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Tanggol Wika protests 'patently unjust' SC ruling vs Filipino, Panitikan

Jun 11, 2019 - 9:55 AM

By filing the letter of protest before the High Court, Tanggol Wika says it hopes to stop 'imminent cultural genocide, the impending murder of our national language and local literature'

'PATENTLY UNJUST.' Tanggol Wika, a group of Filipino language advocates, protests the Supreme Court decision to remove Filipino and Panitikan from required college subjects.

Youth groups decry final SC ruling making Filipino, Panitikan optional in college

May 27, 2019 - 10:04 PM

While the government makes Filipino and Philippine Literature courses optional in college, it has railroaded the bill for mandatory ROTC. This is 'false nationalism,' a group says.

Alliance appeals SC ruling removing Filipino as required college subject

Nov 26, 2018 - 9:21 PM

Petitioners say that implementation of the CHED memorandum will also leave rights guaranteed by the Constitution 'vulnerable to being diminished'

FIGHT RULING. Students and Filipino language advocates march towards the Supreme Court in Manilaon November 26, 2018 as they hold a protest action condemning the recent CHED Memorandum Order 20 which aims to remove the Filipino subject in the college level. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

CHED ready to defend new GE curriculum before SC

Apr 22, 2015 - 5:59 PM

The Commission says it respects the decision of the High Court but notes the new general education curriculum does not take effect until 2018

Advocates want SC to stop 'anti-Filipino' new GE curriculum

Apr 15, 2015 - 5:52 PM

Petitioners say a CHED memorandum that will exclude national language courses from the general education curriculum in colleges violates the Constitution

Limited Filipino language celebration 'colonial' – advocates

Aug 18, 2014 - 1:05 PM

It should be a year long appreciation they say Nagiging plastik mga tao: nagbibihis ng barong nagsasayaw ng tinikling kumakain ng pagkaing Pinoy pero after noon wala na

No Filipino subjects in college? 'Tanggol Wika' opposes CHED memo

Jun 21, 2014 - 10:11 PM

The newly created alliance says it will bring its fight all the way to Malacañang