Capitol reminds: Field trips must be voluntary

Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/26/2017

  LAST Monday’s bus tragedy which claimed the lives of 15 people, mostly students, and injured 40 others bound for a research field trip in a resort in Tanay, Rizal had led to questions on whether the…

Bring kids to libraries instead, Talisay mayor says

Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/23/2017

  Let the students go to the library instead of letting them go on field trips. Talisay City Mayor Eduardo “Eddie” Gullas said this yesterday as he welcomed the order of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)…

Students’ safety first, says Cebu City dad

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 02/22/2017

The students’ safety should be the priority of colleges and universities. Cebu City Councilor Nendell Hanz Abella said this as he showed his support to the move of the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) to impose a…

CHEd halts field trips, school tours

02/21/2017

MANILA — The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) is imposing a moratorium on field trips and educational tours in all higher education institutions (HEIs) to give way to an investigation on the bus crash that killed 15…

Free tuition

Editorial 12/26/2016

There’s more to the P8.3 billion allocated by President Rodrigo Duterte to the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) to pay for free tuition of poor but deserving students in state universities and colleges next year. The amount…

Free tuition for undergrad programs of state universities, colleges expected

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/16/2016

STUDENTS enrolled in state universities and colleges (SUC) in the country have something to smile about. Tuition in the undergraduate programs of all SUC will soon be free after an additional P8.3-billion funding was granted to the…

Cleansing of judiciary a must in anti-drug campaign

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/29/2016

GOVERNMENT should clean the judiciary in order to effectively wage war against illegal drugs. “It’s always the police that are being accused of receiving drug money. But there are fiscals, lawyers and judges who receive money which…

Environmental awareness and action

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 11/13/2016

Conscious of the fact that education is key to awareness and action to protect our dying Earth and the guaranteed rights of our people to a “balanced and healthful ecology”, a law, Republic Act No. 9512, known…

Industries need to build pool of STEM graduates — exec

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/13/2016

As more companies shift to modern ways of doing business, the demand for graduates educated in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) is also growing. In the case of Accenture in the Philippines, its pivot to “new…

Makatabang sa publiko ang Uber ug GrabCar

Lloyd Suarez, Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/13/2016

Nakasabot ko kang LTFRB-7 Director Ahmed Cuizon nga mipadayag sa iyang kahiubos ngadto sa ubang mga operator sa GrabCar ug UBER tungod kay gibirahan siya pag-ayo sa social media dihang wa na niya tugti nga maka-operate kay…