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‘Walang librong bawal:’ Professor says public free to read the books banned by KWF

‘Walang librong bawal:’ Professor says public free to read the books banned by KWF

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A PROFESSOR and writer has urged Filipinos to continue reading the books banned by the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) for supposedly being anti-government.  “Tuloy lang sa pagbabasa at pagsusulat. Kahit anong sabihin ng mga awtoridad na bawal ito at bawal yan, wala silang magagawa (Continue reading and writing. Even if authorities say this or that is prohibited, they cannot do anything),” David San Juan, a professor at the De La Salle University’s Filipino department, said in a KWF-organized webinar held this month.  “Basahin pa rin natin kasi walang librong bawal, tayo ay malaya…Mas pinagbabawal, mas manggigil tayong basahin lahat ng pwedeng basahin para mas lalo tayong lumaya (Read them because no book is prohibited. The more these books are prohibited, the more eager we wil...
UST retains QS world ranking for 4th time

UST retains QS world ranking for 4th time

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THE UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas (UST) retained its spot in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings for the fourth consecutive year. UST, together with De La Salle University, did not move an inch from the 701+ bracket of the 2016 world university rankings. The Ateneo de Manila University is also a non-mover, maintaining its rank in the 501-550 bracket. University of the Philippines is still the country's top school after it moved to the 374th place this year from the 401-410 bracket in 2015. UST remained the sole Philippine university to have a four out of five QS Stars rating after it earned a perfect five-star mark in four of the eight categories for excellence set by QS namely employability, facilities, social responsibility, and inclusiveness. “UST grad...