Families of victims eagerly wait for verdict in Ampatuan massacre

Froilan Gallardo 12/18/2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines – After waiting in anguish for ten years, Cathy Nunez and some of the families of the 32 journalist killed in the Ampatuan massacre in 2009 will be in Manila to hear the…

Court junks Tomas O’s TRO bid against sale of 45 hectare SRP lot

Irene R. Sino Cruz 12/10/2019

CEBU CITY , Philippines —The Regional Trial Court Branch 10 has denied the application for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) filed by former Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña against the sale of a 45-hectare lot at the…

Wrong court: Hearing to stop Labella’s move to sack MCWD Board of Directors cancelled

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 7 has cancelled the summary hearing for the Metropolitan Cebu Water District’s (MCWD) application of a 20-day temporary restraining order (TRO) over the termination of…

Cebu City withdraws P3.5 B consigned payment for SRP lot sale

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government already withdrew from the courts at least P3.5 billion in consigned payment from the sale of 45-hectares of the South Road Properties (SRP). City Legal Officer Rey Gealon said…

Garcia: Petition for declaratory relief filed by Osmeña is bound to fail

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Majority Floor Leader Raymond Alvin Garcia is not at all worried of the petition for declaratory relief which former mayor Tomas Osmeña filed to stop the negotiated sale of 45-hectares of the South…

Teacher, facing a libel case, arrested in Mandaue school

Benjie B. Talisic 07/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 42-year-old public school teacher, who is facing a libel case, got the shock of his life when police arrested him in school in Mandaue City at past noon on July 1. Levi…

Niño Rey Boniel’s camp to file motion for recon on denied bail petition

Futch Anthony Inso 06/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The camp of former Bohol Provincial Board Member Niño Rey Boniel plans to file a motion for reconsideration after his petition for bail was denied by the Regional Trial Court (RTC) in Lapu-lapu…

Bacaltos family still hoping for justice despite junking of motion for reinvestigation

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Immae Lachica 04/26/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Alma Bacaltos, the matriarch of the Bacaltoses, is still hopeful that justice will be served for her late husband and late son despite their petition for reinvestigation being denied by a court in Cebu City.…

JUSTICE SERVED

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/02/2018

RTC sentences couple to a life in jail for using their six children in cybersex; Magpale hails victory in Cebu’s 1st cyberporn case The long road to justice has ended. A couple will be spending their lives…

RTC judge affirms Escario’s election as Bantayan mayor

King Anthony Perez 02/28/2018

IAN Christopher Escario will continue to sit as mayor of Bantayan town in north Cebu, as the petition for quo warranto filed against him was dismissed. Presiding Judge Antonio Marigomen of the Regional Trial Court Bogo City…

Court resets Nobleza’s arraignment

Leo Udtohan 08/25/2017

  TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol—The Regional Trial Court (RTC) has reset the arraignment of a police officer who had links with the Abu Sayyaf bandit group. Judge Jorge Cabalit of RTC Branch 48 rescheduled the arraignment of Supt.…

Decision on Niño’s motion falls on Cebu City RTC judges

Morexette Erram 07/04/2017

CONSOLIDATING CASES The motion to consolidate the charges of illegal detention, kidnapping and parricide lodged against Bohol Provincial Board (PB) Member Rey “Niño” Boniel now lies at the hands of the Cebu City Regional Trial Court (RTC)…

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