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Upcat may be keeping away desirable students

UP PRESIDENT Alfredo Pascual  INQUIRER PHOTO

Roughly 83,000 high school seniors took the University of the Philippines College Admission Test (Upcat) in 2013 but only a little over 12,000 were accepted to the seven constituent universities and autonomous college of UP for school year 2014-2015.

Posted: April 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Filipinos now count their blessings after Yolanda

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FILE PHOTO

Three of five Filipino adults are more inclined to count their blessings in the wake of the devastation caused by Super Typhoon Yolanda, deemed the strongest typhoon ever to make landfall.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Tabo’ (dipper) is a must for relief package

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Food trucks wait in a long line of vehicles carrying relief to Samar and Leyte provinces. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

It would seem that even in the evacuation center, Filipinos cannot do without the “tabo.” Found in the emergency sanitation kits for evacuation centers put together by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the dipper (tabo), an item that aid officials say is probably unique to the Philippines. It won’t be found, for example, in the refugee camps on the Thai-Burma border.

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Donors quick to respond to Inquirer plea for aid

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Individuals and organizations have swiftly responded to the Philippine Daily Inquirer’s call for donations to help the victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Outpouring of support for ‘Yolanda’ survivors

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Victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” line up for food behind a Department of Social Welfare and Development relief truck amid the ruins of Barangay 88 in San Jose, Tacloban City, on Saturday. FILE PHOTO

The groups that banded together to help parched Mindanao in 1998 at the height of the El Niño weather phenomenon have come together once again to help central Philippines, which was devastated by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” last week.

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks | Read More »

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