Language education standards being aligned to industry needs

ENGLISH EDUCATION firm Hopkins International Partners, Inc. said it is working with the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) to match language education to industry requirements. The People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) has released minimum and ideal English language standards for various industries using an international language framework. “One of the biggest issues in […]

PHL trade balance seen taking hit from higher oil prices

HIGHER OIL PRICES will continue to degrade the Philippines’ trade balance and current account, though improvements are expected with a “slow” economic recovery, according to ANZ Research. Other threats to the trade balance include disruptions to domestic production and physical constraints on exports, it added. “These (constraints) are powerful enough to offset the impact of […]

Ex-officio dad eyes higher post

ASSOCIATION of Barangay Councils President and Kasambagan Barangay Captain Franklyn Ong is open to run for a higher position in Cebu City in the 2022 elections. However, Ong said he still has to consult his partymates and the public. “We are open to that,” Ong told reporters. Ong, who belongs to Bando Osmeña – Pundok […]

Ched honors USC

THE Commission on Higher Education (Ched) 7 honored the University of San Carlos (USC) in Cebu City with six awards during the celebration of the First National Higher Education Day on May 22, 2021. Ched cited USC for exemplary leadership, institutional performance in the Quacquarelli Symonds Asia University Rankings and program excellence for both its […]