Students of Ateneo de Davao University started a Twitter hashtag #AdDUStrike Tuesday to vent their frustration on the university’s new memo that moved its summer and first semester final exams earlier to December.
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In a single day on November 10, a journalist was shot and two others were arrested for cyber libel, raising concern on the state of journalists’ safety amidst the pandemic and the impunity.
Those who want to take the admission exams for the University of the Philippines (UP) need to wait for another year.
The re-imposition of the city-wide curfew as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected the income of public transport drivers and market vendors, a labor group says.
The case filed by journalist Margarita Valle against 17 military and police officers for wrongly arresting her in 2019 was dismissed by the Office of the Ombudsman for lack of evidence, except for two officers who are ordered suspended for three months.
Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) official and National Task Force to End Local Communist Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) spokesperson Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr. has drawn flak for issuing threatening remarks against actress Liza Soberano and 2018 Ms. Universe Catriona Gray, some of the female celebrities who are vocal on their advocacies.
Tenant farmers in Mindanao who practice conventional farming have been suffering the “worst effects” of the Republic Act No. 11203 or the Rice Tariffication Law (RTL), according to a research of farmers-scientists network, Masipag Mindanao.
The tussle over the leadership of the House of Representatives drew criticisms from a netizen and the opposition for the way pro-administration factions prioritized politics over people’s concerns in the pandemic.
Local and foreign environmental advocacy groups have launched a project to save the remaining heritage trees in Davao City.
As the education sector began this school year with the “new normal” of holding online classes due to the coronavirus (Covid-19), students such as Grace have suffered physically and mentally with this new mode of online and distance learning.