US President Joe Biden meeting with Asean leaders at the US-Asean special summit in Washington DC on May 13, 2022. AFP file photo MANILA, Philippines — The recently concluded United States (US)-Asean Special Summit is also an assurance that US President Joe Biden’s administration is not overly focused on the Ukraine issue, a senior official of the US government told … [Read more...] about Biden’s senior exec says Asean meet shows US isn’t overly focused on Ukraine
Ferdinand Marcos Jr is set to become President of the Philippines and Sara Duterte, the daughter of the current President, Rodrigo Duterte, is set to become Vice President. Foreign investors are expected to resort to a wait-and-see approach since the President-elect has not made his economic policies clear. The Immediate challenges facing Marcos Jr include the Philippines’ high … [Read more...] about What a Ferdinand Marcos Jr Presidency Will Mean for Foreign Investors in Philippines
DBKL also assures them that there will be no more talk of relocation Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) has finally issued trading licences to seven elderly traders operating in Little India, Brickfields, whose stalls were seized in a pre-dawn raid five years ago. That seizure had kicked off a long-drawn bureaucratic struggle to get back their trading spots of 40 years. With … [Read more...] about Licences finally given to Brickfields’ elderly traders
COMING from a family of teachers, Alina Ali, 15, used to dream of becoming a teacher too. But as she gets older, she feels that it might just be a lot of hard work with not much reward. “When I was in primary school, I wanted to be like my mum, who teaches in secondary school. But now, looking at how stressed she is from all the work, I’m not so sure I want to follow in her … [Read more...] about Who wants to be a teacher?
THE passion for education has spurred many dedicated teachers to reach out to their students since the movement control order (MCO) started on March 18. It is now almost two months since schools closed, with most students attending classes from home. Dedicated teachers have been keeping themselves and their students occupied with lessons that do not require them to meet in … [Read more...] about Teachers learn a thing or two about conducting online classes for students