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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 »

  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
  • Marketplace