COVID-19 in the Philippines / news

CSC grants 14-day paid leave for gov’t workers who get COVID-19

First of two parts Government employees who test positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 can avail of a 14-day paid leave, according to a memorandum released last year by the Civil […]

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education / news

Government employees to receive midyear bonus beginning May 15, 2021

Government employees will be receiving their annual midyear bonus beginning this May 15, Saturday. The midyear bonus is equivalent to a state worker’s one month basic pay as of May 2021. According […]

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education

Nutrition Month Theme 2021: “Malnutrisyon patuloy na labanan, First 1000 days tutukan!”

Elementary and high schools nationwide will be celebrating the National Nutrition Month or “Buwan ng Nutrisyon” this coming July. According to the National Nutrition Council (NNC), the theme for this year’s celebration […]

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education / history / holiday announcements

#WalangPasok – May 7 2021 declared a holiday in Pampanga

The Philippines will mark the 79th death anniversary of Jose Abad Santos, former Supreme Court Chief Justice and World War II hero, this coming May 7, Friday. It is a special non-working […]

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#WalangPasok / education

#WalangPasok – May 13 2021 to be declared a holiday for Eid’l Fitr?

Or will it be May 12, 2021? Muslims around the globe will be observing the end of the holy month of Ramadan, referred to as Eid’l Fitr, during the second week of […]

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commentary / environment

Time to address the problem of food wastefulness in the Philippines

A survey conducted by the polling company Social Weather Stations revealed that as much as 4.2 million Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger during this coronavirus pandemic. Involuntary hunger has long been a […]

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commentary / education / environment

Let graduating high school and college students plant trees

The Congress recently passed a bill requiring graduating college and high school students to plant two trees each. This noteworthy initiative deserves our support. First of all, this tree-planting requirement can go […]

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commentary / education

STRIKING A BALANCE: Yes to blended learning, no to academic freeze

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has forced education systems around the world to rethink how learning can still be provided to students despite the ongoing uncertainties. On one hand, Philippines’ education leaders […]

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education / Mark Madrona / women's rights

Winning 1st prize in Quezon City’s 2020 Women’s Month essay writing tilt

Last Monday (September 7), I formally received my award for winning first prize in the International Women’s Month essay writing contest for teachers and students organized by the Quezon City local government […]

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education / up diliman

KEEP FIGHTING! – My journey toward a master’s degree successfully ends after nine years

The lengthy class suspension because of the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has given me one undeniable benefit: it enabled me to have the time I need to focus on finishing my […]

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CSC grants 14-day paid leave for gov’t workers who get COVID-19

First of two parts Government employees who test positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 can avail of a 14-day paid leave, according to a memorandum released last year by the Civil […]

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OFWs in Hong Kong go all out in support of ‘Laban ng Lahi 2017’

Hong Kong-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are going all-out in showing their support for the first-ever “Laban ng Lahi” global team marathon challenge, whose international qualifying tournament is set for October 29, […]

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On winning first prize in the 2019 Metro Manila Film Festival essay writing contest

Last Monday, I was formally recognized for winning first prize in the recently concluded 2019 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) essay writing contest – teachers’ category. My essay was about the movie […]

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Government employees to receive midyear bonus beginning May 15, 2021

Government employees will be receiving their annual midyear bonus beginning this May 15, Saturday. The midyear bonus is equivalent to a state worker’s one month basic pay as of May 2021. According […]

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