NEIL ALCOBER, TMT

By
0

REP. Terry Ridon of Kabataan party-list is urging the Department of Education (DepEd) to integrate topics on the use of social media in the basic education curriculum. Ridon on Wednesday said he filed House Resolution 634, which aims to teach children a good Internet practices, including cyber-ethics. “Educating users on…

By
0

THE Philippine Robotics team is gearing up for this year World Robot Olympiad in Moscow, Russia, in November. Inspired by the previous victories in World Robot Olympiad, team Philippines is now working hard to have good robots and good program in preparation for this year’s international robotics competition, according to…

By
0

MILITANT youth group Kabataan party-list wants the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to study on the extent of the problems posed by the increasing amounts of electronic waste (e-waste) in the country. “During and right after the holiday season, e-waste…

By
0

TECHNICAL Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) director general Joel Villanueva on Friday said that several residents displaced by last year’s armed conflict in Zamboanga City have learned new skills while in evacuation centers. Villanueva said 983 evacuees had graduated from various training programs offered by the agency from September…

By
0

MILITANT group Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) on Thursday said President Benigno Aquino 3rd should be blamed for the P2.3 billion in bonuses which 31 government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCCs) received for 2012 and which should be refunded according to the Commission on Audit (COA). KMU noted that while COA continues…

By
0

THE Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) disclosed Thursday that seven out of 10 youth, who are beneficiaries of the Cash for Training Program (C4TP), have either found employment or have started their own livelihood. The C4TP is a joint initiative of the state skills training agency and the…

By
0

THE Department of Education (DepEd) has scheduled a one-day early enrollment for public elementary and secondary schools to address potential gaps that may arise before the regular enrolment. The one-day enrollment for school year 2014-2015 will be held on Saturday, January 25. “We want to prevent logistical problems when the…

By
0

STATE health insurance firm Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) has revived the coverage for measles patients as cases of continue to rise in Metro Manila and in some areas. Dr. Israel Fargas, PhilHealth’s vice president for Corporate Affairs, said patients with simple measles will be covered for P7,000. He said…

By
0

MILITANT group Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) on Monday condemned the Cambodian government’s repression of striking garment workers as well as its refusal to hike workers’ wages. On January 3, the Cambodian military fired automatic rifles on protestors in the Canadia Industrial Park in Phnom Penh who were supporting a nationwide…

By
0

THE city government of Mandaluyong has passed a city ordinance which requires all business establishments to install closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras and alarm system in their premises, in an effort to combat crimes particularly armed robberies. The ordinance was enacted in expanding the scope of coverage of Ordinance 428, S-2009…

1 80 81 82 83 84 92