Raymond Patrick Tolentino graduated summa cum laude from Georgetown University and was named Salutatorian of the University’s Class of 2009. Tolentino earned a degree in English with a minor in Government and Japanese, and finished with a Quality Point Index (QPI) of 3.989.
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By Paolo Reyes – THE Philippines’ claim as the only English-speaking country in Asia used to be a proud badge that every Filipino wore. We always marketed our country as having the highest literacy rate in the region, thus a foreign investor’s dream location. Sadly, this competitive advantage is Read more »
MANILA, Philippines – Poet and critic Gémino Abad has been named this year’s recipient of Italy’s most coveted literary prize, the Prize Premio Feronia – Citta di Fiano 2009 under the foreign author category. The prize will be conferred on July 11 during the Nomination Ceremony at the historic Castle Read more »
By Rainier Allan Ronda MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs’ (BOC) revised interpretation of a law that granted tax-free importation of foreign books could soon make international best-selling books scarce in local bookstores and out of the reach of ordinary Filipino book lovers.