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…

Sack Mocha for spreading fake news, youth leaders ask Ombudsman

Inquirer.net 04/02/2018

Youth and student leaders filed on Monday an administrative complaint against Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Esther Margaux “Mocha” Uson for allegedly using her position to proliferate “fake news” and silence the critics of the government. In the…

100k youth expected to vote for SK election

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/01/2018

Comelec Officer Marchel Sarno said that they are expecting around 100 thousand voters for the Sangguniang Kabataan Polls in Cebu City. Sarno said that this number is caused by the wider age range of qualified SK voters…

Out-of-school youth arrested for selling drugs

Benjie B. Talisic 03/29/2018

A newly identified drug personality in Barangay Lorega San Miguel, Cebu City was collared in a police operation on Thursday evening. Policemen arrested Racemar Alburo, 26 years old, and an out-of-school youth. The operation was conducted by…

Youth group supports 24-hour Cebu City public library

King Anthony Perez 03/06/2018

The Youth for a Livable Cebu (YLC) lauded the announcement of Mayor Tomas Osmeña to open the Cebu City Public Library and Information Center for 24 hours. Since 2015, YLC has partnered with the public library in…