DepEd: Looking forward to solve shortages »

DepEd:  Looking forward to solve shortages

ZAMBOANGA CITY/24 February 2014 by Rominalyn Tan Sayson–The Department of Education is looking forward to solve shortages in physical facilities not only in urban areas but most especially in rural areas, said Simplicio F. Bazan, Education Program Supervisor (EPS) for Division Physical Facilities and Technology and Livelihood Education (TLE). Physical facilities include classrooms, school buildings, […]

Report bares inequality to bar progress in reducing child deaths in PH »

Report bares inequality to bar progress in reducing child deaths in PH

MAKATI, PHILIPPINES/28 October 2013–Dramatic gains in child health in the Philippines now risks progress stalling unless inequality is tackled with urgency, Save the Children said. In its new report released last week, ‘Lives on the Line’, the Philippines placed 31 out of 34 on the EVERY ONE Index, which ranks countries based on reduction in […]

US Gov’t readies aid for Tubbataha Reef recovery »

US Gov’t readies aid for Tubbataha Reef recovery

MANILA/03 February 2013–Coral reefs in the Philippines, including the Tubbataha Reef, are some of the most important biodiversity centers in the world, and helping the Philippines conserve these remarkable resources is a long-standing commitment of the United States Government.  Over the past decade, the American people have supported efforts by U.S. government agencies, U.S. academic […]

Liwanag World Fest in Davao to track its carbon footprint »

Liwanag World Fest in Davao to track its carbon footprint

DAVAO CITY/27 January 2013—The Movement of Imaginals for Sustainable Societies Through Initiatives Organizing and Networking (MISSION), organizers of the Liwanag World Festival on Creativity and Sustainability, today announced in a media conference that Liwanag will be the country’s first major gathering to be carbon neutral. Liwanag, a unique world festival and the first of its […]

Zamboangueña composes hymn for 2nd Filipino saint »

Zamboangueña composes hymn for 2nd Filipino saint

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/20 October 2012—Musical artist and director Norma Camins-Conti yesterday composed the Hymn for San Pedro Calungsod, the second Filipino to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. Calungsod, along with six others, will be canonized by Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican tomorrow, 21 October.  He follows St. Lorenzo Ruiz. “Pedro Calungsod was […]

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