Protests mark Martial Law’s 49th anniversary in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 50 individuals staged a protest along the Colon area in downtown Cebu City on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, the day the country commemorates the 49th anniversary of the declaration of Martial…

Calls to junk Anti-terror Law continue a year after ‘Cebu-8’ arrest

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 20 members of militant groups aired their collective call to junk the Anti-Terror Law with a protest rally today, June 5, at the entrance gate of the University of the Philippines-Cebu.…

Militant protesters surprise Mandaue cops in Bonifacio Day protest 

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/30/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — There was a tense standoff for a few minutes between the police and at least 80 members of militant groups in Cebu, who held a rally in Mandaue City to mark Andres Bonifacio’s…

Mandaue cops to rallyists: ’10-minute protest’, then disperse

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) gave 10 minutes to the protesters in Mandaue City this morning, which was a few hours before the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo…

Ferro: UP Cebu protest was about the violation of GCQ guidelines

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), has defended the policemen who arrested  the protesters on the June 5, 2020 anti-terrorism bill protest. Ferro…

PRO-7: Conduct of Friday afternoon protest was ‘irresponsible’

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The gathering of protesters outside of the University of the Philippines Cebu campus on Friday was very “irresponsible.” Protesters and leaders of cause-oriented groups compromised public health and “selfishly” endangered the community by staging…

PISTON to DOTr: Don’t use pandemic to get rid of old PUJs

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Progressive transport group, Piston, has called on the Department of Transportation (DOTr) anew to allow traditional jeepneys to ply the street as most parts of the country transition to general community quarantine (GCQ).…

US cities fear protests may fuel new wave of virus outbreaks

AP 05/31/2020

LOS ANGELES  — The massive protests sweeping across U.S. cities following the police killing of a black man in Minnesota have sent shudders through the health community and elevated fears that the huge crowds will lead to…

PH told to protest 2 new Chinese districts in South China Sea

Frances Mangosing 04/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines — In an apparent move to further tighten its grip in the South China Sea, Beijing recently announced it was establishing two districts in Paracels and Spratly Islands. The two administrative units are under the…

‘Running priest’ is in Naga City, Cebu to help fight against ‘EJK of trees’

Rosalie Abatayo 10/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Environmentalist priest Fr. Roberto Reyes will run along the national highway of Naga City, Cebu on Thursday, October 17, 2019, to protest against the scheduled cutting of 32 century-old trees. Reyes said the…

Youth activists, residents protest to stop cutting of trees in Naga City

Rosalie Abatayo 10/15/2019

NAGA CITY, Cebu—  Lito Lapure, 48, hoisted himself on a tree in 2014 to protest against the scheduled cutting of 84 trees in Barangay Inoburan, Naga City. The trees were saved. This morning, October 15, Lapure, a…

Seen but not heard: Lakers, Nets, NBA are silent in Shanghai

10/11/2019

LeBron James raised his arms in appreciation of the cheering crowd in Shanghai shortly after the final buzzer, then removed his headband and flipped it toward some ticketholders clamoring for a one-of-a-kind souvenir. He was seen. He…

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