Community pantries pop up in Cebu

Doris Mae Mondragon 04/20/2021

Dalaguete, Cebu–This pandemic has inspired so many ordinary people to help others and one example of this are the emergence of community pantries. When it comes to “Pagtinabangay”—a Cebuano word that means helping each other out in times…

Pusok SK chief answers allegations of 7 SK execs

Futch Anthony Inso 03/25/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) chairperson of Barangay Pusok in Lapu-Lapu City has broken her silence on the issue regarding the resignation early this month of her seven SK councilors, SK treasurer and SK…

Three more SKs in Cebu City receive financial aid

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is nearing the completion of the distribution of the financial assistance for all Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) in its 80 barangays. The Cebu City Public Information revealed that three more SKs received…

SK in Cebu City to begin receiving P1M financial aid starting August 20

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Cebu City will finally receive their long-awaited P1 million financial assistance starting today, August 20, 2020. This financial assistance was promised since 2019 for all the SKs in the…

Ordinance for Cebu City SK officials’ subsidy passed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has passed an ordinance granting allowance to Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) councilors, secretaries, and treasurers in the 80 barangays in the city. Councilor Jessica Resch, SK Federation president in the…

Cebu City SK execs cash aid put on hold

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) councilor will have to wait longer for the promised financial assistance of P2,000 per month from the city government. The city government has put on hold the distribution…

Village youth group in Pinamungajan, Cebu launches unique online advocacy campaign

Immae Lachica 04/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A youth group in a barangay in the town of Pinamungajan in southwestern Cebu has come up with a unique online advocacy campaign meant to keep the young ones in their village busy while at home…

Do you know this woman? Call Talamban SK officials

03/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Sangguniang Kabataan officials of Barangay Talamban in Cebu City are calling on the relatives of this woman who identified herself as Stellara Acompañado Chan Alegada. She is now at the Talamban Health Center.…

Talisay police arrest youth leader for involvement in illegal drugs  

Rosalie Abatayo 02/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Guendolyn Luague, the chairwoman of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) in Barangay Lawaan III in Talisay City, was expected to help lead the youth away from the influence of illegal drugs. But on Wednesday…

SK Cebu to ask schools to implement exemption of youth officials from NSTP

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation in Cebu will ask tertiary schools in the province  to implement the law that exempts youth officials from taking the National Service Training Program (NSTP). Jerico Rubio, SK…

SK POLITICS GETS DIRTY: Mothers complain ‘hakot’ practice among youth in Barangay Suba

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 05/14/2018

  Barely six hours before voting precincts will open for the local elections, at least two mothers from Barangay Suba, Cebu City are now looking for their missing children. Their children, who are voters for the Sangguniang…

Duterte postpones barangay elections

Inquirer.net 10/04/2017

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar confirmed this in a text message to INQUIRER.net. Asked if the President signed on Tuesday the bill postponing the said elections, he replied, “Yes.” The new law was signed less than a month before the scheduled…

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