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No gov’t plan yet to rebuild schools


The government has yet to construct replacements for around 100 schools destroyed by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” two months ago in Leyte and Samar provinces.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

New school buildings for QC students to open in June


The Quezon City government is gearing up for next week’s class opening with the construction of more school buildings to improve the student-to-classroom ratio in its public educational system.

Posted: May 28th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Classes in ‘Pablo’-ravaged Mindanao reopen to damaged school buildings


The resumption of classes this January will not be the usual return from the holidays for children here, when schools and Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) centers re-open after the Christmas break. Thousands of children will continue to be displaced with up to 95% of school buildings, classrooms and day care centers damaged or destroyed in the four most affected provinces following Typhoon Pablo in Mindanao, Philippines.

Posted: January 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DepEd to turn to gov’t calamity funds to repair flood-hit public schools


With less than P300 million left in its contingency funds, the Department of Education (DepEd) may tap the national government’s calamity funds to make emergency repairs on hundreds of flood-affected public schools.

Posted: August 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Foundation turns over kinder school buildings

THE Aboitiz Foundation, in partnership with the Aklat, Gabay, Aruga tungo sa Pag-angat at Pag-asa (AGAPP) Foundation, turned over 21 kindergarten school buildings to the Department of Education (DepEd) last June 13 at the Marco Polo Hotel in Davao City.

Posted: June 28th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Aboitiz Group helps prepare schools for opening of classes

Hundreds of volunteers led by the Aboitiz Group team members trooped to the Banilad Elementary and Night High School on May 26 to paint school buildings and do other maintenance works as part of Brigada Eskwela 2012.

Posted: May 31st, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

UP, Nanyang Tech hold training on seismic strengthening of school buildings

The University of the Philippines Diliman, Institute of Civil Engineering in partnership with Nanyang Technological University (NTU) of Singapore will train a total of 60 faculty members, postgraduate students, government officials, and engineers as “master trainers” on seismic strengthening of school buildings.

Posted: February 25th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »


Old vehicles for sale TO cut down on maintenance costs, Councilor Jose Daluz III proposed the public auction of government vehicles aged eight years old. Daluz said the General Services Office agreed that maintenance costs for some government vehicles were high owing to their deteriorating condition. A Commission on Audit (COA) circular said a motor [...]

Posted: October 5th, 2011 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Happy to receive, happier to give


For 73-year-old Japanese businessman Katsutoshi Shimizu, weekly visits to—and relentless offers of merienda (snacks) at—Batangas schools meant higher sugar levels. “I’d tell [the teachers] I just had my snack or still full, but they still encouraged me to eat or even taste the food, since this is to show Filipino hospitality. So I ate and [...]

Posted: July 31st, 2011 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Aquino’s ex-date donates pre-school classroom in Bago City


BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines—Ma. Elena “Len” Lopez, the Negrense stockbroker formerly linked to President Aquino, donated a pre-school classroom in Bago City through a foundation led by the President’s sister Pinky Aquino Abellada on Wednesday. “She’s a friend. I’m very grateful to her because when she heard about the project she donated her personal [...]

Posted: July 1st, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  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. Ex-PBA player Bryan Gahol dies in road mishap


  • Napoles tags over 100 officials in pork scam – Lacson
  • Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy
  • Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  • 43 out of 414 Etihad passengers yet to be found, tested for MERS-CoV – Palace
  • Sandigan junks Marcos family claim to Paoay property
  • Sports

  • Caguioa blasts ‘no heart, soft’ Ginebra on Twitter
  • San Mig Coffee grinds out win over Alaska to force decider
  • UP nips St. Benilde; Adamson blasts RTU in Filoil women’s caging
  • Kevin Garnett responds to Raptors’ GM F word
  • Albert Pujols hits 500th HR of major league career
  • Lifestyle

  • Entering the monkhood a rite of passage
  • Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
  • Wanted: Beauty queen with a heart that beats for the environment
  • Kim Atienza: At home with art and design
  • Life lessons I want to teach my son
  • Entertainment

  • Bollywood Oscars, film stars come to Florida
  • Ex-Fox exec denies allegations in sex abuse suit
  • Kris Aquino backtracks, says Herbert Bautista and her are ‘best friends’
  • Summer preview: Chris Pratt enters a new ‘Galaxy’
  • Bon Jovi helps open low-income housing in US
  • Business

  • SM to rebuild Tacloban hospital
  • PSEi slips after 4-day rally
  • Toyota sells 2.58 million vehicles, outselling GM
  • McDonald’s 1Q profit slips as US sales decline
  • SEC approves SM’s P15B retail bond offer
  • Technology

  • ‘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
  • Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
  • Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  • Opinion

  • One-dimensional diplomacy: A cost-benefit analysis of Manila’s security deal with Washington
  • No ordinary illness
  • Reforest mountains with fire trees and their kind
  • Day of the Earth
  • When will Chinese firm deliver new coaches?
  • Global Nation

  • 19 Ukrainians, Russians, Filipinas rescued in bar raid
  • Filipinos coming home from Mideast must obtain MERS clearance – DOH
  • US Secret Service in Manila ahead of Obama visit
  • Palace thanks Estrada for successful HK mission
  • Hong Kong accepts PH apology; sanctions also lifted
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