Apple update will check iPhones for images of child sexual abuse

08/06/2021

SAN FRANCISCO – Apple on Thursday, August 5, 2021, said iPhones and iPads will soon start detecting images containing child sexual abuse and reporting them as they are uploaded to its online storage in the United States,…

Two brothers from Cebu, wanted for rape, child abuse, nabbed in Negros Occ.

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two brothers, one wanted for raping a 17-year-old girl while the other wanted for child abuse for having knowledge of the rape and not reporting it, were arrested in Escalante City, Negros Occidental…

Child abuse, lack of schooling at NBA’s China academies—report

Agence France Presse 07/30/2020

Young players have been physically abused and left without schooling at NBA basketball academies in China, which were described as “sweat camp(s) for athletes,” an ESPN report said. Multiple coaches have complained about physical punishment at the…

Child allegedly beaten up by stepfather dies

Immae Lachica 04/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police are looking into the death of a nine-year-old boy, who allegedly died due to beating from his stepfather on Monday, April 27, 2020 in Sitio Kumon, Barangay Bacayan here. Police Captain Jonathan Taneo, chief of…

Teachers encouraged to be more patient with students

Alven Marie A. Timtim - CDN Digital 03/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Teachers must learn to be more patient, put in mind their trainings, and remember the do’s and don’ts of the child protection policy all throughout their teaching days. Lawyer Buenvenido Douglas Luke Jaban,…

Labella orders investigation of alleged child maltreatment inside Operation Second Chance

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 10/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered an investigation on allegations of child maltreatment inside the city-owned Operation Second Chance in Barangay Kalunasan.  Labella made this pronouncement after the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) reported…

Mauling incident: Torture, robbery complaint filed against 8 ‘Talamban cops’

Gerard Vincent Francisco 04/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eight police officers allegedly from the Talamban Police Station or Police Station 8 are facing a complaint of torture, robbery, grave threats, child abuse and serious physical injuries at the Cebu City Prosecutor’s…

Sex in exchange for high grades deal lands teacher in jail

Benjie B. Talisic 04/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines– A deal allegedly of sex in exchange for high grades between a male teacher and a 17-year-old male student landed the teacher in jail after he was caught inside the lodging house in Cebu…

Man arrested for hitting daughter with a piece of wood

Norman V. Mendoza 10/09/2017

A 58-year old man was arrested after he injured his daughter with a piece of wood in their home in Barangay Looc, Mandaue City on Sunday. The father, a fisherman, admitted that he was drunk when he…

Capitol extends aid to abuse victims

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/30/2017

Social workers will be sent to the towns of Catmon and Carmen in northern Cebu next Monday in response to the string of child abuse cases that occurred there. Hedda Largo, gender and development officer of the…

Minglanilla cops rule out kidnap rap against six arrested suspects

Nestle L. Semilla 03/18/2017

THE Minglanilla olice will only file a child abuse complaint against the six individuals who were arrested last Thursday for allegedly attempting to kidnap four students of the Minglanilla Central School. Chief Supt. Dexter Calacar, Minglanilla police…

‘SAVAGE GIRL’: A GOOD LIFE

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Aileen Garcia-Yap, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/28/2017

Barely a year ago, Liezyl Margallo lived a fancy life, enjoyed the comforts of a high-end condominium and was a regular fixture in one of the city’s top workout fitness centers. She also attended parties and traveled…

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