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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 ...

UP students protest privatization, demand accountability from outgoing head
Bulatlat - 2016-08-26
It consists of core information systems for the use of each sector of the university, with the Student Academic Information System (SAIS) for the students. SAIS, however, suffered glitches in its first implementation UP Manila in 2014. Similar cases of ...

Morales named icon of legal excellence, public service
Philstar - 2016-08-26
MANILA, Philippines - Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales is ... by her unblemished track record since earning her bachelor of laws degree from the UP College of Law in 1968. Since then, WILOCI said Morales blazed a trail of excellence in the legal ...

Looking In: Araceli Limcaco-Dans Retrospective - 2017-01-09
in the exhibition entitled "Looking In: Araceli Limcaco-Dans Retrospective". This retrospective exhibition gathers a total of 185 portraits, still life paintings, drawings, prints, as well as works in various media from the Philippine Women's University ...

Writers, journalists as freedom heroes
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-08-28
With a collective editorial, "Uphold Press Freedom," the issue was circulated on the UP campus when Marcos, accompanied by his wife Imelda and top government officials were special guests at the 65th anniversary of the UP College of Law. Less than two ...

Cebuana is Jewel of the World Philippines 2016 - 2016-08-27
She works as a freelance model with Moonwalk Cebu and Limerick Production and Model Management and as accountant at Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation. Manuel earned the right to compete at the Jewel of the World pageant to be held in Manila early next year.

Preggy wife inspires artist, wins Manila Bulletin Sketch Fest 2016
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-30
The Manila Bulletin Sketch Fest which is on its fifth year ... Nestor Vinluan, former dean of the University of the Philippines Diliman-College of Fine Arts; and Rene Napenas of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).

Archers top UAAP faves
Inquirerer Sports - 2016-08-30
Action gets going the next day with University of the Philippines and Adamson battling at 2 p.m. and UST taking on Ateneo at 4 p.m. at Smart Araneta Coliseum. "The improvements have been good, the players were able to adopt to my system," said new UST ...

Back to the drawing board for Racela, Tams
Philstar - 2016-08-31
MANILA, Philippines - He may be experienced, being a champion coach, but Far Eastern University's Nash Racela believes he's back to the drawing board as his wards head into a new UAAP season. Coming off a triumphant campaign last season, the Tamaraws are ...

79th UAAP forecast: Solid Archers find selves the hunted
Philstar - 2016-08-30
MANILA, Philippines - United in tagging the heavy favorite ... Coach Nash Racela of holder Far Eastern, Boy Sablan of host Santo Tomas, Bo Perasol of University of the Philippines, Sandy Arespacochaga of Ateneo and University of the East skipper Paul ...

Carpio urges PH to file damage claims over WPS marine destruction
MSN - 2016-08-12
MANILA â Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio ... A Focus on the Harm Done to the Environment" organized by the ADR Institute at De La Salle University, Carpio said the Philippines can replicate the case of Nicaragua versus the US.

GMA noticed the teaspoons, P-Noy liked pop and jazz
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2016-08-30
She got upset over the head of the kitchen," was all Miñana added. Former President Benigno Aquino III was a much cooler dude. "Hindi nakikialam sa kitchen," Miñana noted. But unlike the previous practice where entertainers immediately took the ...

UP Diliman on alert after bomb threat
Philstar - 2016-09-02
MANILA, Philippines - The University of the Philippines (UP) in Diliman, Quezon City is on full alert after it received a bomb threat yesterday from someone who claimed to be a member of the terrorist group Abu Sayyaf. UP Diliman chancellor Michael Tan ...

UP's Buitre embracing new role as wing spiker
Philstar - 2016-09-01
MANILA, Philippines - If University of the Philippines' Marian Buitre could have it her way, she wants to play as a wing hitter instead of a middle blocker. "Noong high school kasi kahit middle blocker ka, pwedeng hindi ka mag-block kasi kaunti ang ...

Biz Buzz: The price of Liberty
Inquirer - 2016-09-01
"Collaborating with Sun Life will allow us to boost the service we offer our ... former Japanese senator and adjunct professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at National University of Singapore. Doris Dumlao-Abadilla and Ben O.

Japan volunteer keeps coming back
Global Nation - 2016-09-03
One of the former volunteers was Kubota, now a professor of informatics at Kansai University in Osaka. Two years after his stint in the Philippines, he married his girlfriend, Mayumi, a fellow JOCV volunteer who was dispatched to Ghana in Africa.

14 dead as blast rocks Davao
Visayan Daily Star - 2016-09-03
Fourteen people died and about 67 were injured when an explosion rocked Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's home city of Davao at the Roxas night market near Ateneo de Davao University at about 10 last night. The explosion occurred in a bustling part of ...

Vikings Luxury Buffet awarded Best Buffet Restaurant by Lyceum of the Philippines University - 2015-04-11
On March 27, 2015, the Lyceum of the Philippines University, together with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (P.A.T.A.) - LPU Student Chapter, held its first ever Theoxenia Tourism Award at the JPL Hall of Freedom in the Lyceum University LPU Manila Campus.

PATTS College, La Consolacion clash in ISAA opener
Inquirerer Sports - 2016-09-05
... delos Santos of Manila Tytana Colleges PRO is Andie Cristobal of La Consolacion College-Manila and auditor is Marlon Asuque of PMMS. Board members are Benjie Hernandez of PATTS and Antonio Giron of Manila Adventist Medical Center and Colleges.

Ateneo Law School remembers Martial Law - 2015-09-21
This was the question posed by Commission on Human Rights Chairman Jose Luis "Chito" Martin Gascon to the students of the Ateneo Law School (ALS ... Jopson, of the Ateneo de Manila University (BS Management Engineering 1970) and Alejandro, of ...

Economists see inflation inching up in August
Inquirer - 2016-09-04
Economists polled by the Inquirer see inflation in August either flat or just slightly up from a month ago. University of Asia and the Pacific economist Victor A. Abola has the same forecast as Beltran "due to the big increase in fuel prices."

An easy solution to this burial nonsense
Global Nation - 2016-09-05
Aquino, who was killed upon his return from exile in the U.S. to Manila on Aug. 21 ... A wall-like monument like the Vietnam Memorial has been erected near the University of the Philippines-Diliman campus is a constant reminder of the names of those ...

Healthy lifestyle reduces global warming - doctor - 2014-05-17
MANILA, May 18, 2014 -- Despite alarming ecological changes, people can help mitigate global warming and climate change by shifting to a healthy, disciplined lifestlye, says Dr. Ponciano F. Aberin, an ecology consultant of University of the Philippines ...

The Evolution of Jerry Codinera, Arellano Chiefs
Philstar - 2016-09-07
MANILA, Philippines - The Big Man issued Big Man instructions ... During the game against the tough Lyceum Pirates last Tuesday, September 6, the Chiefs held them off albeit barely as Jesper Ayaay, Edcor Marata and their exciting and slam-dunking ...

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