KUWENTONG KULE: The growing danger of practicing the legal profession

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 04/07/2021

It was 1:30 a.m. April 6, 1999, a  Tuesday, when a friend sent a message via my beeper which read: “Dennis, Congrats! You are now officially Atty. Gorecho.” I was among the lucky 1,465 examinees who passed, or…

Barcenas: Petitions vs Anti-Terror Law have ‘high’ chances in SC

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Veteran Cebuano lawyer and Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG-7) Chairperson Democrito Barcenas said the chances remain high for the petitions filed before the Supreme Court (SC) challenging the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) of 2020…

Beltran’s camp to fight back; promises counter charges vs Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The camp of businesswoman and filmmaker Ma. Victoria Beltran, who was arrested for allegedly posting fake news on social media, has promised to fight back. Beltran’s team of lawyers told CDN Digital through…

LOOK: Scrap collector hands over Philippine flag found in garbage

Carlo Jacob Molina - Social Media Specialist 09/16/2019

MANILA, Philippines — A scrap collector from Pozzorubio town in Pangasinan province has earned the praise of local police as he handed over a Philippine flag he found in a garbage bag. In a Facebook post, the Philippine…

USJ-R bolstering flag football team

Mon Anthony Valmoria 01/15/2018

WITH the aim of improving last year’s third place finish, the University of San Jose- Recoletos (USJ-R) Flag Football Team held a tryout for aspiring players last Sunday at the Plaza Independencia in preparation for the 5th…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 11/13/2017

BURNING THE US FLAG A lot of netizens, both Filipino and foreign, were angry and aghast over the burning of the US flag by leftist militant groups who held a rally in front of the dilapidated Cebu…

Indonesians rally for tolerance after blasphemy protests

12/04/2016

Jakarta, Indonesia — Tens of thousands of Indonesians rallied in the center of the capital Jakarta on Sunday, calling for tolerance and unity after massive protests by conservative Muslims against the city’s minority Christian governor. The crowds…

Marcos burial at the LNMB a revision of history

John Carlo Villaruel 11/30/2016

THIS is a revision of history. When a dictator who was ousted by People Power will be buried in the Libingan ng mga Bayani, we are made a laughing stock in the entire world. Only in the…

Corruption: A Marcos ‘legacy’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/30/2016

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña yesterday said the legacy that the administration of ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos left, which is still present until now, is corruption. “The number one legacy of Marcos is corruption. That’s why we…

CEBU HONORS YOU

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/29/2016

It will be a different way of remembering Gat Andres Bonifacio as seven Cebuanos will be honored today as heroes and martyrs of the martial law regime at the Plaza Independencia. In an event organized by the…

‘NO’ TO VIGILANTE KILLINGS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Carmel Loise Matus, Rene Alima, Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/30/2016

A group of Cebuano lawyers have sought the support of Vice President Leni Robredo to stem the rash of vigilante-style killings of drug suspects in Cebu amid suspicion that some policemen themselves might be involved in these…

PRESUMED INNOCENT

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/17/2016

Having Peter Lim prove his innocence is unconstitutional The last time I read the Constitution, it said that it is the duty of the state to prove the guilt of a person and not the other way…

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