2 lawyers shot in Cebu in less than 2 months

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 11/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A lawyer was gunned down here in broad daylight on Monday, November 23, 2020, just six weeks after an almost similar incident also occurred to a fellow lawyer in Lapu-Lapu City. The Integrated…

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,…

Osmeña, Labella face off in IBP Cebu City debate

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The long-awaited face-off of Mayor Tomas Osmeña and Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella ended with a satisfied audience on the afternoon of Friday, May 10, at the Cebu City City Sports Club. Osmeña and…

Osmeña-Labella debate to push through; new date is May 10

Rosalie Abatayo 05/05/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — May 10 is the date to block off on every Cebu City voter’s calendar for the long-awaited face-off between incumbent Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella. This was…

Labella to IBP Cebu City: Move May 6 debate with Osmeña to May 10

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella, the standard bearer of the Partido Barug-PDP Laban, has asked the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter to move the debate on May 6…

IBP Cebu City live debate: Mayor Tom O, Vice Mayor Labella to face off on April 22

Delta Dyrecka Letigio and Immae Lachica 04/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The live debate is on for the candidates of Cebu City’s mayoralty race. And reelectionist Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and the Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella will face off on April 22 at…

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