NOPPO calling on witnesses to help solve case of murdered broadcaster

Immae Lachica 05/06/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police in Negros Oriental are still working to determine the motive of the killing of Rex Cornelio Pepino, a Dumaguete-based journalist, and radio broadcaster, who was gunned down Tuesday night, May 5, 2020,…

PNP: No shabu found in car of slain Albay broadcaster

Inquirer.net 07/21/2018

De Lima says Joey Llana ‘another victim of impunity’ Legazpi City — The white crystalline substance found in several sachets inside a sling bag in the car of slain broadcaster Joey Llana were found not to be…

Radio broadcaster in critical condition after gun attack in Dumaguete

Inquirer.net 04/30/2018

DUMAGUETE CITY — A radio broadcaster was in critical condition after he was shot by an unknown gunman here on Monday. The incident alarmed local journalists since the attempt on the life of Edmund Sestoso appears to…

Lawyer-broadcaster implores court to defer court proceedings on rape case

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/17/2018

Lawyer-broadcaster Juril Patiño has requested the trial court to defer the proceedings in relation to the rape case filed against him while waiting for a ruling from the Department of Justice (DOJ). In a pleading, Patiño said…

Rape complaint filed vs lawyer-broadcaster

Ador Vincent Mayol, Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette B. Erram, Winston Ensomo 07/26/2017

The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) on Wednesday filed a complaint for rape against the Cebu lawyer-broadcaster who was accused of sexually molesting a 13-year-old girl. The complaint comes two weeks after the victim’s…

Justice and truth

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 07/20/2017

Since the news of a lawyer-broadcaster allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl spread like wildfire, I have never felt any compelling need to state the obvious: that there are many lawyers who are broadcasters at the same time.…

Cebu radio anchors among 2016 Bar exam passers

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/03/2017

Two Cebu broadcasters are among the country’s new lawyers. DYAB anchors John DX Lapid and Jude Thaddeus Bentulan joined 3,747 law graduates who passed the 2016 Bar examinations. Lapid was at the tomb of the late Archbishop…

MAO BA?

Editorial 02/24/2017

PRO-LIFE As the debate on whether or not the death penalty shall be revived heats up, some Cebuanos await the stand of a lady lawmaker who has been popular for her “pro-life” stance in the past. Currently…

Veteran broadcaster Craig Sager loses to cancer, wins hearts

12/16/2016

HOUSTON— Craig Sager never once thought about giving up as he battled cancer for more than two years. “Man, life is too beautiful, too wonderful, there’s just too many things,” he said in late August. “It’s not…

Exploiting people’s weakness through broadcast

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 12/08/2016

There is no justification for exploiting people’s weakness and hopelessness. Last Monday, my fellow station manager, Raul Credo, of IFm handed to me a hard copy of a letter from Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP)…

MAO BA?

Editorial 12/06/2016

SOME WATER PLEASE A broadcaster recounted his experiences in dealing with street kids, saying he would often give them food whenever they approach him while he ate at a local eatery. While some street kids are grateful,…

Radio network closes down, under new management

Norman V. Mendoza 03/10/2015

Twelve personnel of the dyKC Radio located at RPN Compound in barangay Maguikay, Mandaue City were surprised with the noon advisory issued by their  new management that shut down their network yesterday. One of them, Jovelito Jayme,…

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