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Special Report on Political Dynasties and Party-List groups
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Special Report Political dynasties to last forever; party-list at the crossroads Manila - The 1987 Constitution clearly provides that “the State shall guarantee equal access to opportunities for public service and prohibit political dynasties as maybe defined by law,” as...
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REPORTING CODE FOR MINING COMPANIES ADVANCES
The Philippine Mineral Reporting Code Committee (PMRC Committee), as the National Reporting Organization (NRO), is spearheading the advancement of the mineral reporting code in the Philippines for the purpose of having a reporting standard abreast with other internationally recognized reporting...
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Warning from PPI
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This scam started a few years back. But of late, the Philippine Press Institute (PPI, also known as the national association of newspapers, has been receiving a barrage of complaints from supposed victims of a scam from an office or...
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Communication Schools Discuss Ways to Keep Students Competitive in the ASEAN Market
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Press Release Communicators are among the frontliners in the pandemic, as well as in any disaster or emergency. With the consistent demand for communication professionals amid a rapidly evolving communication and media landscape, communication schools in the Philippines recognize the...
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Kinder post-pandemic Philippine cities: an animated fairytale
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What if Philippine cities magically had decent housing, reliable public transport, and participatory local governments? What would this future look like? BY ICA FERNANDEZ, NASTASSJA QUIJANO, ABBEY PANGILINAN AND TOIX CERNA (URBANISMO.PH)March 3, 2021 | 12:00:00 PM Read the Filipino...
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Pandemic exacerbates challenges in K to 12 program as DepEd’s subsidies fall short
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Economic difficulties arising from the pandemic have seen Grade 11 and 12 students from private schools flocking to public schools struggling to implement the K to 12 Basic Education Program. Over a hundred private schools offering senior high school education...
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‘They treated me like I murdered someone’: Lockdown arrests mark 1st year of PH pandemic response
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Fines from lockdown arrests have bled poor Filipinos dry while the rich and famous get wrist slaps for similar offenses. Calls for a different approach grow louder as the pandemic lockdown enters its second year. BY AIE BALAGTAS SEEMarch 15,...
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Keeping Up with Communication Schools in the ASEAN Region
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Press Release How can communication students be prepared to join an increasingly competitive ASEAN market? As the communication and media landscape rapidly evolves, communication schools need to equip students with the competencies they need to get ahead. The recently completed...
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Equipping Communication Students to Compete in the ASEAN Market
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Press Release Moving to online classrooms. Shortening class hours. Compressing learning modules. In the past year, communication schools in the Philippines have undergone unanticipated changes in the content and delivery of their academic programs, focusing on the most essential learning...
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This is what we do. This is who we are.
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The Manila Standard marks its 34th anniversary in an environment of uncertainty and hardship.   All around us, the pandemic continues to sicken or kill, and threatens further to infect even more. The economy has suffered a beating with the...
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