SK POLITICS GETS DIRTY: Mothers complain ‘hakot’ practice among youth in Barangay Suba

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 05/14/2018

  Barely six hours before voting precincts will open for the local elections, at least two mothers from Barangay Suba, Cebu City are now looking for their missing children. Their children, who are voters for the Sangguniang…

PH launches first ever plan to stop violence vs. children

Inquirer.net 05/09/2018

The first-ever Philippine Plan of Action to End Violence Against Children (PPAEVAC) was launched on Wednesday to safeguard the youth from physical, psychological, sexual violence and online abuse. The plan was developed by the Department of Social…

Cronus devouring his children

Raymund Fernandez 04/24/2018

Cronus Devouring his Children,” is a painting by Francisco Goya y Lucientes. He was official painter to the Spanish Royal Court of the late 1700s. Goya had seen the evils of unbridled power and its apocalyptic consequences…

Coach to teach children art of business

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/23/2018

HOW young should people start learning about the complex world of business and entrepreneurship? For business development specialist Amar Delon, it should start as early as adolescence but through simplified versions. Delon, a Malaysian and the CEO…

DOH-7 records 2 deaths of children vaccinated with Dengvaxia

Futch A. Inso 04/02/2018

The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) recorded two more deaths among children who were vaccinated with anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia. This was confirmed by Dr. Shelbay Blanco, Health Emergency Management Staff (HEMS) coordinator for the Department…

Children survive neighbor’s shooting inside home

Rene F. Alima 03/19/2018

THREE children were wounded after being hit by stray bullets fired by an irate neighbor at Sitio Mananga 2, Barangay Tabunok in Talisay City at 9 pm last Saturday. SPO1 Aquilles Cabando of the Talisay City police…

Authorities, kin found remains of two missing children in Pajo fire

Norman Mendoza 03/17/2018

Jennifer Cañedo, 28, is the mother of two missing children, with ages 1 and 3 years old. The children went missing when a huge fire razed nearly 400 homes in Sitio New Paradise, Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City…

PhilHealth releases benefit for children with dev’tal disabilities

PR 03/08/2018

AS PhilHealth continues to put measures in place in ensuring sustainability of the social health insurance fund, initially by making slight adjustment in the premium rate of employed members, the state-run health insurance firm is also on…

PhilHealth opens benefit package for children with disabilities

Futch Anthony Inso 02/14/2018

The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) is opening a new Z-Benefit package for Children with Developmental Disabilities. Lawyer Karisma Agraviador, public relations officer of PhilHealth-7, said the Z-Benefit package is intended for children diagnosed with developmental disabilities…

PCG suspends search and retrieval operations for missing children

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/12/2018

DUE to Tropical Storm Basyang, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Cebu Station has temporarily suspended its search and retrieval operation for the three missing children who are passengers of the motorized banca which capsized off Camotes Island…