Balitang PH

aaaTHE Supreme Court has stopped the Commission on Higher Education from implementing its memorandum that excludes Filipino and Panitikan as core courses from the curriculum for college. The High Court issued a temporary restraining order enjoining CHED from implementing its Memorandum No. 20, which prescribes the new General Education Curriculum f...

May 1, 2015

aaaTHE Philippines has accused China of being a “big-time squatter” in the West Philippine Sea with its reclamation activities damaging at least 300 acres of coral reef systems, resulting in economic losses to coastal states of about $100 million annually. Beijing, through a tabloid with close ties to the ruling communist party, retaliated by call...

May 1, 2015

aaaTHE Supreme Court has struck down the government’s P268.8 million contract with Smartmatic-TIM to repair and refurbish vote counting machines to be used in next year’s elections. This left the poll body with less than a year to find and commission a new service provider to repair about 80,000 precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines befor...

May 1, 2015

aaaVICE President Jejomar Binay remains the frontrunner in the latest Social Weather Stations survey of top presidential bets for the 2016 polls but Senator Grace Poe is closing in rapidly at just five points behind. Poe gained 10 points from the previous survey in the fourth quarter of 2014, finishing second at 31 percent while Binay lost one point t...

May 1, 2015

aaaCUSTOMS chief John Phillip Sevilla has resigned from his post, saying he does not want to see the agency turned into a “milking cow” by politicians as he admitted feeling “political pressures” as the 2016 presidential elections draw near. Sevilla, who took on the helm on the Bureau of Customs in December 2013, also said that an influenti...

May 1, 2015
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