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Netherlands Embassy teams with Ateneo, publishes 2 books on Philippine history
BusinessMirror. - 2016-12-03
In Photo: (From left) Kingdom of the Netherlands Embassy Counselor and Deputy Head of Mission Jaco Beerends, University of the Philippines-Diliman professor Maria Cynthia Rose Banzon, Ateneo de Manila University Press Director Maria Karina Bolasco ...

Expert warns vs emergence of drug-resistant HIV
Philstar - 2016-12-04
MANILA, Philippines - With 26 Filipinos diagnosed with the Acquired Immunodeficiency Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) every day, an infectious disease expert from the University of the Philippines (UP)-Manila has cautioned against the emergence of drug-resistant ...

Aid to the Church in Need opens Manila office
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2016-12-03
Tiples, under choral director Eugene de los Santos, will perform with the Dominican student-brothers and special guests such as pianist and CCP President Raul Sunico, soprano Thea Perez, tenor Ronan Ferrer, harpist Lourdes Gregorio, and the University of ...

Fire hits University of Manila
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-12-04
The Bureau of Fire Protection in Manila has placed at P300,000 the damage caused by the fire that hit the University of Manila before dawn on Sunday. A radio dzBB report said the fire broke out at 1:25 a.m. and reached the third alarm before it was ...

Economists, analysts expect inflation easing in November
Inquirer - 2016-12-05
"Our forecast for November inflation is at 2 percent amid lower food and gasoline prices," Metrobank research analyst Pauline ... For his part, Land Bank of the Philippines market economist Guian Angelo S. Dumalagan said "consumer prices might ...

XU, Spain ink MOU on intercultural initiatives, language programs
Mindanews - 2016-12-08
economy, science, and culture. The MOU was signed in English and Spanish by XU president Fr Roberto C Yap SJ and Spanish Ambassador to the Philippines Luis Antonio Calvo on November 11 in Manila. This collaboration hopes to strengthen the linkages between ...

Power sector staring contest
Inquirer - 2016-12-08
Basically, the deal will allow people to use their Beep cards to buy items at the popular Japanese chain, brought here by the Ayala Group and partner SSI Group. Of course, the Beep is the "tap and go" card commuters use at all elevated train lines in ...

UP professor pushes two-tiered tax on cigarettes
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-12-09
The controversial House Bill No. 4144 which seeks to retain the two-tiered excise tax system on cigarettes is pro-revenue, according to a University of the Philippines (UP) economist. "There is a need to modify the existing unitary tax system to a two ...

People & Events
Visayan Daily Star - 2016-12-09
Dr. Edsel Salvaña, director at the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, National Institutes of Health of the University of the Philippines Manila, noted that like bacteria, the human immunodeficiency virus becomes resistant to drugs.

Books of the year
Philstar - 2016-12-09
Coroza (UP Press) Best Design: "Roberto Chabet," book design by B+C Design, Manila (King Kong Art Projects Unlimited Inc.) Publisher of the Year: The University of the Philippines Press

A glorious Manila
BusinessMirror. - 2016-12-12
One of those who sent quite detailed constructive suggestions was Dr. Augusto de Viana, chairperson of the Department of History at the University of Santo ... and order condition of the city. "There are many sites in Manila that can be revived through ...

Legal remedy vs. GMO invasion sought
Greenpeace International - 2012-04-26
scientists Dr. Ben Malayang III of Silliman University and Dr. Romeo Quijano of University of the Philippines (UP) Manila, Leo Avila of the Davao City Agriculturist's Office, Catherine Untalan of Miss Earth Foundation, and activist-musician Noel Cabangon.

Head of Opus Dei passes away in Rome at 84
Philstar - 2016-12-14
The private university's spiritual activities are entrusted to Opus ... The pope expressed his condolences following the death of Echevarria, whom he said gave "his life in constant service of love to the Church and souls." A requiem Mass for the late ...

Negros Oriental
Visayan Daily Star - 2016-12-16
where she obtained her Master of Arts in Education, major in Guidance and Counseling degree in 1975. She earned her doctorate degree in Psychology (Social Psychology) from Ateneo de Manila University in 1987.

We are what we watch
Inquirer Opinion - 2016-12-14
Sionil Jose, the annual Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) has revealed its own version of metamorphosis. As bravely announced by University of the Philippines professor Nic Tiongson, eight official entries were named, which the members of the MMFF board ...

Steady nerves augur well for wobbly PH-US ties
Global Nation - 2016-12-10
Sometimes described as the George Clooney of Foreign Service for his cool demeanor and impeccable manner of dressing, United States Ambassador to Manila Sung Kim is also ... to stabilize what many consider as Philippine-US relations at its most volatile.

Pushing forward in the provinces
BusinessMirror. - 2016-12-17
January 2009 saw the birth of a new company, Italpinas Development Corp. (IDC), conceived as a design-driven real-estate company that develops sustainable properties in emerging provinces in a refreshing new approach. IDC is innovative in many aspects.

Razing a monument
Inquirerer Sports - 2016-12-17
PSC Chair William "Butch" Ramirez believes that the transfer of ownership will take time but is inevitable as the commission is planning to relocate ... With this urban renewal project, the Razon group expects Manila to quickly catch up with ...

1,591 pass UPCAT
Philstar - 2016-12-21
MANILA, Philippines - The University of the Philippines (UP ... UP Diliman (with an extension program in Pampanga), UP Baguio, UP Los Baños, UP Manila (with Schools of Health Sciences in Baler, Palo and Koronadal), UP Visayas (with campuses in Iloilo ...

Alianan, Arsenio Jr. Sze - 4 months ago
He is a founding member of PsychConsult, Inc., a private mental health service provider in Quezon City ... Yet another involvement for nearly a decade was in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine in the University of the Philippines ...

Can the govt sustain its free education program?
BusinessMirror. - 2016-12-24
But assuring continued annual allocations for scholars in State-run universities and colleges, also known as SUCs, is still a work in progress. The Philippine General Hospital, administered and operated by the University of the Philippines Manila ...

UP-Diliman Oblation Run calls for justice to victims of Maguindanao massacre
Balita - 2009-12-15
MANILA, Dec. 15 - A group of male neophyte student members of the Alpha Phi Omega (APO) chapter of the University of the Philippines (UP)-Diliman in Quezon City made the Oblation Run on Tuesday afternoon throughout the school campus. The oblation run is ...

CHED: Free tuition scheme will be fair
Philstar - 2016-12-24
In his message sent to Congress with regard to the 2017 budget, the President lauded the initiative of legislature to provide free tuition to college students in state schools and stressed the need to prioritize poor Filipino students. "Yet, as with all ...

Inmates bring Christmas cheer to Quezon City jail with beauty pageant
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2016-12-25
Thousands cheered and whistled as 11 gay and one transgender prisoner danced and sang at the "Miss Universe" pageant at the Quezon City Jail courtyard, wearing wigs, make-up, gowns and elaborate Mardi Gras attire. The decaying Manila jail, housing ...

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 ... "Hosting could attract more investments," said Ramirez. Whether Davao City can take the place of Manila will be known within 30 days as commissioner Arnold Agustin has been ...

Lim joins D Cup team vs Indonesia
Philstar - 2016-12-25
MANILA, Philippines - Top junior netter Alberto "AJ" Lim ... At 17, Lim thus became the youngest member of the Davis Cup. A freshman at the University of the East, Lim is currently ranked No. 52 in the world junior rankings. Aside from Lim ...

DENR, UP to jointly develop NAPWC, UP Diliman campus
Philstar - 2016-12-26
MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Environment and Natural ... "I am looking here at architecture, community development, engineering, housing and economics," Environment Secretary Gina Lopez said. Under the MOU, the DENR and UP "shall share ...

The university of the others
Inquirer Opinion - 2016-12-28
Recently, in a chat with some college students in Puerto Princesa, the conversation turned to their plans after graduation. Knowing that I am a medical graduate of the ... When I told this to my friends, one, a call center agent, recalled: "Just because ...

UP Oblation Run Set Ahead Of 'Black Friday' Protest - 2016-11-25
Manila at 4 p.m. Other than here, thirteen other locations will join the movement with their own protest including Antipolo City, Batangas City, Bicol, Calamba, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo City, Isabela, Lucena City, Tarlac, Tuguegarao City and the University of ...

Rules for contestable power market questioned before SC
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-12-28
The Philippine Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PCCI), Ateneo De Manila University, San Beda College (Alabang) and mall owner Riverbanks Development Corporation questioned before the Supreme Court the validity of the regulations recently issued by the ...

Senate puts on hold plan to look for permanent home (Feature)
Balita - 2014-02-24
The initial talks suggested the-499 hectare campus of the University of the Philippines (UP) at Diliman in Quezon City ... Batasang Pambansa complex in Quezon City and transfer to Manila Central Post Office in Lawton, Manila. Last year, the Senate occupied ...

Twitter bares 10 biggest moments in the Philippines
Philstar - 2016-12-29
MANILA, Philippines - As a modern-day bookkeeper in the age of ... #EpilogueinManila became one of the most used hashtags in Twitterverse. 6. UAAP The University Athletic Association of the Philippines or UAAP snatched sixth spot, following the ...

April 26 - Philippine President Benigno Aquino III bares a plot by the Muslim extremist group Abu Sayyaf to kidnap Manny Pacquiao. The president's sister, Kris Aquino, was also named as a kidnapping target. April 29 - Jujeath Nagaowa L UD 10 Su-Yun Hong ...

Hopeful things in 2017
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2016-12-31
We witnessed how the students of the University of the Philippines Diliman, Miriam College and Ateneo de Manila University flooded Katipunan Avenue and how young professionals joined the rallies with placards in tow all to declare their dissent to this ...

Mark Salvatus: Follow Your Eyes - 2017-01-01
He graduated cum laude at the University of Santo Tomas College of Fine Arts and Design Manila with a ... The Drawing Room, Manila, 1335 Mabini Zn, La Trobe University Visual Art Center, Victoria, Australia, Pablo Gallery, Cubicle Gallery, Manila, NO ...

local sports events
Visayan Daily Star - 2017-01-03
Bermejo, a senior high student at the Ateneo de Manila University, was named Most Valuable Player and Best Player after winning the gold medal in the 49kg -54kg category, while Miraflores from the University of St. La Salle-Integrated School, won the gold ...

Manila seen outperforming peers in 2017
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-05
According to University of Asia and the Pacific professor and economist Bernardo M. Villegas, the sources of growth for the Philippines will come from its young demographics, the BPO sector, infrastructure buildup, domestic tourism, remittances ...

New hybrid varieties tighten abaca industry
Philstar - 2017-01-07
First observed in 1915, ABTV wiped out more than 12,000 hectares of abaca plantations in the provinces of Southern Tagalog and Bicol regions and eventually reached Visayas and Mindanao provinces such as Eastern Visayas, Davao, and Agusan del Sur.

Brighter days ahead for UP? Akhuetie to don Maroons jersey
Philstar - 2017-01-10
MANILA, Philippines - The University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons can see brighter days ahead with Nigerian big man Bright Akhueti deciding to come on board. "Bright committed to play for UP already," Maroons coach Bo Perasol confirmed to The STAR ...

Advertising, not quality, was 2016 MMFF's cutting edge
The Daily Tribune - 2017-01-10
Come to think of it, the Selection Committee initiated the trouble of 2016 Metro Manila Film Festival Oro!... Ricky Lo, Entertainment editor of The Philippine Star ... of Nursing and Physical Therapy in the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2000 showed ...

Yearender 2016 | Privatization of education continues under Duterte
Bulatlat - 2017-01-10
A research paper by Curtis Riep, a Canadian doctoral student of the University of Alberta ... learning materials, Science and Math equipment, computers, repair of school furniture and rehabilitation of classrooms, training for teachers and non-teaching ...

Kaya-Makati officially joins PFL
Visayan Daily Star - 2017-01-12
MANILA - Kaya, one of the most successful football clubs in recent history, formally confirmed its participation in the inaugural season of the Philippines Football ... be known as Kaya-Makati and will use the University of Makati Athletic Field as its ...

Acaylar, Vicente named national volleyball team head coaches
Philstar - 2017-01-12
MANILA, Philippines -- The Larong Volleyball ng Pilipinas Inc ... a recommendation from the three-man search committee composed of Arellano U's Peter Cayco, University of the East's Rod Roque and Perpetual Help's Jeff Tamayo. Acaylar has gained the ...

5,000 youths expected in IYF World Camp in Davao - 2017-01-13
Philippines is set to hold the 2017 IYF World Camp at the University of Southeastern Philippines (USeP) gymnasium on Feb. 8-12. Some 5,000 youths from all over the world are expected to attend the IYF event, which is supported by the City Government of ...

Dealing with the uncertain in 2017
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-01-13
He worked with Amnesty International and International Alert in London for over two decades and now serves as a consultant for the formation of scholar-athletes at FEU Diliman.

Glimpse of Taiwan Culture and Heritage: A film festival and Photo Exhibit at PUP - 2017-01-08
The Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Office of the Vice President for Student Services, through the University Center for Culture and the Arts, Visual Arts Office, and PUP Film Center is hosting the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office's Glimpse ...

Escuela Taller heads international symposium on risk reduction of built heritage along West Valley Fault
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-15
The conference is jointly organized by ETFFI and the University of the Philippines College of Architecture in collaboration with the Manila Observatory and the Archdiocese of Manila, and is funded by the HISPANEX Program of the Spanish Ministry of ...

Volleyball tryouts spread out for wider reach
Inquirerer Sports - 2017-01-13
"As much as possible we want young players because they will serve as foundation of the team," said Cayco, who recently named Generika mentor Francis Vicente as head coach of the Philippine ... the Manila leg will start at Arellano University in ...

Finally finding a home in Blackwater, Sumang named PBA Player of the Week
Philstar - 2017-01-16
MANILA, Philippines - Roi Sumang is starting to show his true ... with the Blackwater Elite. But the former University of the East star seemed right at home now with Blackwater. Coming off the bench, Sumang provided the big spark, firing 17 of his ...

World Apostolic Congress on Mercy opens in Manila
BusinessMirror. - 2017-01-16
Prospero Tenorio, national coordinator of Divine Mercy Philippines, gestures during the news ... Padre Pio and Mother Teresa with morning prayers at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila. On the third day they will depart for the National Shrine and ...

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