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Ex-U.P. chancellor: Gov’t should give SUCs ‘more resources’ for online learning

May 15, 2020 - 9:07 PM

'They should never ever sacrifice the education budget so we could build up necessary facilities for online learning,' former University of the Philippines Diliman chancellor Michael Tan says

MORE FUNDS. Former UP chancellor Michael Tan says that the government should allot more funds to state universities and colleges for the shift to online learning. File photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

DOH urged to ease rules on families of coronavirus deaths

May 15, 2020 - 1:32 PM

Former UP chancellor Michael Tan, a medical anthropologist, cites the guidance of the World Health Organization that deceased COVID-19 patients are no longer infectious

FRONTLINERS. East Avenue Medical Center health workers, push a man on a stretcher with suspected COVID-19 patient under investigation or patient under monitoring going inside the isolation tent for treatment on Monday, April 12, 2020. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

U.P. frat member dies after latest hazing exposé

Sep 29, 2019 - 11:51 AM

UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan appeals to the public to stop posting and forwarding social media messages related to the student's death

LT Group's president dumps majority of shares

Jul 08, 2019 - 5:55 PM

The disclosure does not explain why LT Group president Michael Tan, one of the sons of Lucio Tan, disposed of majority of his shares

DISPOSED SHARES. LT Group president and chief executive officer Michael Tan only now has 1,100 shares left from the holding company.

Samar poll officials probe congratulatory poster for Tans in canvassing area

May 15, 2019 - 6:45 PM

The poster placed on a wall of the canvassing area congratulates 3 members of the Tan family for 'winning' in their respective local races even before the canvassing process can be completed

PREMATURE CONGRATULATIONS. A poster congratulating members of the Tan family running in the local races in Samar hangs on a wall in the canvassing area even before the canvassing of votes can be completed on May 15, 2019. Photo from Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

UP Shopping Center compliant with fire regulations – chancellor

Mar 08, 2018 - 7:45 PM

UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan says safety measures were in place for the UP Shopping Center, also pointing out that it had just been renovated in 2017

COMPLIANT? UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan speaks to reporters near the UP Shopping Center. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

UP chancellor endorses February 23, 24 activities vs EJKs, attack on press freedom

Feb 23, 2018 - 10:08 AM

'We need to encourage our students to participate in the activities as part of their education,' UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan says

'Prevent martial law from being repeated' – UP Chancellor

Sep 20, 2017 - 8:56 PM

'It is a time of remembering the past, especially martial law. It is a time of reaffirming our commitment to prevent that past from being repeated,' UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan says

REMEMBER THE PAST. UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan said that September 21 is more than a day of protest but a day to remember the past. File photo/Rappler

No tuition for now for UP Manila, UPLB undergrads

Jul 26, 2017 - 3:30 PM

UPDATED In both campuses the suspension – until further notice – is applicable to those enrolling for the first semester of academic year 2017 2018

CHED commissioner to UP chancellor: Why criticize gov't?

Jul 12, 2017 - 2:16 PM

Commissioner Prospero de Vera III also asks the UP leadership to clarify its position on the tuition free policy

FREE TUITION. CHED Commissioner Prospero de Vera III reacts to UP Diliman's latest decision not to collect tuition for the first semester of academic year 2017-2018. Presidential file photo

No tuition collection in UP Diliman 'until gov't clear' about subsidy policy

Jul 11, 2017 - 9:40 PM

They are not clear yet as to how much subsidy there will be: partial or complete and who will be eligible Until they clarify we will not collect any amount from students says UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan

ISKOLAR NG BAYAN. This file photo shows the Oblation statue, an iconic symbol of the University of the Philippines. File photo from Wikimedia commons

UP chancellor worried over 'collateral damage' in drug war

May 06, 2017 - 8:00 AM

University of the Philippines Diliman chancellor Michael Tan says there have been 6 executions attributed to vigilantes in the Diliman area since the Duterte administration waged its drug war

UP FORUM. UP Diliman chancellor Michael Tan speaks before a forum on drug policities. Rappler screenshot

Michael Tan reappointed as UP Diliman chancellor

Jan 26, 2017 - 2:38 PM

Michael Tan has been serving as the constituent unit s chancellor since March 1 2014

File photo by Nathan Gatpandan

Duterte hosts intimate dinner for top businessmen

Jan 18, 2017 - 4:40 PM

The 3 hour dinner is organized by former president and now Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Presidential Consultant for Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion

DINNER WITH BUSINESSMEN. President Rodrigo Duterte hosts a dinner for the country's top businessmen on January 17, 2017. Photo by Rey Baniquet/Presidential Photo

UP Diliman reveals 3 nominees for chancellor

Jan 04, 2017 - 7:53 PM

Nominees will present their vision papers in a forum on January 9

ISKOLAR NG BAYAN. This file photo shows the Oblation statue, an iconic symbol of the University of the Philippines. File photo from Wikimedia commons

Top businessmen pledge support for Sulu's economic revival

Dec 20, 2016 - 1:40 PM

Tycoons like Manny V Pangilinan Ramon Ang and Lucio Tan declare their support for the Duterte administration s bid to unleash the economic potential of violence stricken Sulu

FOR SULU'S FUTURE. Businessmen, government officials, and NGOs pledge support for the Duterte administration's 'Save Sulu' program. Photo from PPD

Diokno: Next anti-Marcos campaign is to educate the youth

Dec 01, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Teaching the youth about Martial Law is the way to move forward from the rallies says former NHCP Chairperson Maria Serena Diokno and other educators

Lucio Tan's LT Group sets P10 billion capital spending in 2016

Jun 21, 2016 - 7:30 PM

LT Group has a generally positive outlook for 2016 as it eyes new growth drivers to surpass 2015 s P6 6 billion net income

SPENDING. LT Group Incorporated, the listed holding company of tycoon Lucio Tan (3rd from left) is spending close to P10 billion in capital expenditures for this year. File image from Absolut Distillers Incorporated

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Apr 01, 2016 - 7:20 PM

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Excitement, hope as PH launches own microsatellite

Mar 23, 2016 - 3:55 PM

After a successful launch into space the Philippines now looks forward to the deployment of its first microsatellite Diwata 1

The Atlas V rocket lifts off. Image courtesy NASA

Sogo Group donates outdoor exercise equipment to UP Diliman

Jan 06, 2016 - 2:36 PM

Seesaws and arm push up machines can be used at the College of Science and the Department of Military Science and Tactics complexes

HEALTHY LIVING. New exercise equipment can be used at the UP Diliman campus. Image courtesy Anna Regidor and the UP Diliman website

UP president Pascual: Frat violence offends me as frat alumnus

Jul 09, 2015 - 5:09 PM

UP president Alfredo Pascual breaks his silence on the recent incidents in UP Diliman that allegedly involved his fellow Upsilonians

DUE PROCESS. UP President Alfredo Pascual says incidents of violence have no place in the university. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Lucio Tan group spending P10B in 2015

Jun 23, 2015 - 6:23 PM

The conglomerate is optimistic despite cigarette beer units’ challenges

UP frat attacks: 'Suspects used baseball bat, lead pipes'

Jun 20, 2015 - 7:59 PM

Ten suspects – 5 still unidentified – face frustrated homicide physical injury and malicious mischief charges for attacking 4 people on separate occasions

UP condemns frat-related attacks on founding anniversary

Jun 19, 2015 - 5:18 PM

UP Diliman will act firmly initiating immediate preventive suspension on students involved in the assault and promptly conduct hearings We will impose the full penalty for those found guilty the UP administration assures

Bill seeks to ban hazing in and out of schools

Jul 08, 2014 - 4:21 PM

House Bill 4714 or the Servando Act seeks to repeal the Anti Hazing Law which only regulates hazing conducted by fraternities sororities and other organizations

UP president vows due process in hazing probe

Jul 08, 2014 - 10:24 AM

Incidents of violence done even for the noblest of reasons have no place in UP says University of the Philippines president Alfredo Pascual

DUE PROCESS. UP President Alfredo Pascual says incidents of violence have no place in the university. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Upsilon involved in UP hazing that injured 17-year-old

Jul 04, 2014 - 10:06 PM

University of the Philippines Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan says the family of the victim will be taking formal legal action next week

Michael Tan is next UP Diliman chancellor

Feb 27, 2014 - 12:49 PM

UPDATED Michael Tan will serve as chancellor for a 3 year term from 2014 2017

File photo by Nathan Gatpandan

Young, tech-savvy Filipinos more sexually active than you think

Feb 06, 2014 - 8:52 PM

Filipino youth and young adults are exploring new forms of sexual behaviors and activities a recent study on fertility and sexuality shows

UP Diliman prof attacked, robbed on campus

Oct 18, 2013 - 7:55 PM

Political science faculty member Perlita Frago was attacked at around 4:30 pm October 17 before she could even get inside her car parked across Palma Hall

LT Group: PAL 'not strategic'

Jun 19, 2013 - 1:42 PM

PAL is not strategic to the firm s long term plan says Michael Tan son of tycoon Lucio

NOT STRATEGIC. Tan group foregoes consolidation of airline business to LT Group due to lack of synergy with their other businesses. AFP Photo

LT Group raises P38-B in record share sale

Apr 17, 2013 - 1:51 PM

It says strong demand from global investors is a testament to the positive outlook on both the company and the Philippine economy

EQUITY OFFER. LT Group successfully raises P37.72 billion through the sale of shares to global investors. AFP Photo