Duterte: PH in trouble if Robredo becomes president

Dona Z. Pazzibugan, Julie M. Aurelio - @inquirerdotnet 09/11/2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday night warned that the Philippines would be in trouble if Vice President Leni Robredo became the president. “Oh ma’am, if you are President of the Philippines, we’re dead. You…

Trillanes is in deep trouble

Atty. Ruphil Bañoc 09/06/2018

Recently, there are two technical discussions on our laws that I encountered for the first time: the quo warranto way in removing a chief justice and the voided amnesty. The two new incidents happened during the administration…

THE TROUBLE WITH MARIJUANA

Nestle L. Semilla 07/21/2018

Until a law regulating its use in the country is passed, marijuana or cannabis remains illegal in the Philippines. The trouble is, despite the clear and present danger of being caught by authorities using or selling the…

TROUBLE ON THE HOMEFRONT

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/30/2018

IS BARUG TEAM RAMA HEADED FOR A BREAK UP? They are allies and belong to the same opposition party. But Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella and the city’s former mayor, Michael Rama, are apparently willing to…

Osmeña dangles reward to anyone who provide info on tax-delinquent establishments

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/28/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is planning to dangle around P1,000 to P50,000 to anyone who will provide leads on tax-delinquent business establishments. In a press conference today, Thursday, Osmeña revealed that he will push through on…

The trouble with trash

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Doris Mae C. Mondragon 05/05/2018

For residents of Cabantan Street Barangay Luz, Cebu City, large tarpaulins hanging in front of garbage trucks reminding them to segregate their trash will not work for them. “Pag-patuman sa gobyerno sa segregation, ni-tuman jud mi pero…

USPF men’s volley team in trouble

John Carlo A. Villaruel 09/28/2017

Cesafi 2017 WHILE the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) is enjoying success with its secondary and women’s teams, which made it to the semifinals in the F2 Logistics Cesafi volleyball tournament, the same can’t be said…

Troublemaking inmates

Editorial 08/28/2017

Something should clearly be done to defuse whatever tension is brewing at the Cebu City Jail amid threats of hostage-taking of visitors in the wake of the curtailment of their visitation rights. While the phone call that…

BOOTERS IN TROUBLE

Glendale G. Rosal 07/17/2017

Four football players detained for possession of drug paraphernalia Four college football players are detained at the Mambaling Police Station in Cebu City after they were caught allegedly possessing drug-sniffing paraphernalia in an anti-drug operation in Sitio…

Speaker Alvarez, roiling in the deep

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 04/03/2017

Less than a year after assuming the top position in the House of Representatives, Davao del Norte first district Congressman and PDP Laban Secretary General Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez finds himself in a firestorm of his own making.…

MINORS IN TROUBLE

Fe Marie Dumaboc, Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza 03/12/2017

As the police and other law enforcement authorities recalibrated their offensive against illegal drugs, they find themselves facing a troubling aspect of the drug war — dealing with minors caught alongside the adult offenders. Over the weekend,…

ROAD RAGE

Grace II Pecaoco, Jhunnex Napallacan, Marian Z. Codilla 06/04/2015

Secret video goes viral: Radio blocktimer berates Citom enforcer after traffic  violation You are just a casual employee.” “I work in the media.” “There have been many Citom personnel I’ve asked Mayor Michael Rama to junk before.”…

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