Chan opens children’s helpline during SOCA

Futch Anthony Inso 11/30/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan launched on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, a helpline exclusively for concerns involving children during his State of the Children’s Address (SOCA) at Hoops Dome in Barangay Gun-ob,…

Porter shoots Pasil Fish Port construction project foreman for bullying

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 11/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lesson learned the hard way. A former security guard, who now works as a porter at the Pasil Fish Port in Cebu City, was arrested by the police shortly after he shot a…

Mandaue Catholic school sued over bullying incident

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The parents of a Grade 9 student has filed charges against a Catholic-run school in Mandaue City for its alleged inaction on the mauling incident that involved the child and two older students inside…

Ateneo dismisses bully student after ‘thorough investigation’

Inquirer.net 12/23/2018

MANILA, Philippines – Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) has dismissed the student involved in the bullying incident caught on video, which went viral on social media recently. In a statement, President Fr. Jose Ramon Villarin SJ said…

Schools urged: Step up info drive on bullying

Inquirer.net 12/22/2018

MANILA, Philippines — As the issue on bullying heats up in the wake of the Ateneo Junior High School (AJHS) incident, Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III has called on schools to carry out an intensified information drive…

Cebuano coaches speak out: Combat sports only for self defense, not for bullying

Glendale Rosal 12/21/2018

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebuano combat sports coaches condemned the viral videos of an alleged taekwondo practitioner from a prominent university in Manila who was seen hurting his fellow students. The videos, which showed clips of the…

Tina Fey: online bullying makes her ‘Mean Girls’ relevant

AP 04/10/2018

NEW YORK—Tina Fey had no idea “Mean Girls” would be timelier today than it was 14 years ago. And that makes her a little uneasy. “It’s just sort of unfortunate that it does,” the Emmy-winning actress and…

Man stabbed with kitchen knife after bullying suspect

Norman Mendoza 02/22/2018

A 50-year old man was stabbed using a 12-inch kitchen knife past 10:00 a.m., Thursday morning in Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City. The victim, identified as Jose Mongas Jr., 50, a resident of Sitio Camansi of the said…

Bullying by hypothesis

Editorial 02/02/2018

Ferdinand Marcos was buried in the Libingan ng mga Bayani after the majority of Supreme Court (SC) justices back in 2016 found nothing objectionable or vile with granting the ousted dictator an honor normally conferred on heroes.…

‘Teen pregnancy, sexual abuse, bullying’

Inquirer.net 11/23/2017

Issues such as corporal punishment, teenage pregnancy and sexual abuse are among the most pressing concerns that personally affect Filipino children today. In a children’s assembly organized by the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef), 32 children from…

Gentleman Personified

Apple Ta-as, Hayde Quiñanola 07/17/2016

RICK Kristoffer E. Palencia is the face of Mister Global Philippines 2015. He straightened up with his chest out and chin up, and faced the flashing cameras with an amiable smile during the press conference of Gentleman…

Talkshow tackles parenting issues

Contributor 07/07/2016

THE Patronage of Mary Development School (PMDS), a privately-owned institution in Boljoon town, southern Cebu, held its biannual parents’ conference last June 30 at the school’s auditorium. With the theme, “Parenting: Imperatives and Perspectives,” the event aimed…

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