Comelec seeks ‘proper turnover’ with one-week transition period for BSKE 2023 winners

Posted on October 31, 2023

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has asked the Department of the Interior Local Government (DILG) to provide the proclaimed winning candidates in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE) 2023 at least a week of transitional period before taking over their positions.  

BSKE 2023: PBBM advises public against vote-buying, COMELEC says no poll extension

Posted on October 30, 2023

President Marcos Jr. reiterated the significance of local elections and its outcome for national polls after casting his vote for Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE) in his home province Ilocos Norte on Monday, October 30.

College Editors Guild prods CHED for action against restrictions on Leyte campus press

Posted on October 27, 2023

The College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) released a press statement via Facebook post condemning the strongest terms in attacks against An Lantawan, the official student publication of Leyte Normal University (LNU). 

BSKE2023: NSTP, PALS tie up with Comelec for voters’ education

Posted on October 21, 2023

The National Service and Training Program (NSTP) Department and the Political and Legal Studies Area (PALS), in collaboration with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) hosted two events entitled Philippine Elections: Then and Now and "#YOUthVote: Boto ng Kabataan Para sa Kinabukasan" on Friday, October 20.

SUCs: Budget cut ‘meaningless’, calls to restore P6.15 B fund

Posted on October 20, 2023

State universities and colleges (SUCs) faculty and students reaffirmed their demand for Congress to bring back the P6.155 billion budget cut, which affected 30 of 118 SUCs and has put emphasis on eliminating the "excessive and unnecessary" confidential and intelligence funds (CIF) of many government agencies, on Thursday, October 19.

Israel-Hamas conflict: Philippines sides with Israel

Posted on October 20, 2023

The Philippines declared its support for Israel in its war against militant group Hamas but condemned the killing of civilians including Palestinians, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday.

Maharlika Investment Fund to push through by end of 2023

Posted on October 20, 2023

President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. announced that the Maharlika Investment Fund (MIF) would resume its operations by the end of 2023 following its suspension last Thursday, October 19. 

LSC establishes forum series "Tindig" with student leaders and representatives

Posted on October 18, 2023

The Letran Student Council (LSC) officially launched its forum series entitled “TINDIG: A Student’s Forum and Advocacy Network” to address grievances and pressing problems of Letranites today, October 18.

Maharlika Investment Fund suspended, needing ‘further study’

Posted on October 18, 2023

President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. suspended the Maharlika Investment Fund's (MIF) implementation on Wednesday, October 18 stating the need for further study.

GCTAP’s Siklab 2023: “Mental Health is a human right”

Posted on October 18, 2023

In celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month 2023 the Guidance, Counseling, Testing, and Placement Department (GCTAP) in collaboration with Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs) Letran Psychology Society, Letran Student Council among others facilitate a roundtable discussion with guest speakers deliberating on mental health as a fundamental human right, on Tuesday, October 17 at the SC Auditorium.

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