CCPO gears up for BBM inauguration

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An estimated 30 policemen will be ready for deployment for the inauguration of President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr., on June 30, 2022. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for administration of the Cebu…

Police monitor 50 rallyists in Cebu City protesting poll results

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Progressive groups staged a protest rally in Cebu City today, May 13, questioning again the unofficial election tally results wherein the Marcos-Duterte tandem had been leading the count. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla,…

Progressive groups protest Marcos’ questionable lead in unofficial tally

Pegeen Maisie M Sararaña and Morexette Erram 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some members of progressive groups here staged a protest in front of the Cebu Provincial Capitol on Tuesday, May 10, questioning the partial and unofficial results of the national and local elections, particularly…

Cebu groups stage Labor Day protest

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Members of progressive groups here again voiced their concerns on the need to protect the welfare of workers during a Labor Day protest on Sunday, May 1. Jaime Paglinawan of BAYAN Central Visayas…

Progressive groups stage peaceful rally vs rising fuel prices

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/18/2022

  MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- Several progressive groups in Cebu led by BAYAN Central Visayas staged a rally in front of the Petron Oil Depot on Friday, March 18, 2022, to protest the series of oil price hikes.…

CCPO appeals to militants: COVID cases rising, postpone rallies

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With at least 200 policemen on standby to secure any rallies in Cebu City, police are appealing to militant groups to postpone the holding of street rallies tomorrow, July 26, when President Rodrigo…

Safeguards in place to prevent abuse – Ferro

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is no way that the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 will be subject to abuse. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), said that the…

57 activists arrested in Negros

Carla P. Gomez 11/02/2019

BACOLOD CITY—Police and soldiers arrested 57 people, including 15 minors, in simultaneous raids on offices of progressive groups in this provincial capital and in Escalante City beginning Thursday night, the eve of All Saints’ Day. Fifty-five were…

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