Manhunt ops still on for Babag councilman; city gov’t to provide legal, financial assistance to the victim’s family

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/18/2018

  The manhunt operation for the councilman who shot and wounded his 36-year-old cousin continues. Senior Supt. Joel Doria ordered the Mabolo Police to not stop until they arrest Renante Bacarisas, councilman of Barangay Babag, Cebu City.…

Are Calida’s security contracts legal?

Oscar Franklin Tan 06/04/2018

The most accurate legal response on the government contracts of Solicitor General Jose Calida’s security agency was the first, by new Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra. He opined that these are legal, assuming public bidding rules were followed.…

Follow campaign guidelines to avoid legal repercussions

Rosalie O. Abatayo and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/02/2018

CANDIDATES TOLD: The Commission of Elections (Comelec) has reminded candidates of the upcoming barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to strictly abide by the campaign guidelines to avoid legal repercussions, as the campaign period officially opens on…

Grab maintains P2/minute charge legal; set to appeal LTFRB order

Inquirer.net 04/19/2018

Grab Philippines warned yesterday that the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board’s (LTFRB) suspension of its P2 per minute fare component would prompt drivers to leave, which may lead to longer waiting time for riders and a…

Release of vaccine funds legal–Aquino

Inquirer.net 03/16/2018

The P3.5 billion used to buy supplies of the Dengvaxia dengue vaccine for a mass immunization program was released ahead of the ban on disbursement of public funds during the campaign period for the 2016 national elections,…

Gwen eyes legal remedies to fight off dismissal order

Futch Anthony Inso 02/13/2018

Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia (Cebu 3rd district), House deputy speaker, plans to avail of all legal remedies available to contest the dismissal order issued by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales. “We will file an MR (motion for reconsideration). I…

Legal Alternatives for Women (LAW) Center, Inc., 22 years

Sofia Aliño Logarta 01/24/2018

Last Saturday, Fiesta of the Señor Sto. Niño, LAW Center, Inc. celebrated its founding anniversary with a Eucharistic celebration and general assembly. Fr. Aladdin, OSA reminded us of the virtues of the Holy Child: Humility, openness, trust…

Legal battle for Tuburan mayor’s post continues

Morexette B. Erram 01/20/2018

THE legal battle between incumbent mayor of Tuburan town, Democrito Diamante, and his 2016 election rival, Daphne Lagon, continues. This developed after Diamante got a Writ of Preliminary Injunction from the Commission on Election-2nd Division stopping the…

Legal assistance kiosk to be set up for Pasil fire victims

Doris Mae Mondragon 01/19/2018

FIRE victims of the last week’s fire in three sitios in Barangay Pasil in Cebu City can have a chance to re-acquire their legal documents destroyed by the fire for free through the a legal assistance kiosk…

Tomas to give legal aid to former market chief

Ador Vincent Mayol, Inna Gian Mejia 01/09/2018

Former City Market administrator Winefredo Miro will receive legal assistance as he faces the murder charges filed against him in relation to Barangay Ermita chairman Felicisimo Rupinta’s death. In yesterday’s press conference, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña…

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