Youth anti-drug council elects leaders

07/12/2018

A youth council created to assist the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Organization (CPADAO) in its awareness campaign against illegal drugs in the youth sector had elected its officers. John Carlou Areglo of Daabantayan National High School was…

BOPK gets more SK allies

Morexette Erram 05/24/2018

The number of elected Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials affiliated with the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) has risen from 41 to 42. This developed after Christine Bontuyan, the SK chairperson-elect of Barangay Talamban decided to be a…

Labella: Politicians must stay off youth affairs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/17/2018

POLITICIANS of the older generation must keep their hands off the affairs of the youth. This was stressed by Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgar Labella a day after it was revealed that 41 of the elected Sangguniang…

LYD office urges elected SK officials to attend training

Rosalie Abatayo 05/16/2018

Winning Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) chairpersons and councilors may not be sworn into office unless they attend the mandatory training course organized by the Local Youth Development Offices. Cebu City Local Youth Development Officer Jess Anthony Dela Cruz…

Two Filipino boxers secure berths for Youth Olympic Games

Inquirer.net 04/25/2018

BOXING brothers Cris Russu Laurente and Criztian Pitt Laurente outclassed their respective foes in the Asian Youth Championships in Bangkok Tuesday night to secure spots in this year’s Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Criz Ruzzu…

Fish vendor, youth killed in Minglanilla mishaps

Rene Alima 04/14/2018

A fish vendor died after she was hit by a speeding tourist van as she crossed the highway at sitio Linao barangay Lipata, Minglanilla town at 6 am Saturday. The 72-year-old victim identified as Cresenciana Repollo of…

Youth participation in good governance

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 04/13/2018

SK’s Comeback “Spare the youth from your corrupt ways.” Said Jess Anthony dela Cruz, who worked with two Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation presidents from 2008 to 2014, in a call to politicians who initiate corrupt practices during…

Youth participation in governance

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo and Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/12/2018

THE RETURN OF THE SK (First of two parts) Rengelle Pelayo was an active student leader of Abellana National High School when she decided to run as Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) chairman of Barangay Buhisan back in 2007.…

Youth from outside Cebu City take part in CCSC’s free summer sports clinic

Mars Alison 04/09/2018

CEBU City traffic enforcer Roberto Lim just got off his 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. shift. But instead of going home, he decided to drop by the Mabolo Elementary School to see his four-year-old daughter train in…

Youth needs alternative to stop gang membership, says Osmeña

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/02/2018

Giving an alternative for the youth to spend their energy is Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s answer to the recruitment of minors in gangs. On Good Friday and Black Saturday, nine minors were rescued and were caught…

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