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Seeking efficiency: DLSU’s new Supply Chain Management Office

As part of the University’s plans to innovate and transform its internal systems, the Procurement and Asset Management Offices were merged to form a new Supply Chain Management Office, according to a Help Desk Announcement released last October 8.  At the helm of this new office is Executive Director Cynthia Ruth Abangan, a current board…

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A comparative look at the authorized powers of the President

Despite work suspensions, the Senate and the House of Representatives called for special sessions last March 23 to officially declare a national emergency and grant President Rodrigo Duterte “powers necessary and proper” to deal with the increasing damage caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. Under Article VI, Section 23 (2) of the 1987…

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IATF updates guidelines amid Luzon-wide quarantine concerns

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF), during a press conference last March 18, released new guidelines for the implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) on the entirety of Luzon in response to the growing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. The issuance was made on the first day of the…

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Duterte addresses nation anew, officials clarify enhanced community quarantine guidelines

Following an initial announcement by Malacañang, President Rodrigo Duterte confirmed that the entire Luzon will be under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) from March 17 until April 13. The new regulations aim to restrict the movement of people in the hopes of slowing down the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). As of press time, there are…

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Metro Manila quarantine, suspension of classes ordered against COVID-19 outbreak

With the alarming rise of local COVID-19 cases, President Rodrigo Duterte made a public address yesterday, March 12, announcing a new set of guidelines in a bid to contain the viral outbreak, which has officially infected more than 50 people in the country and claimed five lives. Duterte also announced that the alert status for…

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On the Senior High School system, curriculum

Since the University’s announcement regarding the opening of the Senior High School (SHS) last September, interested students have applied to grab the opportunity to study at the Manila campus. With yet another milestone, DLSU continues to prepare for the welcoming of the new batch of Lasallians when the Senior High School’s opens officially on June…