Angelica Y. Yang
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After 11 years, CHED lifts moratorium on new nursing programs
by Angelica Y. Yang - July 13, 2022 - 3:50pm
The Commission on Higher Education has lifted a moratorium on new undergraduate nursing programs that was imposed in 2011 to help keep the quality of nursing graduates up.
Hontiveros wants Senate probe into alleged abuse at PHSA
by Angelica Y. Yang - July 13, 2022 - 12:07pm
This comes around two weeks after an in-depth story by VICE World News on allegations of sexual, verbal and emotional abuse by teachers and staff.
Romualdez refiles SIM card registration bill at House
by Angelica Y. Yang - July 12, 2022 - 4:56pm
If passed into law, House Bill No. 14 will compel anyone in the Philippines who intends to buy prepaid and postpaid SIM cards to register their personal information with public telecommunications entities (PTEs)...
IATF to make the call on suspending face-to-face classes — DepEd
by Angelica Y. Yang - July 12, 2022 - 2:54pm
It is up to the government's COVID-19 interagency task force to make the decision on whether to suspend face-to-face classes in areas where schools are located, an official from the Department of Education (DepEd)...
DepEd: School year begins on August 22; classroom learning by November
by Angelica Y. Yang - July 12, 2022 - 11:47am
The incoming academic year for elementary and secondary schools, as well as community learning centers (CLCs), will open on August 22, 2022, the Department of Education (DepEd) announced in an order. 
CHR probes death of 19-year-old teen during bar scuffle in Davao
by Angelica Y. Yang - July 9, 2022 - 3:37pm
The Commission on Human Rights said Saturday that its regional office in Davao is conducting a motu proprio investigation related to the death of 19-year-old student Amier Mangacop, who was hit by gun shots during...
DOE expects 'huge rollback' for all fuel products next week
by Angelica Y. Yang - July 9, 2022 - 10:23am
"We will have a huge rollback next week on all products [by] P5 to P6 per liter," DOE Oil Industry Management Bureau Director Rino Abad told Philstar.com in Filipino in an online message on Saturday. 
Sara Duterte urged to lead probe into sexual abuse allegations at PHSA
by Angelica Y. Yang - July 8, 2022 - 2:35pm
Vice President Sara Duterte, who is also serving as the head of the Education department, should lead a multi-agency probe into the abuse allegations brought up by former students of the state-run high school for...
DBP approves P660-M loan for small-scale Nueva Ecija hydro project 
by Angelica Y. Yang - July 8, 2022 - 11:54am
State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has approved a loan of P660 million for the development of a 4.6-megawatt (MW) mini hydropower project in Gabaldon, Nueva Ecija. 
Decimated Senate minority faces 'tremendous challenge' in 19th Congress
by Angelica Y. Yang - July 6, 2022 - 8:09pm
"We're not here to prevent laws from being passed, we're here to make sure that every measure that gets signed into law brings long-term benefits to the people," Sen. Risa Hontiveros said.
PSALM says obligations down by a third to P342.6B since 2016
by Angelica Y. Yang - July 5, 2022 - 7:21pm
In an emailed statement on Tuesday, PSALM reported that it was able to reduce its financial obligations by more than a third or P195.4 billion since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office in June 2016. 
PetroEnergy unit secures DOE, DENR approvals for solar projects
by Angelica Y. Yang - July 5, 2022 - 3:34pm
The solar project in Pangasinan has a capacity of 25 MWdc (megawatts of direct current), while the one in Bohol has a capacity of 27 MWdc. PERC's unit PetroGreen Energy Corp. handles these projects. 
DOE expects fuel rollbacks as high as P3 per liter next week
by Angelica Y. Yang - July 2, 2022 - 3:22pm
Diesel and kerosene are seen to decrease by P2 to P3 per liter starting next week, while a liter of gas is expected to decrease by less than P1, according to an official from the Energy department.
Tropical Storm Domeng exits PAR
by Angelica Y. Yang - July 2, 2022 - 12:30pm
Tropical storm "Domeng" (international name Aere) has exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) after further moving away from the archipelago northwestward, the state weather bureau said on Saturday m...
De Lima urges Marcos admin to restore Philippine membership in ICC
by Angelica Y. Yang - July 1, 2022 - 5:16pm
Former Sen. Leila de Lima called on President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to re-establish the country as a member of the International Criminal Court, the prosecutor's office of which has recently asked to re-open...
Nickel Asia unit, Shell Overseas Investments B.V. enter joint venture to develop RE projects in Philippines
by Angelica Y. Yang - July 1, 2022 - 4:08pm
The new venture targets to build RE projects with a total capacity of 1 gigawatt (GW) by 2028, with majority of these initially focusing on harnessing power from the sun.
Solon files reso for charter change, wants longer rule for president
by Angelica Y. Yang - July 1, 2022 - 1:31pm
Around three weeks before the start of the 19th Congress, Pampanga Rep. Aurelio "Dong" Gonzales Jr. (3rd District) filed a resolution calling to amend the Constitution so that the Philippine president can have a...
'We will find a way': Marcos says on energy concerns
by Angelica Y. Yang - June 30, 2022 - 3:59pm
After being sworn into office on June 30, President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. acknowledged that there is a power supply dilemma hounding the country, and indicated that he may leave it to oil-rich nations to provide...
DepEd urged to prioritize better literacy, numeracy in early school years
by Angelica Y. Yang - June 29, 2022 - 3:44pm
Improving literacy and numeracy in early learners should be the priority of incoming Education Chief Sara Duterte, according to a joint research center funded by the Australian government. 
Expanded Solo Parents Welfare Act lapses into law
by Angelica Y. Yang - June 28, 2022 - 5:18pm
Under the Constitution, the President can veto a bill, sign it or let it lapse into law thirty days from the time his office receives it. 
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