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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. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  2. Obama, family cause a small stir at Easter service
  3. Santiago sees Palace hand in Gigi’s return
  4. Gigi Reyes’ only option: tell all
  5. Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst
  6. ‘Malang’ next crocodile attraction after ‘Lolong’
  7. Ancient enigmatic carvings in danger of disappearing
  8. New plant to boost supply of clean energy
  9. Unease in Vatican over cardinal’s luxury flat—report
  10. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  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. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  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. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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  • Singson apologizes for delay in Edsa road repairs
  • Congressmen seek end to small-town lottery operations
  • 16-year-old survives in wheel well of US flight
  • MMDA to blame for delay of Edsa reblocking – DPWH exec
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  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
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  • Lindsay Lohan says she had a miscarriage
  • Discovery network cancels Everest jump
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  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Bataan freeport investment pledges up 1,302%
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  • Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
  • There is plenty of water behind Wawa Dam
  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
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  • Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics
  • Search for Etihad passengers launched
  • Japan presents $57-B ‘dream plan’ to solve Metro congestion
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