The victims of martial law

Raymund Fernandez 07/10/2018

What would a monument to martial law’s victims look like? What signifiers would it contain? What thoughts conveyed? What memories recalled? Names immediately come to mind. Many names. Perhaps too many. We wonder who might be left…

Sotto denies PH on brink of martial law

Inquirer.net 06/23/2018

Senate President Vicente Sotto III doubts that the country is on the brink of martial law following the police’s strict implementation of law and order against violators of ordinances. Sotto said the country is far from experiencing…

Palace: No reason yet to lift martial law in Mindanao

Inquirer.net 05/23/2018

THERE is no need yet to lift martial law in Mindanao, Malacañang said Wednesday, a year after Islamic State-inspired fighters stormed Marawi City. Presidential Spokes-person Harry Roque said as long as the need for martial law ceases,…

Constitution ‘silent’ on number of times martial law may be extended

Inquirer.net 02/07/2018

Supreme Court Ruling IN AFFIRMING Congress’ power to extend and determine the period of martial law and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus, the Supreme Court (SC) said on Tuesday that there…

CCTO braces for huge protest on Thursday

Winston Ensomo 09/20/2017

THE Cebu City Traffic Operations (CCTO) is set to deploy dozens of traffic enforcers as the city braces for a huge protest on Thursday, September 21. Hector Arcinal, the control operator of CCTO, said the team is…

Govt offices, classes in public schools on holiday in Mandaue on Sept. 21

Miguel Ernest E. Ermac 09/20/2017

Mandaue City Hall announced that all classes in public schools and work in government offices in the city will be suspended tomorrow, Sept. 21 in commemoration of the 45th anniversary of martial law. City Administrator Danilo Almendras…

Osmeña questions suspension of classes, government office work

Chris Ligan 09/20/2017

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said Wednesday that he prefers to have classes on public schools and works on government offices tomorrow unless there is an official communication from Malacañang. Osmena told reporters that President Rodrigo Duterte’s…

Sanlakas: No rallies today in Cebu

Benjie Talisic, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/10/2017

WHILE there are no planned protests in Cebu to mark the 100th birth anniversary of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, militant groups like Sanlakas Cebu are reminding people however about the Martial Law era where human rights…

Marcoses prepare b-day bash for late president

Inquirer.net 09/08/2017

An opposition lawmaker and a vocal critic of the Marcoses called the plan of the family to throw a birthday bash for the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani “shameless.” In a statement,…

Of stewardship and democratic aspirations

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 07/30/2017

  Talks of charter change are not contributing to the strengthening of our democratic institutions in the era of transitions, where our still young nation still finds itself in. Such plan is, in fact, adding to the…

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