Rhys Miguel Eugenio accuses ‘He’s into Her’ co-star Patrick Quiroz of sexual harassment

Dana Cruz 10/13/2022

Rhys Miguel Eugenio has accused his former “He’s into Her” co-star Patrick Quiroz of sexual harassment during a lock-in taping for a series, even as ABS-CBN denies the actor’s claims of management inaction on the matter. The…

Former tugboat captain accused of rape nabbed in Mandaue motel

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/03/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—A former tugboat captain was arrested in a motel here on Sunday dawn, October 2, 2022, for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl. The suspect was identified by the police as Marcalito Culanag, 54 years old,…

Protect Filipino female seafarers and cadettes from sexual harassment and violence

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 10/13/2020

  Employers must have effective mechanisms and guidelines to promptly address sexual harassment and violence incidents  committed against female seafarers and cadettes. The Women in Maritime Philippines (WiMaPhil) raised the issue during the recent online public forum…

Basamot, Mabatid ready to face sexual harassment charges

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lorenzo Basamot, former village chief of Barangay Kamputhaw and division head of the Records and Archives Management of the Cebu City Department of General Services (DGS), said he is ready to face the…

Rama pushes for stricter privilege speech guidelines at the City Council

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council is considering to create stricter guidelines in the conduct of privilege speeches to protect the Sanggunian from controversial and possibly illegal or unethical use of the privilege speech. Vice…

CLO: Form committee on decorum to probe sex harassment complaint

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) has endorsed the proposed creation of a committee on decorum and investigation of cases on sexual harassment. Lawyer Rey Gealon, in a text message, said the City…

Councilor Mabatid slams claims she tried ‘to fix’ sex harassment case against her ally

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Prisca Nina Mabatid has accused two of her partymates of harassing her and falsely accusing her of trying to convince three alleged victims of sexual harassment against a City Hall…

Labella orders probe on complaint of alleged sexual harassment against division head, mulls suspension

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered an investigation on the alleged sexual harassment of Engineer Lorenzo Basamot, who is the former Kamputhaw barangay chief and now division head of the Records and…

High school teacher, facing sexual harassment case, nabbed in Naga

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 34-year-old male high school teacher from Naga City in southern Cebu, who is facing a sexual harassment case for for allegedly molesting a 15-year-old male student a year ago, was arrested on…

Passenger accused motorcycle driver of harassment

Benjie B. Talisic, Korinna Lucero 09/10/2018

A female passenger claimed that she was verbally harassed by a male driver of a motorcycle ride-hailing service by inviting her to a sexual intercourse and suggesting motels where they could stay. The alleged harassment occurred at…

12-year old girl harassed by grandfather

Winston Ensomo 09/29/2017

A 12-year old girl was rescued by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) after she was allegedly sexually harassed by her grandfather in Samboan town, Cebu on Thursday night. The suspect, 66, admitted to harassing…

American man wanted in US nabbed

Dominic D. Yasay 03/07/2017

An American national was taken into custody by the Bureau of Immigration (BI) 7 after the office discovered that he has a standing warrant of arrest and a summary deportation order (SDO). The BI was informed by…

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