Bongbong Marcos to take ‘slightly different’ approach in fight against drugs

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 09/24/2022

  NEW YORK CITY, United States — Looking at the current state of the illegal drugs problem in the Philippines, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Friday (Saturday Manila time) said that while he cannot stop the…

Back-to-school blues

Anna Cristina Tuazon - @inquirerdotnet 08/25/2022

In-person classes have returned—and so have all the problems we’ve had before the pandemic. Classroom shortages. Typhoon-caused class suspensions. Transportation and commuting problems due to inadequate public transportation. Teachers having to go above and beyond, reaching into…

Cebu Maternity Hospital celebrates 100th anniversary

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After 100 years in service, the Cebu Puericulture Center and Maternity House, Inc. (CPCMHI) or more popularly known as Cebu Maternity Hospital remains to be the top venue for prioritizing women and children…

DepEd to give teachers P5K cash aid on 1st day of classes

Beatrice Pinlac - @inquirerdotnet 08/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) will be giving public school teachers P5,000 each as financial assistance to help them prepare for the school year. The funds will be given to teachers on Monday, August…

Ahong wants own state college in Lapu-Lapu City

Futch Anthony Inso 08/18/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan wants to convert the Lapu-Lapu City Public College into a state college. Chan said that this has been his plan as he wants to put education as…

Education and the state of the Filipino family

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 08/14/2022

I went to a public elementary school in Pampanga in the 1950s. As I recall, the language that all my early grade teachers used was Kapampangan. My classmates and I learned how to read and write in…

Our interconnected crises

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 08/09/2022

The human costs of COVID-19 and how we managed it heightened grave threats to the nation’s future that had been looming even before the pandemic. We have a ticking time bomb in our midst that needs to…

Face-to-face classes

Edilberto C. de Jesus - @inquirerdotnet 08/04/2022

A rare consensus among experts from different disciplines point to the protracted suspension of classes, followed by the restrictions on face-to-face (F2F) instruction, as the biggest blow inflicted by the pandemic on education and society. The public…

Science High CV students showcase inventions

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/03/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—At least four inventions were presented by the students of Philippine Science High School (PSHS)- Central Visayas Campus to the Cebu media in a gathering called “Tatak Pisay, Orihinal na Likha” held in a hotel…

Cum laude, asterisk

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 07/30/2022

On the next biodata sheet submitted by a fresh graduate of the University of the Philippines, I will put an asterisk (*) after their name. At the foot of the page will be the reference, Randy David,…

Taiwan-Minglanilla sisterhood mulled

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Officials from Taiwan are considering establishing sisterhood ties with Minglanilla town in southern Cebu, the local government announced. Minglanilla Mayor Rajiv Enad, in a press statement, revealed that they met with Taiwan Ambassador…

Marcos’ first Sona: ‘The state of the nation is sound’

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 07/25/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. delivered his first State of the Nation Address (Sona), giving a glimpse of his first few days in office and his plans for the next six years. Unlike his…

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