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Medtech board exam topnotcher a ‘happy-go-lucky’ online gamer

Mar 21, 2019 - 8:00 AM

(UPDATED) John Steward Buenavista Alberto gets a rating of 91.10% in the March 2019 Medical Technologist Board Examination

 STRESS RELIEVER. John Steward Buenavista Alberto, of the Cagayan State University Andrews Campus, has been playing DOTA and mobile games since high school. During the board exam reviews, games became his stress reliever.

Merkel defies critics, vows to govern for full 4-year term

Feb 12, 2018 - 6:46 AM

The veteran leader says she feels no decline of her authority and wants to stay at the helm of Europe's biggest economy until 2021

AT THE HELM. German Chancellor Angela Merkel gives a press conference in Berlin on February 7, 2018. Tobias Schwarz/AFP

Germany's center-left backs formal coalition talks with Merkel

Jan 22, 2018 - 7:06 AM

The SPD's thumbs-up will come as a huge relief to Angela Merkel, staving off the threat of snap polls or the unappealing prospect of leading an unstable minority government

PARTY LEADERS. Martin Schulz (C), leader of Germany's social democratic SPD party, SPD parliamentary group leader Andrea Nahles (L) and Rhineland-Palatinate's State Premier Malu Dreyer (R) sing after delegates voted to begin formal coalition talks during an extraordinary SPD party congress in Bonn, western Germany, on January 21, 2018. Sascha Schuermann/AFP

Merkel urged to swiftly seal repeat coalition with SPD

Nov 27, 2017 - 6:13 AM

Angela Merkel has been scrambling to avert snap elections after arduous talks to form a new government with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and the left-leaning Greens broke down a week ago

SUCKING IT UP. This file photo taken on September 18, 2017 shows a placard on a boat featuring German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her then challenger Martin Schulz, leader of Germany's social democratic party (SPD), drinking water with straws out of the Spree river and making its way past the German parliament (Bundestag) in Berlin. Odd Andersen/AFP

Last-ditch attempt to end Germany's political crisis

Nov 22, 2017 - 7:54 AM

Germany now faces weeks, if not months, of paralysis with a lame-duck government that is unlikely to take bold policy action at home or on the European stage

PEACE BROKER. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier addresses a press conference in Berlin on November 20, 2017, after coalition talks to form a new government failed overnight. John Macdougall/AFP

Germany's Merkel battles to stay in power despite crisis

Nov 20, 2017 - 10:01 PM

(UPDATED) The veteran leader says she is 'very skeptical' about a minority government, stressing that Germany needed a stable government 'that does not need to seek a majority for every decision'

TRUMP MOMENT. German Chancellor Angela Merkel leaves the presidential residence Bellevue Castle in Berlin where she met the German President on November 20, 2017 after coalition talks failed overnight. Photo by Odd Andersen/AFP

Germany in political crisis as coalition talks collapse

Nov 20, 2017 - 7:13 AM

(UPDATED) The talks, which turned increasingly acrimonious, stumbles on issues including the divisive matter of immigration

FACING A CRISIS. In this photo, German Chancellor and leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, Angela Merkel speaks to journalists as she arrives at the CDU's headquarters on November 17, 2017 in Berlin. John Macdougall/AFP

Merkel faces crucial deadline on coalition talks

Nov 16, 2017 - 12:42 PM

Merkel's CDU/CSU bloc, the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and the left-leaning Greens are to announce whether they have found enough common ground to begin formal coalition negotiations

AT THE BUNDESTAG. In this file photo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel reflects in a window as she gives a speech at the Bundestag (lower house of parliament) on June 29, 2017 in Berlin. John Macdougall/AFP

Germany's weakened Merkel scrambles to form government

Oct 18, 2017 - 10:43 AM

Merkel's conservatives, who won a September 24 vote without a clear majority, will hold exploratory talks with the liberal and pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and then the left-leaning and environmentalist Greens

WEAKENED? In this file photo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) sits in the Bundestag (Lower house of parliament) in Berlin on January 19, 2017. Kay Nietfeld/dpa/AFP

Weakened Merkel wins 4th term, hit by nationalist 'earthquake'

Sep 25, 2017 - 1:20 AM

(UPDATED) In a bombshell for the German establishment, the anti-Islam, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) captures around 13% of the vote, catapulting it to become the country's third biggest political force

FOURTH TERM. German Chancellor and CDU party leader Angela Merkel (C) addresses supporters after exit poll results were broadcasted on public television at an election night event at the party's headquarters in Berlin during the general election on September 24, 2017. Odd Andersen/AFP

'No mood for change', one month before Germany vote

Aug 24, 2017 - 2:05 PM

Will German Chancellor Angela Merkel secure a 4th term?

This file photo taken on October 24, 2016 shows German Chancellor Angela Merkel and leader of the Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) at the start of a leadership meeting at the party's headquarter in Berlin. Odd Andersen/AFP

Cagayan State U to bar enrollees who test positive for drugs

Jul 26, 2017 - 12:07 PM

UPDATED The Commission on Human Rights says the lack of guidelines on the mandatory drug test may violate student s rights

Merkel in German campaign kick-off pledges full employment

Jul 03, 2017 - 10:02 PM

Merkel presents a program she said was focused on bolstering Germany s economic strength and social cohesion

PARTY PLATFORM. German Chancellor and head of the Christian Democrats party, Angela Merkel (L) and Horst Seehofer, leader of Bavarian sister Party CSU, present their parties' electoral programs for the September 24 parliamentary election during a press conference on July 3, 2017 in Berlin. John MacDougall/AFP

Cagayan State U robbed of P868,000 in fee collection, scholarship funds

Nov 09, 2016 - 2:51 PM

Police say the suspects broke into the cashier s office at the CSU campus in Sanchez Mira town over the weekend

CAMPUS ROBBERY. Photo shows a vault pried open by robbers at the Cagayan State University-Sanchez Mina campus. Photo courtesy of Honorator Carag

Merkel's coalition at odds over next presidential candidate

Nov 07, 2016 - 9:25 AM

With German parties shifting into campaign mode presidential succession discussions have turned into a display of political power

German Chancellor Angela Merkel waits ahead of the start of the weekly cabinet meeting in Berlin on October 26, 2016. Tobias Schwarz/AFP

Bruised by refugee crisis, Merkel faces tough election year

Nov 03, 2016 - 11:00 AM

While Merkel s welcome to refugees won her many plaudits it also stoked deep anxieties and boosted a new party to the right of the arch conservative CSU – the populist Alternative for Germany AfD

In this file photo, German Chancellor and head of the Christian Democratic Union party CDU Angela Merkel arrives for a party board meeting in Berlin on August 15, 2016. Tobias Schwarz/AFP

Cagayan State U employees seek reversal of COA ruling on P27-M bonus

Oct 04, 2016 - 10:25 AM

The petitioners say they were not given enough time to appeal the COA order leaving them no choice but to raise the matter before the Supreme Court

CSU VS COA. Fr Ranhilio Aquino (left) meets with employees of the Cagayan State University on their petition before the Supreme Court against the Commission on Audit. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Cagayan State U ordered to return P27M yearend bonuses

Sep 05, 2016 - 10:52 AM

All officials and employees of Cagayan State University are ordered to return the P40 000 year end incentive they received in 2014

Licuanan: Cavite school did not violate any CHED rules

Aug 07, 2015 - 4:46 PM

Commission on Higher Education Chairperson Patricia Licuanan thinks Cavite State University is likely to invite other politicians apart from the Vice President

NO VIOLATION. According to CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan, Cavite State University did not violate any CHED rules for inviting Binay to speak on campus. Photo by Rappler

Binay camp hits Palace 'scare tactics' vs Cavite school

Aug 04, 2015 - 5:14 PM

Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda has urged the Cavite State University to explain why students were required to attend the Vice President’s counter SONA

'OVERREACTION.' According to Binay's spokesperson Joey Salgado (left), asking Cavite State University to explain the mandatory attendance of its students to the Vice President's counter-SONA is an 'overreaction' by Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda (right).

Binay in Cavite: Counter-SONA in opposition bailiwick

Aug 04, 2015 - 12:40 PM

A number of young people who listened to the Vice President s speech say they came only because they support his ally Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla

ALLY. Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla escorts Vice President Jejomar Binay to the venue of the VP's counter-State of the Nation Address in Indang, Cavite, on August 3, 2015. Rappler photo

CSU students light candles for schoolmate Rosanna Sanfuego

Mar 07, 2015 - 7:17 PM

Some students hold up banners with the name of Rosanna Sanfuego who reportedly killed herself over difficulties in paying school fees

REMEMBERING ROSANNA. Cagayan State University Students light candles in memory of fallen classmate Rosanna Sanfuego. Photo from the NUSP Pilipinas website

Priest condemns 'unrepentant' CSU over student's suicide

Mar 06, 2015 - 5:07 PM

Officials of the Cagayan State University belie the claim of Rosanna Sanfuego s family that she was sent away by her instructor over unpaid fees – she had killed herself even before exam day

CHED looking into suicide of CSU student

Mar 04, 2015 - 1:21 PM

UPDATED The youth commission says the Commission on Higher Education should put in place protection mechanisms for students who are denied school services because of unpaid school fees

'Students can’t afford reimposition of CSU tuition fees'

Mar 04, 2015 - 12:28 PM

As it is most students of Cagayan State University cannot afford the cost of school fees says the National Union of Students of the Philippines

TUITION FEE DEBATE. Cagayan State University has observed a 'no tuition fee' policy since 2009. File photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Ombudsman sacks Cagayan State University president

Jul 09, 2014 - 7:18 PM

Roger Perez used university resources for the improvement of his house and accepted money in connection to an official school transaction says the resolution

Merkel gets lift from big win in Bavarian poll

Sep 16, 2013 - 8:04 AM

The results from Germany s second most populous region point to a strong likelihood that Merkel will clinch a third term next Sunday September 22

PROST! German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a glass of Koestritzer, a local beer speciality, as she attends an election campaign event in Bad Koestritz, eastern Germany, on September 15, 2013. AFP / DPA / Bodo Schackow