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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Analyzing Toni Gonzaga’s interview with Bongbong Marcos

Celebrity talk show host and actress Toni Gonzaga is getting flak for her recent interview with former Senator and defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. for her web show “Toni […]

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United Nations month theme for 2021 – “International Year of Fruits and Vegetables”

The United Nations (UN) will be celebrating its 76th foundation anniversary this October 24. Because of that, October of every year is known all over the world, including the Philippines, as the […]

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#BotongPinoy2022 – Manny Pacquiao officially joins 2022 presidential race

Senator Manny Pacquiao has officially declared his candidacy for the 2022 presidential elections Sunday afternoon. Pacquiao, the only boxer in world history to have won titles in eight different weight divisions, has […]

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Filipino netizen Mary Jane Fabre goes after the diplomatic passports of BTS, fails spectacularly

The seven-member supergroup BTS earned further admiration around the world this week when President Moon Jae-In of their home country South Korea officially appointed them as his government’s Special Presidential Envoy for […]

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