education / news / philippines

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 […]

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education / news / politics

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 […]

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#WalangPasok / news / politics

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for February 27 2017 due to the transport strike

(UPDATED, 7:40 PM) In light of the scheduled nationwide transport strike by jeepney drivers tomorrow, the Office of the President has announced that classes for elementary and high school levels throughout Metro […]

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commentary / news / politics

For Leila de Lima, what comes around goes around

Earlier today, Judge Juanita Guerrero of the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court issued a warrant of arrest against Senator Leila De Lima, her former driver Ronnie Dayan, and former Bureau of Corrections chief […]

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commentary / education / news

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 […]

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education / news

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 […]

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commentary / news / social networking sites

Dear Duterte admin: Banning porn websites will not accomplish anything

Last month, netizens were abuzz about reports that certain adult entertainment websites including PornHub, RedTube, and YouPorn were apparently rendered inaccessible by the government.  It was probably just an experiment since the sites […]

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education / news

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 […]

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#WalangPasok / news

#WalangPasok – February 9 2017 declared school holiday in Mandaluyong City

Mandaluyong City will be commemorating the 23rd anniversary of its cityhood this February 9, Thursday. The day has been declared as a holiday in schools by Mayor Carmelita “Menchie” Abalos according to […]

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education / entertainment / up diliman

Dulaang UP presents Goethe’s “Faust”

The legend of Dr. Faust is without a doubt one of the canons of world literature. It tells the story of a successful scholar who struck a deal with the devil to […]

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#WalangPasok – Shortened work day in gov’t offices on September 27 2021

Employees in the government sector will have a shortened work day on September 27, Monday, as the country celebrates the “Kainang Pamilya Mahalaga Day.” According to Memorandum Circular #90 signed by Executive […]

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Examining the five-year demolition job against Leni Robredo – #BotongPinoy2022

With just two weeks left before the deadline for the filing of candidacies for the 2022 national and local elections, Vice President Leni Robredo remains undecided about running for president. Her indecisiveness […]

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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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