Last day of candidate substitution, withdrawal in Cebu City goes smoothly

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There were no security problems during the last day of substitution and withdrawal process in Cebu City on Monday, November 15, 2o21, police here said. As of 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 15,…

Cebu City Legal awaits court’s decision on withdrawal of declaratory relief of SRP lot sale

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office is waiting for the court order on the withdrawal of the petition for declaratory relief to void the 2015 sale of a 45-hectare South Road Properties (SRP) lot…

Withdrawal of declaratory relief petition on SRP lot sale to consortium mulled

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal office is considering withdrawing from court the request of the previous administration to void the sale of the 45-hectare South Road Properties (SRP) to the SM-Ayala Consortium. According to…

Opposition senators to SC: Declare PH withdrawal from ICC ‘ineffective’

Inquirer.net 05/16/2018

Opposition senators on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to declare as ineffective the Philippine government’s withdrawal from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The Philippine government notified the United Nations on March 17, 2018…

Withdrawal from ICC to put PH into ‘quagmire of impunity’ — CenterLaw

Inquirer.net 03/15/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to withdraw from the treaty that establishes the International Criminal Court (ICC) would plunge the country “deeper into the quagmire of impunity,” a human rights lawyers’ group said on Thursday. Center for International…

Gomez asks Osmeña to reconsider withdrawal of aid

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/15/2017

Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez yesterday apologized to Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña for any “miscommunication” that led the Cebu mayor to withdraw plans to donate P10 million to the quake-stricken city in Leyte. In a post…

Protection from skimmers

Editorial 03/22/2017

While the three Romanians accused of skimming the ATM accounts of depositors and government employees at the Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) Metro Cebu branches languish in jail, it’s time for the local banking community to…

Landbank starts refunding depositors who fell victim to ATM skimming

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/22/2017

About a week after he lost P100,000 in unauthorized automated teller machine (ATM) withdrawals, retired Judge Meinrado Paredes got the full amount back from the Landbank of the Philippines-Capitol Branch. The amount, he said was fully restored…

Cell site shutdown to affect WiFi-powered ATMs

Doris C. Bongcac 01/12/2017

Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak is asking Cebuanos to withdraw cash before Sinulog weekend. He said that he was advised by officials of the Cebu Bankers Club that the planned shutdown of cell sites along the solemn…

Cybercrime unit asked to probe skimming cases

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/15/2016

The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is asking the Anti-Cybercrime Unit of the Philippine National Police for help in identifying the perpetrators responsible for unauthorized withdrawals from automated teller machines (ATM). Supt. Artemio Ricabo, deputy director for…

Tom loses P90K to ATM skimming

Inna Mejia 12/14/2016

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña joined the many other victims of “skimming,” who lost sizable amounts of money through unauthorized withdrawals using the automated teller machines (ATM). Osmeña, who lost P90,000 from his bank account, said he…

Guard your ATM, police ask public

Dominic D. Yasay, Inna Mejia, Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/23/2016

BOTH the police and Cebu’s banks called on public vigilance to guard against automated teller machine (ATM) skimmers or those who steal cash from ATM deposits. The latest victim was a 47-year-old overseas Filipino worker named Eniel…

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