A land dispute that hundreds of years, a revolution and a world war failed to resolve has apparently been settled by the stroke of a pen with the signing of Republic Act 11454. Long-time residents of Krus Na Ligas, once regarded as “illegal settlers’’ on property owned by the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City, will soon become rightful owners of the land that their ancestors had occupied long before the city or the university even existed.
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UP’s elevation by law to the country’s national university has added to its already weighty responsibility to serve the country and its people. Professor emeritus Randy David explains how.