Environmental lawyers want deeper investigation, heftier fines for hospital waste incident

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Environmental lawyers in Cebu want the government to impose heftier sanctions and fines on those who violate environmental laws.  They also want government agencies to step up in reinforcing environmental protection policies. This developed after…

Mandaue to probe hospitals involved in medical waste incident

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Mandaue City government will also conduct its own investigation of city-based hospitals whose medical wastes were found on the seas of several coastal barangays in Lapu-Lapu City.  In a statement sent to reporters,…

Oslob Mayor warns Seafari resort operator of sanctions

Futch Anthony Inso 08/17/2018

The municipal government of Oslob has accused the operator of the Seafari Beach Resort in Barangay Tan-awan of refusal to cooperate in their ongoing investigation of the Wednesday morning accident which injured four of their Chinese guests.…

US presses China and Russia to enforce sanctions on NKorea

AP 07/21/2018

United Nations — The United States on Friday welcomed the U.N. Security Council’s united support for the fully verified denuclearization of North Korea and pressed China and Russia to strictly enforce U.N. sanctions to get Pyongyang to…

Fiba releases sanctions: 10 Gilas players, two coaches suspended

Inquirer.net 07/19/2018

  Ten players and two coaches from the Philippines have been suspended by Fiba for their role in the brawl between the Philippines and Australia during the Fiba World Cup Asian Qualifiers last July 2. Calvin Abueva…

US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria’s Assad

AP 04/16/2018

WASHINGTON — United States Ambassador Nikki Haley has indicated new economic sanctions will be announced this Monday against Russia for enabling the government of Syrian leader Bashar Assad to continue using chemical weapons. The ambassador to the…

Toledo cops to face sanctions

Benjie B. Talisic 01/17/2018

PRO-7 director Espino said cops who will vacate their assigned posts will be suspended for three days. he supported the move of Senior Supt. Edgar Alan Okubo to a surprise inspection of the police station to check…

BFP chief warns errant personnel on dismissal, sanctions

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 06/27/2017

FIREFIGHTERS engaged in illegal activities like drugs will face sanctions and dismissal from service if proven guilty of the charges. Senior Fire Supt. Samuel Tadeo, regional director of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), said this in…

Traffic sanctions

Editorial 03/31/2017

The Cebu City Council needs to coordinate with stakeholders including the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) if it is serious in passing a proposed Cebu City ordinance that will…

Ruiz reminds brgy captains to submit list or face possible sanctions

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/14/2017

At least 62 out of 80 barangays in Cebu City have so far submitted the lists of drug personalities in their respective areas to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Unit in Central Visayas (PDEA-7). Chieftains of other barangays…

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