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Sex and Other Youth Risk Factors

Last July I had the privilege in being invited by the Population Commission’s (POPCOM) dissemination forum for the fourth Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Survey (YAFFS4). The YAFFS4 is the country’s most comprehensive nationwide analysis of the youth’s (15-24 as per POPCOM’s definition) sexual and non-sexual behaviors and exposure. The first YAFSS even going as … Continue reading

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SK Reform Concert

The National Youth Commission (NYC) in Davao City initiated a concert at the People’s Park last Tuesday, August 12, pushing for the reform of Sangunniang Kabataan (SK). The concert titled “No to Status Quo, Fix SK Now!”, synchronized with the global celebrations for the 2014th International Youth Day and the NYC’s nationwide “National Day of … Continue reading

Malacañang Introduces Loyalty Reward Card Program
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Malacañang Introduces Loyalty Reward Card Program

MANILA, Philippines — In order to serve Filipinos better, President Benigno Aquino III announced today the launch of a loyalty/reward program for the hundreds, if not thousands, of its supporters during a press conferences held at Malacañang. Pres. Aquino shows the NOYCARD to the media. “I am proud to introduce Noynoy’s Comprehensive Assistance Rewards Delivery Program or NOYCARD,”…

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Personal lessons from the 10th National Youth Parliament

F Sionil Jose, On Mabini In hindsight, he concluded that “the revolution failed because it was badly directed, because its director gained his place not by meritorious, but by irresponsible actions; because instead of sustaining the most useful men for the country, he rendered them useless by jealousy. Believing that the aggrandizement of the people … Continue reading

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#FixSK

As part of the national grassroots team tasked by the National Youth Commission (NYC) to implement the programs of the 10th National Youth Parliament (NYP), I am sending copies of the resolutions to every Barangay in Digos. For now the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the SK Postponement Act is mandating the creation of a … Continue reading

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Alibin Resign?

The following blog is culled from a comment from the blogsite of the Lefthandedsnake. The writer is (in)famous for the “USEP is a bukot-bukot” comment he made on facebook once.  From the Alibin Resign Movement: ARM Information Bulletin No. 5S. 2013 Fellow USePian, HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT?We believe that Dr. Alibin does … Continue reading