Bohol’s death toll now at 199

The total number of deaths in the province due to Covid-19 is now at 199 after new deaths were reported, the provincial government of Bohol said on Saturday, July 31, 2021.

Tagbilaran karate team wins 3 medals

The Tagbilaran City Karatedo Team SSKI-JKS (Sphinx Shotokan Karatedo International Japan Karate Shoto) recently won three medals in an international tournament in New Clark City in Tarlac province.

UP students develop disaster management apps to help Bohol residents

A disaster risk management system for islands in Bohol created by a team of four students from various University of the Philippines campuses emerged as one of the Top 10 Global Finalists of Google Developer Student Clubs’ (DSC) 2021 Solution Challenge, an annual competition which invites students to develop a solution for one or more of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) problems using Google products or platforms.

Mothers know best

As a mother, CARD MRI Microentrepreneur Rhodora Angeles wants only the best for her family; best food, best health, best life. Little did she know that her concern for her daughter’s health will open a new opportunity for her and her family that would change their lives.

Why Education matters

July started with a bang for the Philippine education sector with the publication of a World Bank (WB) report lamenting that Filipino students do not meet learning standards. Education Secretary Leonor Briones immediately took WB to task, stating that the report lacked historical context and failed to include corrective measures by the government. Groups advocating reforms chided the Department of Education (DepEd), reiterating the need for improvement in our educational system.  The WB has apologized and removed the publication from its website, but the debate on issues plaguing Philippine education rages on.