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The city government turned the remains of volcanic ash into something the residents could actually benefit from!
Following the ashfall that started after Taal Volcano underwent a phreatic eruption on January 12, people from affected areas, particularly those closest to where the eruption had occurred, have been left with mounds of volcanic ash.Biñan City, one of the areas affected ...
 
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A bill is being proposed to “encourage” private sectors like banks to provide opportunities for education to underprivileged students.
Real talk: Going to college is a luxury for many of us. Shelling out money for tuition every semester is no joke, so many opt out of pursuing higher education just for this very reason.There’s a bit of good news for college ...
 
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Even the optional plastic bags in supermarkets.
Heads up, Quezon City folks! You may want to stock up on reusable bags and utensils because the local government is expanding their ban on single-use plastics in 2020. Two ordinances will ensure that plastic bags and single-use cutlery will no longer ...
 
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By 2020, aspiring shoemakers will be able to take TESDA-certified training programs in shoe technology!
One of the things Marikina is known for globally is their top-notch shoemaking. The city is making sure that the shoemaking industry continues to flourish in the years to come by partnering up with Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in offering technical ...
 
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Among the 14 schools who will benefit from the program is University of the Philippines-Los Baños (UPLB).
The Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has rolled out another scholarship program for 14 schools in the Philippines, as featured by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) on their Facebook page. The scholarship program is called DBP Resources for Inclusive and ...
 
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It's a tragedy on so many levels.
On August 16, 2017, 17-year-old high school student Kian Loyd Delos Santos was shot dead by the police. Initially, police claimed that the young boy was involved in drugs. This accusation was dismissed by Kian's family and friends. CCTV footage also contradicted the ...
 
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It's not free for everyone.
ICYDK, Candy Girls, President Rodrigo Duterte has already signed into a law the bill which grants students in state universities and colleges (SUCs) and local universities and colleges (LUCs), and technical-vocational institutions free tuition fee.The Republic Act 10931 or the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act may ...
 
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Also, you have to have more than 5,000 followers!
The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) recently released a department order stating that anyone who's 18 years old and above and has more than 5,000 followers on social media can now be accredited as an interim social media practitioner.This is to be more ...
 
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The DICT-backed contest aims to discover infotech solutions to social problems
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the Philippine Software Industry Association (PSIA) launched the fourth edition of the Philippine Startup Challenge (PSC) last August 1. The nationwide competition aims to promote innovative thinking among college students and to encourage ...
 
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It has something to do with 'Abstain Nation'
Around 5 PM today, the University of Santo Tomas Central Commision on Elections (UST Central COMELEC) released an announcement regarding #USTHALALAN2017 on its Twitter account, @USTCComelec, that left many of UST's students appalled.It can be recalled that a few months ago, a ...
 
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From a 14-year-old cancer survivor.
Seve Augusto Perez is a 14-year-old Grade 10 student at Ateneo de Manila Junior High School. He had cancer when he was only three years old, but has won the battle and has been surviving it for nine years now. In time ...
 
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In case you're wondering why #BBMNotMyVP trended on Twitter.
It all began yesterday when the hashtag #BBMNotMyVP started trending on Twitter. We were wondering what happened, and it didn't take long before we found out that the Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), held a preliminary conference on the ...
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