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Dumaguete City, PhilippinesMonday, June 10, 2013
Negros Oriental
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NORSU offers education
accreditation program

BY RENE GENOVE

Negros Oriental State University is offering the Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency Accreditation Program, or ETEEAP, to all working undergraduate individuals in the field of business, criminology and media practitioners.

The Commission of Higher Educatio0n said ETEEAP is a comprehensive educational assessment program at the tertiary level that recognizes, accredits and gives equivalencies to knowledge, skills, attitudes and values gained by individuals from relevant work.

Recently, CHED deputized NORSU to offer ETEEAP programs in the fields of business administration, criminology and mass communication.

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.

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