Pupils’ problem not literacy but reading comprehension – DepEd

Leila B. Salaverria, Meg Adonis 02/18/2020

The problem in Bicol is not about literacy but about reading comprehension, Education Secretary Leonor Briones said on Monday, as she sought to correct and clarify an Inquirer report saying that some 70,000 students in the region…

literacy initiatives Basadours’call to volunteerism

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 12/01/2017

  As the country commemorated Bonifacio Day on Thursday, somewhere in Cebu City, a modern-day “revolution” was waged. At the Cebu City Public Library (CCPL) and Information Center along Osmeña Boulevard, headquarters of a nongovernment organization (NGO)…

Changing sentiment

Editorial 11/02/2017

The latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey taken on the period September 23 to 27 shows just how exactly uncertain Filipinos are with the government’s war on drugs. Connect that with a statement from Dangerous Drugs Board…

Globe, UC hold digital literacy training program for teachers

PR 05/05/2017

Globe Telecom, in partnership with the University of Cebu (UC), recently held the culminating activity for the Visayas leg of Prism, a digital literacy training program designed to equip private school teachers with technological skills for effective…

Firm to cut into $372B insurance protection gap

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/07/2016

Pru Life UK eyes lower to middle class sector to grow insurance market A life insurance company is aiming to increase the insurance penetration in the country and lessen the $372 billion insurance protection gap through the…

Basadours writes, tells ‘Boy Hero’ story

09/01/2015

The story of how an 11-year-old boy helped the police in tracking down a thief to return a pair of earrings to a schoolteacher took centerstage in the Basadours’ storytelling at the Cebu City Public Library held…

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