Woman shot dead in Talisay City

Rene F. Alima 03/30/2017

A 20-year-old woman was shot dead near a mall in Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City by men riding a motorcycle at dawn, Thursday. PO2 John Cyrus Ilustrisimo of the Homicide Section of Talisay City Police Station identified the…

The Cinema 1 Originals’ ‘No Seguir’ and EJK

12/13/2016

The millennials were treated to an alternative way of understanding the issue of extrajudicial killing (EJK) in a medium that they like most, namely film. In a short forum held at the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJR)…

NO STATE-SPONSORED KILLINGS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/08/2016

Human rights and church leaders in Cebu expressed dismay over the joint report by the Senate committees on justice and human rights, and public order and dangerous drugs that declared that the government has nothing to do,…

Public shaming

Editorial 11/29/2016

Last Thursday’s congressional interrogation of Ronnie Dayan, while somewhat instructive, is known more for its attempts by lawmakers to ferret out the salacious details of his seven-year affair with Sen. Leila de Lima rather than verifying whether…

COP CRIES EJK

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/25/2016

Enraged over the death of his son in the hands of police operatives trying to serve a warrant on Friday, a retired police officer joins the voice of several others in crying extrajudicial killing (EJK). “Sobra ra…

Better lukewarm than absent

Rina Jimenez-David 10/21/2016

For a while there, it looked like activists and political protesters were happy playing footsies with the police and military. Where normally activists, many of them from the Left, would be the first to raise a howl…

Rising unsolved deaths: ‘When will it end?’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/07/2016

Patricia Sedeño, 50, wanted to see her son fulfill his dream of becoming a seaman. But things did not turn out the way she wanted. Jerald, 22, was shot dead by two policemen outside their house in…

Media people light candles at Capitol for fallen colleagues

Nestle L. Semilla 09/23/2016

A GOVERNMENT official, a head of a newspapers association and at least 30 other members of the media lighted candles yesterday at the Cebu Provincial Capitol grounds to commemorate the fallen journalists, which is part of Cebu’s…

THERE IS HOPE FOR DRUG ADDICTS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 08/30/2016

Cebu Archdiocese initiates barangay-based rehab program for drug users Drug addicts are humans after all. But in the fight against illegal drugs, there can be no shortcuts. With this in mind, the Archdiocese of Cebu, through the…

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