Gealon: Exercise for ECQ violators is healthy

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Legal Officer Rey Gealon said that the mandatory exercise penalty for the residents who violate the guidelines of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) is not inhumane. Gealon said this in response…

Reward and punishment

Fr. Dondon N. Aquino 11/17/2018

As we approach the final days of the Church’s Liturgical Calendar, certain expressions and notions — if there really are — need to be taken into account in order to clarify some difficulties they may pose to…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 01/11/2018

PUNISHMENT FOR KIDNAP DRAMA Netizens were unanimous in saying that the female college student caught staging her kidnap drama should be taught a lesson. Terence Mancera wrote: “File appropriate charges para walay mosunod (so no one will…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 06/09/2017

SEVERE PUNISHMENT Netizens are in shock over the untimely death of Bien Unido, Bohol, Mayor Gisela Boniel — all because of a marital conflict that turned into a gruesome crime. Netizens directed their anger towards her husband,…

‘Death penalty only punishes the poor’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/09/2017

Though knowing that he is in the minority, Rep. Raul del Mar of Cebu City’s north district remains adamant about his opposition to plans of reimposing the death penalty. During the interpellation and debate at the House…

Lady Justice

Raymund Fernandez 01/24/2017

It makes sense that the symbol of justice we abide by is a blindfolded woman with a sword and a balance scale, one respectively for each hand. This symbol makes perfect sense. The symbol incorporates a woman…

Journalism is not a crime

10/03/2016

(A statement by the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines in defense of Filipino journalists Manny Mogato and Karen Lema subjected to cyberbullying by supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte) In what is becoming a common and…

Man faces raps for hitting child with nail ridden wood

Izobelle T. Pulgo 09/22/2016

A 39-year-old man is now facing child abuse charges after allegedly hitting a 10-year-old boy with a nail ridden wood. Raymund Morales of Barangay Sambag 1, Cebu City has been charged with violating Republic Act 7610 or…

On every level, death penalty is wrong

07/21/2016

A decade after ending the use of the death penalty and taking a lead role in a global campaign to abolish capital punishment, the Philippines is again considering sending prisoners to the gallows. This is deeply concerning…

Bid for PB support on Digong’s stand on death penalty junked

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/30/2016

A PROPOSAL for the Cebu Provincial Board (PB) to support the position of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to re-impose the death penalty was shot down during yesterday’s PB session. The proposal sponsored by PB Member Arleigh Sitoy was…

Palma: Respect life; no to death penalty

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jameela Antoniette I. Mendoza 05/18/2016

How much do we respect life? How much do we want to defend the right of innocent people (who are wrongly accused of doing something bad)? Do we give a chance to those who committed crimes and…

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