The proposed 2024 national budget will mandate the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to come up with a training regulation for child development workers (CDWs), Senator Win Gatchalian said.
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The release of former senator Leila de Lima, the filing of criminal charges of grave threats against former president Rodrigo Duterte, the removal of the Confidential and Intelligence Fund from the budgets of the vice president and DepEd secretary, as well as rumors of possible impeachment charges against the vice president, all these are not unconnected events. They are all designed to disable a political opponent in 2028. Even a freshman Law student can draw an obvious political hypothesis.
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 26) — The Senate Committee on Finance has added ₱50 million to the budget of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in order to accredit 11,838 new assessors, Senator Win Gatchalian said Sunday.
Lawmaker backs DOTr's move to drop China loan in railway projects, suggests taking funds from national budget
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 24) — A lawmaker on Friday expressed support for the Department of Transportation's (DOTr) decision to back out of loan negotiations with a Chinese bank for three mega-railway projects in Luzon and Mindanao.
Press Release - Transcript of interview Senator Risa Hontiveros on CNN PH's The Source with Pinky Webb
Q: It's already been known according to the DFA through the spokesperson, Ambassador Daza that they are making all diplomatic representations. The Department of Migrant Workers or DMW also saying they are constantly in touch with the families of the hostages. Are you satisfied with the government's move? Or do you have any suggestions on what needs to be done?
Congress forbade state universities and colleges (SUCs) from collecting tuition starting 2018. Same with local ones (LUCs) of provinces and cities. It was bandied as the first improvement under the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act.