Groups push for increase in age for sexual consent

USJ-R Journalism Intern 07/30/2018

CHILDREN’S rights organizations are pushing for the increase in the minimum age for sexual consent from 12 to 16 years old. This would mean that anybody who commits sexual acts with a minor below sixteen years old…

Children’s rights groups propose to raise age of sexual consent

USJ-R Journalism Intern 07/30/2018

Children’s rights organizations are pushing that the minimum age of sexual consent be raised from 12 years old to 16 years old. This would mean that anyone who commits sexual acts with a minor below the proposed…

Groups question labor-only contracting practices

Futch A. Inso 07/19/2018

  Cebu labor groups held a protest against labor-only contracting practices in some companies on Thursday morning (July 19). Jaime Paglinawan, coordinator of Alyansa sa mga Mamumuo sa Sugbo -Kilusang Mayo Uno (AMA-KMU), more than a thousand…

Groups hold protest over ‘tambay’ crackdown

Inquirer.net 06/28/2018

Different groups protested in front of the Philippine National Police headquarters, smearing the gates of Camp Crame in Quezon City with pig’s blood after the police chief vowed to continue its anti-crime operations. In a joint statement…

Cebuano Sevillano wins gold in ASEAN+ Age Groups chess

Glendale G. Rosal 06/27/2018

RHENZI Kyle Sevillano became the lone Cebuano gold medalist in the 19th ASEAN+ Age Groups Chess in Davao City after topping the boys’ under-20 blitz competition. The 20-year-old Far Eastern University varsity player, who is the nephew…

Militant groups renew call: End militarization in agri areas

CNU Intern 06/15/2018

Militant groups in Cebu is calling on the government to end of militarization in agricultural areas as they continue to demand for a genuine agrarian reform program. The groups alleged that the military have been abusing farmers…

Various groups honor Filipino comfort women

Inquirer.net 06/12/2018

On Independence Day To honor and remember the Filipino women abused by Japanese soldiers during the Second World War, various groups who campaigned for the reinstallation of the “Comfort Woman” statue along Roxas Boulevard held a ceremony…

Groups to mark Independence Day with protest march

CNU Interns, Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/11/2018

WHILE the Cebu City government will celebrate the country’s 120th Independence Day with a flag-raising ceremony and a short program, militant groups will also hold a protest rally with a march from Fuente Circle to Colon Street.…

Groups to hold rallies on Independence Day

CNU Intern 06/11/2018

Militant groups such as Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (Piston) Cebu and Anakbayan Cebu will hold rallies in celebration of Independence Day tomorrow (June 12). Around fifteen (15) groups with an estimated number of…

Militant groups to join signature petition against Train Law

Intern 06/07/2018

Militant groups from Cebu will be participating in the nationwide signature petition against Train Law on June 12, as one of the activities of the National Day of Protest. Jaime Paglinawan of AMA-SUGBU-KMU, said that they are…

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