Young Voices Speak

What matters to the young Filipinos today?
What are their take on the issues that affect not only our country but the whole world as well?
We invite the students, the young urban professionals, the next generation to share with us their thoughts, feelings and opinions.

Talks about holiday

“Holidaaaaaaaaay! “ Sounds good, doesn’t it? When we hear the word ‘holiday’ the first thing that comes to our mind is a vacation that makes us really excited. Most of us, usually celebrate it by going to the beach, hanging out with family and friends, and visiting new places. We are very glad when we get holidays specially students and workers who spend a lot of time in their work and studies. But then again, […]

From Old blotter system to Incident Record form (IRF): The PNP upgrades for 2015

If you are a victim of crime or felony in the Philippines, it is wise to report the crime or felony with the barangay and police authorities on what happened to you. Thereafter, you must secure a barangay blotter and police blotter or report so that you may use them as evidences. But this 2015, according to the Secretary of the Interior and Local Government Mar Roxas, a lot of things will be upgraded in […]

Ebola Disease: What you need to know

What is Ebola Virus? The Ebola virus disease is a disease of humans and other primates caused by the Ebola virus. Signs and symptoms such fever, sore throat, muscle pain, and headaches typically start between two days and three weeks after contracting the virus. How Ebola Virus is transmitted? It is thought that fruit bats of the Pteropodidae family are natural Ebola virus hosts. Ebola then spreads through human-to-human transmission via direct contact (through broken […]

Bangsamoro Basic Law; Housebill No. 4994

HOUSE BILL NO. 4994 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE BASIC LAW FOR THE BANGSAMORO AND ABOLISHING THE AUTONOMOUS REGION IN MUSLIM MINDANAO, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9054, ENTITLED “AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN AND EXPAND THE ORGANIC ACT FOR THE AUTONOMOUS REGION IN MUSLIM MINDANAO,” AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6734, ENTITLED “AN ACT PROVIDING FOR AN ORGANIC ACT FOR THE AUTONOMOUS REGION IN MUSLIM MINDANAO,” AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES   The Bangsamoro Basic […]

DOTA, to be banned or not?

With the verge of new Media and Internet, people these days got addicted to a game that everyone known as DOTA. DOTA is a competitive game of action and strategy, played both professionally and casually by millions of passionate fans worldwide mostly by teenagers. Towards the negative result of this game, the province of Cavite implemented banning system of the online battle arena DOTA 2 due to various teenagers, mostly students spent sleepless night in […]

LTFRB on allowing rollback in jeep fares

Oil prices have been decreasing in the past months. Demand for petroleum products is low in Asia, which led to an increase in fuel reserves in the US. Fears of a recession in Europe and the slowing down of China’s economy also affected the low demand of oil products. The public who commutes every single day has been waiting always for the implementation of the rollback of the minimum fare for the passenger buses, jeepneys, […]

Sould we allow Erap to run for local position?

The trial of former Philippine president Joseph Estrada (People of the Philippines vs. Joseph Estrada, et al., 26558 Sandiganbayan, September 12, 2007) took place between 2001 and 2007 at the Sandiganbayan. Estrada, popularly called Erap, was ousted from office in 2001 during a popular uprising in Metro Manila after an aborted impeachment trial in which he was charged with plunder and perjury. Soon after his ouster, the same charges were filed against him at the […]

Supreme Court demonstrates its clumsy choice and unsophisticatedness in Erap case.

Supreme Court demonstrates its clumsy choice and unsophisticatedness in Erap case.   Today, we are so uncovered of governmental issues and citizens are discussing a debate of exclusion instance of the previous president Joseph “Erap” Estrada by the Supreme Court. As indicated by solid source, Estrada, popularly called Erap, was ousted from office in 2001 during a popular uprising in Metro Manila after an aborted impeachment trial in which he was charged with plunder and perjury. Soon after his ouster, […]

SK Should be abolished

Today in our economy there are some sorts of discussion about the law postponing SK elections. SK or “Sangguniang kabataan” was considered as a youth council in every barangay. According to reliable sources, the council represented teenagers from 15 to 17 years old who have resided in their barangay for at least six months and registered to vote. It was the local youth legislature in the village and therefore led the local youth program and […]

Cancer and Autism: how to deal with it?

It’s always hard to talk about illnesses especially major diseases like cancer and autism. Patients, family members, or anyone can find it hard to talk about the impact cancer and autism is having on their lives. It often leads to them the feelings of isolation. Yes it’s really hard to deal with this kind of illness but you have to stay and be positive in life to be able to fight and overcome this kind […]

Some useful information about cancer and autism

Since this week is Cancer and Autism Awareness Week, let me share some useful information that will broaden your knowledge about cancer and autism. Having diseases such as cancer and autism is a serious matter. Some people who suffer from this kind of disease find courage in fighting these ailments by having a positive attitude.  But still some people, who have cancer or who have family members who suffer from autism, tend to suffer from […]

Yes to fare hike, Yes to improvement!

In our economy today, we cannot prevent the increase of transportation fare. As a student and commuter at the same time, commuting is a hassle.  It is annoying when buses get incredibly crowded especially during peak hours. That’s why many students still choose to ride the MRT or Metro Rail Transit because it has become a very indispensable way of travelling from one location to another.  One can also escape traffic by riding the MRT. […]