When things happen

Sofia Aliño Logarta 09/26/2018

On our way to Our Lady of Joy Learning Center we were listening to the radio report on the tragedy at Naga. Thoughts of the Commission on Appointments encounter of Gina Lopez emerged in my mind; she…

Pimentel: Martial law victims best proof vs Enrile lies

Inquirer 09/23/2018

Filipinos who lived through martial law should debunk claims there were no arrests, torture and killings during the 21-year rule of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III also reminded educators that they were…

Martial law victims commemorated

Gerard Vincent Francisco USJ-R Intern 09/08/2018

To commemorate the victims during the Martial Law, a wreath was laid at the Plaza Independencia, today, September 8. The laying of the wreath was spearheaded by the Akbayan Youth Cebu, three days before the late president…

Imee Marcos: Move on from ‘martial law’ past

Zena V. Magto and Nestle L. Semilla Zena V. Magto and Nestle L. Semilla 08/21/2018

Why don’t you move on?” This was Ilocos Norte Gov. Maria Imelda Josefa “Imee” Marcos’ question to Filipinos, who continued to criticize her family. Governor Marcos asked this question to Filipinos on the day when they commemorated…

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…

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