By Tetch Torres-Tupas
Employees of the judiciary called President Benigno Aquino III to reveal how the over P100-billion Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) was spent instead of bullying the judiciary after the Supreme Court declared it as unconstitutional.
Dressed in a police uniform minus the firearm, “SPO1 Sta. Mesa” went around public schools in Manila on Monday—the first day of classes—to give students basic safety tips as well as remind them that police officers were their friend and not someone they should be scared of.
By Philippine Daily Inquirer
The Quezon City Council is reviewing a draft ordinance that would declare October, its birth month, a period during which to campaign against bullying in all its forms.
An organization of public school teachers welcomed the newly approved Anti-Bullying Act of 2013, saying it could address a problem experienced by an alarming number of Filipino grade school pupils.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
President Benigno Aquino III has signed into law a bill requiring anti-bullying policies in all elementary and secondary schools in the country.