Thursday, January 28, 2021

Synergeia Rolls Out Assessment Tests To Gauge Learning During Pandemic

With these new assessment tests, we'll finally know if distance education is indeed effective amid a pandemic.

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

Save the Children Philippines brings hope to protect children from the horrors of gun battles especially in parts of Muslim Mindanao.

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

House Panel Okays Proposed Constitutional Amendments

House Panel Okays Proposed Constitutional Amendments

Spotlight

Synergeia Rolls Out Assessment Tests To Gauge Learning During Pandemic

With these new assessment tests, we'll finally know if distance education is indeed effective amid a pandemic.

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

Save the Children Philippines brings hope to protect children from the horrors of gun battles especially in parts of Muslim Mindanao.

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Constitutional Amendments has approved a resolution seeking to propose amendments to the 1987 Constitution.

Cagayan de Oro City Rep. Rufus Rodriguez, committee chairman, said the panel approved the proposed Charter amendments in an executive meeting held on Wednesday.

Under the still unnumbered resolution, the term of senators, congressmen, and local officials shall be for five years and three terms.

Currently, senators serve a six-year term with a maximum of two consecutive terms, while members of the House and elective local officials serve a three-year term for three consecutive terms.

The composition of the Senate shall be increased from 24 senators to 27.

There shall be three senators coming from the following regions: National Capital Region, Northern Luzon, Southern Luzon, Bicol, Eastern Visayas, Western Visayas, Northern Mindanao, Southern Mindanao, Bangsamoro Autonomous Region.

The measure shall also require the President and the Vice President to be elected as a team, which means that “a vote for the presidential candidate shall be counted as a vote for his or her vice-presidential candidate.”

Other proposed constitutional amendments include revisions in the economic provisions of the Constitution, particularly some “restrictive” policies and other “structural infirmities, to address the “complexities” of modern times.

“It behooves upon the Members of the Congress to respond and initiate the crafting of the needed institutional reforms that would bring-in vibrant economic environment, improved quality of life for our people, and the fulfillment of one long-standing desire to provide inclusive growth and prosperity to the entire segment of our society,” the resolution read.

“With the current growing global interest in Asia, it now becomes an imperative response to further enhance our economic policies in order for us to compete for more investments, which is a vital element in maximizing our potential as one of the growing economies in Asia,” it added. (PNA)

GSIS Pays Php343M Insurance To PNP For 2020 Chopper Accident

The GSIS paid Php343 million to the PNP for the insurance claim of a PNP chopper that met an accident in Laguna in 2020.

Monitoring System For Those Who Get Covid-19 Vaccine Vital

Ano sa tingin ninyo ang maaaring susunod na hakbang para sa mga makakatanggap ng bakuna?

917Ventures, PureGold Offer Same Day Grocery Delivery Via PureGo

No need na mag-grocery sa labas dahil meron ng PureGo Online Grocery! Alamin ang mga exclusive features nito.

DND Welcomes PRRD’s Desire To Acquire More Choppers

The Department of National Defense (DND) thank the President they can now purchase more helicopters to replace the old ones.

Pasig Holds Mock Covid-19 Vaccinations

Pasig City started its simulation of the national immunization campaign on Wednesday.

Dagupan Farmers, Fisherfolk Get Cash, Food Subsidy

Dagupeño farmers and fisherfolk receive cash and food subsidy from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Ilocos Regional Office (BFAR-RO1).

Hendrick’s Gin Celebrates Love And Romance With The Perfect Pair This Valentine’s Day

Hendrick’s has something for you this coming Valentine's Day!

Vice President Leni Robredo Visited The Community Learning Hubs In Quezon Province

Sa kabila ng pandemiya patuloy pa rin ang pagbisita ni VP Leni sa mga proyekto nito.

House OKs Tax Discounts For Medical Front-Liners On 2nd Reading

25% discount sa Personal Income Tax (PIT) ng mga medical front-liners, isinusulong na sa kamara.

Western Visayas Records Over 21K Covid-19 Recoveries

Good News! The number of recovered Covid-19 cases in parts of Western Visayas is improving.

Spotlight

Synergeia Rolls Out Assessment Tests To Gauge Learning During Pandemic

With these new assessment tests, we'll finally know if distance education is indeed effective amid a pandemic.

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

Save the Children Philippines brings hope to protect children from the horrors of gun battles especially in parts of Muslim Mindanao.

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Lifestyle

The Life-Long Impact Of Brain Development In A Child’s First 5 Years

Interesting! Let's know how the first five years of a child's brain determines his success in the future.

Hendrick’s Gin Celebrates Love And Romance With The Perfect Pair This Valentine’s Day

Hendrick’s has something for you this coming Valentine's Day!

POND’S And Shopee Deliver ‘Smarter Skincare’ With First AI-Powered Chatbot

Customers can now interact with PONDS chatbot in Shopee as they launch their 'Smarter Skincare Just For You!'

Yellow Cab Introduces Its New Thin Crust Pizza, Starting At Just P249

New year new taste. Yellow Cab's New York Style Thin Crust Pizza is now available. The price starts at P249!

Entertainment

8 Family K-Dramas You Can Enjoy Over Lunas New Year

K-Drama is life! Time to add these K-Dramas to your list!

Award-Winning Film “Quezon’s Game” To Stream Worldwide On iWantTFC This January 27

Atin 'to! The historical movie "Quezon's Game" finally comes home to the Philippines and streams globally on iWantTFC beginning January 27.

Jamie Lends Her Voice For Inspirational Song “We Give Our Yes”

Diva Jamie Rivera's "We Give Our Yes" is the official song of the 500th anniversary of Christianity in the Philippines celebration.

More Stories

Salceda Files Bill To Modernize Gov’t Services

Albay Representative Joey Salceda files a bill seeking to streamline inefficient government processes to modernize the delivery of citizen services.

Palace Tackles Proposed Price Cap On Pork, Other Food Products

Mas magmamahal pa kaya ang presyo ng baboy?

DA To Mass-Produce New Test Kits For ASF In February

Good news! Rapid test kits for African swine fever will soon be available!

Duterte Wants Kids Aged 10-14 To Stay Inside Homes

Dapat nga bang hindi muna lumabas ng bahay ang mga batang ang edad ay sa pagitan ng 10-14?

LGUs Urged To Step Up Covid-19 Vaccine Info Campaign

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urges Local government units (LGUs) to exert more efforts informing the public about the government's Covid-19 vaccination program.

Travel

Bicol Int’l Airport Now 72.2% Complete

Malapit nang magkaroon ng airport sa Bicol!

Vaccinated People Still Need To Follow Travel Protocols

Nabakunahan man o hindi tuloy-tuloy pa rin ang pagsunod ng travel health protocols, ayon kay Duque.

Panagbenga 2021 Postponed Due To Pandemic

Walang Panagbenga ngayong taon. 🙁

Radisson Hotel Group Rises Above Challenges To Add 84 New Hotels Across Asia Pacific

Radisson Hotel Group adds 84 new hotels and resorts, covering eight of its distinct brands.

Motoring

MRT-3 Now Equipped With Touchless Temperature Scanners

“Automatic” and “touchless” temperature scanners are installed for passengers of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) as part of the rail service’s measures against the Covid-19.

13 Ilocos Region Bus Routes Resume Operations

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) now resumes point-to-point public transport in 13 modified routes.

Over 421K OFWs Served Via ‘Hatid Tulong’

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) transports stranded OFWs in Metro Manila back to their provinces by the ‘Hatid Tulong’ government program.