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Embracing the New Normal

During the rise of COVID -19 cases in the Philippines, the country was put into "lockdown" through Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). It is an enforced policy and ensures most people stay at home.

Earnestly Yours: Could There Be a Silver Lining to the COVID-19...

For a large portion of urban dwellers, COVID-19 means being trapped in the four corners of their homes, deprived of the comforts and luxuries that they previously just take for granted including the gift of being able to enjoy nature.

IP’s to the next level

"Simula nang naging batas ang IPRA, napansin ko po na hindi na na-discriminate ang mga IP sapagkat dahil sa batas, nabigyan ang mga katulad ko ng oportunidad lalo na sa livelihood."

Teaching the noblest of all noble professions

Sometimes, the contributions of teachers to the development of tomorrow's generation, and indeed the country's overall development, are not acknowledged.

Why is it a good idea to attend a reunion?

More than just "balitaan", "chikahan" and "bonding" with co-scholars, the reunion could have been a venue of "throwing back". It is a moment for them to realize that it is almost impossible for them to continue with their schooling, but thanks to RTN and CBNC, they are, where they are now — a teacher, a social worker, an engineer, a doctor and the like because of the two companies.

Public Private Partnership needed to address plastic pollution

It has been two years since the community of Rio Tuba has strictly implemented the “no plastic policy,” and the response of the people exceeded my expectation. Well, I have to say.

Back to Basics: Go for ‘intelligent’ vote

It's barely a month to go before the midterm polls. We start hearing taglines like "vote wisely". But how can we really "preach" intelligent...

The “Pedagogy” of community service; A year-end reflection

Pedagogy refers more broadly to the theory and practice of education, and how this influences the growth of learners. Pedagogy, taken as an academic...

Proud to be part of a 5x mineral company-Presidential Awardee

I am blessed enough to be able to attend the four-day 65th Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference (ANMSEC) in Baguio City in November...