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Asean integration does not bode well for PH agriculture, says exec


Asean economic integration might have dire consequences for Philippine agriculture, which remains largely underdeveloped and “un-mechanized” and is, therefore, ill-equipped to compete in the free market, an undersecretary in the Department of Labor and Employment said here Tuesday.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »


The meaning of winning in UP Diliman

UP bonfire

I was there when  UP last won the UAAP championship in 1986 and I even joined the pandemonium on the court at the ULTRA to celebrate my alma mater’s first basketball championship in more than 25 years. How I wish I could have also joined last week’s bonfire on the Diliman campus to celebrate the Maroons’ first […]

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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 »