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Pagcor releases P2B for classroom project

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PAGCOR, DepEd and DPWH inked a memorandum of agreement marking the 4th phase of the “Matuwid na Daan sa Silid-Aralan” school building program. The state-gaming firm provided an additional P2 billion for the project to fund the construction of more or less 1,500 classrooms in public schools nationwide. 

In photo (front row) are DepEd Secretary Bro. Armin Luistro (2nd from left), PAGCOR Chairman and CEO Cristino L. Naguiat, Jr., (middle), DPWH Secretary Rogelio Singson and other officials of the three agencies.

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation’s (Pagcor) has released an additional P2 billion for its “Matuwid na Daan Silid-Aralan” project, bringing its total contribution to the government’s school building program to a staggering P7 billion.

Posted: October 27th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Harvard alumni in PH unite for a cause

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HARVARD Club officers take their oath. Former President Fidel V. Ramos leads the induction of the Harvard Club of the Philippines’ new trustees, including (from left, first row) Anthony Amunategui Abad, Ginbee Go, Maria Carolina Dominguez, Sylvette Tankiang, Helen Go Tiu, (from left, second row) Mariana Zobel de Ayala, Gideon Javier and Rafael Alunan III.

It is one of the most renowned and elite learning institutions in the world.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Healthy schools prevent lifestyle diseases

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The World Health Organization estimates that NCDs (noncommunicable diseases such as cancer and those affecting the cardiovascular system) account for up to 35 million deaths worldwide every year, or up to 60 percent of all deaths annually.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Gov’t urged to invest in education, infra to draw more investments, create jobs

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The head of the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines urged the government to invest more in education and infrastructure for the energy and agriculture sectors to draw more investments that would open up more jobs for workers.

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Phinma unit seen to breach P1B mark

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Phinma Education, operator of a chain of four local tertiary educational institutions, is expected to breach the P1-billion turnover mark this fiscal year ending March 2015, cementing its position as the Phinma group’s biggest cash cow to date.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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