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Tapat makes comeback in GE 2019, secures majority EB, CAP seats

Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) obtained a majority over the University Student Government (USG) from Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) in General Elections (GE) 2019—the first time in the USG’s 10-year history. The party last dominated the elections in 2008, back when it was still structured as the Student Council. That year, the party…

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Blame, criticism, further promises mark SONA 2019

Amid protests launched by militant groups and aligned organizations, President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) last July 22 at the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Quezon City. This year’s address was again marred by delays as Duterte failed to show up at the session hall before 4 pm when he…