The ANSWER is prayer

FR. FRANCIS ONGKINGCO 08/17/2018

Father, I’m running out of prayers!” I was totally unprepared for this desperate cry of a soul seeking advice. It seemed that he had already done everything to confront unexpected life challenges in family and work: a…

EMB chief to answer PB questions on San Fernando port project

Futch Anthony Inso 06/13/2018

The regional director of the Environment Management Bureau (EMB)-7 said he is willing to answer questions from the Provincial Board (PB) on the construction of commercial ports in Barangay Sangat, San Fernando town in southern Cebu. “It’s…

Palace orders Sonny to answer graft complaint

Morexette Erram 04/13/2018

The woes of suspended Toledo City John Henry “Sonny” Osmeña are far from over. The Office of the President through Deputy Executive Secretary for Legal Affairs, Ryan Alvin Acosta has ordered Osmeña to answer within 15 days,…

Tomas set to answer plaint

Nestle L. Semilla 03/01/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he will answer the complaint filed against him at the Office of the President concerning his withdrawal of support of the Cebu City police two years ago. In yesterday’s press conference,…

Getting personal with Archbishop Jose Palma

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/27/2018

Jose Serofia Palma did not aspire to become a priest, much less getting appointed as the archbishop of Cebu. But destiny simply has its own way. Palma is now on his 42nd year as priest and on…

GICA ORDERED DISMISSED ANEW

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/21/2017

In a span of about nine months, suspended Dumanjug Mayor Efren “Gun-gun” Gica found himself in exactly the same situation. The Office of the Ombudsman ordered him dismissed from the service for falsifying his liquidation report and…

DEALING WITH YOUTH OFFENDERS

Editorial 10/04/2017

Netizens reacted to news stories on the riot staged by juvenile offenders at a Cebu City–owned facility. Alan Schmidt wrote on Facebook, “They (Operation Second Chance Center) need juvenile work farms like the ones used in US.”…

Malacañang orders Osmeña to answer Ayuman’s charges

Nestle L. Semilla 04/09/2017

FOR the second time in a row, the Office of the President (OP) ordered Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to answer administrative cases filed in Malacañang against him. In a letter-order received by Osmeña, the mayor was…

Province’s investigating body orders jail workers to answer complaints

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/16/2017

THE Provincial Committee on Discipline and Investigation (CODI) has issued an order directing the 10 employees of Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) to answer the allegations against them. Last Monday, Legaspi filed three formal complaints…

The never-ending quest for justice

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 02/19/2017

The quest for justice continues to this day. Sadly, the defenders of the voiceless and the marginalized are themselves victims of injustice. The brutal slaying last Wednesday of public interest lawyer, Manuelita “Maia” Mascarinas-Green in Bohol, with…

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