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EQUIP STUDENTS WITH ‘LIFE SKILLS’– DY

Isabela 6th District Representative Inno Dy wants to help Filipino students in their transition to adulthood. Dy filed House Bill 1208 (HB 1208) or Act for the Development of Life Skills of the Filipino Youth. HB 1208 mandates the inclusion of a “Life Skills Course” in both high school and tertiary education. “The objective of […]

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ADDRESS YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES – GO

Health authorities must train their sights on increasing psychological support after a study by the University of the Philippines Population Institute (UPPI) found out that about 1.5 million in the youth sector attempted suicide in 2021. The results of the study might be another effect of the COVID-19 pandemic when the youth were forced to […]

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UST MODEL ASEAN MEETING OPENS DELEGATE APPLICATIONS

Look out, ASEAN Youth! Are you ready for another FRESH season?  UST Model ASEAN Meeting formally opens the 𝐝𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐠𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 for 𝐔𝐒𝐓 𝐌𝐀𝐌 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑. All 𝙎𝙀𝙉𝙄𝙊𝙍 𝙃𝙄𝙂𝙃 and 𝑻𝑬𝑹𝑻𝑰𝑨𝑹𝒀 𝑺𝑻𝑼𝑫𝑬𝑵𝑻𝑺 across the 𝑨𝑺𝑬𝑨𝑵 are eligible to join. The conference proper will happen on February 16-18, 2023 via ZOOM.  UST MAM 2023 adopts the theme, “𝐑𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐜𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 […]

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3 YOUTH BILLS ENACTED INTO LAW – ANGARA

Senate Committee on Youth chairman Sonny Angara welcomed the enactment of three laws that will foster the development of young Filipinos as future leaders and productive members of society. “We are thankful for the inclusion of initiatives intended for the youth in the list of new laws. Programs for the youth are often neglected in the […]

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TRAIN YOUTH FOR FOOD SECURITY, SAYS PANGILINAN

Vice-presidential aspirant Senator Kiko Pangilinan reiterates that mandatory military service is unnecessary and that young Filipinos should instead be encouraged to farm. In a radio interview with a Baguio radio station, Pangilinan said that the funds that would otherwise be spent on mandatory military service should instead go to food security training. “Tutol tayo sa […]

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ALEX LACSON ASKS YOUTH TO START NEW PEOPLE POWER

“Kabataan, ang pwersa ng bagong People Power para sa katotohanan at radikal na reporma.” This was the call of Atty. Alex Lacson, senatorial candidate of the Kapatiran Party at Tropang Leni-Kiko, to the Filipino youth one day after the 36th year anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution that commemorated that ouster of former President […]

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Government

YOUNG FARMERS CAN END WORLD HUNGER – DAR

Agriculture Secretary William Dar said agriculture offers today’s young generation a chance to make a difference by growing enough food to feed not only the hungry in the Philippines, but also in other countries. Speaking to members of various youth organizations and individuals, Dar emphasized that youth involvement is critical in the current state of […]

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LOPEZ TO BARMM YOUTH: BECOME ENTREPRENEURS

Unleashing the potentials of young Filipinos to be the next business tycoons, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in collaboration with the Ministry of Trade, Investments, and Tourism (MTIT), successfully launched the Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP!) in Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). “YEP! was created specifically to empower you (youth) and give […]

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INVOLVE YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE, SAYS HONTIVEROS

Senator Risa Hontiveros has filed a bill to strengthen the involvement of Filipino youth in agriculture and entrepreneurship. Senate Bill No. 2231 will mandate all provincial and city governments to establish Youth Agricultural Hubs that will provide more opportunities and engage the youth in agripreneurship. “Sa kabila ng pagbagsak ng ekonomiya, nananatiling matatag ang sektor […]

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NOGRALES: YOUTH SHOULD LEAD RE-GREENING MOVEMENT

The youth should take the lead in providing solutions to environmental issues such as flooding and re-greening as they are “the generation that will literally inherit the planet in the next few decades.” This is what Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles said as he along with more than 1,000 youth from Montalban embarked on […]