Latest Stories
Home » Tertiary education You are browsing entries tagged with “Tertiary education”

La Salle moves college opening to September in ‘15

Photo from De La Salle University facebook account.

De La Salle University (DLSU) has announced plans to move the opening of classes to September in school year 2015-16.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

UP Diliman profs, instructors vote to move start of school year to August


A faculty body at the University of the Philippines Diliman on Monday approved a plan to shift the academic calendar, with the opening of classes now in August 2014.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

CHEd pledges to pay colleges, universities with PDAF scholars

Photo courtesy of CHEd

The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) has assured state universities and colleges it would cover the tuition of tens of thousands of students who were deprived of congressional “pork barrel” scholarships in the second half of the current school year.

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CHEd has enough powers to shut down substandard schools, says Valisno

Photo courtesy of CHEd

The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) has enough powers in its mandate to crack down on inferior courses offered in colleges and universities, according to one of the agency’s original commissioners.

Posted: June 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CHEd to decide Monday on tuition hike petitions of 451 schools

Photo courtesy of CHEd

The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) will formally decide on Monday, May 27, whether to approve the application of 344 private colleges and universities to increase their tuition and other fees this school year.

Posted: May 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘No permit, no exam’ policy scrapped– CHEd

Photo courtesy of CHEd

Colleges and universities can no longer enforce “no permit, no exam” policy.

Posted: April 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CHED: Tertiary schools with substandard courses resorting to court to avoid closure

Commission on Higher Education (CHEd)

The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) has decried the “enrollment by injunction” tactic of schools who have been ordered last year to close down certain course programs that did not meet government quality standards.

Posted: December 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CHEd to close down more nursing programs in 2013

Commission on Higher Education (CHEd)

More nursing programs offered by colleges and universities will be “phased out” by the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) starting 2013 for failing to meet quality standards.

Posted: November 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories | Read More »

CHEd upholds UST stand vs Go: Academic freedom


The University of Santo Tomas (UST), criticized for allegedly bending its rules to grant former Chief Justice Renato Corona a doctorate in law, has broad powers in the exercise of academic freedom, but officials of the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) are unsure if these include ignoring inquiries about its programs.

Posted: June 19th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

UST snubs ‘sick books’ crusader’s bid for degree


Antonio Calipjo Go was incensed when he learned in January that the venerable University of Santo Tomas (UST) had reportedly bent its rules to grant Renato Corona, the ousted Chief Justice, a doctorate in law, summa cum laude.

Posted: June 18th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Weather bureau chief quits for ‘very private reasons’


The man who took over the weather bureau following the controversial sacking of its longtime chief has quit, opting to retire as government pushes ahead with critical reforms in the country’s storm warning and disaster preparedness system.

Posted: March 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Abad exhorts state schools to serve poor students


The government has asked officials of state universities and colleges (SUC) to study, survey and profile their students to prove that their schools have been serving the poor in the provinces.

Posted: November 14th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Court refuses maritime school’s plea for TRO on closure of 2 courses


The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) has said no legal hurdles now block its order to close down two substandard programs at the Philippine Maritime Institute or PMI Colleges after a Quezon City court rejected the school’s plea to stop the closure of its programs.

Posted: November 1st, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

  1. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  2. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  3. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  4. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  5. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  6. Massive infra spending set
  7. South Korea president shouted down by distraught parents
  8. Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  9. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  10. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  4. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  7. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  8. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  9. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  5. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  6. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  7. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  8. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  9. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  10. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct


  • Easter crucifixions draw huge crowds
  • Gunmen kill 20 at Sudan UN base–US envoy
  • S. Korea ferry rescue stalls as anger spreads
  • Sub dives deeper in hunt for missing MH370
  • US urges Myanmar to ease tensions
  • Sports

  • Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?
  • Hopkins, 49, seeks win for the ageless
  • LeBron still No. 1 with NBA’s most popular jersey
  • Pacquiao back in PH, heads home to wife, kids
  • Vietnam pulls out of hosting Asian Games due to lack of funds
  • Lifestyle

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • This is not just a farm
  • Entertainment

  • Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC
  • Whoopi Goldberg debuts as marijuana columnist
  • ‘X-men’ director accused of sex assault on teen boy
  • Cannes film festival launches race for 2014 Palme d’Or
  • Jones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Cannes
  • Business

  • Barbie doll has a problem
  • Oil prices mixed ahead of long Easter weekend
  • US stocks end mostly higher after earnings deluge
  • Total says makes ‘very promising’ oil find off Ivory Coast
  • ‘Chinese Twitter’ firm Weibo to go public in US
  • Technology

  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea
  • Taylor Swift tries video blogging, crashes into fan’s bridal shower
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • Last call for nominations to ’14 Presidential Awards
  • San Francisco business coalition slams proposed tax on sugary drinks
  • A ‘time-travel’ production of ‘Les Miserable’ at Stanford
  • Filipina Maryknoll sister honored for years of service
  • Malaysia quarantines 64 villagers over MERS virus
  • Marketplace