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…

An education revolution

Peter Wallace - @inquirerdotnet 12/10/2020

At a recent talk at the highly informative Arangkada three-day webinar, I pointed out how the future for the Philippines must be in information and communications technology (ICT). The world is rushing, and COVID-19 accelerated IT at…

Talisay City College students assured of free tuition

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The students of the Talisay City College could breathe a sign of relief as the local government made sure that the free tuition program continues in the school.  The city government, headed by the local…

DepEd-7 working on proposal for face-to-face classes in DOH-cleared schools

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) is working on its proposal to the Interagency Task Force (IATF) to bring back face-to-face classes in certain local government units (LGU) in the region.…

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