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Most UP Diliman professors favor August opening


More teachers from the University of the Philippines (UP) campus in Diliman, Quezon City, voted on Monday in favor of the plan to move the opening of classes to August.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

UP Diliman profs, instructors vote to move start of school year to August


A faculty body at the University of the Philippines Diliman on Monday approved a plan to shift the academic calendar, with the opening of classes now in August 2014.

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

Harvard student charged with bomb hoax


A Harvard University student charged with masterminding a bomb hoax to get out of an exam will appear before a US court in Boston Wednesday, the district attorney’s office said.

Posted: December 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

UP to decide on Mark Solis case next month

Screen grab of Mark Joseph Solis’ page on the Global Youth Anti-Corruption Network of which he is a member.

The University of the Philippines will be deciding by next month on the case of its student Mark Joseph Solis, who allegedly passed off other people’s photographs as his own in several contests.

Posted: October 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Meningo closes E. Visayas university


The Eastern Visayas State University (EVSU) suspended classes and shut down its campus Thursday after one of its students died and six others fell ill due to meningococcemia.

Posted: August 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Student hit by gunfire in Sorsogon fun run shooting


A female student participating in a fun run in front of one of Bicol’s universities in Sorsogon was hit by a bullet fired by still unknown perpetrators early morning on Sunday, an Army official said.

Posted: July 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Classes finally open in troubled southern Mindanao university

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After two weeks of delayed school opening and almost six months of protests over allegations of graft and corruption, classes at the state-run University of Southern Mindanao finally kicked off on Monday.

Posted: June 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

UP Manila chancellor, vice chancellor called to resign in wake of student suicide

Students from the University of the Philippines Manila, the country's premier state university, light candles outside their campus in Manila, Philippines, to mourn a freshman student Kristel Tejada who comitted suicide Friday March 15, 2013 allegedly after being forced to take a leave for her failure to pay her tuition.  AP

The faculty of the Department of Behavioral Sciences in UP Manila on Monday called on the school’s chancellor and vice chancellor to resign following the death of 16-year-old freshman Kristel Tejada.

Posted: March 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Is UP Diliman a safer campus today?

Motorists are now asked for identification cards when passing through one of the UP gates (above). PHOTOS BY JOHANN GUASCH

IS THE “DILIMAN REPUBLIC” at risk of a crime wave?

Posted: November 26th, 2012 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Group hopes Los Baños rape-slay case trial to start, finally


The case of raped and murdered University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) student Given Grace Cebanico speaks of the continuing call for justice to other victims of violence against women, according to a women’s youth group.

Posted: October 12th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Army seals off MSU campus after attack


The military sealed off the main campus of Mindanao’s premier state university following an attack there that killed three soldiers and wounded 10 others on Wednesday.

Posted: August 9th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

P100k reward offered for info on UP coed’s attacker


A P100,000 cash reward has been offered for anyone who can provide authorities with information on the whereabouts of the second robber who attacked University of the Philippines (UP) student Lordei Camille Hina last month on the Diliman, Quezon City, campus.

Posted: March 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »


He’s stepping out of the ring but starting a new fight. A Manila Regional Trial Court judge under fire for his ruling in an ongoing court battle among officials of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) has voluntarily inhibited himself from the case.

Posted: August 1st, 2011 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  6. DOJ to NBI: Arrest Cedric Lee, 4 others
  7. Cardinal Tagle to faithful: Join politics to clean it
  8. Estrada, Gigi Reyes denied access to evidence from other respondents
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  10. DOJ orders arrest of Cedric Lee
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  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
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  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. UP back on top as ‘average’ student aces bar
  5. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  6. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  7. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
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  9. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  10. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’


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