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BETTER lifestyle choices through simple acts of caring for the environment everyday was among the advocacies of Jayson Villagomez. His initiative to combat climate change and the learnings he acquired as a student of De La Salle University in Manila, P…

CANCELLING the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections this year will save the country a lot of money. “We can save a lot of funds, more or less P100 million nationwide, because we don’t have to allocate budget for the SK,” said lawyer Renato Magbutay, regional election director of Commission on Elections in Northern Mindanao. Read the

CAGAYAN de Oro City’s youth are divided over the move of the government to abolish the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK), the youth arm of local government units (LGUs). For Gladys Valle, a second-year college student at Xavier University, the abolition of the SK is tantamount to trampling the constitutional rights of the Filipino youth. Read the

PHILIPPINE Councilor’s League (PCL) national president Alma Moreno–Salic said on Tuesday that the postponement of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections should have been decided long before, and not several weeks before the intended election. She made the personal stand as PCL is yet to come up its common stand about the issue on the postponement

December 6th, 2012youth 0 Comments

MANILA — President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday called on the youth to spend their Christmas in a productive way by helping the victims of Typhoon “Pablo” rather than doing frivolous activities. In his speech during the awarding ceremonies of the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (Tayo) held in Malacañang, the President asked help from youth […]

YOUTH leaders in Davao City gathered to launch a campaign to register the youth’s voice in the coming elections. “One of our objectives is to encourage our fellow youth, especially to the new voters, to register for the coming 2013 polls,” said Niel Brene Lopez, regional coordinator of Kabataan party-list in Southern Mindanao. Read the

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