Dancing linemen from Cebu leave PGT audience, judges in awe

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/10/2018

by Michelle Joy Padayhag THEIR intense and breathtaking performance earned them a slot in the next round for Pilipinas Got Talent (PGT) Season 6. The Cebu Electric Cooperative (Cebeco) II Blue Knights received a standing ovation and…

Fil-Am producer among Miss Universe pre-competition judges

Mich Padayhag 11/16/2017

THE Miss Universe organization has revealed the six premilinary competition judges who will choose the top contestants to be announced on November 26 (November 27 in the Philippines) at Las Vegas, Nevada. One of the six judges…

Judges, court workers told: Exercise prudence in using social media

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/18/2017

BE careful. With the rise of social media, the Office of the Court Administrator (OCA) has called on trial judges and court employees to exercise prudence in posting photographs, liking posts and making comments in social networking…

Decision on Niño’s motion falls on Cebu City RTC judges

Morexette Erram 07/04/2017

CONSOLIDATING CASES The motion to consolidate the charges of illegal detention, kidnapping and parricide lodged against Bohol Provincial Board (PB) Member Rey “Niño” Boniel now lies at the hands of the Cebu City Regional Trial Court (RTC)…

Eleven new judges for new Cebu courts

Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/10/2017

  ELEVEN new judges for Cebu have been appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte to fill up positions in the Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC), including newly opened courts. There are at least six new MTCC courts…

20 finalists for youth and barangay dance contests

Morexette Erram 11/30/2016

Twenty finalists will vie for three titles in the Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan and Sinulog sa Barangay in the 2017 Sinulog Festival that organizers hope will bring to the audiences, as well as the judges, fresh…

Cebu City eyes reducing court workers’ allowance

Nestle L. Semilla 07/13/2016

With Cebu City government facing a major deficit in funds, Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmeña announced they will be cutting a lot of expenses as part of “reducing government waste.” Among those that will be affected are…

Fast fix for slow pace justice: Cebu City judges to help unclog case dockets in Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/08/2015

SLOW PACE OF JUSTICE   The  slow disposal of court cases  in Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu cities has left dockets full with more than a thousand pending cases in each trial court. Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez who…

Another ‘Black Monday’ protest

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/19/2014

Judges and court employees in Cebu City have agreed to again wear black T-shirts on Monday to protest plans by Congress to already scrap the Judiciary Development Fund (JDF) which is the source of their allowances. Belinda…

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