Allowing experts from partner agencies to look into the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) would “strike at the heart” of the alleged mismatch between the LET, the professional standards for teachers of the Department of Education (DepEd) and the teachers’ education curriculum itself, Senator Joel Villanueva said Thursday.
Six residents of San Luis town in Aurora province who used to support the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) vowed loyalty to the government in Barangay Ditumabo on Saturday, according to a report in the Philippine News Agency (PNA).
In its 9th episode of the Laging Handa Dokyu series entitled “Oragon,” the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), through the Office of the Global Media and Public Affairs, featured how the Bicolanos recovered from the three consecutive storms in recent weeks with the help of both the national and local government.
United Nations (UN) Watch, the Geneva-based non- governmental human rights organization, has included the Philippines on its “list of shame” after the country’s representative to the UN voted against a draft resolution condemning Iran for its alleged human rights abuses.
Russia’s foreign ministry on Thursday said outdated legislation and a lack of regulation had revealed flaws in the US electoral system, as votes were being tallied to decide the next American president.
It’s been a campaign for the history books, upended by the Covid-19 pandemic and taking place in a nation on edge after a summer of civil unrest. On the eve of voting, here are some of the highlights in review:
President Rodrigo Duterte has given the green light for the Department of Foreign Affairs to proceed with its investigation involving Philippine Ambassador to Brazil Marichu Mauro after a video footage showed her mistreating her 51-year-old Filipino helper.
DPWH secretary Mark Villar pushes through their EDSA decongestion program, in line with the “Duterte Legacy” campaign. The multi-billion campaign for infrastructure improvements aims to ease traffic along the busy highway.
The House of Representatives will transmit on Tuesday its approved version of the PHP4.506-trillion 2021 General Appropriations Bill to the Senate one day ahead of the promised date, according to Speaker Lord Allan Velasco.
Court of Appeals (CA) Justice Marilyn Lagura-Yap has been fined by the Supreme Court (SC) equivalent to one year of her salary for failing to decide on 160 cases within the reglementary period during her stint as regional trial court (RTC) judge.
MANILA – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Tuesday said he prefers to acquire naval vessels recently retired by South Korea as these are operational and could quickly be put into service with the Philippine Navy (PN).
President Rodrigo Duterte is not hiding anything about his Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN), Malacañang assured the public even copies of his 2018 and 2019 SALN have yet to be made public.
Deputy Speaker LRay Villafuerte has welcomed President Rodriguo Duterte’s enactment of the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan 2) as he expressed hope that Budget Secretary Wendell Avisado would release P165 billion in economic stimulus funds as soon as possible.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III advised Health Secretary Francisco Duque III Wednesday (September 2) to get a good lawyer after the Senate Committee of the Whole recommended the filing of graft charges against him over Philhealth’s advancement of payment to hospitals.
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