500 ha. land eyed for rebel returnees: DAR

Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary John Castriciones is pushing for the inclusion of rebel-returnees as among the beneficiaries of the country’s land reform program.

“This is the legacy that President Rodrigo Duterte wanted to leave behind — the advancement of a long-lasting peace and …

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Increased activity seen in Bulusan Volcano

Although still on normal alert level, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Thursday said it has observed an increased activity of the Bulusan Volcano.

In an advisory, Phivolcs said 20 volcanic earthquakes were recorded for the past 30 hours.

Steady inflation of …

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2 GenSan schools eyed for pilot face-to-face classes

The Department of Education’s (DepEd) local division is seeking endorsement from the local government to include two local schools in the proposed pilot implementation of the limited face-to-face classes.

Romelito Flores, DepEd city division superintendent, said they have identified the Aspang Elementary School and Aspang …

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OY can become next language ambassador

The country’s next language ambassador may come from the out-of-school youth (OSY) sector.

Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) opened the possibility as qualified Filipino OSYs nationwide can, for the first time, join its 2021 iKabataan Ambasador sa Wika (iKAW) competition for 18 to 25-year-old speakers …

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NegOr to put up Covid-19 vaccination hub

The provincial government of Negros Oriental, through its Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), will put up a coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccination center.

Assistant provincial health officer Dr. Liland Estacion, health committee chair of the IATF here, said in …

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French Embassy offers scholarships to Filipinos

The French Embassy in Manila is offering scholarship programs for Filipino scientists, researchers, and for more general fields of study for academic year 2021-2022.

In an advisory on Tuesday, it reminded interested applicants to submit their applications through the PhilFrance Scholarships site no later than …

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