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Students urge undecided senators to back proposed tobacco tax hike

Nov 22, 2017 - 4:50 PM

Students write letters to undecided senators, hoping to convince them to support the move to raise the levy on sin products, especially tobacco

GIVING A TRY. Students from different organizations write personal letters to the senators who have yet to decide on the tax reform bill to convince them to champion the increase of tobacco tax

Mugabe ousted as ruling party chief as end nears

Nov 19, 2017 - 2:43 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The ZANU-PF party also says it will impeach Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe if he does not resign by Monday, November 20

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe addresses party members and supporters gathered at his party headquarters to show support to Grace Mugabe becoming the party's next Vice President after the dismissal of Emerson Mnangagwa November 8 2017. Zimbabwe's sacked vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, said on November 8, 2017, he had fled the country, as he issued a direct challenge to long-ruling President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace. / AFP PHOTO / Jekesai NJIKIZANA

ASEAN leaders adopt declaration on youth development in region

Nov 13, 2017 - 4:26 PM

'We are optimistic that this ASEAN Declaration on the Adoption of the ASEAN Youth Development Index will translate into the formulation of more relevant youth policies,' says National Youth Commission Chair Aiza Seguerra

ADOPTED. National Youth Commission Chair Aiza Seguerra announces the adoption of the ASEAN Declaration on the Adoption of the ASEAN Youth Development Index.

Former PBA, RP Youth player Norberto 'Norby' Rivera dies at 65

Nov 07, 2017 - 6:39 PM

Norby Rivera's basketball career in the NCAA, PBA and the Philippine team is in the history books

FORMER STALWART. Once a PBA and RP Youth team player, Norby Rivera succumbs to cancer at 65 years old. Photo from Facebook

National Children’s Month marked by call to save kids from drugs

Nov 06, 2017 - 5:18 PM

The Council for the Welfare of Children leads the soft launch of their campaign 'Pito Bata Pito' that seeks to empower kids to call for help when in crisis

WHISTLE FOR HELP. The Council for the Welfare of Children launches their Pito, Bata, Pito campaign to encourage children in distress to call for help. Photo from DSWD.

Mengampanyekan pentingnya SDGs dengan berjalan kaki di Car Free Day

Oct 31, 2017 - 4:20 PM

AIESEC Indonesia mengadakan kampanye WALK 4 SDGS di 12 kota pada 29 Oktober 2017

Para pemuda berpartisipasi dalam Walk 4 SDGs yang digelar oleh AIESEC Indonesia pada 29 Oktober 2017. Foto dari AIESEC Indonesia

#ThankYouTeacher: Netizens praise second parents, mentors

Oct 05, 2017 - 3:04 PM

With political issues polarizing society, PH netizens come out united to thank their teachers

Ilocos Sur to host Palarong Pambansa 2018

Sep 28, 2017 - 5:35 PM

Will home court advantage help young athletes from the Ilocos Sur province snag medals in the Palarong Pambansa 2018?

Memorial service set for Miriam Santiago's 1st death anniversary

Sep 27, 2017 - 2:55 PM

The event at the Loyola Memorial Park in Marikina City on Friday, September 29, is open to the public

IRON LADY. Family and friends are set to commemorate the first death anniversary of esteemed senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Friday, September 29, 2017. File photo

Why you should never settle for simply getting things done

Sep 26, 2017 - 6:45 AM

We all have a calling to pursue a life beyond ourselves. How will you create your own modern legacy?

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WATCH: What are millennials fighting for?

Sep 24, 2017 - 7:45 PM

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

YOUTH POWER. In an evident show of force, millennials troop to Luneta Park on Thursday, September 21, to join the multi-sectoral protest marking the 45th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law. Photo by Rappler

Martial Law anniversary protests: Millennials own the fight

Sep 22, 2017 - 2:44 PM

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

How millennials protested on Sept 21 – from streets to social media

Sep 22, 2017 - 9:08 AM

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

Thousands sign petition calling for Aguirre's resignation

Sep 20, 2017 - 3:04 PM

'Kung hindi po siya tatanggalin ni Pangulong Duterte siya mismo ay magkaroon ng delicadeza na magbitiw sa opisina dahil sa kontrobersiyang kinasangkutan niya,' a youth protester says

RESIGN CALL. Protesters from Youth Resist wearing colorful wigs troop to DOJ on September 20, 2017 to file a petition calling for the resignation of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II over fake news and other controversies. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Youth groups condemn death of UST student Horacio Castillo III

Sep 20, 2017 - 2:00 PM

'To those responsible for this atrocious killing, now’s the time for you to question this barbaric tradition. Did his death justify your sense of brotherhood?' asks the UST Civil Law Student Council

Youth highly optimistic despite global uncertainty – study

Sep 19, 2017 - 8:20 PM

While lack of access to education, skills, experience, and decent work remain, the opportunity to provide young people with the knowledge and skills to succeed is also present

PATHWAY TO PROGRESS. Aneth Lim, director for public affairs and corporate citizenship at Citi Philippines says the youth remain optimistic despite the changing global political and economic landscape.

#2030NOW: How an app safeguards women's reproductive health

Sep 16, 2017 - 1:09 PM

Zarina San Jose of the World Youth Alliance Philippines promotes an app that can help women monitor their menstrual health

The week in photos: September 2-8, 2017

Sep 09, 2017 - 12:36 PM

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

BORDER ART. An artwork by French artist JR on the US-Mexico border in Tecate, California, United States on September 6, 2017. Photo by Guillermo Arias/AFP

Youth and human rights groups, netizens condemn Carl Arnaiz slay

Sep 05, 2017 - 4:50 PM

Youth groups human rights organizations and netizens demand transparent investigation and justice for the death of 19 year old Carl Arnaiz

CALL FOR JUSTICE. Youth organizations, human rights groups, and netizens, cry for justice for the death of former UP student Carl Arnaiz

Youth orchestra eyed to keep kids off Lipa streets

Sep 03, 2017 - 8:02 AM

This pitch by a youth group – Project Gifted – wins P25 000 at the Office of the Vice President s Angat Buhay Youth Summit

Discrimination a hurdle for job-seeking Mindanao youth

Aug 30, 2017 - 9:00 AM

A conflict monitoring group launches a set of guidelines that seeks to end discrimination on the basis of ethnic and religious belief

MARAWI CRISIS. Internally displaced lined up for the distribution of food packs at the Saguiran Municipal hall, Lanao del Sur. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Duterte Youth leader appointed to National Youth Commission

Aug 29, 2017 - 7:49 PM

Ronald Gian Cardema is now the NYC commissioner representing Luzon

Student leaders want Aguirre out of 'landmark' Kian delos Santos case

Aug 29, 2017 - 3:20 PM

This will set the tone of the many cases to follow so it must be handled with fairness says Karla Yu of Millennials Against Dictators

JUSTICE FOR KIAN. Student leaders, accompanied by Fr Robert Reyes, ask Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II to inhibit from the case of slain teenager Kian delos Santos. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

LOOK: SM Youth's SMYTH line features Troye Sivan

Aug 18, 2017 - 11:00 AM

The South African Australian Youtuber turned singer is the face of equal opportunity threads that celebrate being youth AF

YOUTH. Troye Sivan is the brand ambassador for SM Youth's new SMYTH collection. Photo courtesy of SM Youth

Nat'l Youth Comm chair Aiza Seguerra: Give SK a chance

Aug 15, 2017 - 3:28 PM

Seguerra calls for Sangguniang Kabataan elections to push through saying reforms have improved the institution

National Youth Commission Chairperson Cariza ‘Aiza’ Seguerra bares that 62 percent of those affected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) are youths, aged 15 to 30 years old, during a press briefing in Malacañang on February 14, 2017. She further urged families to be more involved in the HIV-awareness campaign. KING RODRIGUEZ/ Presidential Photo

Mindanaoan youth: 'We want just and lasting peace'

Aug 13, 2017 - 1:00 PM

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

PEACE SYMBOL. Young Mindanaoans form a human peace symbol, sending a message that despite the conflict they experience in their region, they continue to stand for peace in their homeland. All photos from the National Youth Commission

Youth-oriented films to watch over the long weekend

Aug 06, 2017 - 12:36 PM

The 12 final entries carry out youth issues including child labor youth in conflict with the law out of school youth teenage pregnancy and mental health

WATCH: Prepare for disasters by playing a board game

Jul 29, 2017 - 6:28 PM

The Civil Defense board game aims to teach concepts on disaster risk reduction in a fun and engaging way

Cerita Alanda Kariza di balik novel ‘Sophismata’

Jul 28, 2017 - 11:29 AM

‘Sophismata’ bercerita mengenai lika liku seorang perempuan muda yang bekerja sebagai staf administrasi seorang anggota DPR RI

Alanda Kariza saat menjadi pembicara di acara Social Good Summit di Jakarta yang diselenggarakan Rappler pada 28 September 2015. Screen shot dari YouTube

The week in photos: July 15-21, 2017

Jul 22, 2017 - 1:25 PM

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

A captain of the Red Ants, a municipal team tasked with evictions, cracks his whip to speed up the eviction inside Fattis Mansion in downtown Johannesburg on July 19, 2017.  Residents of the allegedly illegally occupied building were forcibly removed by dozens of red clad security men and their belongings laid on the pavement outside the building. Several buildings in the central district of Johannesburg are illegally occupied by a large number of residents, often migrants, who live in substandard conditions. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI

Storytelling sessions held for children with special needs

Jul 19, 2017 - 7:11 PM

Beneficiaries of the event include children with intellectual disabilities and hearing impairment aged 3 to 36 years old

READING FOR KNOWLEDGE. A storyteller narrates the story of a mother to a group of children with exceptional needs to commemorate National Children'™s Book Day. Photo by Hannah Mallorca/Rappler

Youth groups deliver alternative SONA on drug-related killings

Jul 19, 2017 - 1:37 PM

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

WEEK BEFORE SONA. Students of the St. Scholastica's College along with various activist groups rally outside the college in Manila on July 16, 2017 against the thousands of extra judicial killings involved in the drug war of President Rodrigo Duterte, a week before his 2nd State of the Nation Address. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

DepEd partners with UNESCO, KOICA on new ALS project

Jul 19, 2017 - 10:49 AM

The project will focus on Tacloban City and the municipality of Palo in Leyte

ALS PROJECT. According to DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones, the initiative aims to tackle gender inequality in education, and help girls to realize their full potential. All photos by Cielo Esmeria

Nat'l Youth Commission hits Noli de Castro for 'mocking' Jake Zyrus

Jul 13, 2017 - 11:55 AM

NYC Commissioner Perci Cendaña says the broadcaster should apologize for describing the transitioning of the singer as climate change

What if our farmers give up on us?

Jul 09, 2017 - 3:15 PM

It is time to rethink how each of us can help Filipino farmers even in small ways

FARMERS. Let us rethink ways to help farmers in the Philippines

What's the role of vulnerable sectors in disaster preparedness?

Jul 07, 2017 - 3:57 PM

Panelists of the first ever Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness talk about what makes certain sectors of Philippine society highly vulnerable to climate change

Day 1 of the AGOS Summit on Disater Preparedness at the SM Aura Samsung Hall in Taguig on July 6, 2017.

Teleseryes, social media, and other platforms for disaster preparedness

Jul 07, 2017 - 3:47 PM

If the media you re already consuming starts to address these issues you re going to start to perk up and pay attention because role models in TV can also be role models in real life says Bambike founder Bryan McClelland

Day 1 of the AGOS Summit on Disater Preparedness at the SM Aura Samsung Hall in Taguig on July 6, 2017.

Orgies and Tinder: Millennials are having a lot of sex, some with a deadly price

Jul 01, 2017 - 8:27 PM

An old virus has new victims: HIV is now infecting the youth faster than any other age group due in part to technology and unsafe sex

Marawi children need our help

Jul 01, 2017 - 2:35 PM

Children in these areas need immediate psychosocial support They are starting to live in constant fear with a decreasing sense of normalcy

CHILDREN. Rescue workes load children onto a truck after government troops evacuated trapped residents from their homes in the outskirts of Marawi on May 31, 2017. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Development under Duterte: Why he can't fail Mindanao's youth

Jun 24, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The Comprehensive Reform and Development Agenda is an attempt to secure the future of the region Conflict and corruption however are getting in the way

1 in 5 children in developed world in relative poverty – UN

Jun 15, 2017 - 4:45 PM

A report from UNICEF also finds that New Zealand has the highest suicide rate in the world for people aged 15 to 19

Samar youth kick off donation drive for Marawi evacuees

Jun 13, 2017 - 3:01 PM

We want to lend a hand to those families affected in Marawi says volunteer Rainiel Llauderes a student

DONATION DRIVE. Youth volunteers repack donations for Marawi evacuees. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

One with Marawi

Jun 06, 2017 - 8:30 AM

The life that was once carefully planned in preparation for a promising future has now taken a sudden turn and now one must make room for adjustments

Lanao Youth Congress held last April 19, in MSU Campus, Marawi City (Credits: ARMM Office on Bangsamoro Youth Affairs)

Moro youth group calls to end Marawi airstrike

Jun 02, 2017 - 9:20 PM

The fact that the military made a mistake is enough reason to stop the airstrike says former human rights chair Etta Rosales

END AIRSTRIKES. Sittie Janine Gamao of the Coalition for Moro Youth Movement calls for the immediate termination of airstrikes in Marawi City during a martial law forum on June 2, 2017. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

WATCH: Filipino firefighters teach young kids how to be safe

May 22, 2017 - 7:57 PM

The two day summer camp teaches kids from 8 to 17 years old about fire safety first aid and firefighting techniques

Duterte's young supporters whom we don’t talk about

May 19, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Maybe this is what we on the other side should all do: We have to remove the selective filters that plug our ears

LSM Kota Kita jadi fasilitator diskusi PBB tentang peran pemuda dalam perdamaian

May 18, 2017 - 3:14 PM

Kota Kita terpilih menjadi fasilitator di konsultasi regional Asian Pasific Region on Youth Peace and Security di Bangkok

Call for Applications: 2017 Philippine-Korea Bilateral Youth Exchange Program

May 04, 2017 - 12:15 PM

NYC will be sending nine youth delegates to the program

Promote ASEAN, NYC chair Aiza Seguerra urges youth

Apr 27, 2017 - 11:36 AM

Getting to know the ASEAN is a must for all of us National Youth Commission chair Aiza Seguerra tells youth leaders of ASEAN

YOUTH LEADER. Former child star Aiza Seguerra, now chair of the Philippines' National Youth Commission, leads an ASEAN youth meeting on April 27, 2017. Screen grab from ASEAN video

Paus Fransiskus batal berkunjung ke Indonesia

Apr 24, 2017 - 2:39 PM

Keuskupan Agung Semarang menyampaikan di bulan Juli Paus Fransiskus sudah dijadwalkan berkunjung ke India

BATAL. Paus Fransiskus batal berkunjung ke Semarang pada bulan Juli mendatang untuk menghadiri Asian Youth Day 2017. Foto oleh Dennis Sabangan/EPA