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All activities of PNPA Class of 2024 suspended following 2 deaths

Jul 11, 2020 - 3:39 PM

Cadet Fourth Class Jiary Jasen Papa dies due to low potassium intake days after a fellow cadet died of heatstroke

PNPA. A file photo of the Philippine National Police Academy Homecoming on March 17, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler


[OPINION] Understanding the power of privilege

Jun 18, 2020 - 9:00 AM

'Come July 1, 2020, voter registration will finally resume. That opens up another avenue where we could put our privilege to good use.'

Gladys Reyes to teach acting classes online

Jun 18, 2020 - 7:30 AM

How to be a kontrabida in-cam but a good person IRL? Sign us up!

Beyonce decries bigotry in message to graduates

Jun 08, 2020 - 10:47 AM

'Real change has started with you, this new generation of high school and college graduates we celebrate today,' says the singer

SPEECH. Beyonce congratulates the class of 2020 during a graduation speech aired on YouTube. Screenshot from YouTube Originals

Quezon City to provide tablets for 176,000 high school students

Jun 06, 2020 - 2:18 PM

A newly-approved local budget for education will also provide internet allowance and gadgets for public school teachers

BACK TO SCHOOL. File photo of elementary students. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

LOOK: PMA prepares for safe arrival of incoming cadets amid pandemic

Jun 03, 2020 - 12:31 PM

The incoming members of Class 2024 are subjected to health guidelines prescribed by the national government, including quarantine and PCR tests, before they head to the Philippine Military Academy in Baguio

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS. The Philippine Military Academy is currently processing the safe arrival of the 350 incoming cadets of Class 2024 in Fort del Pilar, Baguio City, under the existing COVID-19 guidelines established by the national government. Photos courtesy of TF 'Pagsundo'/WESCOM/ NOLCOM

'Bakuna muna': Duterte rejects August opening of classes

May 26, 2020 - 1:37 AM

'I will not allow the opening of classes na magdikit-dikit 'yang mga bata,' says President Rodrigo Duterte

NO PHYSICAL CLASSES. President Rodrigo Duterte holds a meeting with members of the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Emerging Infectious Diseases on May 25, 2020. Malacañang photo

Yet again, Duterte rewards PMA, PNPA valedictorians with house and lot

May 22, 2020 - 10:12 PM

The class goat, the least-rated cadet from either academy, gets a gun from the Commander-in-Chief

MILITARY CADETS. File photo of Philippine Military Academy cadets. PMA file photo

5 female cadets make it to top 10 of PMA Masidlawin Class of 2020

May 22, 2020 - 2:31 PM

Of the 196 members of the PMA Class of 2020, 23 are women

FEMALE TOPNOTCHERS. The female topnotchers of PMA Masidlawin Class 2020. Photo courtesy of PMA

Meet the top 3 of PMA 'Masidlawin' Class of 2020

May 22, 2020 - 11:51 AM

Cadet 1st Class Gemalyn Deocares Sugui, Cadet 1st Class Jade Campo Villanueva, and Cadet 1st Class Jefferson Yamson Salazar are from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, respectively

PMA TOP 3. Salutatoria Cadet First Class Jade Villanueva, Valedictorian Cadet First Class Gemalyn Deocares Sugui, and 3rd placer Cadet First Class Jefferson Yamson Salazar. Photos courtesy of PMA

Female cadet from Isabela tops PMA ‘Masidlawin’ class of 2020

May 22, 2020 - 8:59 AM

Cadet 1st Class Gemalyn Deocares Sugui and her 195 batchmates will graduate in a 'simple and private' ceremony as the Philippine Military Academy remains closed to the public – even to cadets' families – because of the coronavirus pandemic

TOPNOTCHER. Cadet 1st Class Gemalyn Deocares Sugui of Echague, Isabela, tops the Philippine Military Academy 'Masidlawin' Class of 2020. Photo from PMA

Keep fit in quarantine with online karate classes

May 21, 2020 - 2:02 PM

Learn karate virtually with certified senseis from the comforts of your home

Cambridge University moves lectures online until 2021

May 20, 2020 - 9:16 PM

Cambridge is the first UK university to set out its plans for the coming academic year starting in September

BTS members share own graduation stories in ‘Dear Class of 2020’

May 20, 2020 - 4:50 PM

The 7-member group also performs during the YouTube special for the Class of 2020

CONGRATULATIONS! K-pop sensation BTS addresses the Class of 2020. Still from BANGTAN TV

Cynthia Villar says sorry for offending middle-class workers

May 20, 2020 - 4:48 PM

Senator Cynthia Villar says her intention was why middle class workers who still received salaries were included in the list of cash beneficiaries, thus taking the benefit from 'the poor and the unemployed'

SORRY. File photo of Senator Cynthia Villar. Photo from Office of the senator.

Should the middle class receive subsidy?

Apr 28, 2020 - 2:26 PM

At least 32% of all families in the country are part of the middle class. It covers a wide range of income levels, asset ownership, and living conditions.

University of Makati students top Knowledge Channel's mini docu competition

Apr 19, 2020 - 2:18 PM

While the awarding ceremony was canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak, the 10 winning documentaries will be featured on Knowledge Channel in May

WINS. Class Project, a mini documentary competition, announces winners and finalists on April 17. Screenshot from Knowledge Channel's video

How do we watch? Of Netflix and lockdowns (and K-dramas)

Apr 16, 2020 - 8:09 PM

According to Twitter, these are the viewing habits of Filipinos during the COVID-19 pandemic

LIST: Free e-learning resources for kids

Apr 05, 2020 - 7:00 PM

Check out these sites and YouTube accounts

Adulting 101: Upskilling for a post-pandemic future

Mar 21, 2020 - 12:11 PM

We have compiled a list of free online resources ranging from education to wellness

Malacañang extends class, gov't work suspension in Metro Manila to April 14

Mar 14, 2020 - 10:44 AM

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea cites the new date in a memorandum to heads of government agencies, government-owned or controlled corporations, government financial institutions, state universities and colleges, and LGUs

CLEANUP. A worker in protective gear disinfectsan office at the Marikina City Hall on March 13, 2020. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Duterte suspends classes, work in gov't in Metro Manila until April 12

Mar 12, 2020 - 9:17 PM

All private businesses in Metro Manila are also encouraged to observe flexible working arrangements

TAKING PRECAUTIONS. In this photo, people in Manila City wear face mask as precautionary measure against the novel coronavirus on March 9, 2020. Photo by KD Madrilejos/Rappler

Duterte suspends classes in Metro Manila March 10-14 over coronavirus threat

Mar 09, 2020 - 10:24 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says, 'The virus is so virulent that even contact, mere talking and handshaking could place you in jeopardy and we are trying to avoid losses, especially lives'

SUSPENDED. Health workers from the local government disinfect the classrooms and hallways of the Pasay City University as the classes were suspended for two days to give way for school disinfection as part of the city's precautionary measure against the spread of the Coronavorus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on March 9, 2020. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions due to coronavirus

Mar 08, 2020 - 4:10 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended as preventive measures are taken against the novel coronavirus

Albay suspends classes due to torrential rains and flooding

Mar 06, 2020 - 5:04 PM

The Albay Public Safety and Emergency Management Office directs all city and municipal disaster officials to initiate measures and closely monitor areas vulnerable to landslides and flooding

LEGAZPI FLOOD. Albay suspends classes due to torrential rains and flooding on March 6, 2020. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Apple agrees to $500M deal in iPhone-slowing lawsuit

Mar 03, 2020 - 1:20 PM

People in the US who owned iPhone 7 models or older will get $25 for each handset, with the amount rising or falling depending on how many people file claims and costs of getting word to them

APPLE. A man walks outside an Apple Store in Beijing on February 22, 2020. Photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP


FALSE HEADLINE: 'No classes' on 3 dates in March 2020 due to special holidays

Feb 28, 2020 - 8:33 PM

The special non-working holidays on March 2, 7, and 31 cover only certain areas and are not nationwide holidays

PMA to honor Lacson, Honasan

Feb 20, 2020 - 6:42 PM

This year's PMA Alumni Homecoming on Saturday is a private affair because of the threat of the COVID-19

HONOREES. Sen. Panfilo Lacson during the Senate hearing on the amendment of the Anti-Terrorism bill on October 1, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Negros Oriental suspends classes in public schools amid coronavirus threat

Feb 04, 2020 - 8:17 PM

Classes in all levels in public schools are suspended from February 5 to 7. Private schools may suspend classes at their own discretion.

Novel coronavirus scare prompts indefinite class suspension in some Kalibo schools

Jan 30, 2020 - 2:40 PM

The schools are near the government training center currently housing Chinese tourists under observation for exposure to the novel coronavirus

 KALIBO. An aerial view of the Regional Science High School for Region VI, which is a stone's throw away from the Aklan Training Center. Photo from the Facebook page of the Regional Science High School for Region VI

#WalangPasok: Schools suspend classes as coronavirus precaution

Jan 27, 2020 - 1:07 PM

These are Chinese schools, where some teachers and students have been traveling to and from China to celebrate Lunar New Year

SUSPENSIONS. Some Chinese schools in Manila suspend classes amid teachers and students traveling to China to celebrate Lunar New Year, causing alarm for probable exposure to the coronavirus. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

#WalangPasok in Batangas until Taal Volcano under Alert Level 4

Jan 19, 2020 - 4:30 PM

Batangas Governor Hermilando Mandanas suspends classes for all levels in all public and private schools while Alert Level 4 is raised

Villagers affected by the eruption of the Taal Volcano stay at an evacuation center in the Municipality of Alitagtag, Batangas on January 15, 2020. Photo by Dante Diosina Jr/Rappler

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Thursday, January 16, 2020

Jan 15, 2020 - 7:15 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Thursday, January 16, 2020

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Jan 14, 2020 - 6:25 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Wednesday, January 15, 2020

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Jan 13, 2020 - 3:55 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Tuesday, January 14, 2020

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, January 13, 2020

Jan 12, 2020 - 6:10 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Monday, January 13, 2020

#WalangPasok in Manila for Traslacion 2020

Jan 06, 2020 - 8:44 PM

Mayor Isko Moreno suspends work and classes in Manila for ‘public order and safety’

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, December 16, 2019

Dec 15, 2019 - 4:35 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Monday, December 16, 2019

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Dec 03, 2019 - 5:00 PM

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#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Dec 02, 2019 - 4:40 PM

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#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, December 2, 2019

Dec 01, 2019 - 8:35 AM

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#WalangPasok: Class suspensions for SEA Games 2019

Nov 26, 2019 - 8:51 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of class suspensions during SEA Games 2019

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Nov 19, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Wednesday, November 20, 2019

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Nov 18, 2019 - 4:55 PM

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#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, November 18, 2019

Nov 17, 2019 - 12:40 PM

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#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Friday, November 15, 2019

Nov 14, 2019 - 1:00 PM

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#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Thursday, November 14, 2019

Nov 13, 2019 - 11:55 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Thursday, November 14, 2019

PMA cadet drowns, found in pool after swimming class

Nov 08, 2019 - 7:48 PM

(UPDATED) Cadet 4th Class Mario Telan Jr was found 'in the 15-foot deep end of the pool' hours after his swimming class, says the Philippine Military Academy

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#WalangPasok: Class, work suspensions, Thursday, October 31, 2019

Oct 30, 2019 - 12:00 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for class and work suspension announcements for Thursday, October 31, 2019, for All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Oct 29, 2019 - 6:02 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Wednesday, October 30, 2019, due to a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck Cotabato