CHED Top Official Asks Duterte To Designate New Head

CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan

CHED Executive Director Vitriolo is requesting President Duterte to appoint an officer in charge as Commissioner Licuanan can no longer be an effective chairperson. President Rodrigo Duterte is being sought by the top officials of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to fill the power vacuum after he prohibited CHED chairperson Particia Licuanan from attending … Read more

5 Farmers Wounded In Davao Shooting Linked To Land Dispute

Farmers formed a barricade

The farmers were allegedly shot by the private guards of a corporation whom the agrarian reform beneficiaries accused of land grabbing. TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte — Not less than five farmers were wounded in a shooting incident which greeted Tagum City on December 12, Monday morning. According to a report in, the victims … Read more

Investigation On Other Immunization Programs On DOH Urged

investigation on immunization programs

A pharmaceutical company is urging the Senate not to concentrate its investigation only on Dengue Vaccine alone but also to probe on other immunization programs. The pharmaceutical company Sanofi Philippines is urging the members of the Philippine Senate to conduct an investigation into all adverse incidents involving not just dengue vaccines but also other immunization programs … Read more

Gulf Arab Countries, British Premier Vow To Counter Iran Nuclear Deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May

Six Gulf Arab countries pledged with British Prime Minister May to counter Iran’s activities following the nuclear deal with world powers. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The leaders from six Gulf Arab countries and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed on Wednesday, December 7, to counter the “destabilizing activities” of Iran, a vow to calm … Read more