REMEMBRANCE. President Rodrigo Duterte has issued a proclamation declaring January 25 of every year as "Day of National Remembrance" for the 44 police commandos who were killed in Mamasapano, Maguindanao two years ago.
DISPUTE. The Supreme Court (SC) in a lecture at the University of the Cordilleras (UC) encouraged highland students to uphold and assert the award of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague over the South China Sea dispute against Beijing.
EDUCATION. In line with the Department’s thrust of providing quality and inclusive basic education for all, the Department of Education (DepEd) continues to provide the necessary educational interventions for learners with special needs through its Special Education (SPED) program.