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Today’s graduates and the world’s demands
April 23, 2018

You belong to what is now called the post-digital age and a much more exacting world

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Meet the Millennials
Jul 15, 2018

Millennials have been accused of being narcissistic, entitled, and impatient. Are these fair accusations?

Let’s break the myths about this generation and find out how they're shaping the nation and the world.

An open letter to my fellow college students who didn't graduate on time
by Hershey Neri June 23, 2018

'Our failures or shortcomings do not define us'

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Zooming in on Gen Z
June 28, 2018

Rappler contributor Boris Joaquin talks to Pauline Fermin, managing director of Acumen Brand Strategy Consultants, about a generation that is beginning to enter the workforce.
For several years, millennials have dominated social conversation, from how they dress and what they drink, to how they're reshaping the workplace.

Duterte's cursing is affecting the youth, experts say
by Sofia Tomacruz June 18, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte's constant cursing during speeches is affecting the youth, experts said on Monday, June 18, as an activist nun said the chief executive should be more mindful of how he conducts himself.
'Because he is President, he should not speak like that,' says former St Scholastica's College president Sister Mary John Mananzan.

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Duterte conduct bad for kids? Roque leaves it to parents to teach good values
by Pia Ranada June 21, 2018
Most Filipinos already 'accept' President Rodrigo Duterte's propensity to use cusswords and hurl insults at his critics, claims Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque.

Robredo to youth: Don’t lose hope, good will triumph over evil
June 16, 2018

'Ang pinaka-number one na lesson in history, hindi tumatagal ang kasamaan, na parating in the end, ang nagta-triumph ay iyong kabutihan,' Vice President Leni Robredo tells youth leaders

Fililipino-Chinese millennials speak up vs China harrassment of PH fishermen
by Angelica Y. Yang June 19, 2018

'I am angry that there’s a foreign power policing our fishermen who are trying to make a livelihood,' says Ateneo student Justine Chua, one of the Filipino-Chinese millennials who have a lot to say about the China Coast Guard's harassment of Filipino fishermen in Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal.

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When Power insists, “you’re either with us or against us,” the space for a diversity of voices and ideas shrinks.
When hate and anger are weaponized, it creates a spiral of silence.
When critical questions are simplistically equated with an anti-government agenda, it requires courage to hold decision-makers accountable.

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Meet the Filipino Columbia University student who won a Pulitzer
April 27, 2018

23-year-old Mariel Padilla talks to MovePH's Raisa Serafica about her Pulitzer award and the importance of local reporting.

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Is it time to #DeleteFacebook?

The Cambridge Analytica controversy and the #DeleteFacebook movement that resulted from it highlight the perils of harvested personal data.

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Zuckerberg apology fails to quiet Facebook storm
March 23, 2018 - with Video
With pressure ratcheting up on the 33-year-old CEO over a scandal that has wiped some $60 billion off Facebook's value, the initial response suggests his promise of self-regulation has failed to convince

WhatsApp co-founder starts #DeleteFacebook campaign after data privacy scandal
March 21, 2018
Brian Acton tweets, 'It is time,' and uses the hashtag #DeleteFacebook

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#WalkOutPH trends on Twitter as millennials fight for press freedom, human rights
by Raisa Serafica February 23, 2018

Martial Law survivor Boni Ilagan also talked to students from the College of Mass Communication and advised them to 'create their own First Quarter Storm'

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What's next for youth after walkout for democracy?
by Abigail Abigan February 25, 2018
After the youth-led protest last Friday, February 23, 'an even bigger protest' is lined up for March 8, International Women's Day

Campus journos 'defend press freedom' during NSPC 2018 awarding ceremonies
by Bong Santisteban February 23, 2018
'It's not just a contest for us. we will uphold press freedom even though we just came from a small island province,' says a campus journalist from Virac, Catanduanes

Filipino youth lead nationwide 'walkout' for freedom and democracy
by Eloisa Lopez February 24, 2018
UPDATED 'The youth will continue to fight outside the four walls of their classrooms to push for basic socio-economic reforms that are not only beneficial to the youth, but to all marginalized and oppressed sectors of the society,' says Kabataan Partylist representative Sarah Elag

IN PHOTOS: Thousands join nationwide walkout vs Duterte
February 23, 2018
Thousands of protesters march the streets in various cities around the country to slam President Rodrigo Duterte's alleged repressive policies against the poor, and to fight for press freedom and human rights

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Campus journalists on why press freedom matters
Published on May 2, 2018

In this video for World Press Freedom Day 2018, campus journalists from different universities in Metro Manila share with Rappler their thoughts on the importance of campus journalism and press freedom

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Look also the article by Kaye Cabal May 03, 2018 HERE

Philippine Collegian campus journos barred from taking editorial exams
May 05, 2018
UPDATED The Board of Judges cites the candidates’ failure to meet residency requirements as basis for disqualification from taking the editorial exams. UP Chancellor Michael Tan upholds the decision.
Two campus journalists of the Philippine Collegian, University of the Philippines Diliman’s official student publication, were disqualified from the selection of the publication’s next editor-in-chief.
Is Philippine Collegian facing a press freedom issue?
by Frances Roberto May 12, 2018

'The UPD administration needs to be level-headed enough to study the rules and interpret them based on the normative standards of journalism, especially when it comes to editorial independence,' says professor Danilo Arao.

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DepEd terminates partnership with Rappler, sacrifices ideals of campus journalism
February 07, 2018 - with Videos

The cancellation of the partnership comes about two weeks before we begin an online publishing contest organized by the NSPC and customized for the DepEd by Rappler.

on Wednesday, without stating any reason, Education Secretary Leonor Briones gave us letters terminating two agreements: our partnership with them for disaster preparedness and the National Schools Press Conference (NSPC).

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By ending Rappler-DepEd partnership, the only losers are the kids
by Jane Bracher February 10, 2018

Think of some of the dream-come-true stories you've heard or witnessed, or your own story. What did they have in common? Opportunity.

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Boris Joaquin interviews McCann Philippines CEO Raul Castro on how to engage millennials in the workplace
March 07, 2018

With millennials expected to take over at least half of the global workforce by 2020, the often - misunderstood generation – who by now are no longer fresh graduates and are leveling up in their careers – is a significant part of the country’s economy and labor force.

Youth as troublemakers
by Jayeel Cornelio February 27, 2018

In the final analysis, these youth are fighting not just for themselves, but also for the rest of us. Whether or not we agree is secondary. The least we could do is to listen to their wisdom

EDSA and history lessons for today
by Ross Tugade February 25, 2018

'The susceptibility of the youth to seek 'alternative facts' and feign a sense of nostalgia for the golden days of Martial Law is a collective failure of our political, social, and pedagogical institutions'

An open letter to millennials: Don’t federalize, organize!
by Carmel Veloso Abao November 10, 2017

Why not break the dominance of dynasties first before federalizing?

Why PH needs a millennial opposition
by Emmanuel M. Hizon November 04, 2017

Today's young people, inexperienced yet ready to fight, must teach their elders that there is more to opposition politics than simply the politics of addition

UNDP, Citi Foundation launch youth innovation program
by Keb Cuevas December 15, 2017

Youth Co:Lab aims to catalyze youth innovation towards solving the world’s biggest social challenges.
To drive more youth-led social enterprises, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Citi Foundation launched their Youth Co:Lab partnership

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Raising my baby behind bars
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In much of the Gulf countries like Qatar, pregnancy out of wedlock is a crime punishable by imprisonment.
Joanne spent two years and 10 months in a jail in Doha for her pregnancy and unpaid loans. William spent the first years of his life in prison with his young, unmarried mother.

Look more about the life as OFW in e.g. Qatar

Look also 'Selda Inosente' a documentary by Kara David
Mar 14, 2018

Number of abandoned Filipino babies in Middle East on the rise
by Jojo Dass, The Filipino Times May 19, 2017

The reason? Women who get pregnant but can't produce a marriage certificate face detention.

Teen widows: the growing legacy of Duterte’s drug war
by Ana P. Santos October 11, 2017

Soaring teen pregnancy, most common in urban poor communities, is colliding with drug-related killings that target mostly poor young men.

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UP History's 1st female summa cum laude on tips for studying, success
April 14, 2018

Chiqui Agoncillo talks to MovePH's Raisa Serafica about her UP education, studying history, and the importance of liberal arts education

What is your education worth?
by Maria Isabel Garcia June 10, 2018

Education is about diving into the ocean of facts, ideas, and projects that span time and space, and coming out with your own story to live by and to live out.

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Life skills fresh graduate needs for school-to-work transition
Feb 4, 2017

The Departnment of Local and Employment (DOLE) offers a training so-called as "Jobstart" to prepare fresh graduates find a stable job

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Most millennials willing to work abroad for career growth
by Don Kevin Hapal August 28, 2017

The United States remain the top destination of choice for millennials who are willing to work outside of their country of residence, according to a World Economic Forum survey.

Successful transitions: What should millennials know to adjust to the TRAIN?
by Tristan Zinampan February 01, 2018

Knowledge is key to coming out on top.
TRAIN, in a nutshell, aims to simplify taxes through new tax brackets and reducing steps in compliance. But by far, the most popular aspect of TRAIN is the higher take-home pay due to the reduced personal tax.

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Take it from Bonifacio: You're never too young to lead
Nov 30, 2016

Historian Carlo Santiago would like to remember Bonifacio as an effective communicator, and one who the youth of today should look take after.

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A 'scholar ng bayan' speaks out ​on summary executions
December 09, 2016
MovePH's Voltaire Tupaz talks to fourth year University of the Philippines student Adrienne Onday and asks her about her views on the war on drugs, her fears as an ordinary citizen on the streets and her hopes for her country and her people.
Adrienne Onday hung a cardboard sign around her that said "We could all be drug pusher."

Look also the article HERE

Filipina in anti-Duterte rally among TIME's most influential teens
by Kimiko Sy November 03, 2017
UPDATED: Shibby de Guzman of St Scholastica's College joins an eminent list of global teen influencers

Shibby de Guzman, who drew both praise and online attacks for joining a protest rally against the hero's burial for dictator Ferdinand Marcos, has been included in TIME's list of
"30 Most Influential Teens of 2017."

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Filipino teens among Time magazine’s most influential youth
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What teen on Time 'Most Influential' list wants to tell Duterte
Nov 5, 2017
A high school student who has led protests against the government's anti-narcotics drive wants to know if President Rodrigo has any regrets over the campaign that has seen some 3,800 suspected criminals killed.

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'Geriatrics' in gov't can learn from teen influencer Shibby de Guzman
by Jee Y. Geronimo November 04, 2017
'Shibby has shown us that we don’t have to have hundreds of thousands of followers... to be recognized in the world – distinction follows where we choose to be decent and conscientious human beings,' says Senator Leila de Lima

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EDSA in the age of social media

For the 30th anniversary of EDSA 1, CMFR interviewed millennials and asked: "What comes to mind when you hear 1986 EDSA People Power?"

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Music, drugs, and alcohol: Do young Filipinos party to get high?
By Mara Cepeda June 01, 2016

The deaths after the recent Closeup Forever Summer concert put the spotlight on the local party scene and drug abuse among the youth.

How Social Tourism is Redefining Millennial Wanderlust
by Tristan Zinampan April 14, 2018

How and why does social tourism appeal to our generation?

Penshoppe leads anti-bullying #IAmDifferent campaign
by Precious Del Valle October 29, 2017 - with Video

Proceeds from Penshoppe's campaign will go in developing a module on anti-bullying, with the help of Teach For The Philippines

Look the Video in HD HERE

How to deal with office gossip
February 19, 2018

We often think a little gossip in the office is harmless. It’s just break time chatter after all, right?
There’s nothing wrong with chatting and telling stories, but when you start injecting a little malice and slander here and there will make it a totally different story.

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What young women need to know
Published on Mar 28, 2017

The risks Filipino women face
Farmidah Ali is only 37 but is already a mother of 9 and a grandmother of one. According to the Saguiaran, Lanao del Sur native, she was worried for her 17-year-old daughter who was then about to give birth.

This social video, created by MovePH in partnership with Oxfam, features reproductive health services and information (RHSI) for marginalized communities in remote regions.
Without reproductive health information and services, many women face risks related to sexual intercourse and childbirth. Learn more at https://philippines.oxfam.org/
The Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law (RPRH) Law will help address the needs of many women like Farmidah and their families. If you want the law to be fully implemented, sign this petition: http://bit.ly/lifttro

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Aren't they too young?
Aug 01, 2017

What happens to a girl's dreams when she is forced into early marriage?

Filipino millennials among most optimistic globally – survey
April 16, 2017
84% of Filipino millennials believe social and political conditions in the country will improve in the next 12 months.

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Filipino millennials among most optimistic globally
Published Apr 17, 2017
Results of a recent survey conducted by a private firm showed that Filipino millennials are among the world's most optimistic despite the political and economic conditions in the Philippines.

Lumalabas sa isang survey na ang mga Pinoy millennials o yung tinatawag nating 'Phillennials,' ay isa sa mga may pinaka-positibong pananaw sa lipunan, ekonomiya at maging sa pulitika. Ito'y kung ikukumpara sa millennials mula sa ibang bansa. I-Bandila mo, Apples Jalandoni. Bandila, April 17, 2017, Lunes

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Understanding the ‘Selfie Generation’
October 27, 2016

Are the youth really just all about “me?" Watch our LIVE roundtable discussion with Rocco Nacino, Alora Guerrero, and Ingrid Nieto

Look also the article HERE

Are you a “slashie?"
Updated July 07, 2017 - with video

Millennials are not money-driven – they’re passion driven.
Unlike Generation X, their benchmark for success is not necessarily having the cash to buy a car and a house by a certain age. For them, success also means finding fulfillment in being able to pursue their passions.
Do you consider yourself a slashie? Watch the video to see how you can embrace your many definitions – whether in work, passion, or play.

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Words of wisdom from millennials
August 12, 2017

We gathered young millennials and asked them questions about life, happiness, and, the most difficult question of them all: What is love?

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For this ‘sponge boy,’ 13 years of selling dish sponges pays off
May 26, 2018

At a young age, 22 year-old Melvin Chua had to sell dish sponges to support his family and studies, rain or shine. Now that he has graduated, his dreams are starting to become a reality.

Look also the article:

by Bong Santisteban May 27, 2018

A millennial’s guide to mutual funds
December 29, 2017

Want to start investing, but don’t know how? Here’s an easy primer from a fellow millennial

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How do millennials spend their Holy Week?
Fasting, Abstinence: Gi-practice pa ba sa millennials?

Maayong adlaw mga higala. Ania ang SunStar Holy Week Special alang karong adlawa, April 13, 2017

From selfies to squad goals, millennials can build better PH future
by Senator Bam Aquino November 25, 2016

Why I am confident our youth will make this country, maybe even the world, a better place.

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Who should pay on a date? Netizens answer - #SLOPangutana: Kinsay mogasto sa date
August 30, 2017

ROMANTIC relationships start with two people getting to know each other, and what better way to know someone than through a date.

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Millennials in Disaster Preparedness and Climate Action
Published on Jul 7, 2017

Paul Pangilinan, National Youth Commission's Commissioner at Large presents a report on disaster preparedness and climate action of millennials

Tapping youth volunteerism for public service
by David Lozada March 24, 2017 - with video

Candon Youth Movement engages Ilocos Sur youth for projects on public health, agriculture, and education

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Is texting a curse?
by Maria Isabel Garcia March 23, 2017

Does texting erode language?

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The Millennial Way: Why am I single?
Feb 13, 2017

Most of the millennials, or those ages 18-34, are fond of expressing their affection toward other people. We see them often sharing statuses, photos or videos about their "relationship goals" on social media, while others share their sentiments about break-ups or why they opt to stay single. (Tovya Kaiko Galeon, USJ-R Intern/SunStar Philippines)

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The Millennial Way: How do you define romance?
Feb 13, 2017

Most of the millennials, or those ages 18-34, are fond of expressing their affection toward other people. We see them often sharing statuses, photos or videos about their "relationship goals" on social media, while others share their sentiments about break-ups or why they opt to stay single. (Tovya Kaiko Galeon, USJ-R Intern/SunStar Philippines)

This is an album in the album "Romance, Dating, Courtship, Wedding, Anti Mail-Order Bride Law, Etc."

Who Should Text First After A Date? Here Are The Dating Rules
by Sonya Schwartz

Have you been on your first date and are now unsure whether to text him first or wait until he texts you? The can be one of the most exciting times but also the most anxious times of your life.

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The Millennial Way: How do you handle a breakup?
Feb 13, 20
Most of the millennials, or those ages 18-34, are fond of expressing their affection toward other people. We see them often sharing statuses, photos or videos about their "relationship goals" on social media, while others share their sentiments about break-ups or why they opt to stay single. (Tovya Kaiko Galeon, USJ-R Intern/SunStar Philippines)

This is an album in the album "Divorce, Annulment, Legal Separation and Breakup"

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When is it time to move out of your parents' place?
Jan 12, 2017

It’s a big leap of faith to finally move out of your parents’ home. It means living independently: paying for your own mortgage, house bills, food, and all your little luxuries. But it also means, living independently: living life unsupervised and completely your own.

What do millennials look for in a home?
July 27, 2018

Today's young achievers are constantly in search for living spaces that will fuel their drive and nurture their lifestyles. But what elements really matter to them?

Defying the notion of the ‘financially fragile’ millennial
by Krista Garcia May 26, 2017 - with video

As this generation steps into adulthood, they must learn to strike a balance between creating experiences and protecting their future

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The millennial’s guide to choosing a financial advisor
July 09, 2018
Chances are, you’ve already encountered one or more of these kinds of advisors

How millennials can secure their future
by Isabel Salvosa July 21, 2017 - with Video

It’s never too early to start thinking ahead.

What you need to know about

THE FILIPINO MILLENNIAL

Much has been said about millennials – roughly defined as those who were born between 1980 and 2000.
In the Philippines, millennials make up one-third of the total population. They’re the ones politicians talk to. The ones marketers try to entice and persuade. The ones companies want to hire (if they haven’t started their own). They are a force to be reckoned with.

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Filipino millennials are ‘confident, driven’
by Krista Garcia October 23, 2016
The survey from August to October 2016, shows Filipino millennials’ outlook on their goals, career, finances, and interest in advocacies.

DOH eyes handing out condoms in schools by 2017
December 01, 2016
IN A bid to address the growing number of young Filipinos getting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), the Department of Health (DOH) is now mulling at making condoms available even in school clinics.

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Schools as access points for condoms
by Ana P. Santos January 21, 2017
Education and health agencies tackle strategies that will address the glaring information gap in sexual literacy among the Filipino youth.

Condoms in schools won't cut it
by Dr. Minguita Padilla January 02, 2017

There is no quick fix to the problem of HIV and unwanted pregnancy among our youth, but we must start quickly on the path toward the right solutions.

IMPORTANT look also Special Infomercials about AIDS and HIV

When you run out of condoms or pills
by Ana P. Santos January 19, 2017

President Duterte’s signing of EO 12 is a step in the right direction, but the Supreme Court still has to lift its TRO'

HIV now an 'epidemic' among PH youth - Nat'l Youth Commission
by Ana P. Santos December 01, 2016
In partnership with the health and education agencies, the NYC leads the development of an HIV information drive that target the youth.
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WHO country rep: PH not doing enough to stop epidemic
by David Lozada December 01, 2016
WHO believes it would take mass mobilization to counter the spread of the HIV virus in the Philippines.

IMPORTANT look also Special Infomercials about AIDS and HIV

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‘Online in love’
Feb 11, 2017 - Aired: February 11, 2017
Susuriin ni Jay Taruc ang konsepto ng dating sa social media sites. Makikilala niya ang iba’t ibang tao na nakatagpo at nasawi sa pag-ibig sa modernong paraan na ito ng dating o panliligaw.

This is an album in the album "Romance, Dating, Courtship, Wedding, Anti Mail-Order Bride Law, Etc."

Calendar of activities for October 2017 barangay, SK elections
by Michael Bueza March 31, 2017
The Comelec prepares for the village and youth council polls, despite a proposal in the House of Representatives to postpone them again.

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Duterte postpones barangay, SK polls to May 2018
by Paterno Esmaquel II October 04, 2017
UPDATED The barangay and SK elections will be held on the second Monday of May 2018 instead of October 23 this year

Comelec postpones barangay, SK polls in Mindanao
by Paterno Esmaquel II September 05, 2017
The poll body cites threats to the safety of voters in Mindanao, which President Rodrigo Duterte placed under martial law due to clashes in Marawi City
Sangguniang Kabataan - SK
"youth council"

is a council for youth in each barangay

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LIST: Schedule of satellite Metro voters' registration
January 21, 2017
Interested parties may request for satellite registration activities in their area in preparation for the 2017 barangay and SK polls, says the Comelec

What’s in the new Sangguniang Kabataan?
by Lou Gepuela January 31, 2016
2016 will mark the first SK elections after a 3-year hiatus

Republic Act No. 10742
“Sangguniang Kabataan Reform Act of 2015”
Look the IRR HERE

Nat'l Youth Commission: Abolishing SK will deprive youth of their voice
August 28, 2016
NYC Chairperson Aiza Seguerra says removing the Sangguniang Kabataan would 'disenfranchise the Filipino youth'
The National Youth Commission (NYC) on Sunday, August 28, expressed alarm over the statements of legislators asking for the abolition of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK).

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Are we postponing barangay and SK elections or not? P500M is at stake
by Emil Marañon III August 02, 2017
If Congress decides this at the last minute, we risk tossing down the drain about a billion pesos Comelec shall have spent on the preparations.

Republic Act No. 10923
October 15, 2016
AN ACT POSTPONING THE OCTOBER 2016 BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9164, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9340 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10656 PRESCRIBING ADDITIONAL RULES GOVERNING THE CONDUCT OF BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Why Duterte's plan to appoint barangay officials violates the Constitution
by Emil Marañon III March 29, 2017
Robert Ace Barbers' House Bill 5359, seeking to postpone village and youth polls and allowing the President to appoint OICs, contravenes the Constitution on at least 5 fronts

Robredo opposes appointment of barangay OICs
by Patty Pasion March 28, 2017
Vice President Leni Robredo says the postponement of barangay elections should be an opportunity to strengthen the independence of barangay officials.

Duterte: Church, sectors can nominate barangay OICs
March 23, 2017
President Rodrigo Duterte says under his proposal, the Catholic Church, other religious denominations, and various groups can submit nominees for him to choose from

Duterte wants to appoint barangay officers-in-charge (OICs) if polls reset
by Marchel P. Espina March 22, 2017
Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno says President Rodrigo Duterte wants handpicked appointees in every barangay in the country to rid the country of drugs.

Look also the Videos Sangguniang Kabataan - SK, "youth council" - Abolition of the Sangguniang Kabataan
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Duterte explains why barangay polls should be postponed
Sep 18, 2016

Printing of ballots for barangay, SK polls stopped
August 29, 2016
The Comelec will wait for a law or joint resolution in Congress formalizing the polls' postponement

Barbers defends 'realistic' plan to appoint barangay officials
by Mara Cepeda April 03, 2017 - with video

The lawmaker says appointing 300,000 barangay officials is nothing compared to the number of drug suspects and crimes that 'would rise' if narco-politicians remain in power.

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Barbers files bill postponing barangay elections for 3 years
by Mara Cepeda March 27, 2017
Surigao del Norte 2nd District Representative Robert Ace Barbers' measure would also allow President Rodrigo Duterte to appoint officers-in-charge once the barangay polls are postponed

The National Youth Commission (NYC)

Pambansang Komisyon sa Kabataan

cabinet-level government agency in the Philippines that specifically addresses issues surrounding the Filipino youth

Republic Act 8044 - The Youth in Nation-Building Act

Look also HERE and also the Videos:

Remark this is an album "NYC - National Youth Commission" in the album "Government Authorities - Etc."

ABOUT NYC

Philippine Youth Development Plan 2012-2016

GIP, Government Internship Program

with an album "How fresh grads can earn through gov't OJTs" Jul 28, 2015

NYC Government Internship Program - NYC serves as the secretariat of this program, which started off as a summer work program for students. Enrolled in the Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan (KALAHI) program of the administration, it is NYC's contribution to the poverty alleviation program of the government. NYC arranges for other government agencies and private companies to hire out-of-school, unemployed youth as interns who receive a monthly stipend that is 75% of the minimum wage.

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ABOUT National Youth Commission - NYC

Remark this is an album "NYC - National Youth Commission" in the album "Government Authorities - Etc."
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Philippine Youth Development Plan 2012-2016
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GIP, Government Internship Program

with an album "How fresh grads can earn through gov't OJTs" Jul 28, 2015

Government Internship Program - NYC serves as the secretariat of this program, which started off as a summer work program for students. Enrolled in the Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan (KALAHI) program of the administration, it is NYC's contribution to the poverty alleviation program of the government. NYC arranges for other government agencies and private companies to hire out-of-school, unemployed youth as interns who receive a monthly stipend that is 75% of the minimum wage.

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How DOLE addresses unemployment

To address unemployment, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) launched different programs to provide job opportunities for the unemployed, whether or not they have a college degree. Mar 28, 2015

Remark this is an album in the album "DOLE" in the album "Government Authorities - Etc"

Why PH Gov’t should include youth in disaster councils
by/Roy Joseph R. Roberto Jun 01, 2015

Empowering the youth by giving them a voice in the country's disaster risk reduction and management councils gives them significant responsibilities in their respective communities.
It is high time for the Philippine government to institutionalize youth participation in NDRRMC on both the local and national levels. One of the most proactive disaster risk reduction measures is to empower youth by giving them a fair share of the responsibility in making their community more prepared and resilient in the light of disasters.

Look also the article High school students learn how to prepare for quakes Jun 18, 2015

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Millennials, technology, advocacy
September 13, 2016

Clarissa Delgado of Teach For The Philippines and Gian Dela Rama of Innovantage Inc. discuss working with millennials, and how this generation is shaping the future.

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Millennials as advocates, why not?
Oct 25, 2016

Look descriptions on the videos

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Why millennials are now the apple of advertisers' eyes

by Chris Schnabel 2:30 PM, September 13, 2016
As the combined spending power of millennials is projected to soar, the advertising world is coming up with ways to reach the younger consumers

Look also the article HERE

Millennials face cash shortage at retirement – Manulife
Feb 22, 2017

The average millennial expects to accumulate only one-third of what is typically required for retirement, according to the latest Manulife Investor Sentiment Index

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Millennials’ money habits
October 11, 2016

When it comes to personal expenses, savings, and investments, how do millennials stack up? Watch our discussion with Vince Rapisur.

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Money Tips for Millennials
Mar 17, 2017

Living in the moment doesn't mean going broke. Here are tips for making the most of your money to make the most out of life.

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Money tips for millennials
By Vincent Rapisura Oct 23, 2016
Living in the moment doesn't mean going broke. Here are tips for making the most of your money to make the most out of life.

What you need to know about millennials in the PH workforce
by Gwen de la Cruz October 02, 2016

How significant are millennials in the PH workforce? Here's what you need to know

Truth about the youth: The difference of the Filipino millennial
by Nikki Natividad October 26, 2016

A new study by McCann Truth Central highlights how Filipino millennials stand out from their global peers on their view of social media, adulthood, and social responsibility

4 creative, inspiring workspaces by millennials
by Danna Peña October 15, 2016

These dynamic offices are build for collaboration, flexibility, and fun.
Collaboration, flexibility, and spaces for creativity are key to keeping millennials engaged and productive at work. Thus, office spaces should not only be conducive to productivity, but should be optimal for the worker’s well-being, too.

Filipino Youth culture - Etc.

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Young Filipino Professional -YFP

An Aim to make OFW's and Young Filipino Professionals around the World unite and team up to make the Filipinos compete internationally and protect one another.

You will find YFP organizations in so many places around the whole world, just look HERE

15 hard lessons fresh grads learn from first jobs out of college
8:04 PM, August 09, 2016

Reality bites – or does it? Among the gems: 'Panindigan mo lahat nang papasukan mo.'

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Youth and Student Movement in the Philippines

Uploaded Feb 13, 2012 by Anakbayan Los Angeles
This video was filmed during an exposure trip of July 2011 in the Philippines and featured at the Anakbayan Seattle report back multi-media show "Halong" in November 2011.

Look also Students Organizations, Fraternities, Sororities

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We asked, you answered: Describe millennials in one word
by Janessa Villamera August 22, 2016

We asked people online and on the streets to describe millennials in one word. Here's what they have to say.
One word, infinite descriptions.
By now, it's likely you've encountered the term "millennial" probably more than your fingers can count. What does it really mean though?
Look the article
HERE

The Filipino Millennial?
by Jayeel Serrano Cornelio August 21, 2016

When commentators celebrate their independence, creativity, and entrepreneurial spirit, they neglect the struggles of many other youth in our society.
Millennials broadly refer to youth born in the 1980s and 1990s. They came of age at the turn of the new millennium.
But when commentators describe Filipino youth as millennials, they typically refer to a very specific segment of our population. Millennials are characterized as young people who are educated, tech-savvy, well travelled, and cosmopolitan with their choices in life

Look also The march of millennials
by Philip M. Lustre Jr. Updated March 15, 2016
It would be foolish to ignore their capacity and capability. They have come of age.

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Why are millennials always connected?

Aug 24, 2016
What reasons, habits, and apps keep the youth online?

Watch. #BrandRap

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Popular Millennial Terms
Jul 24, 2018

What is the most widely used millennial term so far this 2018?

Remark this is an album in the album "Internet & Mobile Phone systems, Laws & "Languages"

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What drives millennials’ 'strange' technology habits?
by Anne Mari Ronquillo October 03, 2016

Gadgets and Internet usage are now entrenched in our culture, and the 18-34 bracket apparently possess some habits that leave some older peers baffled

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Buhay Sementeryo
Sep 25, 2017

The story of Khay, who grew up in the cemetery, dreaming her way out into a normal and better life.

Why do some millennials choose government?
by Raisa Serafica September 10, 2016

The millennials' reputation of being a disconnected generation seems to betray their close identification with public service and civic engagement

Why do millennials join NGOs?
by Raisa Serafica August 23, 2016

While young humanitarian workers have different reasons for joining NGOs, they are all united by their common goal: change

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Filipino youth and entrepreneurship
August 21, 2016

What kinds of entrepreneurship opportunities are available to young Filipinos? How can we harness technology to jumpstart entrepreneurship ideas?

Look also the article

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Entrepreneurship guide for millennials
November 13, 2016
Patch Dulay of The Spark Project, Kevin Cuevas of UPLB Enactus, and Faustine Lim, a smartpreneur ambassador lead the discussion
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Roundtable: How to succeed in a local business
December 07, 2016
Watch our interview with three young and driven entrepreneurs on Wednesday, December 7.
Be inspired to follow your own entrepreneurial dreams by tuning in on the discussion. Watch the live stream.

Remark this is an album in the album "Doing business in the Philippines"

Look also the article HERE and

Starting 2017 right: Advice for SMEs on running a local business
by Nikki Natividad December 15, 2016

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A crowdfunding platform for PH start-ups
Dec 22, 2016
Meet the Move Awards 2016 Industry Mover! Patch Dulay is the founder and CEO of The Spark Project, a crowdfunding platform for Filipino social enterprises and startups. Since 2013, the platform has raised over P4 million for 35 startups.

Remark this is an album in the album "Doing business in the Philippines"

Look more in the article HERE

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Ambisyon Natin 2040 Youth Forum
Sep 7, 2016
Youth leaders from various organizations across the country were gathered by NEDA and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) last August 9 in Pasig City to discuss “AmBisyon Natin 2040” and create communication plans intended for local level advocacy.

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Documentary Film "Filipino Youth: Where are you now?" by HM304-C
Aug 23, 2013 by Asian College of Technology, College of Arts and Sciences

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Mega Cebu 2050 vision benefits the youth of today

We call them Mega Bais and Mega Dais. Check out why we are creating the future for them. Nov 11, 2014

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The Filipino Youth Today

The video has been made for Student Leadership Conference July 2009 for ACSI Philippines. Look more about ACSI HERE

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Issues that Affect the Youth
Feb 24, 2013

February 22, 2013. Participants of the Social Media Workshop created their own videos with the theme "Issues that affect the youth." The workshop was organized by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom Philippine Office

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Portrait of a Filipino Youth
by Jophel Botero Ybiosa Sep 24, 2012

Mr. Jophel Botero Ybiosa is a Filipino youth advocate and artist. He was born in Quezon City, Philippines. He gained major awards for his country and his primary mission is to showcase to the world the inherent beauty and meaningful story of the Philippines through photographic works.

Pinoy Teens Online.

We are Pinoy Teens New Media.
One of Philippines first Youth Sites ever.

Lifestyle of the Filipino Youth Family Influences on the Lifestyle of the Filipino Youth

by/Grace T. Cruz, Elma P. Laguna and Corazon M. Raymundo

SEXTING AND THE FILIPINO YOUTH SEXTING AND THE FILIPINO YOUTH
When the cell phone was invented, the purpose was basically for communication.
However, after almost four decades of people’s enjoyment of the cell phone, a new trend has evolved. This trend is called sexting. Others call it a dangerous preoccupation. Technically, sexting is defined as “the practice of sending nude or seminude pictures via cell phone or posting them online.”

Look MUCH more about Sexting HERE

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Prostituition

A short video documentary about a student who has resorted to prostitution in order to finance her studies. This video is in support of PLM President Adel Tamano's advocacy on education. A short documentaries by the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila College of Mass Communication.

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Students by day, sex workers by night

Prosti-tuition
by Ana P. Santos Updated February 28, 2014
MJ 'walks' to make ends meet and pay for her college tuition. It's a life less ordinary and fraught with risks

Invisible millennials: Sex, family, dreams
by/Fritzie Rodriguez Apr 20, 2015

The term 'millennial', which originated in the US, slips into the Filipino tongue, but disregards the youth living in poverty

Look this article as pdf HERE

Poverty pushes young Filipino to fight for the environment
by/Fatima Reyes June 11, 2016

Arnel Alipao believes that more than being vulnerable in times of disasters, children are capable of helping society minimize the effects of climate change

How are the Filipino Youth Changing? How are the Filipino Youth Changing?
THE SHIFTING LIFESTYLES OF OUR NATION’S YOUNG

This is a revised version of the paper commissioned by the Philippine Council for Population and Development (PCPD) for its Media Dialogue on the Changing Lifestyles of the Filipino Adolescents held on 9 November 2000 at Via Mare Penthouse, Tektite Building, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. Thanks are due to Ms. Anna Liza Po for her very efficient research assistance and the UPPI for logistical support.

Orgies, Tinder, HIV: Millennials are having a lot of sex, some with a deadly price
Jul 1, 2017 By Natashya Gutierrez

An old virus has new victims: HIV is now infecting the youth faster than any other age group, thanks in part to technology and unsafe sex.
It all started with a simple Facebook message.
“Hi, how are you? Where are you from?” began the conversation.

Look the video in HD in the album:
Filipino Youth - Millennials Culture

the State of the Filipino Youth

Welcome and good day. I will be presenting to you the State of the Filipino Youth which I like to call PinoyYouth.

This report is based on relevant findings of youth-focused researches and studies such as the 2nd and 3rd young adult fertility and sexuality survey (YAFS) of UPPI, McCann Erickson Study, among others. This report focuses on the health, sexuality and fertility of Pinoy youth today.

Look as pdf HERE remark this is without notes

YPS or Young Public Servants

is a group of young dynamic individuals focused on promoting Good Governance and Democratic Citizenship among the youth. YPS believes that these elements are critical in developing a new, focused and dedicated generation of leaders.

Voice of the Youth Network (VOTY)

is about encouraging our fellow Filipino Youth to believe in themselves in creating positive social change through ICT and media.
Look also the article Empowering Filipino youth through radio
by/Ezra Ferraz July 12, 2015

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Achieving career goals with Anthony Pangilinan
January 17, 2018

Start your 2018 goal-setting right, as we talk to management consultant Anthony Pangilinan

Charo Santos' advice for millennials struggling with career lows
by Vernise L. Tantuco September 19, 2017 - with Video

'I stopped pointing fingers at anyone, and just looked at myself and grappled with my own demons,' says Charo, on how she overcame ABS-CBN's 2004 ratings drop.

Look the Video in HD HERE

Things to know about Palarong Pambansa, the PH's largest youth sporting event
by Jodesz Gavilan April 11, 2018

Often cited as the culmination of year-long competitions, student-athletes from elementary and high school look forward to getting a spot in the roster to represent their region in the Palarong Pambansa

What millennials more are fighting for - protesting against!

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Ateneo Blue Babble Battalion protests EJKs, CHR budget cut in halftime show
September 13, 2017

Many members of the Ateneo academic community condemn the killings through various forms of protests

IMPORTANT look also P1,000 budget for CHR

Youth leaders ask Duterte: Where's all-out drug war vs rich, powerful?
by Rambo Talabong August 21, 2017

'Have you seen drug operations in Forbes? Have you seen war on drugs in Bel-Air?' says a speaker at the rally calling for an end to killings.
Where is the all-out war on drugs against the rich and powerful?

LIST: College students killed in Duterte's drug war
by Jodesz Gavilan August 19, 2017

The youngest reported victim of the war on drugs is an infant in Maguindanao

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Youth groups deliver alternative SONA on drug-related killings
by Danielle Nakpil July 19, 2017

'It’s time to resist in a time of corruption and extrajudicial killings. There is a need to break the apathy... of the youth,' says rally leader at St Scholastica's College.

How pro-ISIS fighters recruited Filipino youth for Marawi siege
by Natashya Gutierrez July 22, 2017

Through messaging app Telegram, and by targeting university campuses in Mindanao, pro-ISIS fighters successfully convince Muslim youth to join their ranks in Marawi and contribute financially to the cause.

Mindanaoan youth: ‘We want just and lasting peace’
by Raisa Serafica August 13, 2017

The youth leaders from Mindanao want to be part of the process in making just and lasting peace in Mindanao a reality.

“We, the Mindanaoan youth, are committed to the protection from and prevention of conflict and violence.”

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2016 Filipinos of the Year:

The Anti-Revisionists
Jan 14, 2017

Read the full story HERE

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THE ATENEAN FACING MARTIAL LAW
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno (ADMU, Economics '80) addresses the Class of 2017, Ateneo de Manila Loyola Schools, May 26, 2017.

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CJ Sereno to Ateneans: Make sure past Martial Law horrors not repeated
by Lian Buan May 26, 2017
'I urge you to speak out with truth even against the overwhelming tide of popular opinion... When you face threats to the sanctity of human rights or the stability of our democracy, give your all to protect these freedoms,' Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says.

The Atenean facing martial law
by Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno May 26, 2017
'These are times when everything that can be shaken is being shaken, when institutions are being challenged to their very foundations, and basic ideas of decency and human dignity are being violated with great impunity,' Sereno says during commencement exercises at the Ateneo de Manila

Robredo’s liberation and millennials rising
by Tony La Viña December 05, 2016

It's an exciting time for the country. Hopefully, we will now have a robust opposition to the Duterte government when it does bad things like killing the poor or protecting corrupt police officials implicated in illegal drugs.
The rising up of the millennials and the liberation of Leni Robredo is not coincidental.

Robredo urges millennials to fight misinformation
by Patty Pasion January 26, 2017

'We can never base our judgments and our prejudices on information that are not true,' says Vice President Leni Robredo

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Youth group to Ombudsman: Dismiss Mocha Uson over fake news
by Lian Buan April 02, 2018 - with Video

(UPDATED) The complainants say Uson's propensity for fake news makes her guilty of grave misconduct, serious dishonesty, and conduct prejudicial to the best interest of the service.

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Youth leaders harassed online after seeking Mocha Uson’s dismissal
by Mara Cepeda April 07, 2018
Akbayan Youth shares screenshots of some of the hate comments, which are calling for the student leaders to get raped or killed

and the Video in the album "About use of Fake News - Etc.":

Sack Mocha for spreading fake news, youth leaders ask Ombudsman
Apr 1, 2018
Youth and student leaders filed on Monday an administrative complaint against Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Esther Margaux “Mocha” Uson for allegedly using her position to proliferate “fake news” and silence the critics of the government.

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Youth group seeks penalty for 'fake news king' Aguirre
July 05, 2017

A GROUP composed of youths, student leaders, netizens and other concerned citizens filed Wednesday, July 5, before the Office of the Ombudsman an administrative complaint for breach of the code of ethical conduct against Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II.

Aguirre, inireklamo ng 'millennials' sa pagpapakalat ng fake news
Naghain ng ethics complaint sa Ombudsman ang isang grupo ng kabataan laban kay Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre na binansagan nilang 'hari ng pekeng balita'. Tumanggi naman munang magkomento si Aguirre habang hindi pa niya nababasa ang buong reklamo.

Never Again - and - 45th anniversary of Martial Law

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Gone too soon: 7 youth leaders killed under Martial Law
by Katerina Francisco
UPDATED On the 45th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law, we look back at some of the bright, idealistic youth leaders whose lives were cut short under the Marcos regime.

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LIST: Marcos and the number 7
by Michael Bueza
Here are 7 instances where the number 7 figured in the life (and post-death) of the former president and dictator
Both September 21, 2017

What are millennials fighting for?
September 24, 2017 - with Video

Millennials share why they joined the protest on the 45th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law.

The Martial Law era, which is considered one of the darkest chapters in the country's history.

How millennials protested on Sept 21 – from streets to social media
September 22, 2017

Hashtags #NeverAgain, #ManlabanTayo, #DayofProtest, and #LunetaRally trend the whole day of September 21

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Martial Law anniversary protests: Millennials own the fight
by Danielle Nakpil September 22, 2017

Young people show up at protest rallies across the country on September 21 to stand up and fight for human rights and freedoms for their generation.

Thousands to join national protest to remind Filipinos of Marcos' Martial Law
September 21, 2017 - with Video

Students and youth groups begin demonstrations for the 45th anniversary of Martial Law with a rally at UP Diliman,
to oppose what they fear would be nationwide military rule under the Duterte administration.

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These geeks are protesting injustice through cosplay
The cosplayers are releasing a photo series on the 45th anniversary of Martial Law

LOOK: Schools put up symbols of indignation on Martial Law anniversary
September 21, 2017
'We challenge our students to become agents of hope – to never stop listening to stories, so that they will never cease to tell stories. So that the future generations will never forget'

'Prevent martial law from being repeated' – UP Chancellor
September 20, 2017
'It is a time of remembering the past, especially martial law. It is a time of reaffirming our commitment to prevent that past from being repeated,' UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan says

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NEVER AGAIN

SAMASA Selfies
Apr 17, 2016 by/Malu Maniquis
Millennials take a stand against Marcos Jr together with SAMASA Party Alliance

Remark this is an album in the album "Elections, Voting, Parties, Barangay councils, Etc."

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Marcos, martial law in the eyes of a Grade 11 student
Aug 26, 2016

Grade 11 student Andrea San Andres shares what she knows about the regime of dictator Ferdinand Marcos during the distribution of the “Marcos Martial Law: Never Again” books at Quezon City High School.

Remark this is an album in the album
"Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos, Sr. - President, Dictator, Martial Law, Burial, Etc."

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Help youth understand why 'never again' to martial law
September 20, 2015
43 years after the declaration of martial law, Malacañang hopes the youth will understand why the period should never happen again!

'Please do not underestimate the youth'
by Paige Occeñola November 22, 2016

Students of St Scholastica's College get criticized for joining the outcry against the Marcos burial, but they assert that they must continue fighting for what they believe in.

Look MUCH more HERE

Millennials lead November 30 anti-Marcos burial rally in EDSA
November 30, 2016
Carrying 'signs of the times,' millennials bring protest signposts bearing witty slogans.
Carrying protest signposts reflecting catchphrases and lingo of their generation, millennials dominate the anti-Marcos burial rally held on Wednesday, November 30.
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in the album "Anti-Marcos Rallies - November 30, 2016"

Ex-senator Wigberto Tañada salutes the youth protesting Marcos burial at Libingan
Nov 30, 2016
Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation chairperson Wigberto Tañada hopes the youth will recognize the efforts of the 19 individuals newly recognized as Martial Law victims to fight the Marcos dictatorship.
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Diokno: Next anti-Marcos campaign is to educate the youth
Nov 30, 2016
Resigned National Historical Commission of the Philippines chairperson Maria Serena Diokno said the next step beyond the rallies is to continue educating the youth about Martial Law. Other historians and educators agree with her proposal. Historian Xiao Chua said an interesting way to teach this part of history is to let the victims speak in class.

Look also about 'Boni Ilagan on the review of textbooks' in the article Marcos burial a major issue in peace talks

Youth leaders to Duterte: Shame on you for 'cleaning Marcos' image‬'
by Voltaire Tupaz November 19, 20160
'President Duterte should be ashamed of himself for being complicit in cleaning the image of Marcos who raided public coffers and violated human rights. He should be ashamed of being an instrument to fulfill the Marcoses’ political agenda,' says the College Editors Guild.

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Thank you, millennials
by Sylvia Estrada Claudio November 21, 2016

I emerged back into a politics made hopeful by millennials fighting a dictatorship they did not directly experience. They make activism fun again.

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Marawi students reject war, extremism - subtitles in English
December 03, 2016
Stakeholders in the future of Mindanao speak their minds on the war and extremism
Students at the main campus of Mindanao State University in Marawi City led the celebration of the Mindanao Peace Week.
Mustapha Sultan, chairman of Inspired Young Optimists Guild, said they don't want war and extremism.
Rappler Carmela Fonbuena filed this video blog.
STOP Date rape drug - Etc.

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Police in Angono slammed for anti-rape advice
by Agence France-Presse July 18, 2018

'Clothes don't cause rape, rapists do,' Senator Risa Hontiveros responds in a statement

Date rape drug

sometimes referred to as Party Drugs or simply Ecstasy, are medications that can be slipped into drinks and make a person unconscious for 15 minutes or so. There have been reports of dozens of women, who were under the influence of a date-drug known as GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate), a clear and flavorless liquid, when they were raped.

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Drugfindr
By scanning the content of your drink Drugfindr will tell if any illicit substances are present.
We believe that by the use of Drugfindr abuse by using drugs added to drinks can be avoided completely.
It is our mission to ensure the safety of our users through the use of Drugfindr. Look also HERE

Cup and straw system detecting date rape drugs

Amerasians - Forgotten Filipino-American Children

By definition, an Amer-Asian is any person fathered by a citizen of the United States of America (i.e. an American servicemen, expatriate, or government employee whether government or contractual) and whose mother is or was an Asian national. 
Reports estimate that there are about 52,000 Amerasians in the Philippines. Astonishingly, they are still growing in numbers despite the fact that the Americans have long abandoned the US Air Base in the country.

Look also Fallen Angels. True cost of sex tourism: Philippine’s fatherless kids of Angeles City Streetwalkers

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US citizenship for Amerasians from The Philippines.

Sign Petition send To:

President Obama, Hillary Clinton and US Congress

Look also Amerasian Registry

The Forgotten Amerasians
By Enrico Dungca February 11, 2016

Unwanted in their mothers’ country and unwelcome in their fathers’ homeland, Filipino Amerasians are still in search of a home.

Look this great "sad" article

No way home for Filipino 'Amerasians'

Obama's imminent Philippines visit and a new deal over US army bases opens up painful past for 'Amerasians'.

Last updated: 25 Apr 2014 13:16

Explainer: How Can You Be Half-American and Still Not a Citizen?

Born abroad? You might not be welcomed aboard. To gain U.S. citizenship, applicants might need more than an American parent. This explainer walks you through the laws that surround "Left by the Ship"

If you know anyone who’s applied for U.S. citizenship, you’ve heard it’s a byzantine process. For Amerasians, born in Asia to a U.S. military father and an Asian mother, it’s even more Kafkaesque.

Amerasians

In its original meaning, an Amerasian is a person born in Asia, to a U.S. military father and an Asian mother. The term has sometimes been used to describe a person in the United States of mixed Asian and non-Asian ancestry, regardless of the circumstances.

Several countries have significant populations of Amerasians, including the islands that dot the Pacific Ocean. These countries include most notably, the Philippines, where the largest U.S. air and naval bases outside the U.S. mainland were situated.

Look also above HERE and below HERE and

GI Babies' in the Philippines or as pdf HERE

OUT OF SIGHT - OUT OF MIND OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND

UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION LAW AND POLICY AS APPLIED TO FILIPINO-AMERASIANS

by/Joseph M. Ahern

The Amerasian Problem: Blood, Duty, and Race

by/Sue-Je Lee Gage

The Forgotten Amerasians

By CHRISTOPHER M. LAPINIG - Published: May 27, 2013

Look the article as pdf HERE

Amerasians: The unwanted angels of Angeles City

by Joseph Holandes Ubalde, InterAksyon.com

Left by the Ship - Iniwan ng Barko
'Amerasians' in the Philippines fight for recognition

By Sunshine Lichauco de Leon

Look the article as pdf HERE

Amerasians in the Philippines Call for Equal Opportunities & Solidarity

Amerasians in Angeles and Olongapo, Pampanga and Castillejos, Zambales have joined hands to promote their rights and called for equal opportunities that will improve their welfare.

Look the article as pdf HERE

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Filipino Amerasians’ Lifelong Fight Against Stigma , May 13, 2012

Amerasians: America’s Forgotten Children

Many Amerasian children are labeled Iniwan ng Barko, left by the ship.

A local organization, WeDpro, Inc. is giving them support in their upcoming plans.

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Left by the Ship

Documenting the Children Left Behind by American Soldiers in the Philippines

and The documentation

Both articles are in this pdf file

Look also the articles "Documentary on Amerasians in the Philippines wins film award" as pdf HERE and

"GI Babies' in the Philippines" as pdf HERE

Look the videos:

Remark these are albums in the album "Filipino Amerasian"

"Left by The Ship" - Looking For a Father

Documentaries about abandoned Filipino-Amerasians - mostly fathered by American servicemen from the US bases at Clark and Subic until 1992. (2videos + 1 with interview with the instructors) - Look more about "Left by the Ship" on the above link.

IMPORTANT: Look more on the videos and the description of videos about "Left by the ship" HERE

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Forgotten Filipino-American Children

A video is of reuniting with a daughter in the Philippines after 30 years separation.

Remark this is an album in the album "Filipino Amerasian"

IMPORTANT: Look more on each video and description as pdf HERE

United Philippine Amerasians - UPA

UPA sincerely believes that the best way to move forward and gain progress in addressing decades of issues of Amerasians is through humility, unity, focus, dedication and by developing peaceful and respectful strategic alliances.
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Mission
1. To help increase the public’s awareness of Filipino Amerasian issues, challenges, ideals and successes.

2. To support and encourage the development of policies and programs of government and the private sector against discrimination.

3. To develop and strengthen a network of Filipino Amerasian communities and groups in the Philippines and abroad.

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United Philippine Amerasians - UPA

Remark this is an album in the sub-album "Filipino Amerasian"

AMERASIANS IN THE PHILIPPINES: The Forgotten Children of the United States of America

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Justice for Filipino Amerasians

We seek to give the tens of thousands of Filipino Amerasians - children of U.S. servicemen once stationed in the Philippines - the opportunity to reunite with their American fathers and their fatherland.

Amerasians in the Philippines By: Carlos Bongioanni

Many needy Amerasian children are legacies of U.S. presence in Philippines

Look the article as pdf HERE

The Filipino Amerasians

July 31, 2013 by remit2homeblog

SUBIC BAY NAVAL BASE American Parent Looking for Their Amerasian Child

If you are a Former Serviceman that was stationed at Subic Bay or connecting bases in the area and wish to find your Amerasain Child, you may post a message here!

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Philippine Children's Fund of America - PCFA

The Philippine Children's Fund for America, is a non-profit organization registered under the state of California and is duly recognized by the United States Federal Government. It is based in San Francisco, CA., with a Philippine office in Clark Field, Angeles City. It collaborates with the help of churches run by the agencies all over the country and supports other NGOs to serve the needs of children left behind by the U.S. military closure. Pearl S. Buck International foundation estimates there are 52,000 Amerasian scattered throughout the Philippines.

Philippine Children's Fund of America envisions a stable and viable community that will uphold the rights, welfare and aspiration of filipino families especially the children towards authentic human development. Helping to secure a sustainable source of income so they can have food, send their children to school, improve their shelter and be active in community affairs.

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PCFA - Philippine Childrens Fund of America

Just one of PCFA's programs - Clark's Paradise Ranch

Perhaps every kid and every nature-lover's ideal getaway, Paradise Ranch in Clark, Pampanga boasts of a petting zoo, various parks, and swimming pools. It is also DENR's wildlife center for Region 3 where confiscated animals are kept, cared for and rehabilitated before they are released to the wild. People go here for events, parties, and seminars, or for rest and relaxation in any of their villas. General manager Erick Gomez says Paradise Ranch is ran by non-profit organization the Philippine Children's Fund of America.

'Amerasians' in the Philippines fight for recognition

By Sunshine Lichauco de Leon, for CNN March 4, 2012

Many Amerasian children were stigmatized for being illegitimate and for being the children of women in prostitution.

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Videos

Remark these are albums in the sub-album "Filipino Amerasian"

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Balitang America: Amerasians

Ging Reyes catches up with the Amerasians, Filipinos born to American Citizen Military. Many of the Amerasians just came recently and are now facing the struggling U.S. economy.

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Filipino Amerasians 5 and Up Tulay ng Kulay

Please amend the existing Amerasian Law Public Law 97-359 and include Philippines and Japan! Why not us? Why only them? We are the largest in Asia and not all Amerasians are products of prostitution, we have different stories to tell, so stop discriminating us!

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The Half Americans

Amerasians in the Philippines are children left behind by U.S. servicemen, mostly when the Americans left the U.S. Bases in 1992. With recent agreements expanding American presence in the Philippines, the prospect of seeing a new generation of Amerasians has resurfaced. But what has happened to the previous generation of Amerasians? May 27, 2014

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America's forgotten children

The Stream - America's forgotten children. Amerasians - mixed-race children fathered by US soldiers -- struggle with discrimination in Asian societies. When US bases closed in 1992 more than 50000 children were left behind.

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Amerasian Research Institute Overview

Twenthy years after the beginning of the departure of U.S. air force, naval and Marine bases from the Philippines a new study shows the estimated 50,000+ Amerasians or abandoned or estranged children of U.S. servicemen, federal workers and defense contractors in dire straits according to Dr. P.C. "Pete" Kutschera, PhD, chief academic officer for the National Amerasian Research Institute and visiting professor and research fellow at the College of Social Work, SYSTEMS PLUS COLLEGE FOUNDATION, Angeles City, Pampanga, Luzon, the Philippines.


Amerasian & Orphan Children Olongapo City - Subic Bay Children's Home -

Subic Bay Orphan Children. For many years U.S. Navy ships would pull into Subic Bay near Olongapo City. Young navy servicemen would go into Olongapo City and find themselves a woman for the night. The navy servicemen would leave not knowing that they had fathered an Amerasian child. Many of these Amerasian orphans grew up on the streets of Olongapo City never having parents that cared for them. Subic Bay Children's Home and Subic Bay Baptist Church under the leadership of Missionary Teddy Fulfer need our help. They have taken homeless, abused children off the streets away from the evils of drugs and prostitution to provide food, clothing, and shelter.

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Remark this is an album in the album "Orphanages for children & Adoption in the Philippines"

Amerasian Research Network, Ltd. Amerasian Research Network, Ltd. (ARN, Ltd.)

a volunteer, provisional, private group based in New York State, U.S.A dedicated to academic research, scholarly inquiry and the widest dissemination of empirical and fact-based information pertaining to Filipino Amerasian

The Pearl S. Buck Foundation

a nonprofit organization that is committed to improving the quality of life and opportunities for children. It also promotes a better understanding of other cultures.

“Our sponsored Amerasian children in the Philippines is much smaller in number than it was when Pearl Buck first began her program there,” says Teri Mandic, a spokesperson of the Pearl S. Buck Foundation in Perkasie, Penn. “Our target populations now comprise of children from very poor families who have been moved into Resettlement Camps and smaller groups of second and third generation Amerasians who may reside alongside these marginalized populations.”

Look ref. in the article Filipino Amerasians’ Lifelong Fight Against Stigma

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Important tips for newbies in rallies
by Danielle Nakpil September 19, 2017

Attending a rally for the first time? Here are some tips from human rights advocates.

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Where to take your lolo and lola for Grandparents Day
September 08, 2017

If anyone deserves a special treat, it's your grandparents
September 10 is National Grandparents Day in the Philippines and if you haven’t planned anything for your beloved lolo and lola yet, you definitely should.

Annually this jolly holiday takes place on the second Sunday in September.

"The South China Sea Dispute: Philippine Sovereign Rights and Jurisdiction in the West Philippine Sea"
by Antonio T. Carpio

This eBook is dedicated to the Filipino youth who will carry on the inter-generational struggle to defend and protect Philippine maritime entitlements in the West Philippine Sea.

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VLOG: Justice Carpio, naglunsad ng South China Sea e-book
May 05, 2017
Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio wants the e-book to also reach a Chinese audience.

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What is anorexia nervosa?
Sep 12, 2016

Anorexia is one of the well-known eating disorders that victimizes mostly women. What are the ways to overcome this disorder? Find out in this video

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Dating single parents.

Single moms and dads take the spotlight

Jun 7, 2014

Remark this is an album in the album "Romance, Dating, Courtship, Wedding, Anti Mail-Order Bride Law, Etc."

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