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

On Navy Day, read-along held in 8 provinces

READ-ALONG. Children listen to a Navy storyteller during a read-along at the Naval Station Julhasan A. Arasain Naval Forces in Albay. JOANNA LOS BAÑOS/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

For 500 children, it was a day for make-believe.

Posted: May 21st, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Read-along takes kids on world tour

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Eight candidates of the Miss Earth , Miss Spain, Peru, Chinese Taipe, Bosnia, Brazil, Colombia Puerto Rico and Bahamas, are greeted by children during the real along festival at UP. ROMY HOMILLADA

From an adventure in Japan to an object lesson in Spain, from a fable set in the African savannah to a tale based on arithmetic problems, their journey around the world—and around many worlds—began with the flip of a page.

Posted: November 30th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Navy reservist Dingdong leads PDI simultaneous Read-Along via video

THE READER  Actor Dingdong Dantes reads to poor children and children of Philippine Navy personnel at the Navy headquarters on Roxas Boulevard. It was a simultaneous Read-Along with 8 other naval bases in the country, one of the Navy’s activities to mark its 113th year ARNOLD ALMACEN

MANILA, Philippines—Loud shrieks and applause from hundreds of children and adults from all over the country greeted the actor and Navy reservist Dingdong Dantes as he arrived for a special Inquirer Read-Along session at the Philippine Navy Headquarters on Roxas Boulevard yesterday. The Saturday session was a simultaneous read-along, greatly facilitated by the Navy’s video [...]

Posted: May 22nd, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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