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DepEd to hire more teachers, non-teaching personnel for 2020

DepEd to hire more teachers, non-teaching personnel for 2020

The Department of Education (DepEd) will use its 2020 funding of more than P500 billion to hire 10,000 public school teachers and 5,000 non-teaching personnel. Education Secretary Leonor Briones disclosed that the move is

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Barangay Ginebra to face Korean team in Asian Basketball Showdown

Barangay Ginebra to face Korean team in Asian Basketball Showdown

The country’s most beloved PBA team – the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel will try to even up with LG Sakers, one of the stalwarts of the Korean Basketball League, in a rematch of two

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Viral video prompts temporary closing of portion of Boracay beach

Viral video prompts temporary closing of portion of Boracay beach

A video which has gone viral on social media sites led to the temporary closing of a portion of the beachfront of world-famous Boracay Island in Malay town, Aklan province. The video showed a

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UPLB students stage walkout protest

UPLB students stage walkout protest

Students at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) participated in the UP system-wide walkout to protest campus militarization. The students started the walkout at around 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in front of

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Robredo calls for gov’t, public and private sectors cooperation re PUVs modernization

Robredo calls for gov’t, public and private sectors cooperation re PUVs modernization

Vice President Leni Robredo calls the government to discuss ways with the private and public sector regarding the modernization of public utility vehicles (PUVs) en route for the improvement of the country’s transport system.

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Convicted ‘Mayor’ Sanchez to benefit from retroactive GCTA law

Convicted ‘Mayor’ Sanchez to benefit from retroactive GCTA law

Convicted rapist and murderer Antonio Sanchez may get out of Bilibid soon because of a reduced prison term. This was disclosed by Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Tuesday, August 20, adding that the Bureau

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Villar seeks inquiry on disbursement of special fund for rice farmers

Villar seeks inquiry on disbursement of special fund for rice farmers

Senator Cynthia Villar has filed Senate Resolution No. 39 to look into the distribution of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) following the signing of the Republic Act No. 11203 or the rice tariffication

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Trillanes mulls joining the academe after Senate stint

Trillanes mulls joining the academe after Senate stint

Former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, whose term expired on June 30, is now considering taking teaching jobs in two of the countries’ prime universities. Trillanes said he will teach “Public Policy” at the University

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Pacquiao gets no more fight this year

Pacquiao gets no more fight this year

The remaining five months of the year would be boxing-free for Manny Pacquiao. This was revealed by American matchmaker Sean Gibbons, who heads Pacquiao’s MP Promotions. Gibbons however said that retirement is not on

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DILG lauds Marikina City for being free of obstruction

DILG lauds Marikina City for being free of obstruction

Marikina City Mayor Marcelino “Marcy” Teodoro said Tuesday that Sec. Eduardo Año has praised Marikina for being a city that is already free of obstruction. According to Teodoro, the Department of the Interior and

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