Capitol: P2.6-M school supplies overlooked, undistributed since 2017

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —At least P2.6 million worth of school supplies intended for public school graders were left undistributed since 2017, said the Provincial General Services Office (PGSO). Bernard Calderon, acting chief of PGSO, said their inventory…

Canada pot stores run out of supplies, more lineup

AFP 10/19/2018

Day two of legal recreational cannabis in Canada on Thursday saw more long lineups outside pot stores and supply shortages in parts of the country. Most consumers were exuberant about the end of prohibition, but a few…

DepEd Naga urges public to donate school supplies for displaced victims

Futch Anthony Inso 10/03/2018

The Department of Education (DepEd) has appealed to the public to donate school materials to more than 600 students who were affected by the massive landslide that hit Barangay Tinaan, Naga City, Cebu. Gregorio Cyrus Elejorde, superintendent…

School supplies needed for displaced students

Futch A. Inso, Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/28/2018

NAGA LANDSLIDE HELP students start a new life by providing them with àn avenue to continue studying. Department of Education (DepEd)–Naga City Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Gregorio Cyrus Elejorde appealed to the public to also donate school…

Mainland China supplies freshwater to Taiwan islet

Asia News Network, Inquirer.net 08/06/2018

BEIJING — An undersea pipeline started delivering fresh water from Fujian province on the Chinese mainland to an islet in Taiwan on Sunday to ease its water shortage. The source of the water is Longhu Reservoir, the…

100 pupils get school supplies from Veco workers

PR 06/15/2018

Veco Kaibigan batches 17 and 18 banded together to distribute school supplies worth more than P20,000 to 100 deserving incoming Grade 1 pupils of the  San Nicolas Elementary School last May 19. The batch 17 led by…

Kids receive school supplies from Cebu City police

Benjie B. Talisic 06/05/2018

The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has distributed school supplies and toiletries to at least 35 foster children on Monday as part of helping poor kids in the community. The money used by the police came from…

Carbon Market, small downtown shops offer cheap school supplies

Nestle L. Semilla and John Michael Aroa 06/02/2018

JENNY Mae Hermoso is a mother of two grade schoolers from Liloan town in northern Cebu. To get to Cebu City, she needs to endure more than an hour of travel amidst damning traffic. But she doesn’t…

School supplies with high lead content still being sold, says NGO

Inquirer.net 05/19/2018

With only a few weeks remaining before classes begin, an environmental non-government organization urged the government to intensify the product safety monitoring of school supplies. EcoWaste Coalition found out that some of the school bags they purchased…

Inday Sara not running for senator; hands out school supplies, condoms

Rosalie Abatayo 04/07/2018

PRESIDENTIAL daughter and Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte is definitely not running for senator in the 2019 midterm election. Inday Sara was in Cebu City yesterday and told Cebu media that she still prefers to live…

Where did the medical supplies of VSMMC go?

NESTOR B. RAMIREZ 03/20/2018

Last week I received information about the scarcity of medicines in the pharmacy of Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC). I immediately dismissed the report as I was not surprised by the statement. I silently told myself,…

Gear up for school at Metro Stores

PR 06/19/2017

  SUMMER has now ended and it’s time to stock up for the school year. Shop now at Metro stores for Back to School! Whether you’re a college student or a parent getting ready for your child’s…

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