Groups, families of victims call to end killings

Rosalie Abatayo 08/23/2018

The Nagkahiusang Sugbuanon Alang sa Kinabuhi ug Hustisya (Nasukhu) will submit their manifesto calling to stop the spate of killings to the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7). Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7)…

Aid arrives for Lombok quake victims

AFP and Asia News Network 08/13/2018

Families remain in shelters JAKARTA — The death toll from an earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has topped 400, authorities said Monday, as bodies were still being recovered from the ruins of destroyed buildings. The…

40 fire victims may not be allowed to rebuild homes

USJ-R Journalism Intern 08/09/2018

At least 10 families or 40 victims of last August 4’s Barangay Kamputhaw fire may not be able to return and rebuild their burnt homes. This developed after the City Hall’s Division of the Welfare of the…

Two shooting victims in Balamban identified 

Benjie B. Talisic 08/03/2018

  The bodies of the two men who were found dead along the Transcentral  Highway in Balamban town, Cebu on Thursday (August 2) have been identified.  The victims were identified as Dennis Lastimoso of Barangay Sambag II,…

Two murder victims tied to traffic aide’s slay

Fe Marie Dumaboc 07/23/2018

Two of three persons who were shot to death in barangay Poblacion, Lapu-Lapu City last Sunday afternoon were persons of interest in the murder of City Traffic Management System (CTMS) traffic enforcer Edmond Boter. Supt. Eloveo Marquez,…

WHAT ABOUT THE INNOCENT VICTIMS?

MAO BA? 07/13/2018

Some netizens in Cebu called out Senior Supt. Royina Garma, the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) director, for saying that only criminals are unsafe in Cebu, despite the recent spate of killings in the city, among them…

The victims of martial law

Raymund Fernandez 07/10/2018

What would a monument to martial law’s victims look like? What signifiers would it contain? What thoughts conveyed? What memories recalled? Names immediately come to mind. Many names. Perhaps too many. We wonder who might be left…

T. Padilla fire victims appeal for help

Morexette Erram 07/10/2018

Fire victims in Sitio Bahaw, Barangay T. Padilla, Cebu City appealed for help in the wake of a blaze that destroyed homes of around 80 families on Monday evening. An estimated number of 500 individuals from 40…

Gov’t urged: Provide programs for rescued cyberporn victims

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Benjie B. Talisic 06/10/2018

THE government is encouraged to provide programs for children rescued from cyberpornography operations. Lawyer Noemi Truya-Abarientos, litigation and advocacy coordinator of the Children’s Legal Bureau (CLB), made this call amid the latest arrest of a pregnant woman…

Ermita fire victims return to blaze site, await recommendation from survey team

Rosalie Abatayo 05/27/2018

  Fire victims in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City will have to comply with the recommendation of the Division of the Welfare of the Urban Poor (DWUP) to be able to rebuild their homes. Ermita Barangay Captain Mark…

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