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Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation

South Korean Coast Guard officers search for missing passengers aboard a sunken ferry in the waters off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea on Thursday, April 17, 2014. AP FILE PHOTO

Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

500 high school students help pupils to read

A STUDENT reads aloud a news article on inflation  in Castro’s class.

Some 500 students in higher school levels across the province have agreed to sacrifice the fun of their summer break to help those in the lower levels hone their reading skills.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

500 students graduate despite Zambo crisis

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Despite the protracted crisis that followed the September 2013 Zamboanga City siege, around 500 elementary students were able to graduate from three affected schools.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

A mother’s sad graduation in Tacloban, other stories

A building in the campus of the University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College is barely standing after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” struck Palo town in Leyte. RUBEN GAMALA/CONTRIBUTOR

In disaster-stricken Eastern and Central Visayas, where classes had been extended to make up for the lost school days, elementary and high school students are still marching—in makeshift graduation venues that reflect the extent of their loss—to receive their diplomas.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

201 school days await students as classes to start June 2

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The Department of Education (DepEd) has set June 2, Monday, as the official start of the next school year, it said in an order posted on the Philippine Information Agency’s Facebook page.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

At age 70, this new high school grad is looking forward to college

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Flordeliza Edroso (third from left) takes her place as a member of the Valenzuela National High School graduating class of 2014.  VALENZUELA CITY PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE

Most people her age would be enjoying life in the slow lane, content in spoiling their grandchildren and basking in the achievements and success enjoyed by their children.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Aquino to ‘Pisay’: Bill me to repair sports facilities

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They have a sound mind, but what about sound body?

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Medical, business courses still most popular in college

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Almost half of this year’s 553,000 college graduates majored in business- and medicine-related courses, continuing a trend observed by the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) over the last 10 years.

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

Wanted: Students, dropouts

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Some 200,000 students and out-of-school youth will be given summer jobs this year under the Special Program for the Employment of Students, or SPES, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

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

Santiago urges youth: take shame drive vs corrupt politicians to social media

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiiago INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has urged the youth to take their “shame campaign” against corrupt politicians to social media.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Quezon City’s top students to get cash gifts

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The Quezon City government has set aside over P3 million in cash incentives for the Top 3 students in its public schools and to subsidize the expenses of 147 public primary and secondary schools for their graduation ceremonies.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Dozens of students killed in Nigerian school

In this photo taken Thursday, Feb, 20. 2014, burnt out cars are seen after an attack by Boko Haram in Bama, Nigeria. The latest attack by suspected Islamic extremists in Nigeria's northeast has left 115 people dead, more than 1,500 buildings razed and some 400 vehicles destroyed, witnesses said Thursday, as a traditional ruler accused the military of being scared to confront the militants. Sitting amid the smoking ruins of his palace, the shehu, or king, of Bama, Kyari Ibn Elkanemi, charged that the government "is not serious" about halting the Islamic uprising in a region covering one-sixth of the country, far from oil fields that make Nigeria Africa's biggest petroleum producer. AP

Suspected Islamic militants killed dozens of students in a predawn attack on a northeast Nigerian college, survivors say, setting ablaze a locked hostel and shooting and slitting the throats of those who escaped through windows. Some were burned alive.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Edsa I lessons lost on new generations

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The Benigno Aquino statue stands near the People Power Monument in Quezon City. Nearly three decades after the 1986 Edsa People Power Revolution, internationally acclaimed as the world’s first peaceful ouster of a dictator, there is a growing concern that the bloodless uprising is increasingly lost on new generations of Filipinos. ARNOLD ALMACEN/INQUIRER

Nearly three decades after the 1986 Edsa People Power Revolution, internationally acclaimed as the world’s first peaceful ouster of a dictator, there is a growing concern that the bloodless uprising is increasingly lost on new generations of Filipinos.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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