Court issues TRO against Labella’s termination of MCWD board

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than a year after the controversial termination of the board of directors of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) by Mayor Edgardo Labella, the court has issued a temporary restraining order (TRO)…

KUWENTONG KULE: Academic  freedom and the termination of  the  UP-DND Accord 

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 01/26/2021

#DefendUP and #DefendAcademicFreedom became trending hashtags for the past few days due to the sudden, arbitrary, and unilateral termination by the  Department of National Defense of the  so-called 1989 University of the Philippines (UP)-DND Accord. The UP-DND Accord…

COA lauds Capitol’s termination of JOs, COS medical staff in 2019

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The present provincial administration’s move to terminate the services of job order (JO) and contract of service (COS) medical personnel in Cebu province has been lauded by the Commission on Audit, citing “some…

Palace sees ‘warmer’ PH-US ties after VFA termination

Darryl John Esguerra 02/11/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang is seeing “warmer ties” between the Philippines and the United States as it hopes Washington will give “preferential attention” to Manila following the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). The Philippine government…

Manila Water, Capitol dispute may end up in arbitration

Rosalie Abatayo 12/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Arbitration may be needed if the dispute between the Capitol and Manila Water Consortium Inc. (MWCI) within 30 days or until January 10, 2020. The period commenced when the Capitol served the Notice of…

MCWD withdraws from case asking court to nullify termination of board members

Irene R. Sino Cruz 12/16/2019

CEBU CITY — The Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) has withdrawn as plaintiff from the case seeking nullification of their termination. “MCWD is withdrawing from the case that it filed for Declaration of Nullity of the Notice…

MCWD Board of Directors refuses to step down: Termination order ‘illegal’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) Board of Directors (BOD), who were recently terminated by Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, said in a statement that they were refusing to step down from their…

Political names among candidates for MCWD Board

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella confirmed on Thursday afternoon, October 17, 2019, that at least 25 names–including some prominent political names–have been recommended for the new Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Cebu…

Garcia hopeful that Labella will include Capitol representative in new MCWD Board of Directors

Rosalie Abatayo 10/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia expressed hope that Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella will consider the inclusion of a provincial government representative into the new composition of the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) Board…

5 Lapu JOs face termination for illegal drugs use

Norman V. Mendoza 10/01/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – Five Job Order (JO) employees assigned at Lapu-Lapu City’s Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) risk losing their jobs after they tested positive for illegal drugs use. City of Lapu-Lapu Office for Substance Abuse Prevention…

7 CTMS enforcers test positive for illegal drugs use

Norman V. Mendoza 09/24/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – Seven of the 239 traffic enforcers from the City Traffic Management System (CTMS) in Lapu-Lapu City risk termination from service after they tested positive for illegal drugs use. Mayor Junard Chan said that…

Termination due vessel sale or change of principal

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 09/03/2018

The seafarer is entitled to receive his basic wage until the date of joining another vessel in the event of vessel sale or change of principal and he opted to complete his contract by joining another vessel…

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