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Ateneo teams dominate Heart Strong

The University of the Southeastern Philippines gymnasium hollered as the crowds cheered for the Heart Strong: A Charity Game organized by Ateneo De Davao and Ateneo De Manila Athletics Department last May 29. The first match was between the two high school teams. The Ateneo De Davao University-HS Ladies Volleyball …

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Luistro, Tabora hail T’boli SHS opening

Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Armin Luistro, together with Ateneo de Davao University President Fr. Joel Tabora, S.J., hailed the T’boli community and DepEd Region XII officials to the opening of the T’boli Senior High School in Lake Sebu National High School, Surallah, South Cotabato last May 19. DepEd Secretary …

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Student journos push struggle vs social justice, corruption

About 300 student-journalists from more than 70 collegiate publications around the country convened during the 75th National Student Press Convention held last May 14-18 at Benguet State University, La Trinidad, Benguet. With the theme, “Panagtitignay: Fortifying unities for greater victories against corruption and social injustice,” the annual NSPC was spearheaded …

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Lumads, social groups hold protest in Earth Day celebration

As part of the commemoration of the Dumalongdong Mindanaw: Mindanao Datu-Bai Conference, several groups representing different social sectors gathered at Freedom Park yesterday, April 22, to celebrate Earth Day through a protest coalition. Groups from the Lumads, farmers, students, and environmental activists held a protest condemning the Lumads’ displacement from …

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LTFRB declares P10 rollback

Effective last March 9, Monday, flagdown rate of taxis are now lowered down to P30 nationwide. However, the accumulated fare after 300 meters will not be lessened. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) declared this provisional P10 rollback due to the “prevailing low prices of oil in the …

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US President Obama arrives for state visit

Last April 28, 2014, United States President Barack Obama arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport for his scheduled state visit to the country. The Philippines was his last pit stop of his four-country tour in Asia which included Japan, South Korea and Malaysia. The world’s “most powerful leader” was …

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Maid Pleads For Justice: Kasambahay Bill Advances

21-year old Bonita Baran from Catanduanes, filed cases against her former employers Reynaldo Marzan and Analiza Marzan. According to an article of The Manila Bulletin, Bonita Baran was a household helper of the Marzans for more than four years. She started working with the Marzans when she was only 17 …

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