Sugat sa Minglanilla 2022: Fully vaccinated ‘angels’ needed

Doris C. Bongcac 04/06/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Do you want to play the role of an angel on Easter Sunday 2022? The Municipality of Minglanilla in southern Cebu is urging fully vaccinated kids in their locality to sign up and…

Cebu City Politics: Should children be allowed in campaign rallies?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A huge crowd of supporters attended the different political rallies that were organized by administration group Barug PDP-Laban Friday night, April 1. And these gatherings were attended by children and adults. In comparison,…

Rama to police, market personnel: Protect the children

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has instructed the city’s police and market personnel to ensure the safety of children at the Carbon Market. This order came after the Cebu City Council has endorsed…

Cebu City jabs 1.8K kids, who are 5 to 11 years old

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/19/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The children in Cebu City are getting vaccinated against COVID-19. The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) reported that at least 1,877 minors, whose ages are from 5 to 11 years old, got…

Consolacion kicks off safari-themed ‘Resbakuna Kids’ drive in mall

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/14/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A lion, a tiger, a bunny and a duck are among the costumes people were wearing at a corner of a mall where the “Resbakuna Kids” campaign was launched in Consolacion town in…

7,416 kids get COVID-19 vaccination on first day of gov’t drive

Zacarian Sarao 02/08/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 7,416 children got their first COVID-19 vaccination on Monday, the first day of the government drive for those aged 5 to 11. This number has been recorded as of 4:00 p.m,…

Dr. Padilla to parents: Don’t fear COVID-19 vaccines

Doris C. Bongcac 02/05/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Even the children have been badly affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), says Dr. Minguita Padilla, a medical doctor and a health advocate. Padilla said the pandemic has prevented the children, especially…

Gov’t eyes to start vaccinating kids aged 0 to 4 in second quarter of year

Daphne Galvez 01/11/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The national government is aiming to start vaccinating children aged zero to four years against COVID-19 this year, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., the country’s vaccine manager, said in a taped briefing with President Rodrigo…

Set Forth Philippines: An NGO’s story that began over quarantine

Mary Jhudielle Gicale 12/02/2021

While doing homework during quarantine and listening in on the news about how underprivileged children are not getting a proper education, 17-year-old Renoa Richelle King thought about how she could fill in the gaps of the current…

PRO-7 to kids: Call us if you need help

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Phililppines — Policemen in Central Visayas continue to assure children that they have someone to call to when they will need help. Knowing that someone would come to help them when they would need help…

Public urged not to bring children, seniors when viewing Mayor Labella’s remains

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Those who want to pay their last respects to Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella at the Cebu City Hall are asked not to bring children and senior citizens. This was the appeal of…

The unbearable lockdown of Filipino children

Gideon Lasco - @inquirerdotnet 11/19/2021

We’re approaching the two-year mark of the pandemic, and one thing now very clear is that how people experience it depends on one’s position in life: one’s occupation, country of residence, socioeconomic status, age, and gender. Thus,…

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