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Nestlé Philippines seeking clarity on junk food ban in QC schools

NESTLÉ Philippines is seeking clarity on the Quezon City ordinance banning the sale of junk food and sugary drinks near schools, as more local government units are planning to follow the city’s example.

Senator to block tax reform provision that could lead to rise...

Senator Paolo Benigno A. Aquino IV said he will block the removal of the 10% preferential tax rate for private non-profit schools under the...

Gov’t universities sign on to terms of free tuition law

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Wednesday witnessed the ceremonial signing of the memorandum of agreement (MoA) between the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) and state and local universities and colleges, thereby launching the implementation of Republic Act 10931, which provides for free tuition at these schools.

Palance suspends government work, classes

Malacañang suspended work in the executive department and classes in all levels at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, June 11, as recommended by the National...

Palace: Classes, government work suspended tomorrow noon

Work in government offices including government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCC) and local government units (LGUs), as well as classes in all public schools, state...

12 public schools in Marawi reopen

AS RESIDENTS in some parts of Marawi City started returning home this week, 12 public schools have reopened Tuesday, Oct. 31, more than four...

Economic growth projections from education reforms

Focusing on the quality of education could have more impact than increasing the number of years pupils spend in school. From the Asian Development Bank's...