Author Archives: MART D. SAMBALUD

2 years ago

Private schools throw full support to DepEd’s SHS program

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Private schools throw full support to DepEd’s SHS program

The Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations (COCOPEA), a conglomeration of private schools, colleges and universities in the country, has expressed its full support to the implementation of Department of Education’s senior high school program next school year, an official said on Thursday, March 10.

2 years ago

Duterte camp: Grace Poe is Danding lapdog

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Duterte camp: Grace Poe is Danding lapdog

In a statement on March 10, lawyer Paola Alvarez, spokesperson of PDP-Laban, said Poe’s statement shows only that she is “deeply indebted and wants to pay back the businessman accused of amassing wealth by forcing coconut farmers to pay tax 40 years ago.”

2 years ago

Candidates urged to scrap mining law

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Candidates urged to scrap mining law

An alliance of indigenous peoples in the country urged candidates for the upcoming national elections to consider the abolition of Philippine Mining Act of 1995, replacing it with a regulation tailored to benefit indigenous communities where many of the country’s minerals are extracted.