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American nabbed for allegedly threatening doctor in fender bender case

The country’s leading universities including the University of the Philippines (pictured) remain highly regarded in international academic circles, but most of them slipped in the latest ranking of the world’s top 800 universities by the ratings firm Quacquarelli Symonds.

Quezon City lawmen arrested on Saturday afternoon a retired American Army man who allegedly threatened to harm a dentist over a fender bender inside the University of the Philippines (UP) campus in Diliman.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Only 5 in PH make list of Asia’s top universities


Only five of the country’s universities, led by the University of the Philippines, made it to this year’s list of top 300 Asian universities ranked by Quacquarelli Symonds, down from last year’s 14.

Posted: June 12th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Scholars for service

DACUMA plans to resume her teaching at UPLB.

While many graduating college students aspire to earn master’s and doctorate degrees, the cost of additional years of schooling makes them abandon their dream or put it on hold and brace themselves for job hunting and interviews.

Posted: February 24th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »


Manny Pangilinan and UP Diliman’s naked man

Six Young Filipino Martyrs edited by Asuncion David Maramba

In giving the University of the Philippines five million pesos, Manny Pangilinan was quoted by Interaksyon.com as saying, “I’ve always been intrigued by that big school in Diliman, lying behind that naked man with outstretched arms.”

Posted: October 14th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

PH professor defies ban, proceeds with screening of anti-Islam film

Harry Roque, chairman of the Center for International Law

Lawyer Harry Roque has defied a ban by the University of the Philippines and pushed through with the screening of the “Innocence of Muslims” Friday night.

Posted: September 21st, 2012 in Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

3 PH universities among world’s best English-teaching schools

admu.edu.ph photo

Three Philippine Universities are among the top 50 universities in the world when it comes to teaching English according to a new survey by the London-based research and ratings firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).

Posted: June 30th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

UP, Ateneo make it to world’s top 50


Who says that the quality of English teaching in the Philippines is declining? Two Philippine universities made the list of the top 50 English-teaching universities in the world, vaulting over some highly-regarded institutions in the United States, Europe and Asia. The University of the Philippines and the Ateneo de Manila University were declared among the [...]

Posted: July 7th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UP, Ateneo make it to top 50 world’s best English-teaching universities


Who says that the quality of English teaching in the Philippines is declining?

Posted: July 7th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UP Manila Chorale performs in Central Europe

Ambassador Evan P. Garcia with members of the UP Manila Chorale after their performance at the Galerie des pas Perdus, Palais des Nations.

MANILA, Philippines—Internationally-renowned UP Manila Chorale (UPMC) is in Central Europe for a series of performances, the Philippine Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Geneva said. The UPMC was in Geneva until May 6 where the group performed in concerts organized by the Philippines Alumni Association of Geneva. The chorale then proceeded to Germany and [...]

Posted: May 28th, 2011 in Europe,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

4 Philippine schools make it to Top 200 Asian universities

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MANILA, Philippines—Four Philippine universities made it in the Top 200 Asian Universities for 2011, career and education network QS reported. Philippines’ Number 1 is the University of the Philippines, which ranked at Number 62 in Asia. It was followed by the Ateneo de Manila University (No. 68 in Asia), University of Santo Tomas (No. 104 [...]

Posted: May 28th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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