Author Archives: MART D. SAMBALUD

4 years ago

30,000 college faculty to be displaced by 2016, group says

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30,000 college faculty to be displaced by 2016, group says

As Philippine education prepares to apply the senior high school in basic education – the Grades 11 and 12 – by school year 2016-2017, the association of private schools expressed concern over the fate of about 30,000 college teachers when private schools are expected to have no enrollees for two school years in the freshmen level.

4 years ago

Daneco-CDA board members suspended

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Daneco-CDA board members suspended

Five officials of Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative under the wing of Cooperative Development Authority (Daneco-CDA) were suspended for violating Republic Act No. 6713 or the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees.

4 years ago

Court of Appeals upholds NEA-backed DANECO

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Court of Appeals upholds NEA-backed DANECO

The Court of Appeals upheld that the group affiliated with the National Electrification Administration (NEA) is the only “legal and legitimate group” to supervise the Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative or DANECO. 

4 years ago

Adding insult to injury: Zero conviction under PH’s anti-torture law

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Adding insult to injury: Zero conviction under PH’s anti-torture law

A Hong Kong-based legal rights organization said the Aquino administration failed “to investigate, prosecute and convict” state agents and their accomplices for violating the Anti-Torture Act of 2009, as the country is supposed to join the global observance on 
Thursday the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.

4 years ago

Daneco-CDA says rival co-op resorts to drama, deception

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Daneco-CDA says rival co-op resorts to drama, deception

An official of Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative under the wing of Cooperative Development Authority (Daneco-CDA) slammed its rival group, Daneco-National Electrification Administration (Daneco-NEA) affiliate for resorting to “drama and deception” due to lack of financial transparency.