Talisay Youth urged: Fight illegal drugs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The youth of Talisay City in southern Cebu have been encouraged to proactively fight the spreading use of illegal drugs among their age group. Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” gave this challenge to the…

Palace on Rizal’s 159th birth anniversary: Frontliners are modern day heroes, youth must step up

Krissy Aguilar 06/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines — As it remembered national hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal’s dedication to service on his 159th birth anniversary, Malacañang on Friday lauded the frontliners battling the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic (COVID-19 as) “modern-day heroes.” “The…

Youth group in Tisa offers online recognition for graduates, bar and board passers

Immae Lachica 05/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) of Barangay Tisa here wants to make all the graduates from their area still feel special even during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis. Sonia Cal, SK chairperson of Tisa,…

Balance of youth, experience as Gilas unveils Final 12 for Indonesia game

Dennison Rey A. Dalupang 02/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines–Gilas Pilipinas will tap into its wealth of experience when it goes up against Indonesia this Sunday, February 23, 2020, for the last remaining match in the first window of the Fiba Asia Cup 2021 qualifiers.…

New PRO-7 RD vows to remove ‘environment’ that tolerates illegal drugs proliferation

Alven Marie Timtim 02/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The conduct of buy-bust operations is not enough to address the proliferation of illegal drugs in Central Visayas, said Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro. Ferro, who assumed as director of the Police…

Councilor Hontiveros says search for skateboard park in Cebu City continues

Irene R. Sino Cruz 12/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “The search for the temporary skateboard park in this city continues.” Cebu City Councilor Donaldo “Dondon” Hontiveros said this after he was asked for his reaction to the calls of Southeast Asian Games…

Cebu City mayor wants youth to be educated on HIV

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella wants the youth in the city to be educated properly on the risks and effects of contracting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Labella said…

Youth admits raping ex-girlfriend, distant relative in separate incidents

09/04/2019

SINGAPORE — A youth raped his former girlfriend in his flat while his other family members were at home, a district court heard on Tuesday (Sept 3). In a separate incident, the offender, who is now a…

20 football coaches in Cebu pass PH Youth Coaching Certificate course

Mars G. Alison 09/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some 20 football coaches in Cebu passed the Philippines Youth Coaching Certificate (PYCC) hosted by the Central Visayas Football Association (CVFA) which ended Sunday, September 1, 2019.  The course started last August 26…

Award-winning Mandaue Children and Youth Chorus to perform in Taipei

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — This group of Cebuanos is back in Taipei, Taiwan to raise again the Philippine flag. The Mandaue Children and Youth Chorus is set to leave the country on July 28, Sunday for the…

Stop labelling LGBT community — Cardinal Tagle

07/02/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Stop enclosing the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) community in labels. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle said this Tuesday as he called the youth to avoid discriminating others. “LGBTQ…

Sinas: Mandatory ROTC to teach discipline to senior high school students

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The revival of the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) is expected to teach discipline among senior high school students. Police Brigadier Debold Sinas, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), …

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