German national convicted of child pornography

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/06/2018

CEBU CITY–A German who was an alleged member of a global child pornography syndicate was convicted by a local court on Friday for taking nude photos of two teenage girls in a motel in Talisay City in…

Cordova gov’t mulls ordinance against trafficking, cyber pornography

Miguel Ernest E. Ermac 10/25/2017

The Cordova municipal government proposed a municipal ordinance to stop  child trafficking and cyber pornography operations in their area. Cordova Mayor Mary Therese Sitoy-Cho said they will also include a P20,000 cash reward for information leading to…

The tipping porn

FR. FRANCIS ONGKINGCO 10/20/2017

There were mixed reactions to Hugh Hefner’s recent death. Some regretted losing a taboo liberating icon they mistook as the father of pornography. Others are celebrating an uncertain triumphal relief against dehumanizing industry. Hefner, and anyone else…

EJKs won’t solve drug problem

Editorial 02/12/2017

The Catholic faithful or those who still believe in the Church’s position against extrajudicial killings and the death penalty, can mark Feb. 18, 4 a.m. as the date for the Walk For Peace, an activity to be…

VIP in prison

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/28/2017

Even behind bars, Peter Gerard Scully, the notorious alleged sex predator who brutally sodomized children in Mindanao, continues to communicate with the outside world. And if that was not enough, Scully is now believed to be operating…

‘Road to porndiction’

Francis B. Ongkingco 10/14/2016

(Part 3 of 3) How can one overcome addiction to pornography? In the previous parts of this article, we had gone through the process of identifying what may lead to this addiction. The approach was more anthropological…

‘The Road to Porndiction’

Francis B. Ongkingco 10/07/2016

(Part 2 of 3) Health, as defined in the first part of this article, is not confined to man’s physiological state. It has a richer and broader sense that refers to the person’s well-being. Health also embraces…

‘The Road to Porndiction’

Francis B. Ongkingco 09/30/2016

(Part 1 of 3) Drugs! Death! Damnation! Our society, now more than before, is experiencing the toll of these words as we become helpless and fearful spectators of the vicious cycle of extrajudicial executions. There is no…

Kin defends teen mom from raps

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 08/03/2016

Relatives and neighbors of a 22-year-old mother that got arrested for videotaping her two kids while bathing near a well were surprised about what happened. Her 40-year-old cousin said she could not believe that Kathy (not her…

Responding to Violence Against Women and Children

Sofia Aliño Logarta 12/06/2015

We need to have a sense of urgency in acting on cases of violence against women. In one case upon following up a call for assistance we discovered that the victim had already been killed and was…

Lapu-Lapu barangays asked to monitor cybersex operations

Norman V. Mendoza 08/19/2015

Barangay officials in Lapu-Lapu City were reminded to always be on the lookout for possible clandestine cyber-pornography operations in their areas. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza said that although barangays have limited capability of detecting cyber-pornography operations,…

Stemming the tide of prostitution

08/04/2014

Poverty overrides whatever claims to dignity some indigent families have as they continue to market and sell their children to foreign pedophiles despite the seeming best efforts of the provincial, national and foreign governments. The arrest of…

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