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‘Die Beautiful’ puts spotlight on various issues affecting Pinoy LGBTs

(This article won 2nd place in the 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival essay writing contest – teachers’ category, the awarding ceremony for which was held last March 27. – MM) Even before it started, the organizers of the recently-concluded 42nd Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF)

UP Diliman General Education 2017

UP Diliman guts General Education program

Voting 302 to 31 with 44 abstentions, the UP Diliman University Council approved a proposal to overhaul the general education (GE) program that has been in place for the past 14 years. In another vote, a plurality of University Council members (139-37-17) decided to slash by more

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#WalangPasok – March 22 2017 declared holiday in Cavite

The Philippines will be marking the 148th birth anniversary of General Emilio Aguinaldo, officially recognized as the country’s first president, this March 22, Wednesday. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday in Aguinaldo’s home province of Cavite according to President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation

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DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones’ message to graduates of batch 2017

This has been copied verbatim from the website of Department of Education. See the original post in this link. “My warmest greetings to the school officials, administrators, faculty members and advisers, teachers, parents and guardians of the graduates of school year 2016-2017 with the theme,

DepEd NCAE March 9 and 10 2017

DepEd sets NCAE in Metro Manila for March 9 and 10

The Department of Education has rescheduled the much-delayed National Career Assessment Examination (NCAE) for Grade 9 students of Metro Manila for March 9 and 10. Education Secretary Leonor Briones made the announcement through Memorandum #36 for 2017. Because of this announcement, it is likely that

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DepEd postpones the NCAE for the third time

Confusion reigns in public and private high schools around the county as the Department of Education (DepEd) decided to indefinitely postpone the National Career Assessment Examination or NCAE for the third time this school year. It is supposed to be conducted this March 1 and

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LIFE AFTER DEFEAT | Former VP Binay to be University of Makati law dean?

Almost a year after his embarassing defeat in the 2016 presidential race, former Vice President Jejomar Binay is likely to have a new job soon: a law school dean. Photos of Binay visiting the University of Makati (UMak) went viral on social media the past few days.

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Let us avoid knee-jerk reactions to the BestLink College field trip tragedy

Last Monday, fifteen students of Bestlink College of the Philippines (BCP) were killed following a bus accident in Tanay, Rizal. The brakes of the bus carrying the students reportedly malfunctioned while it was traversing the so-called Magnetic Hill in Tanay, Rizal, leading to the fatal crash.

DepEd 2017 graduation theme

2017 Graduation Theme: “Sabay-sabay na Hakbang Tungo sa Maunlad na Kinabukasan”

With the current school year entering its final four weeks, the Department of Education (DepEd) has already released the official theme to be used for the 2017 nursery, kindergarten, elementary, and high school graduation ceremonies nationwide. It is “Sabay-sabay na hakbang tungo sa magandang kinabukasan.”

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Former Philippine ambassador quits university post over sexual assault charge

Reynaldo Arcilla, a retired diplomat under the Department of Foreign Affairs, has abruptly resigned as dean of the Lyceum of the Philippines University-Manila’s College of International Relations (LPU Manila-CIR) because of a sexual assault charge raised by one of the school’s graduates. In a series