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…

Provincial Capitol lauds arrest of child trafficker

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/27/2017

The recent arrest of Liezyl Margallo, the alleged human trafficker whose monstrosity appeared to have no bounds, highlights the brutal realities of human trafficking in the Philippines. But Cebu Vice Governor Agnes Magpale, a top advocate for…

‘Savage Girl’s cyberporn case sparks call for revival of death sentence

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/27/2017

The story of of the arrest of 23-year-old “savage girl” Liezyl Margallo drew so much outrage, and equal amount of hate, in the internet that many have started calling on the government to revive the death penalty…

‘SAVAGE GIRL’ FALLS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/26/2017

Liezyl Margallo, at 23 years old, looks like any normal Filipina you meet in the street. Behind that seemingly innocent look, however, lurks a very disturbed and monstrous past that kept her on the run for nearly…

Polish national arrested for human trafficking

Nestle L. Semilla 01/10/2017

A 59-year-old Polish man was arrested by the police just before attempting to leave from the Hagnaya Port in San Remigio. Sen. Insp. Audie Pelayo of the San Remigio Municipal Police Station arrested Miroslaw Roman Nieczaja, 59,…

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