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Hearings on Filipino as medium of instruction in college set

Patricia Licuanan

The Commission on Higher Education is to conduct a series of consultations starting Friday on the planned use of Filipino in teaching at least nine units of general education courses.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DOLE: Jobless youths account for half of PH’s unemployed sector


The number of unemployed Filipino youth may have decreased by 13,000 by April 2014, but it still accounts for more than half of the Philippines’ jobless sector, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reported.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CSC voids suspension of worker behind Pilipinas-to-Filipinas exposé

CSC Chairperson Francisco Duque INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has declared “void” the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino’s (KWF) twin directives placing under preventive suspension the agency’s human resource officer who earlier blew the whistle on the KWF head for his unauthorized alteration of the country’s name from Pilipinas to Filipinas.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Language commission chief charged with faking documents à la Napoles

Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino chair Virgilio Almario: Rebuffed anew. FILE PHOTO

The former chair of the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino (KWF), Jose Laderas Santos, has assailed what he called the “Napoles-style of faking state documents” allegedly committed by current KWF Chairman Virgilio Almario as he also asked the Office of the Ombudsman to investigate the irregularities committed by the National Artist for Literature.

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

In the footsteps of heroes


If the forebears whom we celebrate were alive today, National Heroes’ Day, they would be nodding in approval of every Filipino who is working for the abolition of the pork barrel. Dr. Jose Rizal, Andres Bonifacio, Apolinario Mabini, Melchora Aquino and countless others did not lay down their lives to throw our motherland to oppressors [...]

Posted: August 26th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »