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House threatens to go solo on Con-Ass

AFTER being spurned by the Senate, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez yesterday said the House of Representatives will go it alone in convening a constituent assembly to introduce amendments to the Constitution.


Lack of registered guidance counselors forces schools to violate the law (2)

January 16,2018
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 When the proposed Guidance and Counseling Act was introduced in Congress, its authors believe that the stiff requirements they were imposing on the professional registration of guidance counselors would contribute to the “development and enrichment of the Filipino family and society.”


San Mig stakes win run vs NLEX

By MICHAEL JUGADO | January 19,2018
DEFENDING champion San Miguel Beer stakes its unbeaten record when it battles a skidding NLEX side tonight in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Astrodome in Pasay.


Fostering a new generation of professional designers

By Edison Joseph Gonzales | January 19,2018
FIFTEEN young designers have completed the first of three phases of the New Design Graduates Training (NDGT) Program, an experience-oriented platform under the supervision of an industry-recognized design mentor and a program advisor, both internationally-renowned homegrown designers.

Special Features

Financial inclusion improves

January 15,2018
In comparison with our Asean peers, the Philippines was generally in the middle group in terms of number of financial institutions and ATMs per 10,000 adults. The country ranked highly in terms indicators per 100 square kilometers, indicating smaller distance to the nearest branch or ATM. In terms of usage, the number of deposit accounts per 10,000 adults in the Philippines was lower than most of our peers except Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar

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Column of the Day

About noxious candles; man’s cunning

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | January 19,2018
‘Few things set the romantic atmosphere of the gentle flicker of a fragrant candle’s flame, be it on the dining table, in the bathroom, on the backyard table on a starry night.’

Opinion of the Day

Carpio’s terms for PH Rise research

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | January 19, 2018
‘China should not be allowed to conduct marine scientific research in Philippine Rise which the United Nations Commission on the Law of the Sea has recognized as part of the Philippine extended continental shelf.’