Bag-ong Mandaue offers new vision, hope for Mandauehanons

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/05/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Candidates from Bag-ong Mandaue, the city’s newest political contender have filed their certificates of candidacy on Tuesday afternoon, October 5, 2021. Bag-ong Mandaue is led by mayoral aspirant and former city councilor Atty.…

Virtual European Higher Education Fair 2021 offers Filipino youth the chance to Go Higher

PR 09/11/2021

Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the quest for learning and the pursue of higher education continues. Together with the EU Member States’ Embassies and education services and Institutes, the Delegation of the European Union…

Unicef points out effects of missing in-person classes on Filipino kids

Ben O. de Vera, Meg Adonis 08/26/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is among only five countries in the world that have not resumed in-person classes since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared last year, and the prolonged closure has infringed on the right to…

Grading Duterte (1)

Rufa Cagoco-Guiam - @inquirerdotnet 07/26/2021

General Santos City—It is that time of the year again when the country’s president delivers the State of the Nation Address (Sona). This is President Duterte’s last Sona, which means that this is his culminating activity, or…

Beyond survival

Ramon R. del Rosario Jr. - @inquirerdotnet 07/24/2021

In this pandemic, going beyond survival is a call to look to more than just recovery and use these extraordinary times to build a more just and equitable, resilient and sustainable economy and country. Let me first…

Education gets poor grades under Duterte

John Eric Mendoza - @inquirerdotnet 07/23/2021

MANILA, Philippines—In about a week, President Rodrigo Duterte will deliver his last State of the Nation Address (SONA) uncertain if the state of Philippine education, one of the country’s pressing issues, would be discussed. The country is…

CCTO: Rise in number of jaywalkers due to lack of discipline and education

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/08/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) has said that the lack of discipline and education could be the reason behind the high number of jaywalking violations they have recorded in the first…

DepEd-7 urges school divisions to come up with other modalities

Mae Fhel Gom-os 06/28/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Education Central Visayas (DepEd-7) Regional Director Salustiano Jimenez urged all the school divisions to  come up with some other learning delivery modalities to supplement modular printed materials. Jimenez, in…

Silver bullet for our country’s problems

Joel Ruiz Butuyan - @inquirerdotnet 06/07/2021

We were treated to a string of inspiring news in the past couple of days about numerous high school students in the provinces who have been offered admission and scholarships in universities abroad. These are personal feats,…

RAFI sponsors COVID-19 vaccination information seminar for Mandaue health workers, SK officials

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/11/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The health workers and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials from barangays Subangdaku, Bakilid, and Banilad in Mandaue City were the first batch to attend the information, education, and communication for COVID-19 vaccination program seminar…

Nation in great peril

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 02/09/2021

While the pandemic’s toll on our economy has been particularly severe, the most telling has been the human cost of the economic decline, the implications of which could stay with us well into the future. This had…

Teachers get more cash

01/01/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Public school teachers will get a P1,500 increase in their teaching and connectivity allowance this year, the Department of Education (DepEd) announced on Wednesday. Under the General Appropriations Act (GAA) of 2021 signed by…

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