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Authorities arrest illegal recruiter for withholding passport of OFW

Authorities arrested an illegal recruiter for asking cash from an overseas Filipina worker (OFW) in exchange of release of her passport. OFW Rosemarie Rodil sought the help of the Manila Police General Assignment and Investigation Section of the Manila Police District...

Online selling of domestic workers in Singapore sparks rage

(PHOTO: Carousell screengrab by StraitsTimes Singapore) An online advertisement in Singapore drew the ire of many people because it offered to sell Indonesian domestic helpers. The advertisement was reportedly seen on the mobile selling app Carousell posted by a...

Al Maryah Mall in Abu Dhabi to open in 2019

Al Maryah Central Mall is on its final phase of construction and will open its doors to shoppers on August 27, 2019. The Abu Dhabi mall’s design has already been approved by local authorities and it has already acquired the necessary certificates for safety standards,...

Sharjah husband bites and hits wife after cheating on her

A man in Sharjah is being sued in court after he allegedly stuck his teeth into his wife’s body and hit her repeatedly after she found out he has been cheating. The man had admitted to the accusation. However, he claimed that he was overwhelmed with emotions that was...

COMPLETE LIST: SUCs with free tuition starting this year

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Beginning this school year 2018-2019, students of 114 SUCs across the country will be able to avail of the benefits of the newly passed Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act.
Under this law, which was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte last year, students of State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), local universities and colleges, and state-run technical-vocational schools will be granted with free college tuition.

Here is the list of all schools covered by the law.

National Capital Region

• Eulogio ‘Amang’ Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology
• Marikina Polytechnic College
• Philippine Normal University
• Philippine State College of Aeronautics
• Polytechnic University of the Philippines
• Rizal Technological University
• Technological University of the Philippines
• University of the Philippines System

Region I – Ilocos Region
• Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University
• Ilocos Sur Polytechnic State College
• Mariano Marcos State University
• North Luzon Philippines State College
• Pangasinan State University
• University of Northern Philippines
• Cordillera Administrative Region
• Abra State Institute of Science and Technology
• Apayao State College
• Benguet State University
• Ifugao State University
• Kalinga State University
• Mountain Province State University

Region II – Cagayan Valley
• Batanes State College
• Cagayan State University
• Isabela State University
• Nueva Vizcaya State University
• Quirino State University

Region III – Central Luzon
• Aurora State College of Technology
• Bataan Peninsula State University
• Bulacan Agricultural State College
• Bulacan State University
• Central Luzon State University
• Don Honorio Ventura Technological State University
• Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology
• Pampanga State Agricultural University
• Philippine Merchant Marine Academy
• Ramon Magsaysay Technological University
• Tarlac College of Agriculture
• Tarlac State University

Region IV-A – CALABARZON
• Batangas State University
• Cavite State University
• Laguna State Polytechnic University (Laguna State Polytechnic College)
• Southern Luzon State University
• University of Rizal System

Region IV-B – MIMAROPA
• Marinduque State College
• Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology
• Occidental Mindoro State College
• Palawan State University
• Romblon State University
• Western Philippines University

Region V – Bicol Region
• Bicol University
• Bicol State College of Applied Sciences and Technology
• Camarines Norte State College
• Camarines Sur Polytechnic Colleges
• Catanduanes State University
• Central Bicol State University of Agriculture
• Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa, Sr. Memorial State College of Agriculture and Technology
• Partido State University
• Sorsogon State College

Region VI – Western Visayas
• Aklan State University
• Capiz State University
• Carlos C. Hilado Memorial State College
• Guimaras State College
• Iloilo State College of Fisheries
• Central Philippines State University
• Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College
• Northern Negros State College of Science and Technology
• University of Antique
• Iloilo Science and Technology University
• West Visayas State University

Region VII – Central Visayas
• Bohol Island State University
• Cebu Normal University
• Cebu Technological University
• Negros Oriental State University
• Siquijor State College

Region VIII – Eastern Visayas
• Eastern Samar State University
• Eastern Visayas State University
• Leyte Normal University
• Naval State University
• Northwest Samar State University
• Palompom Polytechnic State University
• Samar State University
• Southern Leyte State University
• University of Eastern Philippines
• Visayas State University

Region IX – Zamboanga Peninsula
• J.H Cerilles State College
• Jose Rizal Memorial State University
• Western Mindanao State University
• Zamboanga City State Polytechnic College
• Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and Technology

Region X – Northern Mindanao
• Bukidnon State University
• Camiguin Polytechnic State College
• Central Mindanao University
• University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines – Cagayan De Oro Campus
• MSU – Iligan Institute of Technology
• University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines – Claveria Campus
• Northwestern Mindanao State College of Science and Technology

Region XI – Davao Region
• Compostela Valley State College
• Davao Del Norte State College
• Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology
• Southern Philippines Agri-Business and Marine and Aquatic School of Technology
• University of Southern Philippines

Region XII – Main SOCCSKSARGEN
• Cotabato State University
• Cotabato Foundation College of Science and Technology
• Sultan Kudarat State University
• University of Southern Mindanao
• Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
• Adiong Memorial Polytechnic State College
• Basilan State College
• Mindanao State University
• MSU-Tawi-Tawi College of Technology and Oceanography
• Sulu State College
• Tawi-Tawi Regional Agricultural College

Region XIII – Caraga Administrative Region
• Agusan del Sur State College of Agriculture and Technology
• Caraga State University (Northern Mindanao State Institute of Science and Technology)
• Surigao del Sur State University
• Surigao State College of Technology

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