Biden seen to take pandemic 'seriously' as US reaches 400,000 COVID deaths

US President Joe Biden is taking the COVID-19 pandemic "seriously" as the divided nation reached a grim toll of 400,000 deaths, some of whom were Filipino frontline workers, a government relations expert said Thursday.

'UP-DND Accord abrogation curtails students' freedom to think, speak'

The termination of an agreement between the University of the Philippines and the Department of National Defense that bars state forces inside the campuses curtails the students' freedoms, the chairman of UP Los Baños' student council said Wednesday.