By Butch Hernandez
I was at the inauguration of Cavite State University’s (CvSU) Service Management Program (SMP) Computer Lab, the first of its kind in the country, last Oct. 15. The lab’s 25 computers are part of the ICT Preparation budget for the Commission on Higher Education’s IT BPM Growth Area Project currently being implemented by the IT & Business Process Association of the Philippines (Ibpap) for 17 SUCs (state universities and colleges) nationwide.
By Rothna Begum
“I thought that I can save money. I’m supposed to get free food, accommodation, even call my family for free. Free flights home. Only a babysitter job. Who wouldn’t grab this golden opportunity?”
By Fr. Pete Montallana
I could not believe that despite the bad publicity that the police received from the “hulidap” incident on Edsa last Sept. 1, law enforcers would do it again. I was sad and angry when I visited on Sept. 29 two Agta mothers—Marites Marquez, 43, and Rosario Marquez, 37—in jail in Tanay, crying and wondering why they ended up there.
By Christopher Ryan Maboloc
The idea of competition in the Philippine education system embodies the theory of the “selfish gene” as espoused by Richard Dawkins.
By Oscar Franklin Tan
A primacy on publicly recognizing human dignity, not legal acrobatics, is now the mainstream argument for same-sex marriage.