Mayor Abby: Makati City Hits 100-Percent Enrollment Target

Mayor Abby: Makati City Hits 100-Percent Enrollment Target


Globe Recreates The Way You Learn With Special Promos

Globe introduces special Go promos for students and the GoTOK series to make quality learning and self-improvement accessible for everyone online and in real life!

Roma Point Bridge Construction In Full Swing With Republic Cement Support

Expected to be the longest bridge in Calabarzon, the Roma Point Bridge, also known as the Alabat Bridge, will be 1.7 kilometers long upon completion and will connect Alabat Island to mainland Quezon province.

Specialty Pulp Manufacturing Inc. Chooses 100% Clean Energy From EDC

Agriculture-based manufacturing company SPMI is now being powered by clean, renewable, reliable energy from EDC!

1st ARISE Virtual Annual General Membership Meeting Focused On Business Resilience

ARISE Philippines discusses the need to focus on key priority areas in its advocacies on disaster risk reduction in its first virtual Annual General Membership Meeting.

Makati City has reached 100 percent of its enrollment target for the school year 2020-2021 with 77,339 students, Mayor Abigail Binay announced Wednesday.

“We have exceeded last year’s record of 76,599 enrollees,” Binay said in a Facebook post.

Binay has earlier announced the provision of learner’s package and educational supplies for some 85,000 public students, as well as brand new laptops for 2,500 public school teachers in Makati, as the city ramped up efforts for the distance learning modality.

“To me, this mirrors the enthusiasm and drive of our students to continue learning,” she said.

Binay said the local government will extend all kinds of support the continuation of student’s education by all means “whether online, offline or without the need of any gadget” amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“To our #ProudMakatizen students, know that we are behind you all the way,” she added.

Meanwhile, the city government urged the residents with four-year-old children to enroll in the pre-kindergarten classes until August 31.

The parents can use the Makati online enrollment application via website link:

For further inquiries, parents should coordinate with the school’s principal or to the school’s enrolment focal person, where they wish to enroll their children.

Earlier, President Rodrigo Duterte has signed Republic Act 11480 on Friday (July 17) adjusting the school calendar due to the prevailing health crisis.

Department of Education Secretary Leonor Briones, meanwhile said once the academic calendar officially opens on August 24, a “safe back-to-school program” will be implemented. (PNA)

Over 20K OFWs In Kuwait Displaced Due To Pandemic

The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait estimated that over 20,000 OFWs have been displaced since the COVID-19 pandemic struck early 2020.

Bacolod City Shares Best COVID-19 Practices With Other LGUs

Bacolod City shares its best practices in responding to the COVID-19 crisis with some LGUs in Negros Occidental and other provinces in Western Visayas.

Dim Water Prospects Continue To Haunt 3 Luzon Dams

The Angat, San Roque, and Pantabangan dams in Luzon may still be struggling for water this November.

Christmas Parties In Metro Manila Cancelled This Year

Merry pa rin kaya ang Christmas kahit walang parties?

When To Catch The Orionid Meteor Shower

Planning for your stargazing date? Get ready this October 20th!

DSWD Completes Assessment Of 14.4M Poor Families For Listahanan 3

The Department of Social Welfare and Development says they have completed assessing the 14.4 million poor families included in the initial list of the third-round of assessment of the “Listahanan 3” or the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction.

Pasig Temporarily Shuts Down Community Kitchen

The Pasig city government has temporarily closed its community kitchen after one of its workers tested positive for the COVID-19.

Cops Told To Consult With LGUs On Travel Protocols

The Joint Task Force Covid Shield orders all police commanders to coordinate with their respective LGUs regarding travel protocols as the country gradually reopens the economy.

UK: COVID-19 Vaccines To Be Available In Early 2021

More than one COVID-19 vaccine are expected to be distributed by 2021.