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Lacson eyes P106-B ‘Yolanda’ rehab masterplan

Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery Panfilo Lacson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson intends to finish by end-June this year a P106-billion comprehensive masterplan to rebuild the Visayan cities and towns devastated by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” and to implement at least 85 percent before President Benigno Aquino III steps down in 2016.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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 »

  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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  • Camilla’s brother dies in US after head injury
  • Luisita farmers storm DAR compound
  • Trillanes, Ejercito confident they are not in Napoles’ list
  • Easterlies to prevail in Luzon, Visayas
  • Sports

  • Heat go up 2-0, hold off Bobcats 101-97
  • Ronaldo shakes off injury fears to play Bayern
  • Mavs roll past Spurs 113-92, even series at 1-1
  • Phelps having fun in his return to swimming
  • Murray breaks down in tears at Scottish ceremony
  • 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

  • Has Ai Ai fallen deeply with ‘sireno?’
  • Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Return of ‘Ibong Adarna’
  • Practical Phytos plans his future
  • Business

  • Facebook profits triple as mobile soars
  • 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
  • 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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