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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 »

Why SK reforms should be implemented immediately

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Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV on Tuesday warned that the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) would return to the “clutches of partisan politics” if proposed reforms are not immediately passed.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Teen faces jail for sending selfie porn to girlfriend


A teenager in Virginia faces four months in jail and a lifetime on a sex offender’s list for texting videos of his erect penis to his girlfriend, his lawyer said Friday.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

400 student leaders to ‘join’ Congress

PMC Official Poster

Four hundred high school and college student leaders from all over the country are set to join the Philippine Model Congress (PMC) 2014 this September and experience firsthand the Philippine legislative process.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »