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Pachico A. Seares
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EXPLAINER. Why the slow progress in probe on lawyer Joey Luis Wee's murder. The good news: Police say Cebu City is 'still very safe.'
LAWYER Joey Luis Wee, 51, was entering Alchi Business Center on J. Panis St. in Kasambagan, Cebu City when he was shot and killed last November 21, a Monday. The killer and his companion were seen fleeing on a motorcycle.The ...
EXPLAINER: Questions on liability over Bantayan incident baffle public. Roque washes hands, to shun liability.
AT A GLANCE, the problem is whether organizers of an event that inevitably draws a crowd can be held liable for violation of the rule on physical distancing.Is failure to estimate the size of the crowd and adopt emergency measures ...
From 4 days ago
EXPLAINER: What Cebu City Council as ‘fiscalizers’ are targeting: P2.5-B Covid budget, P10.8-B budget for 2021. Rama doesn’t want SRP funds touched.
FOR the past few days this week, the Cebu City Council has been holding hearings on the P10.8-billion general appropriation ordinance for the year 2021, even as it has continued pushing for the liquidation of funds totaling P2.5 billion allocated ...
From 8 days ago
EXPLAINER. Comelec awaits word of House on holding special election in Cebu City north. Councilor Mabatid, who says she'll run for the seat vacated by del Mar, favors 2022 regular polls.
AT A GLANCE:  The law gives the Comelec the power and initiative to call a special election to fill the vacancy created by the death of Representative Raul Del Mar. But most likely, it won't call one, deferring instead ...
From 11 days ago
EXPLAINER. What Cebu City Council wants to know about city's joint ventures with Fil-Invest and Gokongwei firm. Looks like it's flexing 'fiscalizer' muscles.
A COMMITTEE of the Cebu City Council will review the joint venture agreements (JVAs) of Cebu City with two big business firms: principally about its profits share from Filinvest and reported capitalization increase of Gokongwei-led Universal Hotels and Resorts Inc. ...
From 14 days ago
EXPLAINER. Del Mar, second to die in office, is fifth congressman from Cebu who didn't finish term. Special polls not later than February 14.
AMID internet chatter and broadcast talk, mostly laudatory to the deceased, one day after Cebu City north district congressman Raul del Mar died Monday, November 16 in a Manila hospital, there was already some talk about whether his vacant seat ...
From 17 days ago
EXPLAINER: What caused spike of infections in Cebu City: parties, gatherings, rise of 'Covid-like' cases. Mayor plays down border control. Garganera: 'We don't like lockdowns."
THE ASSURANCES FIRST, from the public officials in charge of managing the campaign against the Covid-18 plague, during a press-con Monday, November 16: DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu, whom President Rodrigo Duterte has assigned as overseer in Cebu on the coronavirus ...
From 18 days ago
Seares: Are we better than US on election practices? Grace Poe conceded; FPJ did not. Their dead were poll-listed. Ours actually voted.
WHEN US President Donald Trump and his campaign started alleging that he won and was being cheated by rival Joe Biden's camp, citing all sorts of fraudulent devices and strategies employed against him, some Filipinos commented that the post-election behavior ...
From 21 days ago
EXPLAINER: Why Cebu City Council is restive over un-liquidated Covid funds. VM Rama turns councilors into 'fiscalizers,' says he'll be rubber stamp no more.
AT A GLANCE:  A liquidation of P3.5 billion appropriated by the Cebu City Council for anti-Covid-19 expenses was rescheduled again when at the special session Wednesday morning, November 11, the councilors complained they got the report just one day ...
From 23 days ago
Seares: Capitol, Cebu City Hall failed in 2 'fake news' lawsuits: the posts were not deemed false
TWO complaints initiated separately by the Cebu Provincial Capitol and Cebu City Hall against alleged violators of the laws against spreading false news or information tend to show that local leaders have a different understanding of what constitutes criminal falsehood.What ...
From 25 days ago