More than 300 firms violate environmental laws

Futch Anthony Inso 12/06/2017

MORE than 300 industrial and commercial firms in Central Visayas were issued a notice of violation by the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-7. The companies were found to have…

Villanueva wants stricter laws vs firms found lax in safety standards

Inquirer.net 07/18/2017

Following the collapse of a Skyway Stage 3 structure in Makati City, Senator Joel Villanueva on Tuesday pressed for the immediate passage of a bill that will promote a safer workplace. Five construction workers of DM Consunji…

Fake news

Editorial 06/15/2017

A proposed bill by Sen. Joel Villanueva to penalize those spreading fake news on social media and the web may already be covered under existing laws that, at the time they were crafted, had not yet even…

Harmonizing our environmental laws and domestic policies

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 05/07/2017

As children, the month of May held a special significance for baby boomers like this columnist. The Flores de Mayo celebration would find playmates gathering assorted flowers and plants in the backyard, such as calachuchi, rosal, sampaguita,…

Panel formed to check status of approved Cebu City ordinances

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/26/2014

In order to monitor the status and implementation of approved ordinances, the Cebu City Council has created an oversight committee yesterday. It will be headed by Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella as chairman and Councilor Alvin Dizon as…

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