IBP to gov’t: Right the wrong and set firm policies vs red-tagging

Tetch Torres-Tupas - Reporter / @T2TupasINQ 01/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The national organization of lawyers has called on the government to “right the wrong and set firm policies against red-tagging” as it disregards due process, rule of law, and weakens the State. “False and…

UP president challenges AFP claim on Reds’ campus infiltration

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 01/23/2021

MANILA, Philippines — University of the Philippines (UP) president Danilo Concepcion on Saturday said the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) allegation that some of the university’s colleges, units and offices have condoned the “infiltration” of communist rebels lacks…

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…

Academic excellence, freedom

Michael L. Tan - @inquirerdotnet 01/20/2021

I hope there was a miscommunication somewhere that led Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana to abrogate, unilaterally, an agreement that barred the military and the police from entering any of the University of the Philippines campuses without prior…

A tale of two mass gatherings

Kay Rivera - @inquirerdotnet 11/30/2020

In June 2020 at the University of the Philippines campus in Cebu, police arrested eight individuals who were participating in a rally against the anti-terrorism bill. There was no long, drawn-out investigation prior to the arrests. Authorities…

Treat everyone you meet as carriers, physicians urge

Christine O. Avendano 08/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Now that Metro Manila and other areas with a high number of COVID-19 cases are easing back to a general community quarantine (GCQ), a doctor has this advice: Act as if people you meet…

Student Body raises concern over ‘ghost accounts,’ attacks vs UP Cebu community

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – “Duplicate” and “fake” accounts bearing the names of some students of the University of the Philippine (UP) have started to proliferate on social media sites. The UP Office of the Student Regent suspects…

Cebu City, NCR must ‘continue significant restrictions’ – experts

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The national government must ‘continue significant restrictions’ in areas high-risk of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak such as Cebu City. This was just one of the recommendations from experts of the University…

VSMMC identified as COVID-19 testing center for Visayas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines- Scientists from the University of the Philippines (UP) have identified the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) as one of the testing centers for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Visayas. Dr. Raul…

UP in top 500 of World University Rankings 2020

Neil Arwin Mercado - Inquirer.net 09/12/2019

MANILA, Philippines – The University of the Philippines (UP) earned the distinction of being recognized one of the top 500 universities worldwide in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020. UP made it to the 401-500…

Cebu’s Mantilla all set to play for UP in UAAP Season 82 

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 08/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The jersey may have changed but Cebuano point guard Jaybie Mantilla asserts that he will continue to be that jitterbug of a player when he suits up for the highly-touted University of the Philippines (UP)…

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