‘I still cannot believe it,’ says Antique native in video »

ILOILO CITY—The young woman from Culasi town in Antique province, who was subject of a video posted by Facebook founder and chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg, is elated over becoming an online sensation. “I’m having goosebumps. I still cannot believe it,” Riza Mae Tachado told the INQUIRER in a telephone interview from Mararison Island in […]

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Two visually impaired students sit for assessment exam in Malaysia »

Being physically challenged did not deter two visually impaired students here from sitting for the Pentaksiran Tingkatan 3 (PT3) or assessment exam.

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Boy who once cut grass now making the cut as a doctor »

Six years ago, generous members of the public contributed to make a struggling student’s dreams come true. Their help has not gone in vain.

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For the 1st time, MIT’s free online classes can lead to degree »

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts — The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has offered free online courses for the last four years with one major downside: They didn’t count toward a degree. That’s about to change. In a pilot project announced Wednesday, students will be able to take a semester of free online courses in one of MIT’s graduate […]

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Read-Along essay winner’s favorite character was a pug »

TALES about recognizing and sharing one’s talent took center stage at a special Inquirer Read-Along session on Wednesday morning at the Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila School (LRMS) in Cainta, Rizal.

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Woman leader is also Mangyan peacekeeper »

WHEN Mangyan villagers could not accept the outcome of an election of officers in their Samahan ng Nagkakaisang Mangyan Alangan (Sanama) on the belief that the canvassers favored one party, they approached a quiet woman to resolve the dispute.

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At 17, she found herself with a broken home and nowhere to stay »

Six years ago in September, Rohaishah Hamid's life spiralled into a vortex of bleakness and unpredictability.

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Pagcor donates wheelchair, classrooms to ‘Yolanda’-hit provinces »

Everyday, 35-year-old Gina Galupo hikes a muddy and forested terrain while carrying her 10-year-old son Jay on her back to bring him to school.

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