Know your next chief justice: Four candidates vie for SC top post

08/20/2019

MANILA, Philippines–Who will be the next Chief Justice? So far, there are four  Supreme Court justices vying for the top position that will become vacant upon the retirement of Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin on Oct. 18. Associate…

Mom of farmer ‘slain by soldiers’ demands justice in Sona protest

07/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Two months ago, exactly May 5, the 35-year-old farmer, Melvin Cabe, went out of his house in Las Navas, Northern Samar to look for food for his family. Melvin was not able to return…

Five years on, Malaysia says it will continue pursuing MH17 culprits

07/17/2019

PETALING JAYA — The Malaysian government says it will continue to pursue those who were responsible for the shooting down of flight MH17, five years after the incident in the eastern part of Ukraine. “Five years might…

Netizens start #JusticeforChristine campaign

Doris C. Bongcac, Immae Lachica 03/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Several individuals have joined the call for justice for the death of Christine Lee Silawan, the 16-year-old girl whose half-naked body was found in a vacant lot in Barangay Bankal, Lapu-Lapu City early…

One year since capture: Family of Myles Albasin continues to cry for justice

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/04/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — The family of Myles Albasin continues to cry for justice a year after she was captured by state forces in Mabinay town in Negros Oriental. Myles, an activist and an alumna of the…

Six minors rescued, suspected human trafficker nabbed in Lahug sting operation

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 02/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six minors were rescued after police arrested a suspected human trafficker in an entrapment operation inside a fastfood outlet in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City over the weekend. Joey Donozo was arrested by operatives…

Supporters of slain San Fernando councilor continue cry for justice

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/06/2019

SAN FERNANDO, Cebu —The supporters of Panadtaran Barangay Captain and Association of Barangay Councils President Ricardo “Nonoy” Reluya continue their call for justice, 15 days after he was shot dead in an ambush in Talisay City, Cebu.…

Netizens put up FB page seeking justice for the Bacaltos family

Doris Mondragon 01/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Netizens have created a Facebook community page seeking justice for the Bacaltos family who lost two members in a bloody shooting confrontation with some members of the Navales family early Monday morning, January…

Gwapo: A call for animal justice

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/11/2018

Four-month-old “Gwapo” normally let out a tiny bark and wagged his little dog tail in excitement each time he saw his owners. But cruelty suffered at the hands of a drunk man changed all that for the…

Jinggoy: I and Revilla were ‘victims of selective justice’

Inquirer.net 12/08/2018

Manila — “We are really victims of selective justice.” Former Senator Jinggoy Estrada yesterday said this when asked if he and Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. could return in the Senate in 2019. In 2014, Estrada and Revilla…

Jinggoy says he and Revilla were ‘victims of selective justice’

Inquirer.net 12/08/2018

MANILA, Philippines—“We are really victims of selective justice.” Former Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Saturday said this when asked if he and Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. could return in the Senate in 2019. In 2014, Estrada and Revilla…

Duterte appoints Bersamin as 25th Chief Justice

Inquirer.net 11/28/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Lucas P. Bersamin as the 25th Chief Justice who will lead the entire judiciary. The President has chosen Bersamin being the most senior in the judiciary compared to the other candidates. He…

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