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Robredo to youth leaders: 'Know where you're needed, be there'

Aug 13, 2018 - 7:20 PM

'The center of leadership will always be the people whom you serve,' Vice President Leni Robredo tells young leaders at the 2nd Asia Pacific Youth Exchange

MESSAGE TO YOUTH. Vice President Leni Robredo addresses the delegates of the 2nd Asia Pacific Youth Exchange during its launching ceremony held on August 13, 2018. Photo by OVP

Robredo to speak at youth leadership event in South Korea

Aug 11, 2018 - 8:46 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo is joined by representatives from Youth for Peace Movement-Davao Oriental

ROBREDO SPEAKS. In this file photo, Vice President Leni Robredo addresses Senior High School graduates and Junior High School completers at the Lyceum of the Philippines University-Laguna in Calamba during their commencement exercises on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Photo from Office of the Vice President

PH weightlifters bag medals in Indonesia Youth championship

Aug 07, 2018 - 9:06 PM

14-year-old Vanessa Sarno leads the pack with 3 gold medals

FUTURE. (from left to right) Vanessa Sarno, Rosegie Ramos, John Paolo Rivera Jr and Jane Linete Hipolito brought home a total of 12 medals from Bali, Indonesia. Photo Beatrice Go/Rappler

2 PH start-up teams win global awards

Aug 05, 2018 - 4:57 PM

Philippine start-up teams Arooga Health and Phinix bag two of the five 2018 Asia-Pacific Youth SDG Innovative Awards in China

How Duterte's drug war targets the youth

Jul 17, 2018 - 10:00 AM

With no law passed to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility, the Duterte administration pushes for mandatory tests for school children as young as 10

National Youth Commission sees fitness as way to prevent drug use

Jul 15, 2018 - 10:21 PM

In its recently launched program, the National Youth Commission taps police to serve as 'big brothers' or fitness coaches for young people across the country

IN PHOTOS: Robredo joins opposition's youth concert vs charter change

Jul 13, 2018 - 9:44 PM

The GenWe: Tambayan youth concert is the first opposition-led event Vice President Leni Robredo attended after announcing she will lead the opposition

OPPOSITION LEADER. Vice President Leni Robredo is flanked by Kaya Natin! lead convenor Harvey Keh and activist-comedia Mae Paner on July 13, 2018. Behind them is ex-congressman Erin Tañada. All photos by Maria Tan/Rappler

Youth commission gives SK leaders '24 steps' for reforms

Jul 12, 2018 - 6:09 PM

The National Youth Commission has tasked Sangguniang Kabataan officials to carry out 'small transformations' in their barangays each month, starting with eradicating vandalism

Letters of hope from boys trapped deep in a Thai cave

Jul 08, 2018 - 12:17 AM

Players from the 'Wild Boar' football team write short notes in the gloom, reassuring parents and relatives and expressing hopes of being reunited in the near future

LETTER. This undated handout photo released by the Royal Thai Navy SEAL on July 7, 2018 shows a letter written by one of the trapped boys and handed to a diver on July 6 stating "don't worry, we're all strong" as rescue operations continue for the 12 boys and their football team coach trapped in Tham Luang cave at Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province on July 7, 2018. Photo by Royal Thai Navy Seal/AFP

TIMELINE: Thai cave rescue

Jul 07, 2018 - 1:20 PM

(UPDATED) Here is how the rescue attempt has unfolded so far

RESCUE OPS. This file photo taken and released by the Royal Thai Navy on July 1, 2018 shows Thai Navy Seals navigating a flooded section of Tham Luang cave at the Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. File photo by Royal Thai Navy

2018 ASEAN-Korea Youth Network workshop to be held in Korea, PH

Jul 04, 2018 - 5:28 PM

This year's workshop will be participated by around 70 youth from the 10 ASEAN Member States, Korea, China, and Japan

How the fight vs plastic pollution can begin in the classroom

Jun 23, 2018 - 8:30 AM

'We like to start with the children so it'll be embedded in their minds already,' says World Wide Fund environment officer Kimberly Anne Marcelo

'Major victory': Groups hail signing of Philippine Mental Health law

Jun 21, 2018 - 4:40 PM

'We say goodbye to taboo, superstition, and myths about mental health issues now that services are made accessible for all citizens,' says Akbayan spokesperson Gio Tingson

Mental health groups and student organizations commend the passage of the Philippine Mental Health Law.

Kai Sotto braces for tough World Cup grind

Jun 21, 2018 - 4:18 PM

The 7-foot-1 standout thinks teammates Forthsky Padrigao and Carl Tamayo will also play key roles in the under-17 world basketball tournament

NO PRESSURE. Facing the world's best may not be easy, but Kai Sotto thinks the Batang Gilas players have all put in the work. Photo from FIBA Asia

Duterte's cursing is affecting the youth, experts say

Jun 18, 2018 - 7:40 PM

'Because he is President, he should not speak like that,' says former St Scholastica's College president Sister Mary John Mananzan

AFFECTING STUDENTS. Alliance of Concerned Teachers Representative Frances Castro, former St. Scholastica President Sister Mary John Mananzan, St; Scholastica Outgoing Dean of Arts and Sciences Asuncion Azcuna, and Universidad de Manila Dean of Engineering Elmer Pineda say teachers try to teach students how to treat and speak to one another properly. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

Gutted by Grenfell fire, boxing gym comes off the ropes

Jun 17, 2018 - 1:00 PM

The Dale Youth boxing club, which has produced two world champions in George Groves and James DeGale, is operating temporarily out of a multi-story car park in west London near the site of the blaze.

BOXING HOPEFUL. Young boxer Sulayman looks on during a training session at the Box Clever Sports club in Ladbroke Grove, west London on June 8, 2018. Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

NYC opens application for 12th National Youth Parliament

Jun 14, 2018 - 7:14 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The deadline for submission of NYP12 applications is on July 27

DepEd records decrease in out-of-school youth

Jun 14, 2018 - 2:37 PM

Assistant Secretary Nepomuceno Malaluan says the decrease is observed mainly among individuals aged 16 to 24, as many of those who returned to school after dropping out went back to senior high school

BACK IN SCHOOL. Officials from the Department of Education say the implementation of Senior High School has helped to decrease the number of out of school youth. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

Jann Mari Nayre makes history as PH table tennis’ first Youth Olympian

Jun 10, 2018 - 11:18 PM

The rising star nabs a slot in the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games

LAST GASP. Jann Mari Nayre makes the most out of last chance of qualifying for the Youth Olympic Games. Photo by Ting Ledesma/PTTF

The week in photos: June 2-8, 2018

Jun 09, 2018 - 11:52 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

INDEPENDENCE DAY DISPLAY. Mall goers in Rizal on June 8, 2018, look on the 120 miniature jeepneys arranged to form a Philippine Flag in celebration of the country's 117th Independence Day. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Taekwondo for peace: Korean youths perform for Pope Francis

May 30, 2018 - 11:26 PM

The young Koreans unfurl a banner reading 'Peace is more precious than victory'

PH gymnasts seek Youth Olympic Games berth in home competition

May 15, 2018 - 8:21 PM

Philippines hosts Asia's qualifying tournament for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games for the first time

YOUTH OLYMPIC QUALIFIER. Colombian Katish Hernandez performs in the artistic gymnastics women's trampoline competition, during the XVIII Bolivarian Games 2017. File photo by Luis Acosta/AFP

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Unify Youth

May 15, 2018 - 7:52 PM

The gospel rock band is performing at Rappler HQ

SCHEDULE: Mandatory training for new SK officials 2018

May 15, 2018 - 7:33 PM

(UPDATED) Required under the Sangguniang Kabataan Reform Act, the training will cover SK history, decentralization and local governance, meetings and resolutions, planning and budgeting, and ethics

10M out-of-school children worldwide to get primary education

Apr 28, 2018 - 10:39 AM

In Asia, 3.2 million children will benefit from the program of Qatar-based Education Above All Foundation

EDUCATION ABOVE ALL. Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser, chairperson of Education Above All Foundation, announces that 10 million out of school children will receive primary education. Screenshot from Instagram/educationaboveall_eaa

Want to train with German club Bayern Munich? Try futsal

Apr 26, 2018 - 3:19 PM

Allianz launches a nationwide futsal youth tournament where selected players get a chance to train with Bayern Munich in Germany

KICK OFF. Allianz, together with the Philippine Football Federation led by Mariano "Nonong" Araneta (back row, fifth from left), launch the event that will give young Filipino footballers a chance to train with the top German club. Photo by Bob Guerrero.

2 Filipino boxers qualify in World Youth Championships

Apr 25, 2018 - 2:50 PM

Brothers Criz Russu and Christian Pitt Laurente secure berths after advancing to the Asian Youth Championships semi-finals

YOUNG STANDOUT. Light flyweight Criz Russu Laurente outclasses Indian Shagolshem Barun Singh. Contributed photo

Filipino pugs advance to Asian Youth Boxing Championships quarterfinals

Apr 23, 2018 - 8:57 PM

The regional tournament serves as the qualifying event for the Youth Olympic Games in Argentina in October

FLEXING THEIR MUSCLES. All 3 boxers sent by the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines defeat their respective opponents in the second round of preliminaries. Photo by Shutterstock


Nat'l Youth Commission's SK spending: Consultants lacked docs, deliverables delayed

Apr 23, 2018 - 3:30 PM

The Commission on Audit also hits non-implementation of Sangguniang Kabataan activities, and over P268,000 worth of snacks for unofficial meetings

SK SPENDING. The National Youth Commission's spending for the Sangguniang Kabataan in 2017 is flagged several times in the 2017 audit report of the Commission on Audit (COA).

This young man from Leyte danced his way to the Youth America Grand Prix

Apr 20, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Klievert has the distinct honor of being the country's first representative to the Youth America Grand Prix, the world's largest international student dance competition

National Youth Commission cuts ties with TAYO Awards

Apr 19, 2018 - 6:23 PM

The NYC, under Duterte Youth chairman Ronald Gian Cardema, would rather that the funding for the TAYO Awards go to 'The President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Youth Leadership Awards'

At 17, Miciano set to become International Master of PH chess

Apr 08, 2018 - 10:28 PM

John Marvin Miciano has a one-point lead over 4 rivals in the Asian Youth Chess Championship Under-18 division, including 14-year-old Daniel Quizon

File photo from Shutterstock


Youth leaders harassed online after seeking Mocha Uson’s dismissal

Apr 07, 2018 - 6:24 PM

Akbayan Youth shares screenshots of some of the hate comments, which are calling for the student leaders to get raped or killed

FIRE MOCHA. Student leaders of Akbayan Youth file an administrative complaint against Asec Mocha Uson before the Office of the Ombudsman in Quezon City on April 2, 2018. Rappler photo

John Marvin Miciano keeps 1-point lead in Asian Youth Chess

Apr 06, 2018 - 11:09 PM

Miciano takes on kababayan Daniel Quizon in penultimate round of the elite Under-18 division

Miciano leads Asian Youth Chess Under-18 with 5/5

Apr 05, 2018 - 5:25 PM

John Marvin Miciano paces the youth chess meet in Thailand with 5 wins in as many rounds

Daniel Quizon stuns top seed in Asian Youth

Apr 03, 2018 - 6:12 PM

The 13-year-old Quizon shares the lead with two points with compatriot John Marvin Miciano, Arya Omidi of Iran and Timur Nurzanov of Kazakhstan

STUN. Daniel Quizon defeats Vietnamese International Master Tran Tuan Minh in 53 moves of a Sicilian Defense. Photo from Facebook

DFA on Demafelis, Akbayan Youth files complaint vs Uson, Kim Jong-un attends concert | Evening wRap

Apr 02, 2018 - 6:36 PM

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Youth group to Ombudsman: Dismiss Mocha Uson over fake news

Apr 02, 2018 - 2:48 PM

(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

Student leaders of AKbayan Youth Show copy filed an administrative complaint against Asec Mocha Uson. Leaders filed cases of gross misconduct, serious dishonesty and conduct prejudicial to service at Ombudsman in Quezon City. Rappler Photo

Mabinay 6: Youth activists now ‘targets of government crackdown’

Mar 31, 2018 - 9:30 AM

It's been a month since the military arrested Myles Albasin and 5 other young people in Negros Oriental. They allegedly fired at the soldiers, but have tested negative for gunpowder.

MABINAY 6. The 6 youth activists were tagged as part of the New People's Army following an "encounter" with the military. Photo from Kush Felisilda/Aninaw Productions

PH startups win international youth competition

Mar 28, 2018 - 9:22 PM

Startups LawKo, AroogaHealth, and Phinix bag 3 of the 4 awards

YOUTH CO:LAB. Philippine representatives won the UNDP Youth Co:Lab Regional Social Innovation Challenge in Bangkok. Photo by Maria Luisa Isabel Jolongbayan/UNDP Philippines

Pope Francis urges young people not to remain silent

Mar 25, 2018 - 6:43 PM

(UPDATED) 'Even if others keep quiet, if we older people and leaders, so often corrupt, keep quiet, if the whole world keeps quiet and loses its joy, I ask you: Will you cry out?' Pope Francis asks

Davao Aguilas YFL aims for grassroots growth in Visayas, Mindanao

Mar 20, 2018 - 6:11 PM

Aside from aiming to win the PFL, Davao Aguilas has taken its efforts to the grassroots level

PIONEERS. From left to right: YFL Chairman Christopher Hagedorn, YFL President Miguel Atayde, Davao Aguilas FC Chairman Jefferson Cheng, Davao Aguilas General Manager Michael Shaw. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 15, 2018

Mar 15, 2018 - 9:59 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Thursday.

'IGNORE' UN PROBE. President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the police to 'not respond' to UN rapporteurs if they investigate human rights abuses in his 'war on drugs.' Malacañang file photo

Duterte on ICC, CIDG on Kerwin Espinosa, Stephen Hawking dies | Evening wRap

Mar 14, 2018 - 9:35 PM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 13, 2018

Mar 13, 2018 - 12:02 PM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn’t miss this Tuesday

A man wades through a lake at sunset in Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil on March 7, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZA

Ice Seguerra resigns as National Youth Commission chief

Mar 13, 2018 - 10:27 AM

(UPDATED) Ice Seguerra's work as NYC chairperson will formally end on April 5, or over a year and a half after he joined the Duterte administration

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with National Youth Commission (NYC) Chair Aiza Seguerra and Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) Chair Liza Diño at the Study Room of Malacañan Palace on January 19, 2017. Also in the photo is the President's partner Honeylet Avanceña. Malacañang Photo

National Youth Commission celebrates women's month with march, forum

Mar 07, 2018 - 6:43 PM

On March 8, various sectors and women organization will hold a nationwide protest for rights, freedom, and democracy

NYC Young Woman Inspiring Woman. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

[OPINION] Youth as troublemakers

Feb 27, 2018 - 8:29 AM

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.

What's next for youth after walkout for democracy?

Feb 25, 2018 - 3:45 PM

After the youth-led protest last Friday, February 23, 'an even bigger protest' is lined up for March 8, International Women's Day

From UST to Morayta. Photo of students shaking hands with farmers from Eastern Samar. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

UPLB students win award for promoting agriculture

Feb 24, 2018 - 9:18 PM

Promoting agriculture, students from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) bag the 2018 Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) Award

LAKBIOTEKNOLOHIYA. UP GRAINS representative Albert Caraan receives Lenovo Tech Visionary Award during TAYO Awarding Ceremonies on Thursday, February 22 at AG New World Manila Bay Hotel. Photo by Keb Cuevas/Rappler