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Motorist who recorded video seeks protection; group offers legal aid

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  FEARING for his safety, the owner of the video that supposedly showed the son of a controversial businessman shooting a Cebuano nurse asked for protection from authorities. Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak said the owner of the video, a motorist who was at the scene of the crime, visited his office yesterday morning to […]

Posted: March 20th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Luigi updates vendors on new market building


TO give updates about the progress of the construction of the new city public market, Mandaue City Mayor Gabriel Luis Quisumbing met yesterday with at least 300 market vendors in Barangay Centro at the city hall’s session hall on Friday morning. Quisumbing said the meeting focused on the progress of the construction of the new […]

Posted: February 18th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Cebu City Council approves funds for garbage collection


The Cebu City council has authorized Mayor Tomas Osmeña to use the P9.2 million unspent funds of the previous administration to pay a private hauler or service provider to collect the city’s garbage and dump it in an authorized, final dumping site for garbage generated in the last weeks of December this year and in […]

Posted: December 23rd, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Human rights make man human


For Senator Jose W. Diokno, no cause is more worthy than the cause of human rights. Human rights are more than legal concepts; they are the essence of man. They are what make man human. That is why they are called human rights: deny them and you deny man’s humanity. In a lecture delivered at […]

Posted: December 10th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

Twenty years of legal alternatives for women center


Law Center Inc. last Monday, December 5, had its general assembly. Clients, members and partners (Kaabag, Zonta, Sidlak, Kahupayan) actively celebrated its 20th year of growing and learning with women: listening to women, providing legal services, linking women with the agencies that provide assistance, responding to a variety of concerns that they encounter. Lolet Aliño, […]

Posted: December 7th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

Lawyers group offers to help threatened LTFRB enforcers


A former Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) member and now the founder of Lawyers for Commuters’ Safety and Protection will extend legal assistance to personnel of LTFRB-Central Visayas who received threats due to their active operation against colorum vehicles in the region. Lawyer Ariel Inton Jr., said in a phone interview that their […]

Posted: November 19th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

PH, Saudi to negotiate over stranded OFWs


Manila – The Philippines said on Saturday it would within days send government missions to Saudi Arabia to help thousands of jobless Filipinos left stranded across the kingdom after the plunge in oil prices. The first batch of officials would fly to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday “to provide immediate humanitarian, legal and other consular assistance […]

Posted: August 7th, 2016 in Nation | Read More »

Mandaue City Legal Office asks for more lawyers


THE Mandaue City Legal Office is asking for additional plantilla lawyers to add to the present roster of lawyers under the city’s employ to help them deal with the current flux of legal matters and issues that the city is dealing with. Omar B. Redula, City Legal Office head, said he asked for more lawyers […]

Posted: July 21st, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »