KUWENTONG KULE: Academic  freedom and the termination of  the  UP-DND Accord 

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 01/26/2021

#DefendUP and #DefendAcademicFreedom became trending hashtags for the past few days due to the sudden, arbitrary, and unilateral termination by the  Department of National Defense of the  so-called 1989 University of the Philippines (UP)-DND Accord. The UP-DND Accord…

CHEd steps into UP-DND row over ‘problematic’ accord, to broker talks

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 01/22/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) chair Prospero de Vera said on Friday that the agreement barring unauthorized police and military presence at the University of the Philippines was “destined to be problematic.” De Vera…

Military tries agitprop

Manuel L. Quezon III - @inquirerdotnet 01/20/2021

A detail that has always struck me as revealing was that during the Diliman Commune, some residents banded together to hunt down students participating in the revolt. That was the other face of the University of the…

Legarda to PH gov’t: Ratify Paris climate accord

11/04/2016

SENATOR Loren Legarda has renewed her call for the Philippines to ratify the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, saying the country has nothing to lose “but everything to gain with it.” In particular, Legarda urged all concerned…

Hernando Iriberri is new AFP chief

Inquirer 07/10/2015

Lieutenant General Hernando Iriberri assumed office as the 46th Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines on Friday. Iriberri replaced outgoing AFP chief Gen. Gregorio Catapang who will reach the retirement age of 65…

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