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Anakbayan: ‘Missing’ youth activist is free and safe

Aug 12, 2019 - 10:28 PM

The 18-year-old Anakbayan member is still active, but not ready to resurface due to threats of harassment, abduction, and assassination, the group's leader says

YOUTH ACTIVISTS. (From left) Hen Namoca, Raoul Manuel of NUSP, Alex Danday of Anakbayan, Kara Tanggava of LFS, and Daryl Angelo Baykado of the CEGP hold a press conference on August 12, 2019, to belie the allegation that a 17-year-old student who joined Anakbayan was kidnapped. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Groups ask Comelec to junk Duterte Youth Cardema's substitution bid

May 20, 2019 - 5:43 PM

Election watchdog Kontra Daya and leaders of youth groups argue Duterte Youth Chairman Ronald Cardema does not meet the age requirement

COMELEC EN BANC. In this photo, 4 of the 7 Comelec commissioners observe the canvassing of the certificates of canvass in the 2019 elections. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Mandatory drug tests could lead to ‘tokhang’ in schools, warns students’ union

Aug 08, 2017 - 6:41 PM

UP will not require students to undergo drug tests We are very wary that this could be abused and the results misused says public affairs VP Jose Dalisay Jr

DRUG WAR IN SCHOOLS? The NUSP warns students will now be more vulnerable to the government's anti-drug campaign following a recent CHED order. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Murder, kidnap cases filed vs 69 activists, suspected rebels in Cagayan

Oct 04, 2015 - 4:09 PM

The complaint affidavit notes the 69 identified individuals have knowledge and or participation of the recent killings of 3 military members

#GirlInterrupted: Should graduation speeches be censored?

Mar 24, 2015 - 4:04 PM

A viral video of a high school salutatorian whose critical speech was interrupted by school officials sparks debate on whether graduation addresses should be screened

'Students can’t afford reimposition of CSU tuition fees'

Mar 04, 2015 - 12:28 PM

As it is most students of Cagayan State University cannot afford the cost of school fees says the National Union of Students of the Philippines

TUITION FEE DEBATE. Cagayan State University has observed a 'no tuition fee' policy since 2009. File photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Thousands of students walk out to call for Aquino's resignation

Feb 27, 2015 - 2:50 PM

Simultaneous protest actions are being staged to show outrage over Aquino’s alleged attempt to cover up his involvement in the Mamasapano operation and the new round of tuition fee increases

Militant students encourage other students to join them and walk out of their classes during a mass protest demanding President Benigno Aquino III to step-down from office at the Palma Hall of the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City on Friday, February 27. Photo by Ben Nabong/ Rappler

CHED: Tuition hike in 400 schools 'highly improbable'

Feb 24, 2015 - 12:27 PM

UPDATED The Commission expects more realistic estimates by April

#AyokoMagmahal: College students oppose tuition hike

Feb 21, 2015 - 10:11 AM

Students bring their opposition to the proposed tuition and other fees increase to social media

Should students get fare discount 'all year round'?

Feb 03, 2015 - 8:39 PM

Two bills in Congress propose a 20 student fare discount on all public transport utilities but various groups are worried about its effect on drivers and small operators

STUDENT DISCOUNT. Various groups on Tuesday, February 3, weigh in on whether an 'all year round' student fare discount is doable.

PH youth urge Pope Francis: ‘Hear our true story’

Jan 15, 2015 - 8:47 AM

In an open letter to the Catholic leader a nationwide coalition of youth groups details the challenges faced by Filipino youth from the peace process and disasters to corruption in government

Youth groups to hold camp, activities during Pope's visit

Jan 13, 2015 - 6:19 PM

Led by the Student Christian Movement Philippines SCMP thousands of youths from Metro Manila and nearby provinces are expected to flock to public sites of Pope Francis activities despite tight security

FOR THE YOUTH. (L-R) Marc Abila, National Editors Guild of the Philippines president, Einstein Recedes, Student Christian Movement Philippines spokesperson, Vencer Crisostomo, Anakbayan national chairperson, and Sarah Elago, National Union of Students of the Philippines president hold posters that show how Pope Francis is an icon for the plight go Filipino youth. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler