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DENR halts Laguna town tree-cutting

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An online video of fallen trees has sparked outrage among environmentalists and other netizens over a road-widening project in Los Baños town, Laguna province, which proceeded despite the absence of a tree-cutting permit from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

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

UPLB now stands for UP ‘Laban sa Baboy’

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University of the Philippines Los Baños campus  PHOTO FROM FACEBOOK.COM

The public outrage against the pork barrel system has reached campuses outside Metro Manila and in Laguna, UPLB, which stands for University of the Philippines Los Baños, the acronym has a new meaning.

Posted: September 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Watchman at UPLB arrested for drugs

Police on Thursday filed charges against a member of a civilian security force in the University of the Philippines-Los Baños (UPLB) after he was arrested by local police for selling illegal drugs.

Posted: July 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Helping poor students, even after death

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Given Grace Cebanico

Saying it was what their daughter had always wanted, the parents of rape-slay victim Given Grace Cebanico is putting up a scholarship foundation in her name to help poor students through college.

Posted: July 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Ex-chancellor of UPLB dead

Former University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) chancellor Dr. Wilfredo P. David has died.

Posted: April 10th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Newest ‘Gumamela’ named after Cheche

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THE NEW hibiscus hybrid developed by the University of the Philippines Los Baños has been named after broadcast journalist Cheche Lazaro. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The University of the Philippines Los Baños has come out with its newest hibiscus (Gumamela) variety, the latest addition to its “Women in Public Service Series,” which names hibiscus hybrids after women who have dedicated their time and effort to public service.

Posted: April 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mount Makiling trail reopens for Lenten hikers

The Makiling Center for Mountain Ecosystems (MCME) has reopened the 8.7-kilometer Maria Makiling trail for trekkers and campers in time for the Lenten season, three months since it was closed after two students died while on a hike.

Posted: March 25th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Makiling trail closed in wake of UPLB deaths

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The University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) has announced the closure of the Mt. Makiling hiking trail located inside the university campus in the wake of last week’s deaths of two students

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

UPLB student stabbed dead in Biñan home

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A 19-year-old student of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) was found dead inside her home in Biñan City, Laguna, past noon on Monday.

Posted: November 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Enrollment in agriculture at UPLB sharply declines

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University of the Philippines Los Baños campus  PHOTO FROM FACEBOOK.COM

As students flock to other popular courses, enrollment in agriculture has been declining in the last few decades, posing a “serious threat” to the country’s food security, according to a researcher at the University of the Philippines Los Baños.

Posted: July 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Top UPLB grad rises from poverty

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“There is nothing wrong with cooking. There is also nothing wrong with being a farmer.” Iandycel C. Mijares, a tricycle driver’s daughter and a food technology graduate from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) in Laguna, kept her audience glued to what she had to say.

Posted: May 9th, 2012 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Los Baños cops in robberies probed

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Police investigators are looking into reports that policemen have been involved in the proliferation of robberies and other crimes in Los Baños town in Laguna.

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

Alleged lookout says killers of UPLB student Ray Bernard Peñaranda are frat men

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The suspected lookout in the killing of University of the Philippines Los Baños student Ray Bernard Peñaranda has been arrested and has tagged two other suspects, alleged members of a fraternity, in the killing who are still at large, authorities said Wednesday.

Posted: March 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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