CEBU BUS FARE INCREASE LOOMS

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette B. Erram 01/15/2018

TRAIN LAW EFFECT There are many travel options for anyone bound for San Remigio, a third-class town 80 kilometers northwest of Cebu City, For Riva Masbate, taking the bus is the most budget-friendly. But the weekly trip…

FIRMS’ REMINDERS AMID TRAIN LAW

Inquirer.net 01/04/2018

DTI: Hiking Basic goods’ SRP can be done if it’s justifiable Amid new and higher taxes, manufacturers could still raise the suggested retail price (SRP) of basic goods and commodities only if the increase would not go…

Term extension

Editorial 01/04/2018

If the postponement of last year’s barangay elections reminded us of anything, it’s that the Duterte administration can now move to entrench itself in power. Such is the looming scenario foisted on the Filipino people by Congress…

TRAIN LAW JITTERS

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/03/2018

Public wary of transport group’s plan to push for P6 fare hike, shocked over soft drinks’ price increase High school teacher Arnel Cortes takes a jeepney from his home in Barangay Guizo, Mandaue City and then rides…

Martial law Christmas

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 12/21/2017

Cagayan de Oro City—The last time I visited the City of Golden Friendship martial law was in effect but somehow, with the exception of the presence of mobile checkpoints, one could hardly feel any tension caused by…

Martial law fears

Editorial 12/14/2017

It’s no surprise that Congress decided to extend martial law in Mindanao given the supermajority held by the Duterte administration there, but only the naïve and their fanatically loyal followers would set aside the ramifications of President…

Love, the higher law

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 12/13/2017

TECHNOLOGY lawyer Manuel C. Gordon, or simply MC Gordon, went beyond understanding human law and embraced the calling to answer a “higher law” in his first book published last year by Far Left Publishing. In “Higher Law,”…

Group vs EJKs express concern over threat of Duterte’s RevGov

Inquirer.net 11/29/2017

MGA Manananggol Laban sa EJK (Manlaban), an alliance of lawyers, judges and law students, expressed serious concern over President Duterte’s threat of a declaration of a revolutionary government (RevGov). Several rallies, both pro-and anti-RevGov, are expected to…

Ombud indicts Gica; elevates criminal case to Sandigan

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette B. Erram 11/26/2017

Suspended Dumanjug Mayor Efren “Gun-gun” Gica has suffered yet another blow to his political career. He may not only face dismissal from public service but also criminal liabilities over the same offense of misappropriating P10,000 in public…

Sereno lawyers want impeach case in Senate

Inquirer.net 11/26/2017

AFTER last week’s hearing before the House justice committee, lawyers of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said the panel should already put the impeachment complaint filed against the chief magistrate to a vote, instead of turning the…

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