Netizens want death penalty for ‘monsters’ who killed Grade 9 student from Lapu

Doris C. Bongcac 03/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Netizens are calling for the imposition of death penalty against whoever raped, killed, and skinned the face of a Grade 9 student from Lapu-Lapu City. Curious of what may have prompted the killing,…

Cebu City Council raises concern floating wastes will reach the city; calls hospitals, disposal firms to a meeting

01/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Council will be calling in an executive session hospital owners and medical waste disposal providers to ensure that the massive hospital wastes found floating in the sea and coastal areas…

WATCH: Dela Rosa vows to bring back death penalty if elected senator

Nestle L. Semilla 12/01/2018

  Former PNP chief Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa wants to bring back the death penalty if he will win as senator in next year’s election. Dela Rosa, who was in Cebu said bringing back the penalty especially…

Pope says death penalty ‘inadmissible’

AFP 08/03/2018

Pope Francis has declared the death penalty “inadmissible” in an update of Catholic believers’ most important guide to Church teaching, the catechism, the Vatican said Thursday. “The Church teaches, in the light of the Gospel, that ‘the…

Absence of penalty caused release of jail visitor caught with contraband inside raw fish

Benjie B. Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla 03/10/2018

A male jail visitor was unsuccessful in his attempt to slip contraband after authorities discovered that several pieces of triggerfish brought by him contained 40 packs of cigarettes. The visitor, Alex Labajo Ortega, was supposed to visit…

Security agency asked to pay P130K penalty

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/16/2018

2 LAWYERS killed case Aside from facing trial in court, the security agency in Cebu City will have to pay a total of P130,000 in fines for violating the ethical standards, and for deploying an unlicensed security…

Vehicle impoundment is illegal as counterflow penalty, councilors say

King Anthony Perez, Nestle L. Semilla 02/07/2018

Cebu City councilors Joel Garganera, Raymond Garcia, and Pastor Alcover clarified that they are not totally against the counterflow measure of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña. The councilors, however, oppose the penalty that requires counterflowing motor vehicles…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 10/11/2017

DEATH PENALTY DEBATE Pinoy netizens reacted strongly to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ declaration that they will move to abolish capital punishment around the world since it “has no place in the 21st century.” Cee Jez…

Law with higher penalty to be applied to butane refillers

Intern 05/22/2017

AUTHORITIES are now looking into what laws can be applied against the illegal refilling of butane canisters with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). The Department of Energy in Central Visayas (DOE-7), the Cebu Provincial Environment and Natural Resources…

Protest movement vs death penalty travels from Mindanao up to Senate

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/08/2017

  THEY came all the way from Mindanao, starting in Cagayan de Oro, and are now in the Visayas, and they intend to travel all the way to Luzon, particularly at the Senate building. More than a…

The ‘RightMED’ to stopping crime

04/05/2017

My objection to the death penalty is based on the idea that this is a democracy, and in a democracy the government is me, and if the government kills somebody then I’m killing somebody. —Steve Earle, American…

USC joins opposition to death penalty and EJKs

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/16/2017

  THEY pounded on drums and urged passing motorists to honk their horns. “Busina, busina, para sa hustisya!” they yelled in protest, hoping to catch everyone’s attention or anyone who cared to listen. Others brought signs which…

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