Cebuano lawyers dismayed, shocked by SC ruling on Sereno

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/12/2018

They did the unthinkable. Some Cebuano lawyers expressed shock and disappointment over the historic ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Friday by her very own colleagues in the Supreme Court. Columnist lawyer Gloria Estenzo-Ramos, who…

Follow Supreme Court ruling, Osmeña urged

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/02/2018

CEBU City Councilor Joel Garganera threatened to file administrative and criminal complaints against any official of the Cebu City Government, including Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, if they use the Inayawan landfill in Barangay Inayawan, Cebu City…

LANDFILL RULING

MAO BA? 05/02/2018

Netizens gave mixed reactions to a Supreme Court (SC) ruling that affirmed the petition for a Writ of Kalikasan on the Inayawan Landfill which ordered the Cebu City government to stop dumping garbage there. Former councilor Ma…

CA reverses Ombudsman’s ruling against Danao Mayor Durano III

Nestle L. Semilla 04/03/2018

“I FEEL vindicated.” This was Danao City Mayor Ramon “Nito” Durano III’s reaction to the Court of Appeals (CA) decision to reverse the Office of the Ombudsman’s ruling finding the mayor guilty of simple neglect of duty…

Cambodia’s top court orders opposition party dissolved

AP 11/16/2017

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia’s Supreme Court ordered the main opposition party to be dissolved on Thursday, dealing a crushing blow to democratic aspirations in the increasingly oppressive Southeast Asian state. The decision clears the way for…

Office of President tells MCIAA to act on SC ruling on Buaya lots

Dennis Singson 09/30/2017

THE Office of the President has asked the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) to act on Supreme Court ruling ordering the MCIAA to start expropriation proceedings over undivided portions of two lots measuring nearly 150,000 square meters.…

Davide: No objection to SC ruling

Morexette B. Erram 09/18/2017

AS ONE of its board members, Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III did not object to the Supreme Court’s (SC) order, compelling officials of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) to pay a certain Richard Uchuan P482 million…

FIRE HITS DENR

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Norman V. Mendoza 03/13/2017

Investigators not ruling out arson after loss of documents It was something they didn’t expect to happen. Various documents of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) went up in smoke in an…

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