NEWS PICK-UPS FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018

CHED chair defends foreign travels, won’t heed calls to resign

 
11 January 2018
 
Commission on Higher Education chairperson Patricia Licuanan on Thursday defended her foreign travels, saying that the trips opened more opportunities to enhance the quality of higher education in the country… Read More

CHED chair says won’t resign over health problems

 
11 January 2018
 

MANILA – Commission on Higher Education Chairperson Patricia Licuanan on Thursday said she is not stepping down from her post due to health issues.

Iligan City Representative Frederick Siao said Licuanan should make an honorable exit if her vertigo, which he said can “be precursors to accidents,” makes her unable to run the CHED well in the months ahead… Read More

Licuanan thumbs down resign calls 

 
12 January 2018
 
COMMISSION on Higher Education head Patricia Licuanan said Thursday she will not resign her post despite her vertigo. She told ANC’s Headstart she was in the pink of health and ignored Iligan City Rep. Frederick Siao’s suggestion that she step down. Read More

Why can’t they wait? Licuanan ain’t resigning, will finish her term in July 2018

 
11 January 2018
 

Another six months isn’t that long a wait.

Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chairperson Patricia Licuanan told her critics who wanted her to resign to just wait for her to finish her term in July 2018. Read More

Solon pitches ‘honorable exit’ for Licuanan

 
07 January 2018
 

A Mindanao lawmaker has told controversial Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chairperson Patricia Licuanan to consider resigning from her post, if only for health reasons...Read More

Kaya Pa Ba Niya? Lawmaker Wants Licuanan To Resign Over Health Reasons

 
07 January 2018
 
A lawmaker has called for the resignation of Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chairperson Patricia Licuanan over concerns about her health... Read More

CHED head hit anew for unrealeased allowances

 

08 January 2018
 

AFTER the allegations of unauthorized travels, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chairperson Patricia B. Licuanan was hit anew with calls for resignation over unreleased allowances for beneficiaries of its scholarship program… Read More

CHED chair Licuanan, pinagbibitiw sa puwesto 

 
07 January 2018
 

Pinagbibitiw na ni Iligan City Rep. Frederick Siao si Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chair Patricia Licuanan kung hindi kayang gampanan ang kanyang trabaho....Read More

Fuel prices increase, but it’s not yet TRAIN

 
02 January 2018
 
MANILA, Philippines — Motorists and consumers will have to pay more for fuel today – the first working day of the year – but it will be due to global supply concerns rather than the new tax law, which took effect yesterday, officials stressed.

No veto override of 2018 budget – Senate 

 
01 January 2018
 

Senate leaders are not inclined to challenge the presidential veto of four items in the Congress-approved 2018 national budget, ruling out any move to muster the two-thirds vote needed to override the Palace action deleting House-inserted riders in the annual money measure... Read More

Government to cushion tax impact 

 
01 January 2018
 

MANILA, Philippines — Cushions will be in place, at least for the poorest of the poor, for the impact of higher consumer prices expected to be triggered by the Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) program, administration lawmakers assured the public yesterday... Read More

Huwag matakot sa TRAIN Law – solons

 
01 January 2018
 

Pinawi ng ilang kongresista ang pangamba ng publiko sa nakatakdang implementasyon ng Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law… Read More

CHED chair Licuanan resigns after receiving call from Palace 

 
15 January 2018
 

Commission on Higher Education chairperson Patricia Licuanan on Monday announced her resignation saying that she received a phone call from Malacañang asking her to step down... Read More

CHEd chair resigns

 
16 January 2018
 

I have decided it is time to go.”

Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) Chairperson Patricia Licuanan stressed this while announcing she was resigning from her post on Monday... Read More

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CHEd chair Patricia Licuanan resigns

 
15 January 2018
 

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chairperson Patricia Licuanan resigned from her post on Monday, January 15 Read More

CHED chair steps down from post 

 
15 January 2018
 

Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chair Patricia Licuanan stepped down from her post on Monday after receiving a phone call from Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea asking her to do so... Read More

Iligan rep: Probe into delayed CHED allowances to continue

 
15 January 2018
 

MANILA, Philippines —Rep. Frederick Siao (Iligan) said a probe into the delays in the release of allowances for government scholars will continue despite the resignation of Commission on Higher Education Chairperson Patricia Licuanan... Read More

Duterte fires CHED’s Patricia Licuanan; more to follow

 
16 January 2018
 
MANILA, Philippines — Making good on his promise to fire another agency chairman, President Duterte yesterday sacked Commission on Higher Education (CHED) head Patricia Licuanan, who was accused of making unnecessary foreign trips Read More

CHED Chairman Patricia Licuanan Resigns From Her Post 

 
15 January 2018
 

Patricia Licuanan, the chairman of Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has resigned from her position during the flag-raising ceremony... Read More

Solons welcome resignation of CHED chair Licuanan

 
15 January 2018
 

Lawmakers from the House of Representatives on Monday welcomed the resignation of Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chair Patricia Licuanan, even as they continued to seek an investigation into the delay in the issuance of financial help for K-12 teacher-scholars... Read More

CHED Chairperson Licuanan resigns from post amid issues of foreign trips

 
15 January 2018
 

Commission on Higher Education Chairwoman Patricia Licuanan has resigned from her post.

 During the flag-raising ceremony of CHED on January 15, Licuanan reported that Exec. Sec. Salvador Medialdea called and asked her to leave her post... Read More

Pagbitiw ni CHEd Chair Licuanan sa tungkulin ikinalugod ng ilang mambabatas

 
16 January 2018
 

Kapwa ikinalugod nina PBA Party List Representative Jericho Nograles at Iligan City Representative Frederick Siao ang pasya ni  CHED o Commission on Higher Education Chairperson Patricial Licuanan na magbitiw sa tungkulin... Read More

Solons welcome resignation of CHED chair Licuanan

 
16 January 2018
 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Tiniyak ngayon ni Iligan City Lone District Rep. Frederick Siao na itutuloy nila ni PBA party-list Rep. Jericho Nograles ang imbestigasyon laban kay resigned Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chairman Patricia Licuanan... Read More

Iligan dad wants probe on Licuanan continued

 
18 January 2018
 

ILIGAN City — Lone District of Iligan Rep. Frederick Siao thanked Commissioner on Higher Education Dr. Patricia Licuanan for her services to the Filipino people who recently resigned from her post. However, Siao still wants the investigation on the delays of the releases of allowances of the teachers under the K+12 program… Read More

Patricia Licuanan Sinibak ng Pangulo Duterte sa Pwesto, Bago pa Ito Mag-Resign?

 
16 January 2018
 

Sa pagtupad ng kanyang pangako na sunugin ang isa pang chairman ng ahensiya, pinawalang-sala ni Pangulong Duterte kahapon ang pinuno ng Commission on Higher Education (CHED) na si Patricia Licuanan, na inakusahan ng madalas nito na pagbyahe sa ibang bansa... Read More

Court of Appeals reverses solon’s dismissal over Iligan City lease deal

 
27 January 2018
 
Rep. Frederick Siao can continue serving as congressman of Iligan City, after the Court of Appeals (CA) reversed the Ombudsman’s June 13, 2016, order dismissing him over an anomalous land lease he helped pass as a city councilor in March 2013...  Read More

CA reverses Iligan lawmaker’s dismissal

 
27 January 2018
 

The Court of Appeals has set aside the Ombudsman’s dismissal of Iligan City Rep. Frederick Siao in connection with an anomalous land lease deal struck when he was still a city councilor in 2013... Read More

Siao endorses De Vera as CHED chair

 
29 January 2018
 

A Mindanao lawmaker has endorsed Prospero “Popoy” de Vera as the replacement of Dr. Patricia Licuanan as Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chairperson following her resignation two weeks ago... Read More

 Bagong Tiktik

 
30 January 2018

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