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Joint Communique On Labor Cooperation Signed Between The Philippines And The Province Of Ontario, Canada

A Joint Communique was signed between the Philippines and the Province of Ontario signifying the intent of both sides to explore the possibility of entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on labor cooperation. The Joint Communique was signed by Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III and Ontario …

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Members of the oldest fraternity in Asia declare support for Leni Robredo and Kiko Pangilinan

The Oblation at the University of the Philippines (Photo credit: theurbanroamer.com) Over 340 members (and counting) of the Upsilon Sigma Phi, the oldest fraternity in Asia with chapters in U.P. Diliman and U.P. Los Baños join the growing list of current and former members of school organizations, socio-civic clubs, government …

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Credit: Raphael Reyes “35 years since they were exiled in disgrace, the surviving members of the Marcos clan work tirelessly to beautify their late patriarch’s legacy.” (Quoted from ‘Remaking a Murderer,’ a post on Facebook and pic file of gouache artwork on illustration board by Raphael Reyes.) No wonder the …

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On Accreditation Of Filipino Professionals— “The Educational Equivalency Issue”

“Go back to school”! “You need to complete certain courses!” “We have assessed your credentials but certain conditions are to be met!” “Your training and experience are not up to standards in the interest of public safety!” Some discouraged or rejected registration applicants cried: “ridiculous and inconsistent assessment standard”, “outright …

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UPAA Names 2021 Alumni Awardees

              For its 108th year, the University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA) is proud to announce its 2021 Distinguished Alumni Awardees. Heading the elite group of University of the Philippines graduates is National Artist Prof. Raymundo “Ryan” Cayabyab, BM’83, who has been named …

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