CCFO intensifies info drive on use of Christmas lights

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Fire Office (CCFO) has intensified its information drive on the proper use of Christmas lights as these kinds of lights can now be seen in some houses and places in…

Bongbong Marcos: ‘The Philippines has no intention of rejoining ICC’

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 08/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has “no intention” of rejoining the International Criminal Court (ICC), President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said Monday. His remarks came after he met with some members of his Cabinet to discuss the government’s…

Outgoing RDC-7 officials to successors: Prioritize major regional dev’t projects

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The outgoing officials of the Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) have laid out their recommendations for RDC’s new leaders during the Second Quarter Full Council Meeting on Thursday, June 23, 2022,…

Prosecuting Putin starts now

Gordon Brown - @inquirerdotnet 03/23/2022

EDINBURGH — The world has responded to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine with sanctions, travel bans, and deliveries of humanitarian and military aid, all of which have been stepped up as Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war crimes claim…

ICC pre-trial chamber authorizes start of probe into Duterte’s drug war

Zacarian Sarao 09/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has approved the start of the probe into the crimes against humanity cases filed against President Rodrigo Duterte in connection with the drug war…

Above the law

Antonio T. Carpio - @inquirerdotnet 08/19/2021

Under our democratic and republican system of government as enshrined in the 1987 Constitution, Congress enacts, amends, or repeals a law, the President executes the law, and the Judiciary declares a law void if it contravenes the…

On final Sona, Duterte repeats campaign promise to ‘kill people who destroy PH’

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 07/26/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte again mentioned his often-repeated campaign promise to kill people who would “destroy the country,” even telling the International Criminal Court (ICC) to record and use his statements in his last State…

Extrajudicial confessions and EJKs

Antonio T. Carpio - @inquirerdotnet 06/24/2021

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has a pending request for authority from a Pre-Trial Chamber of the ICC to commence an investigation on charges of alleged crimes against humanity of murder arising from President…

The ICC Prosecutor’s submission

Antonio T. Carpio - @inquirerdotnet 06/17/2021

On June 14, 2021, Prosecutor Ms. Fatou Bensouda formally requested the Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) for authority to commence an investigation into President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs for possible crimes against humanity…

‘Duterte may face arrest after ICC ends probe’

Delfin Mallari Jr. - Philippine Daily Inquirer 12/08/2019

LUCENA CITY, Quezon City, Philippines — As the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ends next year the preliminary examination of the allegations of crimes against humanity against President Rodrigo Duterte, the tough-talking chief executive…

P288-B unsolicited project proposals for Cebu await action from Neda, other agencies

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Two unsolicited project proposals for Cebu with combined cost of about P288 billion are awaiting further action from the Investment Coordination Committee (ICC), according to a statement from the Nation Economic Development Authority (Neda).…

Lawyers urge Duterte to remain with ICC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/12/2018

A GROUP of lawyers is urging President Duterte to reconsider his decision of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC) saying doing so would weaken the country’s defenses against internal and external threats. The appeal was made…

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