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The rise of the new oligarchs
Inquirer Opinion - 2016-07-06
Metro Manila, being the highest seat of power in the country since colonial times, naturally benefits from a centralized system of governance. But the concentration of power in the capital also perpetuates the oligarchic nature of the Philippine economy.

THIS BLESSED HOUSE: Our stories are the stories of the Filipino people too
Mindanews - 2016-07-06
He edited the groundbreaking anthology of essays by young Moro writers Children of the Ever-changing Moon (Manila ... Writing Program of the University of Iowa, U.S. in 2008, and the University of the Philippines National Writers Workshop in 2015.

Filipino priest named Saipan bishop
Global Nation - 2016-06-25
CBCPNews, the official news service of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, reported on its website ... his Bachelor of Arts degree in Pre-Divinity from Ateneo de Manila University before he left for Saipan in 1997. As a major seminarian ...

Come And Enjoy A J-Pop Musical Treat At The 2016 J-Pop Anime Singing Contest Grand Finals! - 2016-07-18
Lyceum of the Philippines University, Manila, Nihongo Center Foundation, Panasonic Philippines Corporation, SM Cinema, SM Mall of Asia, Sony Philippines, Toei Animation Philippines, Inc., Yakult Philippines, and Yoshinoya. For inquiries regarding the ...

Pecson--ex-PHINMA and Holcim official--eyed to head PPP Center
Inquirer - 2016-07-22
A source noted that Pecson graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from the University of the Philippines (UP) in 1981, after which he obtained a Master of Business Administration degree at Northwestern University-Kellogg School of Management in 2000.

Hold your marks for the Davao City SEA Games
Inquirerer Sports - 2016-07-28
Among the facilities the team checked included the first phase of the Davao City Sports Complex under construction for P450 million on a 20-hectare site at the University of the Philippines Mindanao campus, another sports hub on a 10-hectare location ...

Polio victim makes limbs for fellow PWDs
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2016-07-24
Philippine General Hospital-University of the Philippines Manila. Santos is also president of Manila East Safety Riders Association of Rizal Inc., an organization of riders with disabilities in Rizal who help out in community affairs such as Brigada ...

Second, it will be the first time the Games among Southeast Asia's finest athletes will be seen in Muslim Mindanao which happens ... Davao City Modern Sports Complex inside the University of the Philippines-Mindanao in Tugbok, University of Mindanao ...

Children in conflict with law
Inquirer Opinion - 2016-07-23
The law spares CICL ... with the Law in Metro Manila," a finalist in the 2016 Philippine Journalism Research Conference. The authors were scholars of the Philippine Daily Inquirer and graduated magna cum laude from the University of the Philippines ...

(Update as of 10:25 p.m.) Areas with class suspension Dec. 9
Balita - 2014-12-09
Other towns and provinces which announced suspension of classes in all levels are: Quezon Province, Laguna, Rizal Province, Batangas, Calapan (Oriental Mindoro), Antipolo, Rizal, Bataan ... University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB) and the Polytechnic ...

Korea Festival in ASEAN lands in Manila - 2013-06-05
To strengthen ASEAN-Korean relations, The Korea Foundation, in cooperation with the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Metropolitan Museum in Manila, University of the Philippines, and Korean Cultural Center is holding the Philippine leg of Korea Festival ...

51Talk expansion in the Philippines
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-04
In China, we learn English in school and at university for over 10 years ... Our teachers are from all around the country, from Manila, to Cebu, to Davao, and other cities in the Philippines." "With the money raised by the IPO, we hope to get the ...

Altas, Chiefs close in on No. 1
Philstar - 2016-08-03
MANILA, Philippines - Perpetual Help held Emilio Aguinaldo College ... Arellano U later stayed tied with Perpetual at second by holding off Lyceum University of the Philippines, 81-76, as American Dioncee Holts posted season-highs of 20 points and ...

Winners of inaugural Gentlemen of the Philippines search
Philstar - 2016-08-06
... Miss Philippines Earth Angelee delos Reyes and 2014 Mister Tourism International Philippines Judah Cohen hosted the event held at the Trinity University of Asia Theater in Quezon City. Entertainment ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch ...

Nakao reelected president of ADB
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-06
Born in 1956, Nakao holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Tokyo and a MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. ADB, based in Manila, is dedicated to reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific through inclusive economic growth ...

ROTC and PMA for national security
Inquirer Opinion - 2016-08-07
President Duterte has called for the revival of mandatory ... Atienza, a graduate of the University of the Philippines. The 51st Engineering Brigade headquarters in Libis, Quezon City, is named "Camp General Rigoberto Atienza" in his honor.

UP vows reforms as student laid to rest
Sun Star - 2013-03-23
THE University of the Philippines (UP) pledged to reform the enrollment policy of the state-run academy as Kristel Tejada is laid to rest Saturday at the Manila North Cemetery in Sta. Cruz, Manila. Tejada, a freshman Behavioral Science student, took her ...

UCCP honors members in national positions
Philstar - 2016-08-08
He has a bachelor of arts in political science from Central Philippine University, and a bachelor of law from the ... church to the lay formation program of the Lowland Cavite South Manila Conference of the UCCP. Also present at the thanksgiving service ...

The quintessence of luxury living
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-09
Three-bedroom unit in Glass Suite Sixty-six years later, Ayala Land Premier (ALP) embarked on a remarkable move by recently launching the Park Central Towers, a P20.5-billion development project that will rest on a vast 15,860-square-meter parcel adjacent ...

Under Armour expands reach in PH by opening Trinoma branch
Inquirerer Sports - 2016-08-09
Meanwhile, Cruz rose to prominence in the collegiate ranks when he steered the University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers to the UAAP Promised Land in 2006. Proving that skill could topple height, Cruz managed to elevate his on-court stature as a legitimate ...

Celebrating 125 years of San Sebastian Basilica
The Daily Tribune - 2016-08-11
The Q Festival is co-presented by the Manila City Hall and the Department of Tourism, in collaboration with over 30 partners, including the local barangays, heritage sites, University Belt schools, various organizations and the parish.

In Masbate, old house draws pilgrims
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-08-10
She said her ancestor brothers arrived in the Philippines by ship, landing somewhere in northern Luzon and somehow found their ... One story said then President Manuel L. Quezon once stayed and dined there, attending parties and dances hosted by Francisco.

BFAR approves importation of herbivorous tilapia species
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-14
Virgilio B. Marzo said in an interview he finally got an assurance from lawyer Annaliza Vitug, director of the Regulatory and Licensing Division of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (Bfar), that his import permit would be released next week.

Cebuana beauty shines in 1st Jewel of the Philippines pageant
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-13
Natasha Angela Manuel, 21, of Cebu City was named Jewel of the Philippines 2016. She bested 22 other contestants in the maiden national beauty contest organized by pageant guru John dela Vega. The accounting technology graduate from University of San ...

Quiapo celebrates 125th year of San Sebastian Basilica
The Daily Tribune - 2016-08-13
Mayor Joseph "Erap" Estrada invited the public, particularly Manileños ... "We are calling on everyone and the whole Quiapo community to join us in celebrating Q Festival and the 125th year of San Sebastian Basilica," Tina Paterno, the group ...

A day with printmaking legend Manuel Rodriguez Sr., 104
Philstar - 2016-08-14
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Center in New York is a ... introduced myself as one of his students in printmaking at the College of Fine Arts at the University of Santo Tomas from 1964 to 1965. I then reminded him that in 1991, he attended my ...

Atty. Gilberto M. Duavit, Sr. elected to GMA Network's Board of Directors
GMA Network - 2016-08-14
The Board of Directors of GMA Network, Inc. unanimously elected Atty. Gilberto M. Duavit, Sr. as a Director during a meeting held last July 28 at the GMA Network Center in Quezon City. Atty. Duavit, a former Director of the Company, was the founding ...

The business of supporting social innovators
Philstar - 2016-08-14
Jayme-Mora, who obtained her undergraduate degree in Political Science at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and ... the youth years so that our children can grow up to be problem-solvers and social innovators," she quips. For this passionate Filipino ...

Missing UP student returns home - Collegian
MSN - 2016-02-01
MANILA - Missing University of the Philippines Diliman student Ian Jasper Calalang has returned home after 20 days, the university's student publication Philippine Collegian has reported. On January 12, the Engineering freshman left home to enroll at the ...

Art books in the digital renaissance
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-16
This photography compilation is about Rodallie S. Mosendes, a young woman who, from the hardship and slums of Quiapo, finished her studies at the Lyceum of the Philippines University with a degree in International Hospitality Management. Rocamora ...

Cebuana crowned Jewel of the Philippines
Philstar - 2016-08-16
Manuel, 21, is an Accounting Technology graduate from the University of San Carlos. She completed her ... Gladys Louise Santos of Valenzuela City for Miss World Peace 2016 and Cindy de Vera of Pangasinan for Charity Queen International 2016.

PHL to buy more rice from Vietnam
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-18
Manila has earlier announced that it will import 250,000 ... affected the production of the crops and fisheries subsectors," the PSA said. University of the Philippines School of Statistics Dean Dennis Mapa earlier said the poorest Filipinos are ...

Meet Bonifacio anew-in a Pinoy Noh play
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2016-08-19
The production also celebrates the 60th year of diplomatic relations between Japan and the Philippines and the 20th anniversary of the Japan Foundation in Manila ... 26-27 at University Theater, Villamor Hall, University of the Philippines, Quezon City.

Government ramps up support for electronics sector
Philstar - 2016-08-21
MANILA, Philippines - The government is ramping up support for local companies as the Philippines embarks to become a key player in the global semiconductor and electronics industry. The Board of Investments (BOI) said the country was set to make its debut ...

Needed: Metro Manila rail-transport blueprint
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-20
There are a handful of rail plans for Metro Manila, such as the ones from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica), the University of the Philippines, the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank and private groups. Previous administrations reviewed ...

August school opening bill pushed anew
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-20
Olivarez noted that a few universities - University of the Sto. Tomas (UST), University of the Philippines (UP) and Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) have already shifted their school opening to August as part of the ASEAN Economic Integration.

Greenpeace advocates for the rights of Filipinos not corporations
Greenpeace International - 2013-08-12
aimed to stop the experimental trials by the University of the Philippines Los Baños Foundation, University of the Philippines Mindanao Foundation and the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA), all of whom signed a ...

Small-scale wind farms to future-proof Philippine economy
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-21
Meanwhile, in April, the Luzon grid was placed on "red alert" when peak demand ... "My supervisors, colleagues and administrators at Birmingham City University are always ready to offer any help that I might need, whether in academic or personal ...

Building the culture of call center agents
Inquirer - 2016-08-21
Thus, we introduced Telus International University, an innovative program that provides an opportunity for team members to earn college degrees, short and non-degree courses whilst concurrently working full-time. TI-Philippines launched TIU Family Program ...

Ramirez prefers Manila as SEA Games host city
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-23
A stadium inside the University of the Philippines in Davao is already being built but Ramirez doubts whether it could be finished in time for the SEA Games. "The construction is in stages," said Ramirez, who prefers Manila as host as everything is ...

a dozen with then his family-owned University of the East in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP), two with his alma mater Ateneo de Manila University. Born in Malabon, a town then part of Rizal Province, to UE founder Francisco ...

Tacloban radio manager is UP Gawad Plaridel awardee
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-08-23
The University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication said Francisca "Babes" Custodio, radio manager of Manila Broadcasting Company AM station DYVL in Tacloban, will be recognized for her vast career in the broadcasting industry, a highlight ...

Senate panel set to resume hearing on emergency powers
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-08-25
Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) officer in charge Thomas Orbos; and National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Assistant Director Kathlen Mangune. Others invited are members of the academe from the University of the Philippines (UP ...

STAR editor, columnist to
Visayan Daily Star - 2016-08-25
Gomez has written for the Tucson Daily Star and the Tombstone Epitaph in Arizona, the United Press International and Jiji Press and had also taught journalism at the University of St. La Salle and the University of Negros Occidental. She currently also ...

For 10 years, possibly biggest pearl was hidden under bed
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2016-08-25
Experts from the University of the Philippines have expressed interest in inspecting the pearl, but she said no date has been set for their visit. It would not be the first time giant pearls have been found off Palawan. A 9-kilogram (20-pound) pearl ...

Duterte language
Inquirer Opinion - 2016-08-25
Historians Epifanio de los Santos, Teodoro A. Agoncillo and Vivencio Jose did not ... bay*g ay gayon din si Heneral Mascardo na maipaglalaban sa kanya." (Major, tell General Luna that if he has balls to execute his orders, General Mascardo, likewise ...

Silent film fest entry showcases Filipino-German collaboration
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2016-08-26
German silent film musician and composer Pierre Oser is coming to Manila for the 3rd time this year to grace the 9th International Silent Film Festival, until Aug. 30, at the Edsa Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City ... ensemble of the University of ...

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