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Quezon City teachers get P500 increase in quarterly rice allowance
by Janvic Mateo - January 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Teaching and non-teaching personnel in Quezon City public schools will receive a P500 increase in their quarterly rice allowance.
SWS: 48% expect Duterte to fulfill most promises
by Janvic Mateo - January 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Slightly less than half or 48 percent of the population expect President Duterte to fulfill most if not all of his promises, a recent survey by Social Weather Stations (SWS) showed.
NPC to probe Cebuana Lhuillier data breach
by Janvic Mateo - January 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has initiated an investigation on the reported data breach affecting almost one million clients of pawnshop and money remittance service provider Cebuana Lhuillier.
Gov’t warned vs downplaying Chinese incursions in South China Sea
by Janvic Mateo - January 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio yesterday warned the government against downplaying the reported presence of Chinese fishermen in disputed territories in the South China Sea that are within...
PNP human rights compliant? Release data, says CHR
by Janvic Mateo - January 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Commission on Human Rights (CHR) chairman Chito Gascon yesterday urged the Philippine National Police to release records proving that PNP anti-drug operations are compliant with human rights standards.
UP among top 100 universities in emerging economies
by Janvic Mateo - January 18, 2019 - 12:00am
The University of the Philippines (UP) has jumped 79 spots and entered for the first time the list of top 100 universities in emerging economies worldwide.
YouTube bans Bird Box challenge, other stunts
by Janvic Mateo - January 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Internet video platform YouTube has explicitly banned content featuring dangerous pranks in an apparent response to the popular Bird Box “challenge” that requires motorists to drive blindfolded.
2018 hunger rate lowest in 15 years – SWS survey
by Janvic Mateo - January 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Some 2.4 million Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger in the last quarter of 2018, fewer than the estimated 3.1 million recorded by the Social Weather Stations in the preceeding survey period.
Anti-shingles vaccine available for Quezon City seniors
by Janvic Mateo - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte yesterday urged senior citizens in the city to avail themselves of free anti-shingles vaccine to protect them from infection and complications associated with the disease.
Off-campus activities part of UP education – exec
by Janvic Mateo - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Taking part in out-of-school activities is part of the education of University of the Philippines students, an official said on Tuesday.
Comprehensive school safety program launched
by Janvic Mateo - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
A comprehensive school safety program was launched by the Department of Education (DepEd) yesterday in a bid to reduce risks of natural and human-induced hazards to school children.
P13-B GSIS loan released to 36,000 DepEd personnel
by Janvic Mateo - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
State pension fund Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has released almost P13 billion through its special loan program for public school teachers and other personnel of the Department of Education (DepE...
NBI sought to block negative ad vs Duterte — Google
by Janvic Mateo - January 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) tried to block a YouTube video against President Duterte months after he won the 2016 elections, according to technology company Google.
‘Bill protecting kids in conflict areas lapsed into law’
by Janvic Mateo - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
A network of children’s rights advocates said a measure that aims to protect children in conflict areas appears to have lapsed into law.
Teachers’ group welcomes dialogue with Duterte over pay hike
by Janvic Mateo - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
A teachers’ organization has welcomed the invitation of President Duterte for them to have a dialogue in relation to his promise to increase the salary of public school teachers.
11.6 million Pinoy families consider themselves poor in Q4 — SWS
by Janvic Mateo - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
The number of Filipinos who consider their families poor went down to 11.6 million in the fourth quarter of last year, according to a recent survey by Social Weather Stations (SWS).
Privacy body to probe passport data mess
by Janvic Mateo - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) will investigate the claim of Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on social media that a terminated contractor had run off with personal data of passport holders.
DepEd urged to defend ACT members amid PNP profiling
by Janvic Mateo - January 12, 2019 - 12:00am
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Friday urged the Department of Education (DepEd) to speak up in defense of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) after the profiling conducted by the Philippine National...
300 Facebook, Instagram accounts taken down for violations
by Janvic Mateo - January 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Over 300 Facebook and Instagram accounts in the Philippines, including some that have millions of followers, were taken down by the social media company yesterday over violations of its community standards.
More Filipinos worried over Duterte’s health — SWS
by Janvic Mateo - January 11, 2019 - 12:00am
More Filipinos are worried about the health of President Duterte, the 4th quarter survey conducted by Social Weather Stations revealed.
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