Japan’s Abe re-elected as ruling party leader, to stay on as Japan PM

AP 09/20/2018

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in a landslide Thursday, paving the way for up to three more years as the nation’s leader. The decisive victory…

Djokovic wins 14th Major after ruling US Open

AP 09/10/2018

NEW YORK — The U.S. Open final suddenly appeared to be slipping away from Novak Djokovic. He dropped three consecutive games. He was barking at himself, at his entourage, at a crowd vocally supporting his opponent, Juan…

Landmark India ruling ends gay sex ban

AFP 09/06/2018

INDIA’s Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a ban on gay sex after a decades-old campaign against a colonial-era law used to hold back LGBT rights. Members of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups held tearful celebrations…

Despite ruling CYBL, SWU juniors coach says more work needed for Cesafi wars

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 07/19/2018

THE SOUTHWESTERN University (SWU)-Phinma Baby Cobras are gaining steam in their build-up for the upcoming Cesafi juniors wars as they captured the Under-18 title of the Cebu Youth Basketball League Summer League with a 50-40 victory over…

DOJ reverses earlier ruling, orders filing of case vs Espinosa, 5 others

Inquirer.net 07/19/2018

THE Department of Justice (DOJ) has ordered the filing of drug charges against self-confessed drug distributor Kerwin Espinosa, convicted drug lord Peter Co and four others. In its resolution, the DOJ panel of prosecutors reversed last year…

Cebuano lawyers dismayed, shocked by SC ruling on Sereno

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/12/2018

They did the unthinkable. Some Cebuano lawyers expressed shock and disappointment over the historic ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Friday by her very own colleagues in the Supreme Court. Columnist lawyer Gloria Estenzo-Ramos, who…

Follow Supreme Court ruling, Osmeña urged

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/02/2018

CEBU City Councilor Joel Garganera threatened to file administrative and criminal complaints against any official of the Cebu City Government, including Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, if they use the Inayawan landfill in Barangay Inayawan, Cebu City…

LANDFILL RULING

MAO BA? 05/02/2018

Netizens gave mixed reactions to a Supreme Court (SC) ruling that affirmed the petition for a Writ of Kalikasan on the Inayawan Landfill which ordered the Cebu City government to stop dumping garbage there. Former councilor Ma…

CA reverses Ombudsman’s ruling against Danao Mayor Durano III

Nestle L. Semilla 04/03/2018

“I FEEL vindicated.” This was Danao City Mayor Ramon “Nito” Durano III’s reaction to the Court of Appeals (CA) decision to reverse the Office of the Ombudsman’s ruling finding the mayor guilty of simple neglect of duty…

Cambodia’s top court orders opposition party dissolved

AP 11/16/2017

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia’s Supreme Court ordered the main opposition party to be dissolved on Thursday, dealing a crushing blow to democratic aspirations in the increasingly oppressive Southeast Asian state. The decision clears the way for…

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