Vapers in indoor public spaces face fine of P5,000 to P20,000

Alden Monzon 12/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Hefty penalties ranging from P5,000 to P20,000 await smokers who will be caught using vapes in indoor public spaces, including government offices, schools, airports, and churches. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) released on Thursday…

Dads defer action on proposed ‘Anti-gun Violence and School Safety Ordinance of Cebu City’

Wenilyn Sabalo 12/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Taking into consideration the admission of the police that they do not have enough personnel to secure all of the activities that will be held in the different schools and universities here, members…

Cebu City cops intensify visibility near schools

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More policemen will now be visible near schools in Cebu City. This was what Police Colonel Ireneo Dalogdog, chief of the Cebu City Police Office, assured the public following the mass shooting in…

Talisay City police inspect schools days before face-to-face classes start

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City police inspected at least 24 schools in the city on Friday, August 19, 2022, three days before face-to-face classes start on Monday, August 22, 2022. Police Lieutenant Colonel Randy Caballes, chief…

Mandaue City starts repair of public schools damaged by typhoon Odette

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/12/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The repair of the public schools damaged by super typhoon Odette in Mandaue City has already started. Dr. Nimfa Bongo, Superintendent of the Department of Education in Mandaue City (DepEd-Mandaue) said the city…

Going beyond the tests and the textbooks

Inez Ponce de leon - @inquirerdotnet 05/25/2022

Our school standards have once again been questioned these last few months. There was “Pinoy Big Brother” and “MaJoHa”; a module that targeted opposition personalities; the twisted history and misunderstandings of science online. Then, there are the…

Helping kids return to face-to-face

Anna Cristina Tuazon - @inquirerdotnet 04/07/2022

Over 10,000 schools now offer face-to-face (F2F) options for their students, ranging from voluntary pilot classes to full-time mandatory classes. We have been stable at alert level 1 for quite some time now and there is a…

555 schools cleared for face-to-face classes in C. Visayas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More than 500 schools in Central Visayas have been cleared to go back to the traditional style of teaching. The Department of Education in the region (DepEd-7) recently announced that 128 more schools…

Face-to-face classes back in 177 schools in Central Visayas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Close to 500 schools in Central Visayas, and counting, will be returning to the traditional way of teaching within the year. The Department of Education in the region (DepEd-7) confirmed that at least…

School won’t be the same

Anna Cristina Tuazon - @inquirerdotnet 12/01/2021

I have a sinking feeling that — as painful as it was for students to transition from in-person classes to online learning — it would be just as painful to transition back to face-to-face classes after almost…

Questions

By: Peter Wallace - @inquirerdotnet 10/28/2021

I’m going to talk about COVID-19 from a position of ignorance, but with an intelligent, logical mind. So here are some questions I’d like answered, or I think we’d all like answered. Why is the Inter-Agency Task…

NOAH will soon be a vaccination site — Rama

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The New Oasis for Adaptation and a Home (NOAH) Complex, which has served as Cebu City’s major quarantine facility will now become a mega vaccination site. This after Vice Mayor Michael Rama has…

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