International day of Families 2016: “Families, healthy lives and sustainable future”

NATIONAL YOUTH COMMISSION – Families and Guest speakers gathered together last May 15, 2016 at the SM North EDSA Skydome for the celebration of the International Day of Families 2016 with the theme: “Families, healthy lives and sustainable future”. The International Day of Families is observed on The 15th of May every year. In line with this, National Youth Commission’s Commissioner Earl Saavedra stated in his … Continue reading International day of Families 2016: “Families, healthy lives and sustainable future”

“Kompyuter Ko Pahiram Ko” : Promoting Computer Literacy Through Volunteerism

With the objective of promoting computer literacy in rural communities in the country, the Rotaract of STI College Makati launched its program entitled “Komputer Ko Pahiram Ko.” The program is facilitated by volunteers installing computer learning centers in barangays in Batangas, and teaching residents on how to use them. These computers come from donations and are usually old, second-hand and defective but were recycled to function … Continue reading “Kompyuter Ko Pahiram Ko” : Promoting Computer Literacy Through Volunteerism

Applications opened for YSEALI Winter 2016 Academic Fellows

The Public Affairs Section of the US Embassy in Manila opened applications for Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Winter 2016 Academic Fellows. Listed fellowships are the following: YSEALI Academic Fellowship on Civic Engagement YSEALI Academic Fellowship on Social Entrepreneurship and Economic Development YSEALI Academic Fellowship on Environmental Issues Qualifications: Must be a YSEALI member. To register for FREE, visit yseali.state.gov Between the ages of … Continue reading Applications opened for YSEALI Winter 2016 Academic Fellows

PJMA Presents: Blackout Vendetta 2016

A revolution is about to begin as the Philippine Junior Marketing Association gives you the most thrilling and surprise-filled rave of the year! BLACKOUT: VENDETTA, happening this 14th of May 2016, 8PM onwards, at the Greenfields Mayflower Park, Mandaluyong City. Revel in the thumping bass as the most in-demand DJs in the metro ignite the night with the most electrifying beats! Get an exclusive pass … Continue reading PJMA Presents: Blackout Vendetta 2016

Love, your Non-Voter, Know-it-All

It has been a dragging campaign season– heartbreaking headlines for breakfast, unethical actions for lunch, and fear for our motherland for dinner. As a teenager who is politically-aware and aspires for systematic change just like all of you, I beg to ask this question:  Are these impediments the prologue to a last, good supper, or  are they just course starters for actual progress? While it … Continue reading Love, your Non-Voter, Know-it-All

VOTY Attends the 2016 Filipino Youth Agenda ‘Boto ko! Boses ko! Bumoto nang tama Pilipinas!’

When: Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (CST) Where: Samsung Hall SM Aura, Taguig What: The Filipino Youth Agenda On SDGs and the 2016 Elections: A Congressional Forum   V.O.T.Y. attends the 2016 Filipino Youth Agenda “Boto ko! Boses ko! Bumoto nang tama Pilipinas!” By: Aeron Abraham, Gemille Apondar and Joyce Santos     Manila, Philippines – An open forum for … Continue reading VOTY Attends the 2016 Filipino Youth Agenda ‘Boto ko! Boses ko! Bumoto nang tama Pilipinas!’

His Voice Sounded Like a robot’s and His Story Will Inspire You

Many were surprised as a man whose voice sounded like a robot’s went up the altar during ABS-CBN’s Seven Last Words last March 25, 2016. The said man introduced himself as Engr. Emer Rojas, Global Cancer Ambassador and founder of New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP). Engr. Rojas soon explained why he had such a voice. He confessed that lost his vocal cords due … Continue reading His Voice Sounded Like a robot’s and His Story Will Inspire You