Stiff fines, imprisonment await those using illegal firecrackers

Inquirer 12/28/2017

  As New Year celebration approaches, the government has threatened to impose fine or imprisonment against those who would be caught proliferating or using illegal firecrackers and pyrotechnics. The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)…

No order yet for taping firearms

Nestle L. Semilla 12/05/2017

  The Police Regional Office said it has yet to receive a directive from Camp Crame to tape the muzzles of their firearms in time for the holidays. “Definitely we will take the directive of the Camp…

Gisela’s family: Boniel’s lawyers using delaying tactics to stall proceedings

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/03/2017

  The family of slain Bien Unido mayor Gisela Bendong Boniel accused the camp of Bohol Provincial Board Member Niño Rey Boniel of resorting to “delaying tactics” in the proceedings conducted by the trial courts. Gisela’s older…

Measured response

Editorial 10/31/2017

A proposal to allocate an additional P9,000 cash aid to fire victims in Cebu City met mixed reactions from officials who either saw it as too much or just right for the intended beneficiaries. In opposing the…

Be careful with using labels

JASON BAGUIA 09/22/2017

Spaces of emergence pertain to a realm within a media ecology where dialogue partners are allowed to project their multifaceted selves. In today’s media ecology, spaces of emergence are under threat because channels of communication tend to…

Why insist on using the landfill?

Ricky Poca 09/18/2017

I never gave attention to Cebu City’s garbage problem, but then my friends told me about the worsening problem of uncollected garbage in the city streets. I wonder why we have uncollected garbage when the mayor announced…

Judges, court workers told: Exercise prudence in using social media

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/18/2017

BE careful. With the rise of social media, the Office of the Court Administrator (OCA) has called on trial judges and court employees to exercise prudence in posting photographs, liking posts and making comments in social networking…

Global Cebu using break to heal injuries, enjoy Cebu

Glendale G. Rosal 07/11/2017

THE LONG break is a huge help for Global Cebu FC as it prepares for another Philippine Football League (PFL) home game against the Davao Aguilas FC this Sunday at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) football…

Using Rizal’s life to inspire ‘troubled kids’

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/19/2017

Group marks national hero’s 156th birthday by sharing Jose Rizal’s story to Operation Second Chance children Some 100 children in conflict with the law got a glimpse of the life of the country’s national hero, Jose Rizal,…

Fines await motorists using gadgets while driving

Inquirer.net 05/17/2017

Motorists who will be apprehended for using electronic gadgets on the road while driving will be slapped with penalties starting on Thursday, May 18, as authorities implement the Anti-Distracted Driving Act or Republic Act 10913. The law…