Rama to City Fire Dept.: File charges against arsonist behind Punta fire

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has instructed the Cebu City Fire Department to find the person behind the devastating fire in Barangay Punta Princessa on Saturday evening and file appropriate charges. “Karon nga…

IBP-Cebu City receives laptops from USC School of Law for videoconference hearings

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The University of San Carlos (USC) School of Law donated 10 laptops to the Integrated Bar of the Philippines Cebu City Chapter (IBP-Cebu City), in support of its jail decongestion programs, on Thursday,…

Oliva hopes probe on Fernandez’s death to roll faster

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter, hopes that the death of lawyer Rex Fernandez will be solved soon as they noted that the investigation has stalled. Lawyer Regal Oliva,…

IBP to gov’t: Right the wrong and set firm policies vs red-tagging

Tetch Torres-Tupas - Reporter / @T2TupasINQ 01/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The national organization of lawyers has called on the government to “right the wrong and set firm policies against red-tagging” as it disregards due process, rule of law, and weakens the State. “False and…

Lawyer’s Christmas prayer: Give us courage to speak for the voiceless, silenced

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 12/25/2020

MANILA, Philippines — On Christmas Day, Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) national president Domingo Egon Cayosa prayed for lawyers to have the courage to speak “for the voiceless and the silenced.” In his Christmas prayer for…

Lawyer protection program pushed amid spate of killings

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three lawyers were shot, in which two died, just months apart since October 2020, in separate cities in Metro Cebu. And all three incidents happened in broad daylight. The Integrated Bar of the…

IBP Cebu City hopes due process of law will be given to arrested lawyer

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter expressed sadness over the arrest of member and Lawyer Caesar Tabotabo. Tabotabo was nabbed for alleged possession of marijuana at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Domestic…

Pañeros log third successive victory

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 07/17/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—The Pañeros chalked up their third straight win, defeating the Spartans, 97-83, in the IBP Basketball League 2019 First Conference last weekend at the Capitol Parish Gym. Gerald Ace Pelare led the way for the…

IBP to hold more debates in future polls amid Labella-Osmeña face-off success

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Integrated of Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter said that with the success of the mayoral debates on Friday, May 10, they hope to conduct more debates in the future…

Osmeña brings ‘victims’ of police violence to IBP debate

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña brought to the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter mayoralty debates some of the victims of alleged police brutality in the city. The wife of…

Labella assures IBP: I will show up on May 10 debate with Osmeña

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter hs received the assurance of Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella, who is running as mayor under Partido Barug-PDP Laban, that he will…

Oliva: May 10 is final schedule for IBP debate

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/06/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Two postponements are more than enough. Lawyer Regal Oliva, president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter, said that they will already push with the scheduled debate on May…

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