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World Bank OKs $300M loan for PHL project

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Over four million Filipino students will have an opportunity to improve their math and reading skills, thanks to the Learning, Equity, and Accountability Program Support Project (LEAPS). The World Bank’s board of executive directors approved a $300 million...
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PLDT US exec Cabal-Revilla, 2013 TOYM awardee

GLENDALE, CA – PLDT US Mobility’s comptroller and first vice president, June Cheryl “Chaye” Cabal-Revilla, has been named one of The Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) Awardees for Community Service in 2013 for her work in PLDT’s Gabay Guro program which significantly contributed to...
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Gov’t is hiring professionals for 4,000 teaching positions

CARMONA, Cavite (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Monday that the Department of Education (DepEd) is presently hiring professionals for 4,000 teaching positions to address the backlogs in teachers in public schools. In his speech during the ceremonial turn-over...
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Bill imposes uniform qualification for college teachers

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker has filed a measure prescribing uniform qualification standards for teachers who are applying for job as faculty member in colleges and universities. Rep. Roman Romulo (Lone District, Pasig City) said House Bill 3392, to be known as the Uniform...
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Bill grants scholarship to teachers and their children

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Lawmakers have filed a bill granting scholarships to public school teachers and their children. Reps. Diosdado Macapagal Arroyo (2nd District, Camarines Sur) and Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (2nd District, Pampanga) filed House Bill 3035 to uplift the personal...
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OFWs in Myanmar want Aquino to continue reforms

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar, June 7 (Mabuhay) – Noting the various accomplishments of the Aquino administration, Filipinos living and working here in Myanmar are expecting President Benigno S. Aquino III to continue the good policies and the reforms he initiated since he assumed office...
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DepEd assures locals of first crack at teacher hiring

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Local residents have received an assurance from the Department of Education (DepEd) they will have first crack at being hired for teaching jobs in their local schools. The DepEd cited its Order No. 12 issued last year, where it prioritizes the hiring of...
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Palace appeals to universities, colleges to go slow on tuition hikes

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang appealed to private colleges and universities that filed notices for tuition fee increases for this school year to work with the stakeholders in achieving a compromise acceptable to the public. “We appeal to them and we hope that the increases that...
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President Aquino says government remains focused in providing quality education for Filipino students

MANILA, May 15 (Mabuhay) — The government’s quest to provide quality education for all Filipino students remains a top priority as it continues to introduce reforms and programs designed to uplift and improve the delivery of knowledge and learning of schools, President...
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Loren decries black propaganda

MANILA, Apr 10 (Mabuhay) — Senatorial candidate Loren Legarda on Wednesday denied rumors circulating through text messages that she filed a bill removing benefits for teachers, soldiers, policemen, firemen, and other government workers. “‘Yan po ay pawang black...
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