Police arrest protesters in Cebu City for violating GCQ guidelines

Alven Marie Timtim 06/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police here said they arrested members of cause-oriented groups who staged a protest in front the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu campus on Friday morning, June 5, 2020, for violating guidelines on…

ABS-CBN shutdown is ‘anti-labor’ — Labor group

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Progressive groups in Cebu has tagged the cease-and-desist order against media giant ABS-CBN as an attack to both press freedom and the labor sector and misdirected efforts amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a…

CCPO cops on red alert for SONA; militant groups to hold protest rally

Alvin Marie A. Timtim 07/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With President Rodrigo Duterte delivering his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Congress on Monday, the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will also be on red alert. Aside from that, militant…

Cause-oriented groups file complaints against PRO-7 officials for playing loud music during EDSA day protest

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/15/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cause oriented groups including BAYAN Central Visayas have filed five complaints against Chief Superintendent Debold Sinas and other officials of the Police Regional Office in Central Office (PRO-7) at the Office of…

Loud music was not meant to disrupt rally, says Sinas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO – 7) denied allegations that it attempted to drown the speeches of militants who staged a rally in front of its headquarters last Monday, February 25,…

PRO-7 to file cases against 70 protesters for damaging camp gate

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will file charges against 70 protesters who broke the gate at the Camp Sergio Osmeña on Monday, February 25. According to Senior Superintendent Oliver Lee, the chief…

NBI, PCSO nab 40 Peryahan ng Bayan workers in Cebu

PR 11/27/2018

The National Bureau of Investigation has arrested at least 40 individuals in simultaneous raids on illegal Peryahan ng Bayan operations in Cebu and Mandaue cities last week, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office said on Tuesday. PCSO General…

Animals ng bayan

Jason A. Baguia 11/06/2018

After 15 man years, Marga has died. Marga is a mongrel whose happy grounds were the campus of the University of the Philippines (UP) in Lahug, Cebu City. Members of the UP Cebu community led by the…

Minority groups call for lasting peace

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc, Jessa Sotto 08/17/2017

AT LEAST 500 members of two minority groups from Mindanao will be taking part in Cebu’s Lakbayan. The minority groups will join Lakbayan on August 22 to 25 to condemn the alleged land grabbing and plunder of…

Sablay on UP’s shoulder

Madrileña de la Cerna 06/24/2017

We carry the heart and soul of the Filipino. Graduations are somber affairs. The sight of halls filled with long, dark togas and mortarboard caps are part of an age-old tradition of academia, one borrowed from universities…

Militants stage brief protest

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/05/2017

ASEAN MEETINGS AT least 30 members of a militant group staged a short protest rally at past 10 a.m., Wednesday, in front of a posh hotel at the North Reclamation Area, one of the venues of the…

ASEAN UPDATE: Bayan holds rally to oppose partnerships with “imperialist nations”

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/05/2017

  CEBU CITY–At least 30 members of a militant group staged a protest rally infront of one the venues of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit meetings in Cebu City past 10 a.m. on Wednesday.…

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