Teen widows and the war on drugs

Rina Jimenez-David 02/13/2018

Today is Valentine’s Day, and what an irony that it coincides with the Catholic feast of Ash Wednesday, which ushers in the Lenten season. Commentators make much of the irony that today is also, in the Catholic…

‘Teen pregnancy, sexual abuse, bullying’

Inquirer.net 11/23/2017

Issues such as corporal punishment, teenage pregnancy and sexual abuse are among the most pressing concerns that personally affect Filipino children today. In a children’s assembly organized by the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef), 32 children from…

Village exec, teen yield P500K shabu

Benjie Talisic 10/04/2017

Half a million pesos’ worth of shabu was seized from a barangay councilman and a father and daughter residing in Carcar City, southern Cebu yesterday morning by operatives of the regional Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7). Arvin…

Cabanatuan prelate condemns killing of teen found in Nueva Ecija

Inquirer 09/09/2017

  THE Diocese of Cabanatuan strongly condemned the killing of 14-year-old Reynaldo de Guzman and the government’s bloody war on drugs that allegedly resulted in the mounting death toll that include a number of teenagers. In a…

Teen deaths prompt ‘major rethinking’ in anti-drugs war of gov’t — Abella

Inquirer.net 09/07/2017

The deaths of teenagers Kian Loyd delos Santos, Carl Arnaiz and Reynaldo de Guzman have prompted a “major rethinking” of the government’s war on drugs, Malacañang said Thursday. “The act that the PNP is being investigated, that…

Teen caught with pistol, shabu

Winston Ensomo 07/25/2017

A teenager who figured in a vehicular accident in Barangay Lusaran, Cebu City was arrested after police found one pistol and sachets of shabu in his possession. The 19-year-old suspect identified as Juvyniel Banote will face illegal…

Laborer, teen shot dead

Intern 04/18/2017

A LABORER was shot dead by one of five motorcycle-riding assailants who took a silver necklace from him in Sitio Camp 5, Barangay Manipis, Talisay City at 8:48 a.m. last Monday. SPO2 Cecilio Miñoza of the Talisay…

Gerhicka Carcueva Teen Idol

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/28/2017

It started with her Cebu Daily News photo that went viral, taken during the Sinulog Sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan last Jan. 7. Wearing a bright pink and apple green costume, 17-year-old Cebuana-Swiss Gerhicka Carcueva led Tribu Ginatilanon…

Teen boy injured after leap

Rene Alima 05/30/2015

A 17-YEAR-OLD boy was injured after he jumped off a 200-foot deep cliff in  barangay Guadalupe, Carcar City early morning yesterday. Police are withholding the name of the boy for being a minor. Police said the boy…

Teen dies in mock fight

08/09/2014

A 13-YEAR-OLD boy died while he was playfully slugging it out with a 14-year-old friend yesterday in barangay Mambaling, Cebu City. Police learned from Junjun Go, a junkshop owner, that the 14-year-old Mark hit his friend in…

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