Groups to mark Independence Day with protest march

CNU Interns, Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/11/2018

WHILE the Cebu City government will celebrate the country’s 120th Independence Day with a flag-raising ceremony and a short program, militant groups will also hold a protest rally with a march from Fuente Circle to Colon Street.…

Gordon urges gov’t to protest harassment of PH fishermen

Inquirer.net 06/10/2018

Senator Richard Gordon on Sunday condemned China’s harassment of Filipino fishermen in the West Philippine Sea, saying this behavior is making it difficult for the Philippines to be friends with Beijing. Gordon prodded the Duterte administration to…

Bets given until May 25 to file poll protest

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/22/2018

CANDIDATES who wish to contest the results of the May 14 elections only have until Friday, May 25, to lodge an election protest. Commission on Election (Comelec-7) Regional Director Veronico Petalcorin reminded parties that they can only…

Comelec: “No election protest lodge at Municipal Trial Courts”

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/22/2018

Comelec Region-7 Director Veronico Petalcorin reminded candidates who plan to lodge election protests that they can only file their complaints up to 10 days after the proclamation was made. Petalcorin said candidates have only until May 25…

Protest against Alegria oil, gas exploration

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/20/2018

Environmental groups are planning to file for a legal action to the national agencies for allowing oil and gas exploration in Alegria town. Columnist and Lawyer Gloria Estenzo – Ramos, vice president of Oceana Philippines, said the…

Election protest mulled

Norman V. Mendoza 05/15/2018

With her defeat in the barangay elections, Punta Engaño Barangay Captain Josie Hayashi is planning to file an election protest as her group were gathering evidence allegedly of cheating by the rival camp. Crisanto Estardo, Hayashi’s opponent,…

Commuters protest Grab’s high fare

Inquirer.net 04/16/2018

WHILE commuters complained of high fares on the first day of Grab being the dominant player in the country’s ride-hailing industry, the transport network company (TNC) denied on Monday that it is taking advantage of its position…

Piston Cebu members hold protest rally

Nestle L. Semilla 03/19/2018

At least 60 members of the Pagkakaisa ng Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston) here held a rally on Monday morning to protest against the plan to phase out jeepney units that were at least…

200 people mark Edsa celebration with protest march

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/25/2018

SOME 200 rallyists from the Cebu Citizens Assembly, a coalition of cause-oriented groups in Cebu, marched in Cebu City to voice their concerns and celebrate the 32nd Edsa People Power Revolution. Jovanni Polestico, a community organizer of…

Lite Ferry 20 captain files marine protest in Nov. 1 sea collision

Futch A. Inso 11/03/2017

  THE ship captain of the MV Lite Ferry 20, which collided with a motor banca off the seawaters of Tubigon town in Bohol province last November 1, has submitted a marine protest. Seaman 2nd Class Officer…

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