Medical workers in Cebu City get more help

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In response to reports that several frontline workers fighting the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) experienced discrimination and harassment, several establishments in Cebu City offered to provide help to them. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo…

2 frontline health workers attacked

Ador Vincent Mayol, Edwin Fernandez 03/30/2020

COTABATO CITY, Maguinadano, Philippines —The discrimination against health workers in the frontline of the battle against the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has become violent. Two persons, a hospital employee in Tacurong City and a nurse of a…

IBP Cebu City to tap NBI-7’s help in investigating threats on lawyers

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter will be asking the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) to investigate the alleged threats on some of their members. “The law…

Oliva tells lawyers: Learn self-defense, carry guns if necessary to protect yourselves

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The harassments now experienced by Cebu lawyers are meant to “sow fear” among members of the legal community. Lawyer Regal Oliva, president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter,…

Catholic school blames sexy clothing for rape, harassment; students protest

06/11/2019

Female students of a Catholic high school in Michigan, United States protested after being told that wearing provocative clothing contributes to the bad behavior of boys and men. The remarks were made by a campus life administrator…

Cebu City voter turnout drops: Comelec says ‘fear’ prompted some voters to skip Monday’s polls

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fewer voters went out to cast their votes in Cebu City in Monday’s election. Lawyer Chauncey Boholst, chairman of the City Board of Canvassers and the Cebu City north district election officer, said…

DGS head, Osmeña’s office secretary are latest victims of ‘harassment’ in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Incidents of alleged harassment in Cebu City are no longer limited to barangay officials and supporters of the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK). A City Hall department head and an employee at the…

Barangays told to secure venues for MCWD’s free water distribution

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak is asking barangay officials to deploy tanods who will secure Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) water distribution areas to make sure that water distribution remains peaceful and orderly.…

Five more BOPK allies complain of harassment

Doris C. Bongcac 05/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least three more supporters of the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) alleged that their homes were stoned during the weekend while two others said that they no longer feel safe because of…

Chan, Radaza accuse each other of harassment

Futch Anthony Inso 05/05/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Pajo barangay captain and Lapu-Lapu City mayoralty candidate Junard “Ahong” Chan has ones again accused the Radazas of deploying people in the Olango Island to harass his leaders and supporters. Chan alleged that…

House approves expanded anti-sexual harassment bill

Inquirer.net 11/13/2018

Stiffer penalties may soon await those who will commit sexual harassment in the workplace or while in training and in educational institutions after the House of Representatives approved on Monday night the “Expanded Anti-Sexual Harassment Act.” With…

Google workers walk out in global protest over sexual harassment cases

AFP 11/02/2018

Thousands of Google employees joined a coordinated worldwide walkout Thursday to protest the US tech giant’s handling of sexual harassment as the chief vowed “concrete steps are coming” in response to the concern. Google employees poured out…

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