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‘You are never too young to help,’ Hontiveros tells youth leaders

‘You are never too young to help,’ Hontiveros tells youth leaders

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  STUDENT LEADERS should not let their youth hinder them from speaking out and influencing “positive” change in the lives of their fellow young Filipinos, Sen. Risa Hontiveros said. “Use your platform to speak truth to power and help push for reforms to help address the need of young Filipinos. You are never too young to help,” Sen. Risa Hontiveros said at a conference organized by the UST Legal Management Society on Sept. 24. “You are never too young to speak out and be heard, and to make a positive difference in the lives of others,” Hontiveros added. Hontiveros gave the student organization a nod for “imparting new lessons, skills and friends” in becoming better leaders, students and citizens. “As a former student-leader, I thank you for your concern for your fellow ...
Bongbong Marcos to “hark back” unresolved Martial law legacy, says Hontiveros 

Bongbong Marcos to “hark back” unresolved Martial law legacy, says Hontiveros 

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FORMER SENATOR Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.'s administration would “hark back on the unresolved legacy” of Martial Law if he becomes the Philippines’ next president, Sen. Risa Hontiveros said. Hontiveros, who is seeking reelection next year, said the country has not yet obtained a “transitional justice” as human rights violations during the term of Marcos’ father, the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, has not been addressed. “If he (Marcos) returns to the government, of course, it goes beyond his personhood alone but it will hark back on the unresolved legacy during Martial Law dictatorship,” Hontiveros said during a press conference with the university’s journalism students last Sept. 29. The Marcoses should also recognize the wrongdoings of the late president and apologize ...