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A PLAYER of Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) lost a number of his belongings in a robbery on Wednesday afternoon. Jimmy Alapag, the starting point guard of Talk N’ Text and member of the national team Gilas Pilipinas, said that burglar has stolen gadgets worth P3 million when the suspect entered…

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THE Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) on Wednesday welcomed the House approval of the ladderized education bill, a landmark piece of legislation which grants college education credits to graduates of technical vocational education and training. “The Tesda family welcomes the approval of the Ladderized Education Bill by the…

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AN official of the Department of Education Division of Makati City (DepEd-Makati) on Monday said that seven students in the city’s public elementary and high schools recently won in various international Math competitions while one is set to compete in Indonesia this December. Dr. Dominico Idanan, officer-in-charge of DepEd-Makati, said…

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RELIGIOUS leaders from the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) on Thursday held a prayer vigil in front of the Quezon City Hall of Justice to express their prayers for justice during the mediation of their civil suit lodged against former president and now Rep. Gloria Arroyo of…

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A MILITANT teachers’ organization picketed the Department of Education’s National Capital Region (DepEd-NCR) office in Quezon City on Friday to call for the ouster of Quezon City Science High School’s principal. The Alliance of Concerned Teachers, along with Quezon City Public School Teachers Association, held the protest after the filing…

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AT least 1.3 billion tons of food produced globally is being wasted every year, which resulted to around $750 billion of the world’s economic loss and a significant damage to the environment, a United Nations (UN) food agency reported on Wednesday. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in its report…

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DESPITE the anticipated impact of the government’s flagship Kindergarten to Grade 12 (K-to-12) education, an association of private educational institutions on Tuesday expressed its support to the K-to-12 scheme, adding that the new curriculum in the basic education is an imperative that we have to bring about. While it congratulated…

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THE Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) on Monday urged lawmakers to use their Priority Development Assistance Funds (PDAF) or pork barrel to fund projects on education and other social services. “A big amount of the people’s money goes to corruption. This is clearly manifested in the recent pork barrel scam…

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WHILE literacy rates for youth are rising, but young women and girls continue to lag behind young men, according to the new data from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) Institute for Statistics (UIS) stressing that more than half of countries with data have youth literacy rates…

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SEN. Miriam Defensor-Santiago called for her colleagues to respect the August chambers of the Senate by observing proper gadget etiquette. Santiago filed Senate Resolution No. 228, recommending that the Senate should revise and update its Rules on the decorum of its members and guests regarding the use of electronic devices…

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