Youth and teacher’s groups decry the recent decision of the Supreme Court (SC) affirming Commission on Higher Education’s (CHED) memorandum that would no longer require subjects on Filipino and Philippine Literature in college.
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The research group Center for Women Research (CWR) said the institutionalization of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) “merely reflects the inadequacies of the government in providing basic social services and its failure to eliminate the roots of poverty in the country.”
A pair of Philippine Eagle will soon land in Singapore for breeding, in a bid to conserve, as well as gather international support to help save the endangered population of the country’s national bird.
The back-to-back trade shows of Philippine Building and Construction Expo (PHILBEX) and Travel and Leisure Expo (TLEX) Davao 2019 formally opened on Thursday, May 9, in SMX Convention Center in SM Lanang Premier, showcasing the latest innovations and products in the construction and tourism industries.
Seven individuals were arrested by the joint forces of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Davao Region (PDEA-11) Philippine National Police (PNP) in a recent buy-bust operation against a suspected drug den in Davao City.
Veteran human rights worker, former Bayan Muna party-list representative Joel “JV” Virador, 52, passed away on Tuesday morning, May 7, due to complications of cancer.
Human rights group Karapatan, Rural Missionaries of the Philippines, and GABRIELA also filed a petition for a writ of Amparo and habeas data before the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday, May 6, citing “threats to life, liberty, and security” amid accusations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) that their organizations are communist fronts.
A group of pro bono lawyers congratulate those who passed the 2018 Bar exams, saying it is “both a culmination and a crossroads” for the future lawyers.
Gabriela Women’s Party-list welcomed the signing of the Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) of the Expanded Maternity Leave (EML) Law, calling it “an important milestone marking the full implementation of the hard-fought additional benefits for expectant mothers.”
Human rights group Karapatan-Southern Mindanao asserted on Wednesday, that the arrest of its former secretary-general over alleged involvement in illegal drugs should not be used to discredit the work of their organization.