Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Special Reports

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...

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...

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