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Dream on: Marcoses out to return home to Malacañang

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Some dreams just never die. Imelda Marcos, the dictator’s widow who now represents Ilocos Norte province in Congress, offered a toast on her 85th birthday on Wednesday as she made plans for a triumphal return to Malacañang.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

From martial law to DOST, UP graduate Mario Montejo still curious

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He entered the University of the Philippines (UP) with a curiosity for the sciences and the burning issues of the day. It was the First Quarter Storm, the period of student unrest that preceded the declaration of martial law, and the country was in chaos.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

‘Pride of Badjaos’

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RAYMOND Amil, a 23-year-old Badjao teacher, outside his family’s shack at the Don Joaquin Enriquez Memorial Sports Complex, which is home to thousands of evacuees  JULIE S. ALIPALA

  ZAMBOANGA CITY–The odds are stacked against Raymond Amil when he started to pursue his dream of becoming a licensed teacher.   His father, Johnson, is a fisherman who barely earns enough to feed the family. His mother, Minda, stays at home. Both are illiterate.   When Raymond took the licensure exams for aspiring teachers, [...]

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Did you know: Rafael del Pan

Today, June 17, is the 151st birth anniversary of journalist, lawyer and first Filipino criminologist Rafael del Pan. Born in 1863 in Intramuros, Manila, he was the first to translate Jose Rizal’s “Mi Ultimo Adios” into English. Del Pan is one of the founders of Camara de Comercio and the Nacionalista Party. After his death on May 12, 1915, a bridge in Manila was named in his honor.–Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Where education knows no age

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FELICIDAD Casingal, 75, says she believes age should not be a hindrance to education. CARLA P. GOMEZ/INQUIRER VISAYAS

When 75-year-old Felicidad Hilado Casingal showed up for her first day of class on Tuesday, her classmates thought she was their teacher.

Posted: June 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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