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Slots to nat’l youth cage team in Elite Camp today


THE CHANCE to make it into the national youth basketball team pool will be at stake today as the Elite 60 Development Camp kicks off at the Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu campus in Canduman, Mandaue City. Registration for the tryouts begin at 8 a.m. as the talent identification camp commences at 9 a.m. under […]

Posted: April 21st, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Comelec urges youth to register for SK polls


Deadline for voter registration is on April 29 With only a few days left before the registration deadline, the Commission on Elections in Central Visayas (Comelec-7) is urging the youth to register for the upcoming October 2017 Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. Comelec-7 Assistant Regional Director Veronico Petalcorin said during the Kapihan sa PIA (Philippine Information […]

Posted: April 19th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

RYLA set to gather youth leaders in Cebu


HAPPENING on Feb. 24-25 is the two-day Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) training at Cebu Parklane International Hotel. RYLA, an intensive training program for young adults with proven leadership ability and commitment to community service, is set to discuss training modules which include Leadership in Volunteerism, Environment Care and Project Management. Also part of the […]

Posted: February 20th, 2017 in What's Up | Read More »

Digong’s brother spearheads move for federalism


THE People’s Initiative for Federalism (PIF) was officially launched yesterday at University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) campus in Salinas Drive, Lahug, Cebu City. Spearheaded by President Rodrigo Duterte’s younger brother, Emmanuel “Don” Duterte, PIF aims to spread the advocacy of changing the system of government in the country. Don said they were gathering other […]

Posted: December 18th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Distributing condoms in schools only encourages promiscuity – Magpale


Cebu Vice Governor Agnes Magpale expressed disapproval over the plan of the Department of Health’s (DOH) to distribute condoms in schools saying this act will only encourage promiscuity among the youth. “No (I don’t agree). I am worried it will encourage promiscuity. I hope dili na madayon (I hope that plan will not push through),” […]

Posted: December 5th, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »

Protecting Environmental Rights and their Defenders


Miracles are provided by Nature to all of us but we haughtily take them for granted, as if our home planet owes us these services. How can we possibly exist without the air, water, land, trees, the living resources and inter-connected ecosystems that are given us for free and which unfortunately humans have put a […]

Posted: December 4th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

Tomas asks urban poor groups’ support in his bid to take back SRP lots


Cebu City Tomas Osmeña called for support from members of the urban poor communities in Cebu City to claim back the real estate properties several national conglomerates purchased and owned in the South Road Properties (SRP) in his speech during the opening program of the Urban Poor Solidarity Week on Saturday morning. “In the next […]

Posted: December 3rd, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »

Marcos burial at the LNMB a revision of history


THIS is a revision of history. When a dictator who was ousted by People Power will be buried in the Libingan ng mga Bayani, we are made a laughing stock in the entire world. Only in the Philippines.” This statement coming from lawyer Democrito Barcenas during yesterday’s protest rally and commemoration of the birth anniversary […]

Posted: November 30th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Millennials against the Marcos burial


I never thought I could be grateful to the Marcoses for anything. But their insistence on burying the dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos’ remains in the Libingan ng mga Bayani has given me a precious gift: hope in the next generation. Until the day the Supreme Court ruled to allow the burial, I was convinced my […]

Posted: November 26th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

Province launches anti-drugs programs for youths


The Cebu Provincial Anti-drugs Abuse Office (CPADAO) formally launched its programs that will help drug surrenderers in the province in a ceremony held at the Cebu Provincial Capitol on MOnday. The projects are specially designed for students, out of school youths and minors especially those who are drug surrenderers. CPADAO chief Carmen Durano-Mecca said they […]

Posted: November 21st, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »