What can UC and CHED do to UC students’ problem?

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 10/18/2019

Let me clarify from the onset that I have high regard for the University of Cebu (UC) as an educational institution. It has created its name for quite a long time already.  In fact, I remember that…

Is Director Ambrocio Ibones sleeping at OSC Center?

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 10/11/2019

In less than 4 months, 3 series of negative incidents happened at the Operation Second Chance (OSC) Center under the leadership of Director Ambrocio Ibones. He is an appointee of the new Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella. …

Penalizing the heartless children

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 10/04/2019

“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and mother-which is the first commandment with a promise – so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long…

Saving the swine industry from ASF

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 09/27/2019

It is crystal clear and settled as explained by health authorities that it is safe to eat pork. The African Swine Fever (ASF) can only affect swines, not humans. There is nothing to worry about.  Even with…

Viral video scandal: Lessons to students; challenges to society

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 09/20/2019

  Once again, there is another scandal that involves minor students that goes viral on social media. The 31-second video shows the four young men molesting a female student who appears to be unconscious. Scrutinizing further the…

Mambaling flooding: When the cart is put before the horse

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 09/13/2019

With the admission of a Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) official that the delayed drainage project in Mambaling was the cause of the waist-deep flooding in the area, we have now found proof of what…

 Who is behind Faeldon’s action? 

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 09/06/2019

It is still fresh in our minds that when former military man Nicanor Faeldon was designated as the chief of the Bureau of Customs, the agency was subjected to a vast controversy of corruption.  Tons of shabu…

Julian “Teban” Daan Performing Arts 

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 08/30/2019

  The plan of Talisay City Vice-Mayor Alan Bucao to name the City’s performing arts office after the late Councilor Julian Daan, to be known as Julian “Teban” Daan Performing Arts, is laudable. This is one way…

Adios Radyoman Julian “Teban” Daan

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 08/23/2019

A great radio drama script writer, director, talent and comedian  — Julian Bacus Daan, who was well known by his radio name  “Esteban Escudero” or “Teban,” passed away at the age of 74. Daan died of heart…

Our teachers and the irony at DepEd

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 08/16/2019

I remember my burdensome but enjoyable experience in teaching when I was invited to teach at Cebu Technological University (CTU) and Cebu Normal University (CNU) for their communication students.  I always allocated time in the preparation before…

Sabung

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 08/09/2019

Almost 400 undoubtedly fighting cock lovers were held like chickens in a poultry after the police raided and padlocked a cockpit arena in Mandaue City for illegally operating the facility on weekdays.  The Criminal Investigation and Detection…

Height equality in the PNP, BFP and BJMP

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 08/02/2019

  When I read the news that Cebu Third District Congressman Pablo John Garcia refiled a bill that seeks to abolish the height requirement for the PNP,  BFP and BJMP recruits, I remembered the history on the…

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