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Zambo fire destroys P20-M property
by J. Antonio Rimando - September 25, 2014 - 12:00am
A two-hour fire gutted the two-story schools division office here Monday night, destroying properties, supplies and equipment estimated at P20 million.
DA, DepEd join hands to uplift agri-fishery education
by J. Antonio Rimando - September 1, 2013 - 12:00am
The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of Education (DepEd)  have teamed up to explore appropriate measures to improve  the delivery of agriculture and  fishery education to 136 agri-fishery...
DepEd adopts education framework for Phl Indigenous Peoples
by J. Antonio Rimando - February 28, 2013 - 12:00am
A national policy framework (NPF) was recently adopted by the Department of Education ((DepEd) to answer the basic education needs of Indigenous Peoples (IPs) who live in mountain villages and sitios of Mindanao...
‘Whole School Reading’ program to be implemented in Mindanao
by J. Antonio Rimando - February 21, 2013 - 12:00am
The Department of Education (DepEd) has partnered with Petron Corp. and the United States Agency for International Development-Education Development Center (USAID-EDC) for the implementation starting next school...
Candidate for councilor, mayoral bet’s brother in Zambo Norte shot dead
by J. Antonio Rimando - January 29, 2013 - 12:00am
A candidate for town councilor and the brother of a mayoral bet were gunned down in separate incidents in Zamboanga del Norte last week.
3 LP leaders slain in Zambo Norte
by J. Antonio Rimando - January 28, 2013 - 12:00am
Three local leaders of the Liberal Party (LP) in Zamboanga del Norte, including a candidate for town councilor and a barangay chairman, were shot dead in separate incidents last week, police said.
Dumaguete to host ’13 Palarong Pambansa
by J. Antonio Rimando - January 27, 2013 - 12:00am
The Department of Education (DepEd)  has awarded the provincial government of Negros Oriental the right to host the 2013 Palarong Pambansa slated in April.
Science HS to rise in South Cotabato
by J. Antonio Rimando - December 24, 2012 - 12:00am
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will establish a regional branch of the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) in this South Cotabato capital city in school year 2013-2014.
Zambo town wins One World award
by J. Antonio Rimando - October 14, 2012 - 12:00am
The agricultural town of Dumingag in Zamboanga del Sur has been declared winner in the 2012 One World Award (OWA) competition, an international contest jointly sponsored by the International Federation of Organic...
Mindanao's multi-grade schools to get more funds for basic education needs
by J. Antonio Rimando - August 16, 2012 - 12:00am
At least 510 multi-grade (MG) schools in six regions of Mindanao have been selected by the Department of Education (DepEd) to be provided with P38 million fund aid for school year 2012-2013 to help uplift the basic...
Phl mango production posts 7% growth
by J. Antonio Rimando - February 6, 2012 - 12:00am
Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala announced here recently that the Philippines posted a seven percent growth in mango production in 2011 which he attributed largely to continuous flower induction in...
6 new HIV cases reported in Zamboanga del Norte
by J. Antonio Rimando - January 31, 2012 - 12:00am
At least six persons from this province have been discovered to be suffering from human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
Southern Mindanao's reading program gets P21M funding assistance
by J. Antonio Rimando - January 26, 2012 - 12:00am
The Department of Education (DepEd) has included the 10 schools divisions of Southern Mindanao (SM) or Region 11 in the agency’s P21,034,000 financial assistance to its intensified reading program for elementary...
DepEd generates P2B savings from 'Brigada Eskwela'
by J. Antonio Rimando - January 19, 2012 - 12:00am
 The Department of Education may not be an income generating agency (like the Bureau of Internal Revenue, Land Transportation Office and Bureau of Customs), but it can initiate nationwide programs and projects...
DepEd strengthens techvoc education
by J. Antonio Rimando - January 12, 2012 - 12:00am
The “Strengthened Technical-Vocational Education Program (STVEP), which the Department of Education (DepEd) launched in school year (SY) 2007-2008, has gone a long way in propping up, vitalizing and popularizing...
'W. Mindanao has highest employment rate'
by J. Antonio Rimando - January 10, 2012 - 12:00am
Western Mindanao, also known as the Zamboanga Peninsula, registered the highest employment rate among the country’s 17 regions last year.
Majority of Phl's '30 illiterate barangays' are in South
by J. Antonio Rimando - January 5, 2012 - 12:00am
Seventeen, or majority, of the Philippines’ “30 illiterate barangays” are located in Mindanao, with nine of them ranked in the “Top 10”.
DepEd expands financial subsidy to 103 science elementary schools
by J. Antonio Rimando - December 29, 2011 - 12:00am
The Department of Education (DepEd) has recently allocated P27,636,000 fund subsidy to the country’s Special Science Elementary Schools (SSESs) project whose coverage it widened starting this school year from...
DepEd completes typhoon-damaged schoolbuildings needed repairs
by J. Antonio Rimando - December 22, 2011 - 12:00am
The Department of Education (DepEd) has recently completed the repairs on minor damages of public elementary and secondary school buildings caused last year by typhoons Pedring and Quiel in seven affected regio...
435 high schools allotted P330 M to improve Science teaching
by J. Antonio Rimando - December 15, 2011 - 12:00am
The Department of Education (DepEd) allocated recently P330 million for school year 2011-2012 for the production of assorted Science equipment for the ultimate improvement in the teaching of Science subjects initially...
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