Gwen considers demolition of Palace of Justice as it poses ‘risk’ to Capitol employees

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Governor Gwendolyn Garcia is considering to proceed with the demolition of the Marcelo Fernan Palace of Justice, which sits behind the Cebu Provincial Capitol, as it now poses risks to employees and clients.…

Wa pa gyod maayo ang Palace of Justice

Lloyd Suarez 10/16/2016

Samtang nakabangon na ang mga simbahan ug mga pribadong building nga nangaguba niadtong Oct. 15, 2013 major earthquake, inutil gihapon ang atong mga kadagkoan sa Korte Suprema nga gipangulohan ni Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno kay wa…

Police escort in hot water for escape of inmate

Carmel Loise Matus, Rene F. Alima 06/03/2016

A POLICE escort of Minglanilla police station is facing an investigation after the inmate he was escorting managed to escape while at the Palace of Justice in Talisay City around 3 p.m. last Thursday. SPO2 Romeo Barde…

Where’s budget for feasibility study for new Palace of Justice?

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/17/2014

Cebu City may have to wait a long time before it has a new Palace of Justice. Judge Geraldine Faith Econg, head of the Supreme Court’s (SC) Program Management Office, said the Supreme Court has no budget…

Feasibility study, budget lack, stall building of new courts

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/16/2014

There’s no definite area picked yet for a permanent building, so it may take some time before Cebu City will have a new Palace of Justice. Also, a feasibility study has yet to be done to determine…

Is the Palace of Justice really unfit for occupancy?

Peter L. Romanillos 03/22/2014

A TEAM of structural engineers will conduct another round of inspections in the Palace of Justice to determine the building’s structural integrity some five months after a powerful earthquake struck Central Visayas. Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III…

Flag rites kick off Qimonda courthouse

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/18/2014

After five months of doing business in makeshift tents, Cebu’s judiciary yesterday went back to normal as its new courthouse at the Qimonda IT Center in the city’s port area opened yesterday. Judges, lawyers, prosecutors, court employees,…

DOJ OKs fund for prosecutors’ building

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/16/2014

Prosecutors in Cebu will soon have a  building they could call their own. The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced it will release funds for the construction of a building that will house the offices of the regional,…

Capitol may resume pay parking fees; court suit dismissed

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/28/2014

The collection of parking fees at the Capitol compound can continue – if officials decide to resume the practice. A court dismissed the petition of a lawyers’ group that protested the pay parking policy of then governor…

JUDGES STILL WORRY

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/22/2014

One year after Canadian went on shooting spree, security a concern in Palace of Justice A judge in a black robe bangs the gavel to start the hearing. Lawyers dressed in barong Tagalog or coat and tie…

Security concerns high at Palace of Justice

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/21/2014

One year after a shooting rampage by a Canadian retiree claimed two victims and sent one fiscal to a hospital, security concerns remain high at the Cebu City Palace of Justice. Despite the tight security that followed,…

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