Lapu beefs up youth programs

Norman V. Mendoza 11/09/2017

LAPU-LAPU City Mayor Paz Radaza announced measures to strengthen children’s protection in line with the celebration of National Children’s Month. “Your beautiful smiles fuel me to do more, to double my efforts, to pour more of my…

Nurturing hearts

Editorial 10/23/2017

It was fitting that the youth should pay tribute to the late Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal on Saturday, half a decade after the church recognized the sainthood of a son of the archdiocese, Pedro Calungsod.…

Catholic youth groups to hold tribute for Vidal

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/19/2017

  Two religious celebrations marking the 5th Canonization of San Pedro Calungsod scheduled this Saturday, Oct. 21, were deferred by the Commission on Youth (COY) as the Archdiocese of Cebu continues to mourns the death of Archbishop…

Miss Millennial Philippines Julia Gonowon wants to be an inspiration to the youth

10/15/2017

FRESH from winning “Miss Millennial Philippines” crown, Julia Gonowon of Camarines Sur said she wants to inspire more millennials to do good for their community. “I want to prove in my own way that the youth of today are…

DepEd, Smart strengthen disaster preparedness of Ormoc youth

PR 10/04/2017

Residents of Ormoc City in the province of Leyte are no strangers to calamities. The province has been battered by typhoons, landslides and earthquakes, the most recent of which was the magnitude 6.5 quake that shook Jaro…

DEALING WITH YOUTH OFFENDERS

Editorial 10/04/2017

Netizens reacted to news stories on the riot staged by juvenile offenders at a Cebu City–owned facility. Alan Schmidt wrote on Facebook, “They (Operation Second Chance Center) need juvenile work farms like the ones used in US.”…

YOUTH OFFENDERS AS DRUG COURIERS

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/18/2017

Suspected shabu smuggled to city jail through Operation Second Chance Three days after Rimer Jay Fajardo was released from the Operation Second Chance Center (OSCC) in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City, he decided to go back through the…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 08/24/2017

YOUTH SUSPECT A 17-year-old boy arrested in a drug bust in Barangay Pulpogan, Consolacion, northern Cebu last Tuesday drew mixed reactions from netizens. Jonathan Hobley said, “Yes! Catch them! Don’t kill them! They are just Children! Also…

Youth leaders

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 08/11/2017

The Cebu City Youth Affairs Office is staging International Youth Day today, and joining in the celebration is the nonprofit organization Basadours, which started out as a group of volunteer storytellers. Youth participation in nation-building is crucial…

Youth solon warns against passage of free tuition bill

Inquirer.net 05/18/2017

  The Kabataan Party-list has warned that the House bill on financial assistance that gives priority to “poor but deserving students” is being used to justify tuition increase instead of scrapping it altogether. In a statement, Kabataan…

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