news / philippines

LOOK: Is this the best defense against the ‘laglag-bala’ gang?

The climate of fear caused by the so-called “laglag-bala” gang lurking at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) have apparently forced some tourists to resort to novel ways to protect themselves and their luggage. […]

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commentary / news

Telstra CEO explains why entering the Philippines is a good idea

Netizens have been abuzz the past few weeks following reports that Telstra, an Australian telecommunications giant, is about to enter a deal with San Miguel Corporation (SMC) to create a new Internet […]

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education / financial literacy

How can financially-struggling students pursue a college education?

A lot of college professors have certainly experienced this scene at some point during their teaching career: a crestfallen student saying that he or she will be dropping out of the class midway […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / commentary / politics

Asking about Miriam Santiago’s medical history is fair game

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago remains defiant in her refusal to release even a summary of her medical history, despite calls from several individuals most notably Dr. Sylvia Estrada-Claudio of the UP Center […]

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education / entertainment / news

High school teacher in Quezon City uses AlDub for periodical exam in Filipino

There’s no denying that the popularity of the so-called “AlDub” love team has reached stratospheric levels. The unlikely tandem of young actor Alden Richards and “DubsMash” queen Maine Mendoza is seen everyday […]

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education / news

Semester break for public schools from October 24 to November 1 – DEPED

Students of public elementary and high schools all over the country will enjoy a one-week semester break beginning October 24, Saturday. This is stipulated in the Department of Education (DepEd)’s official calendar […]

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education / news

BUWAN NG PAGBASA – National Reading Month 2015 official theme

Primary and secondary educational institutions all over the Philippines will be observing the annual National Reading Month this November. The celebration, which is specifically mentioned in the Department of Education’s calendar for […]

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education / philippines / politics

UP Diliman Linguistics Department slams establishment of Confucius Institute

The University of the Philippines (UP) Department of Linguistics slammed the recent establishment of a Confucius Institute inside the UP Diliman campus, saying that it poses a threat to the university’s academic […]

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entertainment / news / philippines

REMEMBER JANJAN? | DSWD hails arrest order vs Willie Revillame over child abuse case

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) welcomed a recent Court of Appeals (CA) ruling affirming an arrest warrant issued by a lower court against popular television host Willie Revillame in connection […]

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education / news / philippines

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for October 20 2015 due to Typhoon ‘Lando’

UPDATED, 10:00 PM Classes in certain provinces, cities, and municipalities will remain suspended tomorrow, October 20, to give way to the relief and rehabilitation efforts for communities devastated the two days by typhoon […]

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#WalangPasok – January 21 2022 declared holiday in Tarlac City

Tarlac City will be celebrating its sixth annual Kaisa Festival this January 21, 2022. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday as stipulated in Proclamation 1279 which Executive Secretary Salvador […]

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#WalangPasok – February 1 2022 declared holiday for Chinese New Year

The Chinese community in the Philippines and around the world will celebrate their annual Spring Festival – more commonly referred to as the Chinese New Year- this February 1. February 1, 2022 is a special non-working holiday nationwide as […]

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LOOK HERE: Full list of national holidays for 2022

With just a little over two months remaining in 2021, Malacañang has already published the official list of national holidays for the year 2022. This is mentioned through President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation […]

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#WalangPasok – Schools announce class suspensions as students clamor for academic ease

(UPDATED, 2:00 AM of JANUARY 10, 2022) Several schools in Metro Manila have announced class suspensions for next week due to the sudden rise in COVID-19 cases across the region. The school […]

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