Friday, July 20, 2018

LIVESTREAM: SONA 2018 of President Rodrigo Duterte

MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will deliver his third State-of-the-Nation-Address (SONA) on July 23, 2018 (Monday) at Batasang Pambansa. The SONA 2018 live streaming videos will be available in few hours before the event, courtesy of RTV Malacañang. People's Television Network (PTV) is also covering the event; live streaming video is will be embedded. Meanwhile, local mainstream media including TV5, GMA7, ABS-CBN, among others, are likewise expected to cover and stream the occasion.

SONA 2018 RELATED ARTICLES
OTHER DETAILS

Officials from the House of Representatives said that stricter security measures will be implemented at Batasang Pambansa. This is to prepare the area from all security threats including terrorism, protests, among others.

In a related report, this year's SONA will only last for 35 minutes, however, this might take longer as the Congress is expected to ratify the Bangsamoro Basic Law before the event. Congress said that there is no imminent security threats on the President's 3rd SONA. Amidst, House Secretary General Roland Detabali said via GMANews report that they have entailed maximum security details to ensure safety of the President and guests. To quote,
We're actually doing exercises so that we can deal with these problems
We've been talking to the presidential escort units especially the officers.
Three days before the SONA, only those who have access to work here, to deliver supplies and work on the other facilities for the SONA will be allowed access
Meanwhile, Joyce Bernal, a romantic-comedy film director will be directing the event. Last year, SONA was directed by internationally-acclaimed director Brilliante Mendoza.

Classes at all levels in Quezon City have already been suspended on July 24, 2017 as part of the preparations.



QUICK SONA RECAP

President Duterte's SONA in 2016 and 2017 was directed by Director Brillante Mendoza and was aired at local mainstream media including ABS-CBN, GMA, TV5, among others. Below are the contents of his SONA last year. Videos are courtesy of ABS-CBN and PTV.







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#WalangPasok – Class Suspensions on July 23, 2018 due to SONA

MANILA, Philippines - Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista, through Quezon City Local Government Facebook page announced the suspension of classes at all levels, public and private in Quezon City on Monday, July 23, 2018 due to the third State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. Some colleges and universities are also expected to declare work and class cancellations. During last year's SONA, twelve (12) nearby schools/ universities have suspended their work and classes due to expected demonstrations in light of the celebration.

List of Class Cancellations on July 23, 2018
This is a developing story. Stay tuned at this page for the updated list of areas with declaration of work and class suspensions on July 23, 2018.

As quoted from the post,
#WalangPasok Mayor Herbert M. Bautista has ordered the suspension of classes, all levels (public and private) in Quezon City on Monday JULY 23, 2018 the president's State of the Nation Address (SONA).
The State of the Nation Address will be held at Batasang Pambansa on the above-stipulated date. As with previous SONAs, heavy traffic is expected at surrounding major roads around the area.



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Thursday, July 19, 2018

July 2018 Optometry Board Exam Result – List of Passers

MANILA, Philippines – The Optometry board exam results for July 2018 including the official list of passers, top 10 examinees, performance of schools, among other important announcements will be available at this website as soon as the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) releases the results online 2-3 working days after the exams. The licensure examinations are administered by PRC Board of Optometry headed by its Chairman, Dr. Teresita R. Yambot and its members, Dr. Mary Rose S. Paredes, Dr. Maria Elizabeth B. Valconcha, Dr. Bernardita A. Garcia and Dr. Vivian S. Sarabia on July 16-18, 2018 (Written) and July 19-21, 2018 (Practical) at PRC testing center in Manila.

JULY 2018 OPTOMETRIST BOARD EXAM RESULTS SUMMARY
Roll of Successful Examinees in the
OPTOMETRIST LICENSURE EXAMINATION
Held on JULY 16, 2018 & FF. Days
Released on JULY 2018
Seq. No. Name
[To be updated as soon as PRC releases official results...] RELEASE OF RESULTS

As per PRC Resolution No. 2017-1068 series of 2017 or the “Schedule of Licensure Examination for Year 2018”, the target release date of July 2018 Optometry board exam result will be in three (3) working days the exams or by Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

However, results may also be released earlier or later than the target date without prior notice.

On the same exams conducted by PRC on July 2016 and July 2015, results were released after three (3) working days while seven (7) working days on July 2017.

REGISTRATION DATE & REQUIREMENTS

The schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration will be announced by PRC.

PRC is strictly implementing the online registration system for all passers effective March 30, 2016. Initial registrants are advised to register online via http://online1.prc.gov.ph, an online application and registration portal of PRC.

Here are the registration requirements:
  • Notice of Admission (NOA) - for identification purposes
  • Duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
  • Passport-sized ID Photos in white background and with complete name tag (2 pieces)
  • Documentary Stamps (2 sets)
  • Short Brown Envelope (1 piece)
PRC added that successful examinees shall personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.
EXAMINATION COVERAGE

The five days board exam for Optometrist (written) covered the following topics:
  • Ocular Pharmacology 10%; 
  • Ocular/Visual Biology 10%; 
  • Primary Care and Refraction 15%; 
  • Practical, Theoretical and Opthalmic Dispensing including Contact Lenses 15%; 
  • Ocular Diseases and Ocular Emergencies 10%; 
  • Jurisprudence, Ethics and Practice Management 10%; 
  • Physiological Optics, Binocular Vision and Perception 15%; 
  • Clinical Optometry and Specialty Areas in Optometry 15%.
Meanwhile, practical tests include objective examination, subjective examination, ophthalmic lens laboratory, clinical optometry and contact lens practice.

PREVIOUS EXAMS

Optometry is one of the programs with less number of examinees being administered by PRC.

On the most recent exams adminisred on July 2017, 138 out of 169 examinees passed or 81.66% overall passing rate. Jennifer Juachon Parmerola from Manila Central University - Caloocan City ranked first in the exams garnering 88.71% rating followed by Lorielen Mari Tongol Manahan from Manila Central University in Caloocan City having 87.38%.

During July 2016, 112 out of 131 examinees passed. Centro Escolar University (CSU) - Manila was the only school in the top performing schools list having 58 out of 63 examinees passed or an overall passing rate of 92.06%. Tarrah Akeem Llanto Baluso from CSU - Manila ranked first in the exams garnering 85.99% rating followed by Jenno Subiera Lantaya from Mindanao Medical Foundation College having 85.95%.

Below is the table showing the number of examinees, total number of passers and overall passing rate in the last five (5) optometrist board exams, courtesy of PRC.

Exam DateTotal No. ExamineesTotal No. PassersPassing Rate
July 201716913881.66%
July 201613111285.50%
July 201511410592.11%
July 201411811194.07%
December 2013968285.42%



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July 2018 Optometrist Board Exam Result – Verification of Rating

MANILA, Philippines - The verification of ratings and test results for the July 2018 Optometrist board exam given by PRC Board of Optometry will be available online few working days after the posting of results.
Successful takers can refer to PRC official website and use the Verification Page to know their board examination passing rate. As posted, a passer shall only provide the exam name, the date of examination, the application number, first name and last name and the birth-date.

JULY 2018 OPTOMETRIST BOARD EXAM RESULTS SUMMARY
Passers of July 2018 Optometry board exams are advised that the Professional Regulation Commission has fully utilized the online registration for issuance of Professional Identification Card and Certificate of Registration. The date of registration are provided in the main page together with official results.
Meanwhile, detailed step by step procedures on initial registration for board passers are itemized here.



OATH TAKING SCHEDULE

As posted, the date and venue of the ceremonies come few weeks after the release of board exam.

To keep updated on related news and announcements about Optometry Board Exam result for July 2018, we advise our visitors to bookmark this page, visit PRC official website, follow us at our social media pages via Facebook and Twitter or join the members discussions at our Facebook Group.

Optometrist Board Exam Result July 2018 – Performance of Schools

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) is expected to announce the top performing schools for July 2018 Optometry board exam three (3) working days after the last day of exams. The official results include the official list of passers, top examinees, performance of schools, oath-taking schedule, registration requirements, among other important announcements.

JULY 2018 OPTOMETRIST BOARD EXAM RESULTS SUMMARY
PRC recognizes the top schools (colleges and universities) in the July 2018 Optometrist board exams.

Shown below is the complete list of schools' performance for Optometry licensure exam as well as the top performing schools with 50 or more examinees passed and with at least 80% overall passing percentage; as per Commission Resolution No. 2010-547 series of 2010, courtesy of PRC.

TOP PERFORMING SCHOOLS: July 2018 Optometry Board Exam
RANK SCHOOL TOTAL NO. OF EXAM. TOTAL NO. PASSED PERCENTAGE PASSED
TBATBA TBA TBA TBA
PERFORMANCE OF SCHOOLS: July 2018 Optometrist Board Exam
[To be updated as soon as PRC releases official results...]




UPDATES

PRCboard.com is among the trusted websites that provides timely and reliable information in any board examination conducted by PRC and other related government agencies. For verification, we recommend to refer to PRC official website.

Meanwhile, to keep updated on the Optometry board exam result for July 2018, we advise our visitors to bookmark this page and follow us at our social media pages via Facebook and Twitter or join the members discussions at our Facebook Group.

Optometry Board Exam Result July 2018 – Top 10 Passers

The top 10 passers in the Optometry board exam for July 2018 are available at this website as PRC releases the full results 2-3 working days after the administration of exams.

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) recognizes the top 10 examinees who garnered the highest examination ratings in any of its administered licensure exam. Shown below is the complete list of July 2018 Optometrist top 10 examinees including the school they're from as well as their rating. The list is courtesy of PRC.

JULY 2018 OPTOMETRIST BOARD EXAM RESULTS SUMMARY
TOP 10 PASSERS: JULY 2018 OPTOMETRY BOARD EXAM TOPNOTCHERS
RANK NAME SCHOOL RATING%
TBATBATBATBA
RELEASE OF RESULTS

As mentioned in the main page of this article, through PRC Resolution 2017-1068, official results will be published by Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

Meanwhile, the specified release date is not final as official results may also be out online earlier or later than the target date without prior notice.



UPDATES

PRCboard.com is one of the trusted websites that provides timely and reliable information in any board examination conducted by PRC and other related government agencies. For verification, we recommend to refer to PRC official website.

Meanwhile, to keep updated on the official result of July 2018 Optometry board exam, we advise our visitors to bookmark this page, visit PRC official website, follow us at our social media pages via Facebook and Twitter or join the members discussions at our Facebook Group.

#WalangPasok: Class Suspensions on July 20, 2018 (Friday)

MANILA, Philippines - Class suspensions on Friday, July 20, 2018 are announced at certain areas by Local Government Units (LGUs) due to inclement weather conditions brought by southwest moonsoon or "Habagat" intensified by Tropical Storm "Inday" resulting to flodding at low-lying areas.

Here's the live list of class/ work suspensions as declared by respective LGUs on July 20, 2018.

METRO MANILA
PROVINCES
Cancellation of classes for colleges and universities will be at discretion of school officials/ administrators. PAGASA WEATHER UPDATE

According to PAGASA weather update issued at 11:00 PM, 18 July 2018.
"Inday" has intensified into a Tropical Storm as it continues to move Northeastward. 
The Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) enhanced by Tropical Storm "INDAY" will bring intermittent moderate to occasional heavy monsoon rains over Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Zambales, Bataan, Pampanga and Bulacan. Meanwhile, scattered light to moderate with at times heavy rains is expected over Metro Manila, Cagayan Valley, Cavite, Batangas, Laguna and the rest of Central Luzon until Friday (20 July). 
Residents of these areas, especially those living in low-lying and mountainous areas, are advised to take appropriate actions against possible flooding and landslides, continue monitoring for updates, coordinate with local disaster risk reduction and management offices. 
Sea travel is risky over the western seaboard of Central and Southern Luzon due to rough to very rough seas associated with the Southwest Monsoon.
Note: PAGASA weather announcement will be updated soon as the latest forecast has been posted.

Shall there be a typhoon warning signals to an area, automatic class suspension guidelines from the Department of Education will be observed. Images below are courtesy of DepEd.




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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

#WalangPasok: Class Suspensions on July 19, 2018 (Thursday)

MANILA, Philippines - Class suspensions on Thursday, July 19, 2018 are announced at certain areas by Local Government Units (LGUs) due to inclement weather conditions brought by southwest moonsoon or "Habagat" as well as flooding caused by heavy rains.

Here's the live list of class/ work suspensions as declared by respective LGUs on July 19, 2018.

METRO MANILA
  • No announcements as of this writing
PROVINCES
Cancellation of classes for colleges and universities will be at discretion of school officials/ administrators. PAGASA WEATHER UPDATE

According to PAGASA weather update issued at 4:00 AM today, 18 July 2018 .
At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 540  km East of Aparri, Cagayan (19.0 °N, 126.7 °E).  Southwest Monsoon affecting Luzon and Visayas. 
Metro Manila, Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, CALABARZON, and MIMAROPA will experience monsoon rains caused by southwest monsoon while possible flooding and landslides due to light to moderate  with occasional heavy rains are expected.
Bicol Region and Visayas will be having cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms while Mindanao area will be having partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.
Note: PAGASA weather announcement will be updated soon as the latest forecast has been posted.

Shall there be a typhoon warning signals to an area, automatic class suspension guidelines from the Department of Education will be observed. Images below are courtesy of DepEd.




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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

July 2018 Ocular Pharmacology Board Exam Result – List of Passers, Top 10, Performance of Schools

MANILA, Philippines – The Ocular Pharmacology board exam results for July 2018 including the official list of passers, top 10 examinees, performance of schools, among other important announcements will be available at this website as soon as the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) releases the results online few working days after the exams. The licensure examinations are administered by PRC Board of Optometry headed by its Chairman, Dr. Teresita R. Yambot and its members, Dr. Mary Rose S. Paredes, Dr. Maria Elizabeth B. Valconcha, Dr. Bernardita A. Garcia and Dr. Vivian S. Sarabia on July 16, 2018 at PRC testing center in Manila.

Roll of Successful Examinees in the
OCULAR PHARMACOLOGY (FOR OPTOMETRIST) LICENSURE EXAMINATION
Held on JULY 16, 2018
Released on JULY 2018
Seq. No. Name
[To be updated as soon as PRC releases official results...]

TOP 10 PASSERS: JULY 2018 OCULAR PHARMACOLOGY BOARD EXAM TOPNOTCHERS
RANKNAMESCHOOLRATING%
TBATBATBATBA
PERFORMANCE OF SCHOOLS: July 2018 Ocular Pharmacology Board Exam
[To be updated as soon as PRC releases official results...]

RELEASE OF RESULTS

As per PRC Resolution No. 2017-1068 series of 2017 or the “Schedule of Licensure Examination for Year 2018”, the target release date of July 2018 Ocular Pharmacology board exam result will be in three (3) working days after the Optometry board examinations or by Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

However, results may also be released earlier or later than the target date without prior notice.

On the same board exams administered by PRC on November 2016, results were out after two (2) working days.

REGISTRATION DATE & REQUIREMENTS

The schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration will be announced by PRC.

PRC is strictly implementing the online registration system for all passers effective March 30, 2016. Initial registrants are advised to register online via http://online1.prc.gov.ph, an online application and registration portal of PRC.

Here are the registration requirements:
  • Notice of Admission (NOA) - for identification purposes
  • Duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
  • Passport-sized ID Photos in white background and with complete name tag (2 pieces)
  • Documentary Stamps (2 sets)
  • Short Brown Envelope (1 piece)
PRC added that successful examinees shall personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.
PREVIOUS EXAMS

Ocular Pharmacology is one of the programs with less number of examinees being administered by PRC. On November 2016, 3 out of 11 examinees passed while on May 2016, 6 out of 19 examinees passed.




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#WalangPasok: Class Suspensions on July 18, 2018 (Wednesday)

MANILA, Philippines - Class suspensions on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 are announced at certain areas by Local Government Units (LGUs) due to inclement weather conditions brought by southwest moonsoon or "Habagat" intensified by Tropical Storm "Henry".

Here's the live list of class/ work suspensions as declared by respective LGUs on July 18, 2018.

METRO MANILA
PROVINCES
Cancellation of classes for colleges and universities will be at discretion of school officials/ administrators.

PAGASA WEATHER UPDATE

According to PAGASA weather update issued at 11:00 AM, 17 July 2018.
"Henry" has intensified into a tropical storm and is now outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). 
Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) #1 has been lifted over Babuyan Group of Islands and northern portion of Ilocos Norte. 
The Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) will bring monsoon rains over Metro Manila, Zambales, Bataan, Cavite, Batangas, Mindoro Provinces, Palawan and Western Visayas, and scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms over the rest of the country. Residents of these areas, especially those living in low-lying and mountainous areas, are advised to continue monitoring for updates, coordinate with their local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and take appropriate actions against possible flooding and landslides. 
Sea travel remains risky over the western seaboard of Southern Luzon. 
Meanwhile, at 10:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 915 km East of Aparri, Cagayan (18.0°N, 130.3°E). This weather disturbance may develop into a Tropical Depression in the next 36 hours.
Note: PAGASA weather announcement will be updated soon as the latest forecast has been posted.

Shall there be a typhoon warning signals to an area, automatic class suspension guidelines from the Department of Education will be observed. Images below are courtesy of DepEd.




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