Labor group calls for fire safety audit of all malls

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 01/07/2018

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) is calling for a joint fire safety audit of all malls nationwide following two separate fire incidents in Davao and Cebu. In a statement furnished to Cebu Daily News,…

Grade 12 student jumps off school building

Benjie Talisic 01/04/2018

  A grade 12 student allegedly jumped off the fourth floor of a university along N. Bacalso Avenue on Wednesday morning. According to PO1 Andy Bayarcal of Punta Princesa Police Station, the student (name withheld) survived and…

Call of the wild

Radel Paredes 12/16/2017

Now that the controversy over Dengvaxia has resurrected the debate about the side effects of vaccination, this issue reminds me of Bughaw, an artist and young mother who gave birth aided only by a tribal hilot to…

A CALL FOR JUSTICE

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla 12/08/2017

RUPINTA LAID TO REST Wearing shirts and carrying placards that echoed calls for justice, throngs of people showed up for the funeral Mass and burial of slain Ermita Barangay Captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta. Police said at least…

Slain activist’s children’s call: We want justice; arrest her killers

Benjie Talisic 12/01/2017

  The children of the slain human rights activist, 59-year-old Elisa Badayos, has appealed to authorities to help identify and arrest their mother’s killers. “It’s not easy to lose a mother. All we want is justice for…

literacy initiatives Basadours’call to volunteerism

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 12/01/2017

  As the country commemorated Bonifacio Day on Thursday, somewhere in Cebu City, a modern-day “revolution” was waged. At the Cebu City Public Library (CCPL) and Information Center along Osmeña Boulevard, headquarters of a nongovernment organization (NGO)…

On the call for healing

Editorial 11/06/2017

Good thing that the Palace didn’t take issue with the Catholic Church over its call to “heal the land” after it campaigned for an end to the extrajudicial killings in the country. But if we are to…

Tom: Deputy mayors can’t sign checks but can only call meetings

Intern 10/20/2017

“TECHNICALLY, there is no such thing as deputy mayors.” This was the reaction of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña on the case filed by retired National Bureau of Investigation Regional director Florencio Villarin against him, 10 councilors…

Carabao dairy: A livelihood we call our own

PR 10/20/2017

Carlito Autida, 45, married to Rosalie, 43, and father to ten children, expressed his gratitude to the government for lighting up the hopes of every poor family by giving them a livelihood of their own.“After  years of…

Senators call for speedy Marawi City rehabilitation

Inquirer.net 10/16/2017

Senators on Wednesday lauded the combined efforts of the military and police in Marawi City, as the end of the months-long siege draws closer with the death of terrorists Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute. But after the…

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