Groups push for increase in age for sexual consent

USJ-R Journalism Intern 07/30/2018

CHILDREN’S rights organizations are pushing for the increase in the minimum age for sexual consent from 12 to 16 years old. This would mean that anybody who commits sexual acts with a minor below sixteen years old…

Children’s rights groups propose to raise age of sexual consent

USJ-R Journalism Intern 07/30/2018

Children’s rights organizations are pushing that the minimum age of sexual consent be raised from 12 years old to 16 years old. This would mean that anyone who commits sexual acts with a minor below the proposed…

Cebuano Sevillano wins gold in ASEAN+ Age Groups chess

Glendale G. Rosal 06/27/2018

RHENZI Kyle Sevillano became the lone Cebuano gold medalist in the 19th ASEAN+ Age Groups Chess in Davao City after topping the boys’ under-20 blitz competition. The 20-year-old Far Eastern University varsity player, who is the nephew…

20s: The best age range to invest in a condo, house

Chris Evert Ruffolo 02/02/2018

Owning a property — a house or condominium unit — in your 20s may seem “too early” as an investment option as most individuals in this age group are into buying the latest gadgets or traveling abroad…

Human rights in the Age of Pop Culture

Raymund Fernandez 01/09/2018

Since 1967, we have come into the age of Popular Culture. This claim comes from the quaint perspective of a painter. 1967 was when Pop artist Andy Warhol caused the making of the painting “Brillo Box.” This…

The age of the influencer

Mike Acebedo Lopez 09/13/2017

Trolls, bots, hashtags? Come on, that’s so circa 2014–2015 when Twitter trending topics spilled over to mainstream media and shaped headlines. We’re way past that. In November 2014, nearly two years before the 2016 elections and way…

Suson on a roll in Cebuana Lhuillier net

John Carlo Villaruel 05/22/2017

CEBUANO netter Marc Nicole Suson sustained his blazing run this month as he won the 16-Under boys crown of the Cebuana Lhuillier Age Group Tennis Championships over the weekend in Ozamiz City. The University of Cebu (UC)…

Age and towers

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 05/19/2017

Tokyo – Back in high school, kids called me a “walking encyclopedia”. I carried the moniker around campus both as a curse and as a badge of honor. “Walking encyclopedia” came with the word “nerd,” a term…

RAFI president dies at 67

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/13/2017

Roberto Eduardo “Bobby” Aboitiz, president of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) passed away early morning Thursday. He was 67 years old. RAFI corporate communications head Rianne Tecson confirmed the business leader’s passing and that he was…

Bill lowering criminal liability age ‘heartless’ – Gabriela chapter

Inquirer.net 02/18/2017

The local chapter of Gabriela in Caloocan City on Saturday expressed opposition on House Bill 2 or the lowering of criminal liability age from its current 15 years old to 9 years old. “Pagpapakita ito ng buktot…

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