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J.A. Rimando
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Zambo City DepEd’s No. 1 LGU fund supporter
by J.A. Rimando - April 18, 2013 - 12:00am
For allocating over P1 billion for the promotion and improvement of basic education in barely six years, the local government unit (LGU) of Zamboanga City through the initiative of Mayor Celso Lobregat has been lately...
DepEd ups SPED centers subsidy
by J.A. Rimando - April 11, 2013 - 12:00am
The Department of Education (DepEd) has increased the budget allocation for school year (SY) 2013-2014 for Special Education (SPED) centers in the elementary level all over the country from the current P115 million...
33 Basilan HS seniors get foundation awards
by J.A. Rimando - March 21, 2013 - 12:00am
When Ulbert Ulama Tugung — the first chairman of the then Regional Executive Council or Lupong Tagapagpaganap ng Pook (LTP) of the Region 9 Autonomous Government — was assassinated in Manila on Nov. 21,...
School initiates symposium on mangrove conservation
by J.A. Rimando - January 3, 2013 - 12:00am
Concerned about its commitment for community growth and development, the administrator and teachers of the coastal-based Vitali National High School (VNHS) in this city initiated recently a two-day symposium on the...
Mindanao campus journalists top 2012 national writefest
by J.A. Rimando - December 20, 2012 - 12:00am
Secondary and elementary school journalists from Mindanao performed commendably during the Department of Education’s (DepEd) National Schools Press Conference (NSPC) held in Puerto Princesa City.
832 preschool mentors deployed in Mindanao
by J.A. Rimando - November 8, 2012 - 12:00am
The Department of Education (DepEd) deployed this school year a total of 832 kindergarten teachers in Mindanao to strengthen the area’s preschool education which it has integrated as part of the agency’s...
Mindanao gets 2,629 additional tutors
by J.A. Rimando - November 1, 2012 - 12:00am
A total of 2,619 teaching items have been allotted by the Department of Education (DepEd) for Mindanao this school year with Central Mindanao (CM) getting the lion’s share of 501 tutors, Region 12 Director...
Mangyan project tops DepEd literacy program search
by J.A. Rimando - October 11, 2012 - 12:00am
A literacy project initiated by a religious sister for Mangyans in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro topped the 2012 national search for Most Outstanding Literacy Program undertaken recently by the Department of Education...
11 of 20 poorest provinces in South
by J.A. Rimando - December 5, 2011 - 12:00am
A majority of the country’s 20 poorest provinces, including this Zamboanga Peninsula local government unit (LGU), are located in Mindanao, a latest survey of the National Statistics Office (NSO) showed.
Zambo Sur trader gunned down
by J.A. Rimando - November 1, 2011 - 12:00am
A businessman from Zamboanga del Sur was shot dead Saturday afternoon by unidentified motrocycle-riding armed men in downtown Aurora.
Couple, 5 children axed to death
by J.A. Rimando - October 30, 2011 - 12:00am
A couple, three of their children and two other kids were axed to death by a mentally-ill man Wednesday afternoon in Barangay Tikwas, Dumalinao, Zamboanga Del Sur.
Businesswoman kidnapped in Zamboanga del Sur
by J.A. Rimando - October 16, 2011 - 12:00am
At least seven heavily armed men, believed to be members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, kidnapped a businesswoman at Barangay Poblacion, Pitogo in this province Friday morning.
MILF commander slain in clash
by J.A. Rimando - August 16, 2011 - 12:00am
A top field commander of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), who was on the police’s wanted list for murder and extortion, was killed in an encounter with police and military forces in Barangay Lakiki,...
8 LTO men nabbed for bribery
by J.A. Rimando - May 19, 2011 - 12:00am
Eight members of the Land Transportation Office, including their leader, based in this capital city were apprehended last Monday for bribery during an entrapment conducted by local policemen, it was learned yes...
DepEd chief lauds all-out Palaro buildup
by J.A. Rimando - April 20, 2011 - 12:00am
Preparations for the staging of the Palarong Pambansa, including venues and major infrastructure projects, is near-completion three weeks before the event fires off May 8 in this Shrine City.
P300-M Palaro venues near completion
by J.A. Rimando - April 5, 2011 - 12:00am
Preparations for the staging of the 2011 Palarong Pambansa, including infrastructure works in various venues, is now almost complete five weeks before the annual sporting meet for public elementary and high school...
Top WM student journalists named
by J.A. Rimando - February 3, 2011 - 12:00am
Elementary pupil-journalists who topped this school year’s individual writing contests during the Western Mindanao Regional Schools Press Conference (WMRSPC) held here recently have been named.
Zamboanga teen shorter than world's shortest
by J.A. Rimando - January 20, 2011 - 12:00am
The world’s shortest man may, after all, not be found in Colombia, as indicated in the Guinness Book of World Records, but in the coastal town of Sindangan in this province.
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