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HEIs urged: Don’t abolish Filipino departments

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has encouraged colleges and universities not to abolish Filipino departments amid impending changes in the higher education curriculum due to the implementation of the K-12 program......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 16th, 2018

Universities, colleges urged to create tech licensing offices

THE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) urged higher education institutions (HEIs) here to establish their own Technology Licensing Office (TLO) in order to develop a vibrant ecosystem for the transfer and adoption of Filipino technologies into the mainstream market. In a press conference held recently at the Iloilo Convention Center here, DOST Secretary Fortunato […] The post Universities, colleges urged to create tech licensing offices appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

Filipino MPs urge Duterte to

MANILA: Two administration lawmakers urged President Rodrigo 'Rody' Duterte to share with the public the results of the medical tests he had taken to determine whether he was suffering fr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

DFA to welcome 105 repatriates under UAE amnesty program

A total of 105 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who availed of the amnesty offer of the Unites Arab Emirates (UAE) for undocumented foreign nationals will be repatriated on Thursday, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). In a statement issued on Wednesday, the DFA said this would the 11th batch of OFWs to be repatriated, which brings the total number of Filipinos flown home by the government agency to 1,301 since the start of the UAE's amnesty program in August. READ:Undocumented Filipinos urged to avail of UAE amnesty program Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said the DAF shouldered the exit fines and other penalties and the cost of airline tickets to Ma...Keep on reading: DFA to welcome 105 repatriates under UAE amnesty program.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Bam Aquino wants Senate to probe killings of local gov’t execs

      Following the killings of several local government officials, Senator Bam Aquino urged the Senate to conduct an investigation into the recent attacks against several mayors and vice mayors in different part of the country. "Manindigan na tayo laban sa kultura ng karahasan sa ating bayan. Pamilyang Pilipino ang naiiwan at nasasaktan sa alitan at patayan," the senator said. (Let's stood up against the culture of violence in our country. Filipino families are being left hurt in this conflict and killings.) "Hindi sagot ang mala-martial law na patayan at intimidasyon sa mga problema ng bayan," he added. (Martial law-like killings and intimidation...Keep on reading: Bam Aquino wants Senate to probe killings of local gov’t execs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Facebook breach: Netizens urged to protect accounts

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has urged Filipino social media users to implement security protocols following a major breach that affected 50 million users of social media network Facebook......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Gov’t urges hackers ng bayan to help shore up PH cybersecurity

MANILA, Philippines – Privacy commissioner Raymund Liboro urged Filipino white hat hackers to help the government improve the Philippines’ national cybersecurity capabilities at a hacking conference called Rootcon 12 held in Tagaytay City on Thursday, September 27. White hat hackers are ethical cybersecurity experts that do digital ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

‘Sanction Mocha, Drew for mocking sign language’

Two party-list lawmakers on Sunday asked President Duterte to sign into law an approved measure recognizing the official sign language for the Filipino deaf community as the world marked the International Day of Sign Languages. At the same time, ACT Teachers Reps. Antonio Tinio and France Castro urged Malacaang to impose sanctions on sex guru-turned-Assistant Communications Secretary Mocha Uson and her blogger-friend, Drew Olivar, for mocking the sign language in a recent online video. Brickbats Uson and Olivar were previously whacked by brickbats for making a video supposedly intended to help the government's push for federalism, which showed Olivar doing a sexually suggestive ...Keep on reading: ‘Sanction Mocha, Drew for mocking sign language’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

De La Salle-CSB urges gov t: Remove Mocha Uson for mocking deaf community

MANILA, Philippines – The De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) urged the government to "take action" against Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson and blogger Drew Olivar for mocking the deaf community and Filipino sign language . "The De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde in support of the Philippine ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Gatchalian: Rice tariffication bill to save consumers thousands per year on rice

September 18, 2018. Senator Win Gatchalian on Tuesday urged the Senate to pass the rice tariffication bill, saying it is a strong counter-inflationary measure that will bring “immediate relief to Filipino consumers by saving them thousands of pesos per year on rice.” In his co-sponsorship speech for Senate Bill No… Source link link: Gatchalian: Rice tariffication bill to save consumers thousands per year on rice.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

DFA tells Filipinos in Hong Kong: Prepare for Typhoon Mangkhut

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday, September 15, urged the 227,000-strong Filipino community in Hong Kong to prepare for Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong in the Philippines). "The Department of Foreign Affairs is asking the Filipino Community in Hong Kong to take precautions in view of the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

Duterte urge OFWs to ignore critics, EJK reports

President Rodrigo Duterte took aim at his critics during his meeting with members of the Filipino community here as he urged them to ignore claims that his war on illegal drugs is encouraging extrajudicial killings......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

DFA places Libya under Alert Level 3

The Department of Foreign Affairs urged thousands of migrant Filipino workers in Libya to prepare for possible evacuation as it raised the alert level there following days of factional fighting......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Prepare to evacuate, DFA tells 3,500 OFWs in Libya

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) urged 3,500 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Libya on Tuesday, September 4, to prepare for evacuation after days of factional fighting there. The DFA made this call as Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano raised Alert Level 3 in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

DFA tells Filipinos in Hawaii to brace for Hurricane Lane

DFA building in Pasay City. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) urged the Filipino community in Hawaii to make necessary preparations in anticipation of a powerful hurri.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

Work with MSMEs, SUCs told

Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato dela Peña has urged scientists and researchers in state universities and colleges (SUCs) and private higher education institutions (HEIs) to closely collaborate with micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and technology startups, including those set up by inventors and innovators, so they can produce “useful” science and technology research......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

Bongbong wants Digong to stay

While flattered being one of the choices of President Duterte for his successor, former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. yesterday urged the Chief Executive to continue serving the Filipino people for the country. “I thank the President for his faith in my abilities,” Marcos said in broadcast interview “But I urge him not to leave […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 18th, 2018

Abolish Comelec-Smartmatic

The most important decision we, the Filipino people have to take is whether or not we will have elections in 2019 using the Smartmatic-PCOS machine again......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

FDCP urges public to support local films at Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino

The Film Development Council of the Philippines urged the public to support the films to be shown during the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2018, a week-long event that aims to encourage the production of quality Filipino films......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

DFA says it is ready to repatriate Filipinos in Nicaragua

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has assured Filipinos in Nicaragua that it is ready to repatriate them due to the continuing civil unrest in the country. DFA saidon Thursdaythat none of the 86 Filipinos in Nicaragua have so far been affected by the unrest, but it gave assurances that the agency can help them fly home anytime. "We would like to assure our kababayan in Nicaragua that we are ready to fly them home anytime," Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano said in a statement. He urged the members of the Filipino community to remain vigilant and be ready for any eventuality. The DFA said only three Filipinos have so far availed of the voluntary repatriati...Keep on reading: DFA says it is ready to repatriate Filipinos in Nicaragua.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

DOST eyes more Balik scientists

Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato dela Pena said that they are aiming to significantly increase the number of overseas-based Filipino scientists they bring back to the country to help more state universities and colleges (SUCs) and private higher educational institutions (HEIs), as well as the DOST’s various research and development institutions (RDIs) embark on bigger and better research and development (R&D) projects......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018