K-12: A step in the right direction?
Aug28

K-12: A step in the right direction?

The Philippines finally takes the first crucial steps toward education reform. But what will it entail — and will it work? Niña Terol-Zialcita takes the time to hit the books to find out. On June 2012, some 31 million students — a population larger than that of Malaysia — trooped back to school with a new curriculum that is said to put the Philippines firmly on the road to progress. Over two million of them are five-year-olds going to...

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10 Ways to Enjoy Honda Bay, Palawan
Jul04

10 Ways to Enjoy Honda Bay, Palawan

By Niña Terol-Zialcita and Toni Alvarez It was the late great French explorer and author Jacques Cousteau who labeled Palawan “the last refuge.” Indeed, this group of islands in the southwestern part of the Philippines presents Mother Nature in her purest and most unbridled: deep-blue waters teeming with rich biodiversity; virginal islands with lush green forests and powder-fine sand sans the bars and drunken crowds; fresh, succulent...

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