Sunday, August 20, 2017

Special Reports

Senior High School seeks enrollment hike to 10,000

UST SENIOR High School (SHS) is set to double its enrolment to 10,000 students with the start of Grade 12 next academic year, raising...

Political dynasties to blame for poverty —expert

AN ECONOMIST has blamed well-entrenched political families for their incompetence in allocating economic resources and causing high poverty rates in the country. “The are...

No change three decades after EDSA Revolution, says lawmaker

NOT MUCH has changed in the government 31 years after the People Power Revolution that ousted the dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Sen. Gregorio Honasan, one of...

Senior High principal doubts revival of mandatory ROTC

THE PRINCIPAL of the UST Senior High School (SHS) has expressed doubt over the revival of mandatory Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program, citing...

Lawyer hits gov’t for neglect of heritage sites

MORE buildings don't mean more development. A lawyer has criticized the government for its failure to enforce laws on heritage conservation. Trixie Angeles, legal counsel of...

CBCP head calls on government to follow SC order vs abortifacients

THE HEAD of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has called on the government to respect the Supreme Court’s order to temporarily...

Federalism not the only solution

FEDERALISM advocates are advising the Duterte administration to pursue “comprehensive reforms” as changing the form of government alone will not end the country’s political...

Duterte’s war cannot wipe out drugs — expert

THE DUTERTE administration's bloody campaign against the illegal drug trade cannot eliminate the consumption and retail of narcotics, according to an expert. John Collins, head...

UST history dep’t calls for in-depth education

THE UST Department of History is calling for a more comprehensive education to cure Thomasians' lack of concern on national issues, such as rejecting...

Thomasians not apathetic on Marcos burial

THE UNIVERSITY has yet to release its stand on the burial of the deposed dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, even...

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