House approves Alternative Learning System bill

MANILA The House of Representatives has unanimously approved on final reading a measure seeking to institutionalize the alternative learning system (ALS).

According to a statement Friday, the lower chamber, voting 176-0, passed House Bill 7392 or the proposed Alternative Learning System Act, which aims to …

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PH, US troops gained much from ‘Balikatan’ exercises

MANILA Participating Filipino and American troops have gained much expertise in the two-week "Balikatan" exercises which formally closed Friday, said Philippine "Balikatan" exercise director Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Salamat.

We close this year's 'Balikatan' exercises with both Philippine and US forces (gaining) maximum benefits from the …

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