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DepEd: Pasay gets P27M casino-funded classrooms

The Jose Rizal Elementary School in Malibay, Pasay City, will have nine new classrooms this year courtesy of casino revenues.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Didn’t finish college? Fret no more, you can still be hired if…

Sen. Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV

To help address the problem of job mismatch in the country,
Senator Bam Aquino on Wednesday called on private companies to “relax” their educational requirement in hiring employees even without a college degree.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bam Aquino tells schools to shun lavish graduation ceremonies

Sen. Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV

A senator urged private schools Tuesday to forego of lavish graduation ceremonies and instead donate to the rehabilitation of areas ravaged by recent disasters in Eastern Visayas.

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

Aquino reshuffles DFA, other gov’t agencies

President Benigno Aquino III. AP FILE PHOTO

– President Benigno S. Aquino III has either reappointed or named new government personnel in the Department of Foreign Affairs and some government agencies.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DepEd welcomes MMDA proposal


Education officials are willing to discuss the proposal of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to shorten classes to four days a week in selected schools in Metro Manila that will be affected by heavy traffic because of upcoming road projects.

Posted: February 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

MMDA asks DepEd: Try 4-day school week

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Imagine crawling your way through Edsa at only “1 to 9 kilometers per hour.”

Posted: February 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Elementary, High school will still have June opening of classes—DepEd


Elementary and secondary schools in the country will not follow some universities that have decided to shift their school calendars, a Department of Education (DepEd) official said Tuesday.

Posted: February 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DepEd says P900M needed to build, repair schools after storm

EVACUEES find temporary shelter at  Rizal Central School in Tacloban City after losing their homes to Supertyphoon “Yolanda.” NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Education officials said Central Visayas would need more than P900 million to repair or build new schools that suffered damage or were destroyed by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in northern Cebu province and the 7.2-magnitude quake in Bohol province.

Posted: February 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Pupils may wash hands again


Apparently many students are still not washing their hands in school.

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Private companies to rebuild some schools destroyed by ‘Yolanda’


About a fifth of the more than 17,500 public school classrooms destroyed by Super Typhoon “Yolanda” last November will be rebuilt by the private sector.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Execs suspend classes after bloodshed in Negros school


BACOLOD CITY—The Department of Education (DepEd) provincial office suspended classes at Trinidad Elementary School in Pontevedra town, Negros Occidental, after the deaths of two teachers in a gun attack there.   Juliet Jeruta, schools superintendent of Negros Occidental, said nurses of the DepEd with training in stress debriefing were to meet with teachers and pupils [...]

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Classes suspended in Agaton-hit provinces – DepEd


At least two provinces suspended all class levels on Monday due to Tropical Depression Agaton, the Department of Education (DepEd) said in its Twitter account.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DepEd makes it up to ‘Yolanda’-hit teachers with make-up kits

Josefina Tanpiengco. Photo courtesy of Tudla Productions

Besides make-up classes for all the school days missed after the devastation of Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” public school teachers in Tacloban City were given make-up kits, to “liven up” their faces a month after the calamity.

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

  1. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  2. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  3. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  7. Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  8. South Korea president shouted down by distraught parents
  9. Two Popes who would be saints
  10. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  9. Massive infra spending set
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  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. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  5. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  6. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  7. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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  • Title of new Hillary Clinton book: ‘Hard Choices’
  • Filipinos, Dutch re-enact crucifixion of Christ
  • 14 killed in car bombing in Homs
  • Sports

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  • Pacquiao shorts in Bradley fight sold for P1.7M in LA auction
  • Ryu pitches Dodgers past Giants
  • Alonso sets the pace in Chinese GP practice
  • Heat seek Three-peat but Spurs, Pacers top seeds
  • Lifestyle

  • Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • Entertainment

  • Myx TV premieres Asian American ‘docu-series’
  • A nutty finale for ‘Scandal,’ TV’s craziest show
  • EXO postpones release of mini album ‘Overdose’
  • ‘X-men’ filmmaker slams ‘fabricated’ sex attack claims
  • Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC
  • Business

  • US commerce secretary spells out economic facet of ‘pivot to Asia’
  • Italy sells luxury state cars on eBay
  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
  • Dollar up in Asia on US jobs data, Ukraine deal
  • Barbie doll has a problem
  • Technology

  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • Las Vegas ‘Pinoy Pride’ fest hails Filipino heritage
  • Marking Jesus’ journey on Good Friday
  • Filipina accomplice arrested for fake bills in Malaysia
  • DoH denies Filipino nurse no longer positive for MERS virus
  • WHO warns vs spread of MERS-Cov, urges vigilance in taking precautions
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