No COC Applications Yet; Letran Comelec Encourages Letranites to Run for the Upcoming 23’24’ Student Council Elections

Posted on March 09, 2023

The Letran Comelec continues to encourage Letranites to file their Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for the Letran Student Council Elections in late March. So far, no applicants have sent in their applications, the Comelec said in an interview on Tuesday.

Transport Groups to Launch Strike Against LTFRB’s PUV Phaseout Deadline

Posted on March 01, 2023

Transport groups and operators will go on a week-long strike in Metro Manila, Region 3, CALABARZON, Region 5, and Cagayan de Oro starting March 6 to resist the government's Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP).

Feb. 24 Declared Special Non-Working Day for 37th EDSA Anniversary, People Power Commemoration Continues on Feb. 25

Posted on February 25, 2023

President Ferdinand “BongBong” Marcos Jr. has declared Friday, Feb. 24, as a special non-working day to commemorate the 37th anniversary of the first EDSA People Power revolution on Feb. 25, 1986, which led to the ousting of his dictator father, Martial Law initiator, former President Ferdinand Marcos Sr. 

RCEP Ratified by the Senate with Overwhelming Majority

Posted on February 25, 2023

The Philippine Senate ratified the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) with an overwhelming majority vote of 20-1-1, on Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 

Last Piece of the Puzzle is Amending the Constitution to Stimulate Economic Growth- Romualdez

Posted on February 12, 2023

House Speaker Martin Romualdez said on Friday evening, February 10, 2023, that amending the economic provision of the 1987 constitution is the final piece of the puzzle to ensure the country’s growth.

CLAS, CBAA Dean’s List Still In Process, Results Expected by 2nd Week of Feb.

Posted on February 10, 2023

Four weeks into the academic year’s second semester, Letranites have yet to know if they are one of the dean’s list (DL) grantees. 

The End of the Jubilee Year

Posted on February 07, 2023

The Archbishop of Manila, His Eminence Cardinal Jose Advincula, along with the Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines, Archbishop Charles John Brown, and their brother priests, celebrates the culmination celebration of the 500th year of Christianity in the Philippines and the 444th anniversary of the Diocese of Manila with a Mass at the Manila Cathedral on Monday, February 6, 2023. 

Quake Strikes Southern Turkey and Syria, Death Toll Reaches Thousands

Posted on February 07, 2023

A second earthquake strikes Turkey hours after the 7.8 magnitude tremor, killing more than 4,300 people (as of 1 p.m. PHT), with rescuers attempting to pull survivors from beneath the wreckage. 

LSA Crowned as Champions at the 6th Biñan National Choral Festival

Posted on February 06, 2023

The Letran Singing Ambassadors (LSA) won the championship title with their performances—  “One” and “Magkaisa”, in the 6th Biñan National Choral Festival on Saturday, February 4, 2023. 

DOH Officer-In-Chief Ready to be Secretary

Posted on February 04, 2023

Six months after being the Officer-In-Charge (OIC) of the Department of Health (DOH), Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire says she is ready to be appointed as DOH Secretary on Tuesday, January 31, 2023.