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‘Bullied’ teen kills self in Zamboanga Sibugay


A 14-year-old boy, believed to have been bullied in school, committed suicide in Tungawan town in Zamboanga Sibugay, on Monday.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Comelec orders purge of youth voters’ list

Comelec office.  FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has ordered a cleanup of the youth voters’ list as part of the preparations for the voter registration process for the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

First National Student Handbook on rights and welfare launched

National Youth Commission

Youth organizations, student councils and government agencies, launched the first National Student Handbook (NSH) that aims to educate students about present safeguards for their rights and welfare.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pope makes tough sell on materialism in South Korea

Pope Francis walks with his pastoral staff as he arrives to celebrate a mass at a soccer stadium in Daejeon, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. Tens of thousands of Asian Catholics gave a boisterous welcome to Pope Francis on Friday as he celebrated his first public Mass in South Korea, a country with a small but growing church that is seen by the Vatican as a model for the rest of the world.(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Pope Francis urged Asia’s Catholic youth on Friday to renounce the materialism that afflicts much of Asian society today and reject “inhuman” economic systems that disenfranchise the poor, pressing his economic agenda in one of Asia’s powerhouses where financial gain is a key barometer of success.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Poe wants to know why youth unemployment high, orders Senate study

Senator Grace Poe. RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

Neophyte Senator Grace Poe has asked the Senate to conduct a study on youth joblessness in the country, citing the government’s record of 1.4 million unemployed last April.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »