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Saint Benilde alumni launch ‘Bikeyanihan’ 

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A fundraising campaign launched by De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (CSB) alumni aims to provide bicycles for Filipino workers walking long distances to work as a result of limited transportation due to restrictions imposed to control the spread ...

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Barangay Alabang under lockdown

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The local government of Muntinlupa puts a community in Barangay Alabang under lockdown, the fourth localized community quarantine in the city, due to the alarming doubling time of COVID-19 transmission and confirmed cases in the area. Mayor Jaime Fr...

Quezon City Joy Belmonte

Belmonte tests positive for Cofid-19

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte confirmed on Wednesday that she tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019. In a statement posted on Quezon City Government’s Facebook page, Belmonte said she is not experiencing any symptoms. “Nagpapasal...

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Manila orders crackdown on protocol violators 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 13, 2020 loyalty account_circleMylene Santos

Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso ordered a crackdown on “irresponsible” parents who let their children go out in public without face masks and during curfew hours.  He said this after data from the Manila Department of Social Welfare (MDSW) and Manila Polic...

Group warns of 'education emergency'

chrome_reader_modeJuly 13, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

The coronavirus pandemic has caused an "unprecedented education emergency" with up to 9.7 million children affected by school closures at risk of never going back to class, according to Save the Children. The British charity cited UNESCO data showing that in April, 1.6 billion young peopl...

PLM to resume admission test online

chrome_reader_modeJuly 09, 2020 loyalty account_circleSarah Lim

The Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM) said it will open the university’s admission test (PLMAT) online re-examination on July 13. The online re-examination is for applicants who were unable to finish the online admission test on June 11. No new applicants will be accepted. The exam will...

18.2-million students enroll for incoming school year

chrome_reader_modeJuly 06, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

The Department of Education (DepEd) said 18,239,528 studets have enrolled in public and private schools, as well as state colleges and universities, nationwide for school year 2020-2021 which begins next month. Data from the department show that as of Monday, there are 17,401,529 learners enrolled ...

Solon wants new learning modes tested 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 03, 2020 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

House minority leader Bienvenido Abante Jr. asked the Department of Education (DepEd) to pilot test the new learning modes, such as distance and online learning, before their full implementation in August. Abante said while DepEd would be able to continue with classes via alternative modes, the inf...

'Small classroom' proposed for learners with disabilities 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 03, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Sen. Pia Cayetano asked the Department of Education (DepEd) to consider "small classroom set-ups" in areas with few COVID-19 cases to help learners with disabilities. Under Cayetano's proposal, only 15 students will be allowed in each classroom to ensure that physical distancing is ob...

Heart to give tablet and free data 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 03, 2020 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

Heart Evangelista has launched her "Big Heart PH" project, which aims to help equip students with tools for the new normal. In an Instagram post, the Kapuso actress and fashion icon shared how people can get a tablet and free data through this initiative.       &nbs...

Navotas scholars receive allowance

chrome_reader_modeJuly 01, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Navotas City released P2.76 million for the allowance of NavotaAs Scholarship Program beneficiaries. Some 334 academic, art, athletic and fisherfolk scholars got their 3-6 months’ worth of allowance. Recipients of merit scholarship received P15,600; Navotas Polytechnic College, P3,900; high ...

Navotas launches NavoSchool-in-a-box

chrome_reader_modeJune 29, 2020 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Navotas launched the NavoSchool-in-a-box to ensure continued access to basic education for young Navoteños. The City Schools Division Office (SDO) distributed the boxes to select parents of students enrolled in kindergarten, grade 6, and grade 8 levels at Bagumbayan Elementary School, Dagat-...

ACT opposes DepEd order on work arrangements 

chrome_reader_modeJune 29, 2020 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) on Monday urged the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF) to suspend the implementation of an order by the Department of Education (DepEd) that sets alternative work arrangements for education workers during the coronavirus pandemic. ...

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