Students of University of Santo Tomas (UST) are up in arms over a new enrollment policy barring students with tuition debts to enroll. The policy, announced weeks during the enrollment for second semester, required all students to settle all outstanding financial obligations and disallowed the
Organizations under Kilos Na Laban sa Budget Cuts alliance condemned the Senate’s passage of the 2012 national budget and called for nationwide protests against the “twisted (baluktot)” and “anti-people” budget of the Aquino government. Groups said Aquino allies in the Senate has “railroaded” the budget,
Various protests were held by different groups as US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton visited Manila last Novermber 15-16, including a “paintbomb ambush” which effectively blocked her convoy and a heckling protest in front of her in a meet and greet forum. Clinton came
Students, teachers, migrants, health sector and court employees unite; vow to hold ‘historic’ protests
Fight against Aquino 2012 budget to intensify A “Unity Forum” was held by different organizations at the Court of Appeals auditorium in Manila to condemn cuts in social spending and employee benefits in the 2012 Aquino government’s budget proposal recently passed in the lower house.
Makasaysayan ang naging paglaban ng mga mag-aaral, guro, administrador at iba pang mga sektor nitong nagdaang mga buwan laban sa budget cuts sa state universities and colleges (SUCs) at kapos na pondo para sa serbisyong panlipunan sa proposed budget ng gubyernong Aquino para sa 2012.
As enrollment for second semester begins, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Department of Education (DepEd) and school administrators should provide ‘tuition relief’ for students affected by the recent typhoons and floods and exempt them from tuition payment this semester. This should stop the impending