CHR probes ‘maltreatment’ of inmate at Cebu City Jail

CEBU, Philippines – Following reports of alleged maltreatment, officials of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR)-7 visited the male dormitory of the Cebu City Jail yesterday to investigate the matter. CHR Chief Investigator Leo Villarino said it’s too early to say that there’s basis of the claims of Marvin Gimpeso, the inmate who bolted out of the city jail and …

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New LTFRB-7 building soon to rise in Cebu

CEBU, Philippines – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas will soon have its own building in Cebu. LTFRB chairman Martin Delgra said they will put up their own multimillion-peso building before the year ends in Barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City or in Barangay Day-as, Cebu City. Delgra said the budget for the construction of the new regional …

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Malilong: Only in America

IT is no longer the “in” thing to be friends with the Aquinos nowadays, Ballsy Aquino-Cruz joked last Tuesday, noting the comparatively fewer people who joined them in the observance of the eighth death anniversary of their mother, democracy icon Cory Aquino. No, Ms. Cruz, it is not anymore and that’s the nature of the beast. Here, in our little …

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Second Wind Ministry is inviting the young adults …

Second Wind Ministry is inviting the young adults and young professionals to join the ENTRUSTED WITH THE GOSPEL (EWTG) Overnight Camp on October 31 – November 1, 2017 (Tue-Wed). This will be held at the Cloud of Glory, Prayer Mountain, Lilo-an Cebu. This year, EWTG will study the lives of faithful Christians, John Bunyan and George Whitefield who have awakened …

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Commission on Human Rights investigates Cebu jail for noise barrage

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 INVESTIGATORS from the Commission on Humam Rights-Central Visayas visited the Cebu City Jail on Wednesday morning, August 2, to conduct an inquiry on the inmates’ noise barrage and an inmate, who accused jail guards of mauling him. The noise barrage happened past 10 p.m. on Tuesday, August 1. City Jail Warden Arnel Peralta ordered his personnel …

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It never works to ask people to do for you what on…

It never works to ask people to do for you what only God can do. It never works to wait for God to do what he has clearly called you to do. Here’s the principle (which surely is easier to write out than it is to live): you can’t look horizontally for what you will get only vertically, and you …

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Osmeña disappointed of his deputy mayors

CEBU, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he will reassess whether or not his allied councilors will continue to hold executive functions following his disappointment over the delay in the processing of the city government’s assistance to other local government units. “Let me just follow it up. I’m just disappointed that nothing’s moving,” the mayor said. Osmeña said …

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Espino: Illegal gambling in region can be quashed in fifteen days

CEBU, Philippines – After the 15-day ultimatum given by Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ronald Dela Rosa to eradicate illegal gambling, the Central Visayas police director has assured this will be achieved. “We will achieve that target, the order now is to totally eradicate,” said Chief Superintendent Jose Mario Espino, director of Police Regional Office. Dela Rosa in his …

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