A WORKER of the National Parks Development Committee cleans the Flower Clock at the Rizal Park in Manila, a day after President Aquino signed a law setting the Philippine Standard Time, yesterday. (Photo by Michael Varcas)
Atheists should be seen as good people if they do good, Pope Francis said on Wednesday in his latest urging that people of all religions – or no religion – work together.
MEMBERS of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) rescue team, clad in fatigue uniforms, board a truck for their deployment in Manila to help clear the sidewalks of vendors and other obstructions. (Photo by KJ Rosales)
SENATOR Manny Villar and Senator-elect Cynthia Villar check the plastic school chairs, finish product of the Waste Plastic Recycling Factory in Barangay Ilaya, Las Pinas, which they inaugurated yesterday morning. The factory turns plastic wastes into durable school chairs that could last up to 20 years. (Photo by Linus Guardian Escandor II)
SINGER Richard Poon and actress Maricar Reyes are eyeing to tie the knot in an “exclusive” wedding some time this year.
GRANDMASTER Darwin Laylo (seated, left) is locked in a battle with GM Li Shilong of China during the sixth round of the Manny Pacquiao Cup Asian Continental Chess Championship at the Midas Hotel and Casino. Watching the game (from left) are GM Mark Paragua, NCFP executive-director Jayson Gonzales, NCFP secretary-general Cavite Rep. Bambol Tolentino and NCFP director - Rommel Tacorda.
MIAMI Heat guard Dwyane Wade battles for a lose ball against Indiana Pacers guard George Hill during the third quarter of Game 1 in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Indiana Pacers against the Miami Heat in Miami. (AP photo)
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Manila, Philippines – TO ensure that children with special needs are provided special assistance, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has issued the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for Republic Act (RA) 10165, the Foster Care Act of 2012. This law carries out to the State policy the right of children including proper care and nutrition and special protection...
Manila, Philippines – The Quezon City Council wants tax deductions granted to parents and legal guardians of children with special needs.
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Manila, Philippines – The Quezon City Council has expressed support for the granting of tax deductions to parents and legal guardians of children with special needs.
Councilor Julienne Alyson Rae Medalla said that the tax deduction will ease the exorbitant expenses incurred by the parents and legal guardians on the needs of the special children. The city council has recently passed...
Manila, Philippines – To enable public schools to properly respond to the needs of gifted children and those with learning disabilities, the Department of Education (DepEd) has increased the budget for elementary Special Education (SPED) centers all over the country by more than 50 percent.
According to Education Secretary Armin Luistro, from P115 million last year, the government...
Manila, Philippines – Quezon City 2nd District Councilor Alyson Rae V. Medalla proposed a resolution urging the city government to provide additional teaching materials and similar equipment in the city’s libraries and public schools to further hone the skills of children with special needs.
Medalla said that her proposal mandates the installation of special education facilities...
Manila, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) said that its early school registration for kindergarten and Grade 1 pupils and first-year high school students for school year 2012-2013 is set on January 28, Saturday, nationwide.
The registration also gives out-of-school children (OSC), out-of-school youth (OSY), and children with special needs and disabilities a chance...
Manila, Philippines – The Holiday Season came early for children in Pasig City with the launching last week of the local city government’s Christmas Display at the M. Eusebio Quadrangle in Pasig City.
Pasig City Mayor Robert “Bobby“ Eusebio said dozens of street children and children with special needs under the care and protection of the local DSWD were first treated...
MANILA, Philippines (Tempo) – Senate President Pro Tempore Jose “Jinggoy” E. Estrada said there is no need for the government to establish a rehabilitation center for youth offenders.
This is because the country’s problem on juvenile delinquents can be solved by the Foster Care Act or Senate Bill (SB) No. 2486 that the Senate passed on third and final reading early this month,...
MANILA, Philippines – Pangasinan Rep. Gina de Venecia is pushing the passage of House Bill (HB) No. 4447 or the Empowerment of Children with Special Needs Act to ensure that all special children will have the capability to live a productive life.
De Venecia, wife of former House Speaker Jose C. de Venecia Jr., proposed in HB 4447 that a Center for Children with Special Needs will be...