Lawyer insists arrest warrant vs cops valid

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/15/2018

THE defense lawyer of the suspects in the slay of Bien Unido, Bohol Mayor Gisela Boniel, believes an arrest warrant issued by the court against seven policemen for the alleged arbitrary detention of his client’s remains valid…

Cebu lawyers launch Cebu for Human Rights campaign

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/09/2018

Fed up with the spate of killings, a group of Cebuanos, many of them lawyers, formed a coalition to monitor and document all human rights abuses while repeatedly appealing to the government to take action and protect…

Metro Group lawyer assures affected workers

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/08/2018

WITH the Metro Ayala Department Store building destroyed, the store management has assured the more than 500 affected employees that they would not be displaced. Lawyer Vincent Tomaneng, legal officer and spokesperson of Viscal Development Corp. of…

Vicsal lawyer: Workers’ needs will be taken care of

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Morexette B. Erram 01/06/2018

THE more than 500 employees of the Gaisano Metro Ayala store were assured that their needs would be taken care of. As of 9 p.m. on Saturday, firefighters were still battling the fire that hit the department…

Remembering Ricky Poca

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 12/26/2017

RICKY Poca emerged in the public eye in the mid-80s when he joined the struggle against the Marcos dictatorship. Together with his uncle, the late Cebu City councilor Clemente Rama, they helped the late Inday Nita Cortes…

Lawyer calls Osmeña’s P50K reward a ‘very risky gamble’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic, Inna Gian Mejia, Nestle L. Semilla 12/13/2017

A human rights lawyer has called on Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to study thoroughly a policy that would grant a police officer a financial assistance of P50,000 for every slain criminal. Lawyer Democrito Barcenas said the…

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…

Tuburan councilor shot in Talamban

Benjie B. Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla 09/13/2017

A municipal councilor was wounded after he was shot by one of the two men on board a motorcycle in Barangay Talamban, Cebu City past 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Renante de la Cerna, 43, councilor of Tuburan…

A business born out of love for coffee shops and coffee

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/27/2017

Aspiring lawyer partners with her father in cafe venture When she was still a sophomore at the Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu, then 14-year-old Rejzl Awit took coffee lessons at Caro & Marie with hopes to open…

Rape complaint filed vs lawyer-broadcaster

Ador Vincent Mayol, Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette B. Erram, Winston Ensomo 07/26/2017

The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) on Wednesday filed a complaint for rape against the Cebu lawyer-broadcaster who was accused of sexually molesting a 13-year-old girl. The complaint comes two weeks after the victim’s…

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