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DepEd launches program to revive interest in reading

DepEd launches program to revive interest in reading

The Department of Education (DepEd) has declared the month of November as the National Reading Month and has instructed school officials to conduct various activities to rekindle the interest of school children in reading.

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Army deploys special forces to Basilan

Army deploys special forces to Basilan

The chief of the 1st Infantry Division based in Pulucan, Zamboanga del Sur province announced on Tuesday the redeployment of the elite 104th Brigade from Lanao del Sur province to Basilan. Major General Noel

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‘Pinoy Sunday’ is best picture in Romania film festival

‘Pinoy Sunday’ is best picture in Romania film festival

Internationally acclaimed film “Pinoy Sunday” was adjudged Best Picture at the recent Comedy Cluj Film Festival in Romania. The award didn’t surprised local film buffs since Filipino movies have won international recognition in the

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Spanish military offers aid to modernize AFP

Spanish military offers aid to modernize AFP

Spain’s Vice-Minister of Defense Constantino Mendez Martinez said his country is willing to provide equipment to help modernize the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). Martinez arrived in the Philippines last Sunday accompanied by

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Philippines celebrates World Teachers’ Day

Philippines celebrates World Teachers’ Day

The Department of Education (DepEd) will lead this year’s World Teachers’ Day (WTD) celebration on October 5 with theme, “My Teacher, My Hero.” The venue of the celebration is at the Philippine Sports Arena

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NDRRMC says typhoon damage to exceed P10-B

NDRRMC says typhoon damage to exceed P10-B

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said damage from typhoons “Pedring” and “Quiel” will exceed P10 billion considering the massive flooding experienced in Central Luzon. NDRRMC Executive Director Benito Ramos said

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Cha-cha to continue sans PNoy’s support

Cha-cha to continue sans PNoy’s support

The House of Representatives is bent on pursuing efforts to amend the economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution despite the unwillingness of President Aquino to deal with Charter Change. This was announced by Speaker

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Postponement of ARMM polls declared constitutional

Postponement of ARMM polls declared constitutional

Voting 8-7, the Supreme Court (SC) declared constitutional Republic Act 10153 that postponed the elections in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). The high court’s decision also allowed the synchronization of the ARMM

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Pinoy students excel in international math, science tilt

Pinoy students excel in international math, science tilt

The 8th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad (IMSO) for primary schools held from September 2 to 6 in Naga City saw students from the Philippines and Singapore declared as champions. Farrell Eldrian Wu of

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Manny Pacquiao finds time to shop at the Big Apple

Manny Pacquiao finds time to shop at the Big Apple

Manny Pacquiao hit the Big Apple early Monday morning from Manila via San Francisco. After a nice and easy day in his Loews Regency Hotel suite, Pacquiao hits the road Tuesday, starting off with

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