PYC: Lowering age of criminal responsibility may prompt crime groups to use younger preys in their operations

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/24/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Reducing the age of “social responsibility” to 12 from 15 years old might make younger children prey to criminal groups who would want to use minors in operating their illegal businesses. James Canoy,…

Move to revive CAT, ROTC gains support

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/28/2018

The proposal to bring back the Reserved Officers Training Course (ROTC) as a mandatory program for senior high school students has gained support from the chairperson of Cebu’s Provincial Youth Commission (PYC). PYC chairperson Charlton James Canoy…

Youth dialogue for dev’t plan opens

Dominic Yasay 08/31/2016

THE Philippine Youth Commission (PYC) kicked off a series of consultations for the Philippine Youth Development Plan (PYDP) at Handuraw Pizza, Gorordo Avenue Wednesday. The six-year PYDP is focused on strengthening youth participation in health, education, economy,…

Interim youth commission formed for Cebu province

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/22/2015

More than 100 youth leaders from all over Cebu met yesterday for the  first convention of  members of the Provincial Youth Commission (PYC). Almost a year after the ordinance creating the PWC was passed,  members gathered from …

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