Gov’t urged: Provide programs for rescued cyberporn victims

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Benjie B. Talisic 06/10/2018

THE government is encouraged to provide programs for children rescued from cyberpornography operations. Lawyer Noemi Truya-Abarientos, litigation and advocacy coordinator of the Children’s Legal Bureau (CLB), made this call amid the latest arrest of a pregnant woman…

Ermita fire victims return to blaze site, await recommendation from survey team

Rosalie Abatayo 05/27/2018

  Fire victims in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City will have to comply with the recommendation of the Division of the Welfare of the Urban Poor (DWUP) to be able to rebuild their homes. Ermita Barangay Captain Mark…

Vatican: Chile bishops ignored abuse, treated victims badly

AP 05/12/2018

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican is making it clear that Pope Francis has summoned Chile’s bishops to Rome because of their role in covering up sexual abuse by priests and their “grave omissions” in caring for victims.…

Bong Go gives out aid to Ermita fire victims

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/10/2018

SPECIAL Assistant to the President, Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go visited the Ermita fire victims temporarily staying at the Barangay Ermita Sports Complex and the Ermita Elementary School yesterday. Go was in Cebu City to distribute over P3-million…

Mayor visits Ermita fire victims

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/09/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña on Wednesday visited the 53 families who were displaced by the fire that broke out in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City on Monday (May 7) and handed out P50 cash to each children.…

Village chief, councilor fire victims too

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/07/2018

TWO village officials of Ermita found themselves in dual roles: fire victims and public servants. Ermita Barangay Captain Mark Miral and Councilor Ryan Rosas were among the more than 2,500 people who were displaced by the early…

Families of slain victims demand swift investigation, identification of assailants

05/01/2018

The families of Elisa Badayos and Eliotirio Moises, who were killed in Bayawan, Negros Oriental, staged a protest in front of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas(NBI-7) office on Monday afternoon (April 30). They asked…

Tabok fire victims to receive financial assistance

Norman V. Mendoza 04/04/2018

Almost 500 individuals were affected by the fire that razed 21 houses in Sitio Upper, Barangay Tabok, Mandaue City on Tuesday night. Two persons, including a fireman, sustained burns while they were dousing the fire at one…

Businessman offers lots for fire victims

Norman V. Mendoza 03/27/2018

A BUSINESSMAN who claims ownership of the fire site in Sitio Paradise, Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City offered another site for the fire victims yesterday. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza said she had Pajo Barangay Captain Junard Chan…

3 SISTERS IN CYBERPORN TRADE CAUGHT

Ador Vincent Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla 03/23/2018

FROM VICTIMS TO PERPETRATORS They used to be victims of cyberpornography about five years ago. Now, the three female siblings — two of whom are now young adults and the third a minor — were accused of…

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