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Walang pasok: More areas suspend classes on Wednesday, August 8

August 8, 2012 10:52am
Flood turns UST grounds into urban lake
Flood turns UST grounds into urban lake. The University of Sto. Tomas campus grounds and EspaƱa Boulevard have become a lake as floods spawned by a southwest monsoon continue to dump rain on Manila and other parts of the country Tuesday. James Bringas via YouScoop
More areas suspended classes in Metro Manila and nearby provinces on August 8, with many parts still flooded due to continuous monsoon rains in past days.

Areas with no classes in all levels in the National Capital Region include:
 
  • Caloocan City
  • Las Piñas
  • Makati City
  • Malabon
  • Mandaluyong
  • Manila
  • Marikina City
  • Muntinlupa City
  • Navotas City
  • Parañaque 
  • Pasay City
  • Pasig City
  • Pateros
  • Quezon City
  • San Juan
  • Taguig
  • Valenzuela City
 
Provinces:
 
  • Antipolo, Rizal
  • Binangonan, Rizal
  • Bataan
  • Batangas
  • Bulacan
  • Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija
  • Cainta, Rizal
  • Cavite
  • Laguna
  • Malolos, Bulacan
  • Montalban, Rizal
  • Nueva Ecija ( classes from grade school to high school)
  • Olongapo, Zambales
  • Pampanga
  • Pangasinan
  • Rodriguez, Rizal
  • San Mateo, Rizal
  • Tarlac (classes grade school to high school)
  • Taytay, Rizal
 
Schools
 
Classes in all levels: 
 
  • Adamson University
  • Asian Institute of Computer Studies (except for Tarlac and Cabanatuan branch)
  • Ateneo de Manila University
  • Ateneo Law School
  • Centro Escolar University (all campuses)
  • Chinese General Hospital Colleges
  • De La Salle University
  • Don Bosco (Mandaluyong)
  • Far Eastern University (all campuses)
  • Fatima University
  • Jose Rizal University
  • Letran
  • Malayan Colleges (Laguna)
  • Manila Tytana University
  • Manuel L. Quezon University (Manila)
  • National University
  • Our Lady of Fatima University - all campuses, all levels
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines (Sta. Mesa, Manila; San Juan; and Taguig campuses)
  • St. Jude College
  • St. Paul (Pasig)
  • Technological University of the Philippines
  • University of Perpetual Help Las Piñas, Molino, and Calamba
  • University of the Philippines (Manila and Los Baños)
  • University of Sto. Tomas (until August 9, Thursday) 
 
Many schools, along with gymnasiums and chapels, are being used as centers for evacuation as well as relief operations.

The Department of Education on Tuesday night belied supposed "news updates" claiming it and the Commission on Higher Education had suspended classes up to Friday, August 10.

Both agencies follow a new Malacañang guideline which leaves class suspensions up to local government units.
 
As early as Tuesday morning, LGUs such as the Marikina City government announced the suspension of classes for Wednesday.

By Tuesday afternoon, Parañaque and Muntinlupa also announced the suspension of classes for Wednesday. — Carmela Lapeña/RSJ, GMA News

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