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Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student


National Bureau of Investigation agents arrested the academic director of a school in Mandaluyong City on Thursday and charged him with acts of lasciviousness after he allegedly had oral sex with a teenage student in exchange for a passing grade.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

House amending criminal code to make 13-year-old offenders stand trial

Representative  Niel Tupas Jr. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Children aged 13 who commit serious criminal offenses would have to stand trial under a proposed amendment to the criminal code now being discussed in Congress, according to the House committee on justice which held a public consultation here on Thursday.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Boy accidentally shoots playmate with pen gun

balut tondo

A 13-year-old boy accidentally shot and injured his playmate with a pen gun, which the two were toying with on Sunday morning in Tondo, Manila.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Taguig ups scholarship fund to P400M


The local government of Taguig City has increased its scholarship fund to an unprecedented P400 million and doubled the value of its education vouchers which student beneficiaries can use to pay tuition in any school of their choice, according to City Hall.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Youth’s ignorance of Edsa I history not amusing


The story written by Linda Bolido titled “What the kids say about Edsa I” (PDI, Feb. 25, 2014) included the “thoughts” on the People Power Revolt (PPR) of select public elementary and high school students who joined the recent English/Filipino writing contest on the topic of “Should we celebrate Edsa I?” The contest was part of the selection process of the 29th Teodoro Valencia-Department of Education Search for NCR’s Ten Outstanding Campus Journalists and School Publications.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Mandaluyong City law punishes ‘negligent’ parents of child offenders


Parents and guardians of minors who run afoul of the law can no longer say “don’t blame me”—at least in Mandaluyong City.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Dutch police arrest 100 youths after New Year riot


Dutch police said Tuesday they had arrested 100 youths who pelted firefighters with bottles and fireworks in a central town notorious for its unruly New Year celebrations.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

‘Kidnapped’ Ateneo student’s father protests police claim it was all hoax

QCPD director Chief Superintendent Richard Albano INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The father of the 20-year-old Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) student who was reported to have been kidnapped last month, assailed the Quezon City police for dismissing the report as a “simple tale” on Wednesday.

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Teaching the youth to care an awful lot about the planet

Gonzalez, Villafuerte and Alvarez

Young voices filled the room as YES-O (Youth for Environment in Schools Organization) Apolaki sang about initiating change and rapped about saving the environment.

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

2 teenagers arrested after deadly gang brawl in Quezon City


A 13-year-old boy and an older companion have been arrested for involvement in a street brawl between rival gangs in Quezon City in which a bystander was killed and another wounded when a gang member fired a homemade gun, the authorities said Saturday.

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Solon seeks 3-year tuition moratorium

Kabataan party-list Rep. Terry Ridon. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Amid the devastation wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan), Kabataan Partylist Representative Terry Ridon calls on Congress to immediately pass a measure that seeks to impose a three-year moratorium on tuition and other fee increases on all educational institutions.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

New York City to ban tobacco sales to anyone under age 21


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to sign landmark legislation banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under age 21, making the Big Apple the first large city or state in the U.S. to prohibit sales to young adults.

Posted: November 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Did you know: Children who live in poor families

About four percent of children aged 17 and younger who are in the National Capital Region live in poor families, according to the 2011 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey. This was the lowest proportion among regions in the country. The national percentage during the same period was 28 percent.—Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

  1. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  2. Chinese lawyers say they were tortured by police
  3. Hair salon’s Kim Jong Un poster riles embassy
  4. Siquijor ‘healer’: For every cure, there’s a plant
  5. State seeks guilty verdict for Abalos
  6. Why college grads end up in the PNP
  7. Estrada: I will pray for my detractors
  8. Miraculous image makes Gapan City top site for pilgrimage in Central Luzon
  9. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  10. Five men from Cavite found dead in jeep in Batangas
  1. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  2. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  3. Netizens cry: 6/55 Lotto was rigged
  4. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  5. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  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
  8. ‘King’ Yabut and I: Driver bares Makati dad ‘abuses’
  9. It was difficult having Japanese blood
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  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
  8. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  9. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  10. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’


  • Our Lady of Piat: Centerpiece of Cagayan’s gifts to Christianity
  • Sign maker to be nailed to cross for 28th time
  • 50 Quezon City cops each carry 30-kg crosses
  • AFP: Abu Sayyaf group, not MILF, target of Basilan operation
  • Massive infra spending set
  • Sports

  • Federer would skip tennis to be with wife, newborn
  • Manny Pacquiao in PBA? If so, he’ll wear No. 17
  • PSC sets Blu Girls US training
  • Power Pinoys settle for 7th place
  • Successful coaches to get raise
  • Lifestyle

  • Are your favorite malls open this Holy Week break?
  • Celebrate Easter Sunday at Buddha-Bar Manila
  • Moriones feast: A slow, steady transformation
  • Weaving ‘palaspas’ a tradition kept alive in Tayabas City
  • Finalists announced for best translated books
  • Entertainment

  • Why Lucky has not bought an engagement ring for Angel
  • Derek more private with new girlfriend
  • ‘Community’ star happy with return of show’s creator
  • Jealousy is kid stuff
  • Mommy-daughter adventure continues
  • Business

  • PH presses bid to keep rice import controls
  • PSEi continues to gain
  • Number of retrenched workers rose by 42% in ’13
  • PH seen to sustain rise in FDIs
  • Gov’t subsidies to state firms fell in first 2 months
  • Technology

  • Smart phone apps and sites perfect for the Holy Week
  • Tech company: Change passwords or suffer ‘Heartbleed’
  • Filling the digital talent gap
  • SSS to shut down website for Holy Week
  • Another reason to quit social media this Holy Week: your safety
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • First Fil-Am elected to Sierra Madre, Calif. city council
  • UC Irvine cultural night to dramatize clash of values in immigrant family
  • Filipino sweets and info served at UC Berkeley Spring Fest
  • Milpitas, California kids wrap up a successful run of ‘The Wiz’
  • Netizens welcome Japan’s visa-free travel plan
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