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Student Election Code to be revised

The University Student Council (USC) has coordinated with the Office of Student Activities (OSA) to review the UP Diliman Student Election Code (SEC), as previously instructed by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (OVCSA).

November 29th, 2017 | Posted in Balita | Read More »

Lumad students, teachers camp outside DepEd

Around 200 Lumad students, volunteer teachers and volunteer groups have been camping in front of the Department of Education’s (DepEd) Central Office in Pasig City since November 16 to denounce militarization and killings, and to call for the issuance of their schools’ permit to operate.

November 28th, 2017 | Posted in Balita | Read More »

USC to launch org spaces campaign next sem

As a response to issues on lack of tambayans, high venue rentals, and stringent org recognition processes, the UP Diliman University Student Council (UPD USC) is set to launch its official campaign to review and redistribute campus spaces to student organizations next semester.

November 28th, 2017 | Posted in Balita | Read More »

IRR draft of free tuition law, full of loopholes – Kabataan

The Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (R.A. 10931) remains pending three months after the act was signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte. However, the latest IRR draft has several contentious provisions that will possibly limit free tuition and loan coverage.

November 27th, 2017 | Posted in Balita | Read More »

55 injured, 1 arrested after violent dispersal in ASEAN protests

At least 55 protesters were injured while one was arrested, after progressive groups opposing US President Donald Trump’s visit clashed with the police in the series of protests from November 12 to 14. Four of the injured were hospitalized.

November 27th, 2017 | Posted in Balita | Read More »

Acad Union continues to demand for privileges, incentives

After concluding the Academic Union Month, members of the All-UP Academic Employees Union (AUPAEU) continue to demand for certain rights, privileges, and incentives, which are included in a previous negotiation agreement between the union and the UP administration.

November 26th, 2017 | Posted in Balita | Read More »

Demolition in Pasig displaces 1000 families

Around 1,000 families were left homeless after the Pasig City government orders a series of demolition in Manggahan Floodway from October 18 to 20. Some affected residents have been camping out since October 25 in Mendiola, near the official seat of the President.

November 12th, 2017 | Posted in Balita | Read More »

Peasant killings under Duterte now at 91

Peasant killings continue to rise under President Rodrigo Duterte’s watch. Latest data from human rights group Karapatan places the number killed at 91 as of September this year.

October 29th, 2017 | Posted in Balita | Read More »

Mga magsasaka ng Bukidnon, nagtungo sa Maynila para magprotesta

Higit 100 magsasaka mula Bukidnon ang naglakbay ng mahigit 1,400 kilometro patungong Maynila upang ipanawagang maibalik ang 517 hektaryang lupang kinamkam ng isang pamantasan.

October 25th, 2017 | Posted in Balita | Read More »

Students left out of Free Tuition IRR consultation

Majority of stakeholders of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (R.A. 10931) were not invited to the public consultation on the formulation of the law’s Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) held earlier at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City.

October 20th, 2017 | Posted in Balita | Read More »

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