Davide insists appointment of Rodas and Catan legal and above board

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Governor Hilario Davide III maintains that the appointment of Provincial Budget Officer Danilo Rodas and Provincial Health Office head, Dr. Rene Catan, in their current positions is valid. Davide said that filling in…

2018 a big year for legal pot

AP 12/27/2018

Portland, Oregon — The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream. Liberal California became the…

Philippines ranks 73rd in worldwide freedom index

Inquirer.net 12/11/2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines ranked 73rd out of 162 countries in the Human Freedom Index (HFI), a study by Canada’s Fraser Institute, Germany’s Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, and the Cato Institute in the United States…

Cebu lawyers provide legal aid to OFWs in Hong Kong

PR 11/16/2018

MEMBERS of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter flew to Hong Kong to extend legal assistance to Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in the Chinese city. Dubbed as “Idulog mo kay Atorni,” the free…

Cortes lawyer: Transactions of previous admin were all legal

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/04/2018

  The camp of sixth district Rep. Jonas Cortes suspects that there is a “motive” behind the Mandaue City Council’s move to review transactions made during his administration. Lawyer Jamaal Calipayan, the chief of staff of Cortes,…

Relocation stalled by tedious legal processes: Barete

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/03/2018

SITIO SANDAYONG Residents who are staying within the danger zone in Barangay Buhisan, Cebu City may have to wait a bit longer before they can be settled to a permanent relocation site. In a phone interview with…

Legal office checks city lease contracts

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/29/2018

MANDAUE CITY THE MANDAUE City Legal Office is conducting a review of all city-owned properties which have been put on lease. According to Vice Mayor Carlo Fortuna, the review of all lease transactions entered into by the…

Dad on driver’s license confiscation measure: I’m ready to face legal action

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/08/2018

BEING the proponent of the ordinance authorizing the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) to confiscate licenses of erring motorists, Councilor Eugenio Gabuya said that he was ready to face any legal action regarding the passing of the…

Osmeña to give legal aid to Tumulak

08/13/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña will give full legal assistance to Councilor and Deputy Mayor for Police Matters Dave Tumulak. The councilor was charged by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) for allegedly…

Barug: Not valid, BOPK: It’s legal

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/09/2018

APPROVAL OF KAWIT RESO Even if the two-day impasse finally ended on Wednesday evening, the fight between the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) and United Barug Team Rama councilors is far from over. Yesterday, Cebu City Mayor…

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