Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Special Reports

Dedicated crisis mgmt office needed, says emergency official

ESTABLISHING a crisis management office in UST is essential to improving disaster preparedness for impending natural hazards, an emergency training professional said. Juliano Parena Jr.,...

‘UST at risk with lack of crisis management’

INADEQUATE crisis management training may place the University at risk in the event of a bombing, an earthquake, or even a lone-wolf attack like...

‘Do not fixate on bar exam results’ — Cebu law dean

A CEBU law dean has downplayed the “top-performing law school notion” in the country, saying law schools should not be benchmarked on bar results...

La Salle dean proposes ban on political turncoats

A POLITICAL science professor is calling for the passage of a Senate bill that seeks to prevent switching among members of national political parties. “We...

Address cybercrime in schools —education lawyer

AN EDUCATION lawyer has called for policies that address cybercrime cases in educational institutions. Joseph Noel Estrada, legal counsel of Catholic Educational Association of the...

Less flooding now in UST?

THE UNIVERSITY plans to improve its flood control system to mitigate flooding on campus during the rainy season. Rector Fr. Herminio Dagohoy, O.P. said UST...

Fewer general education courses eyed in 2018

  GENERAL Education departments of the University are set to offer fewer courses by 2018 following the mandate of the Commission on Higher Education (Ched)...

‘Ched has no mandate to suspend field trips’

AN EDUCATION lawyer has criticized the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) for abusing its authority when it ordered a moratorium on off-campus activities after...

Thomasians urged to link with Latin America

AN ECONOMIC consultant has urged Thomasians to engage in international linkages with countries in Latin America to strengthen economic ties between the Philippines and...

Anti-discrimination bill may breach religious freedom, a CBCP lawyer says

A LAWYER for the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) wants amendments to an “anti-discrimination” bill, warning that the measure could infringe upon...

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