11 months Duterte signs law declaring Nov. 17 as National Students’ Day MB
By Argyll Geducos President Duterte has signed the measure declaring November 17 every year as National Students’ Day to recognize the “invaluable contribution” of student activism to Philippine democracy. President Rodrigo Roa (ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Based on Republic Act (RA) No. 11369, signed by Duterte on August 8, it will be the policy of the State to value the dignity of every person, and to guarantee full respect for human rights. The State also recognizes the value of inculcating love of country and social responsibility among the youth, and supports the observance of International Students’ ... more