SPUD expands OJT program
BY RENE GENOVE
St. Paul University Dumaguete, through its External Affairs and Foreign Relations office, is expanding its international, regional and local on-the-job training and practicum.
Since 2004, business-related courses like tourism, hospitality management, and business administration OJT and practicum are offered in the United States of America and other Asia-Pacific countries like Singapore, the university said in a press release.
For those with education course, students take their practice teaching in Thailand, Korea and now China, and the nursing exchange program in Japan.
This school year, the Office of the External Affairs and Foreign Relations will facilitate and assist all colleges and departments in finding and partnering various offices, agencies and establishments for the OJT and practicum program, the press release said.
Cartoonist quits after gay joke
MANILA – A cartoonist has quit after a controversial joke about homosexuality in his popular comic strip angered conservative quarters in the Catholic country.
"Sorry I dishonored you. I resign," Pol Medina Jr. said in short letter to Letty Jimenez Magsanoc, editor-in-chief of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, a copy of which was widely circulated on social media yesterday.
Medina's resignation ends a 25-year run of his popular Pugad Baboy (Nest of Pigs) strip in the Inquirer, one of the Philippines' most widely circulated and influential broadsheets.