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Pachico A. Seares
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Seares: Bohol Guv Yap's charge of inciting to sedition doesn't use the usual libel complaint against media. Why the weapon of choice.
A GOVERNMENT official who understands the role of media in the function of governance will drag a publisher or journalist to court only when the publication clearly crosses the line of free press and free speech.The public official risks being ...
From 4 hours ago
EXPLAINER: Can reclamation in Consolacion be stopped? President can modify or overrule PRA. Alegados push project, tell opposers to leave town.
PROTESTS of shipyard workers and fisherfolk against the reclamation project in Consolacion, Cebu, 19.6 kilometers north of Cebu City, have lately landed on media news spaces, raising the issue of absence of consultation and lost jobs and fishing ground.A protest ...
From 2 days ago
EXPLAINER: Heirs of 55 who died in 2008 Princess of Stars sinking may not get any of P226.9M award yet. Sulpicio/Pan Asia may appeal Cebu ruling, as it did Manila RTC's 71 cases.
THE good news that Public Attorney's Office (PAO) chief Persida Rueda Acosta announced last October 19 was that the Cebu Regional Trial Court ordered that 55 families who lost relatives in the 2008 sinking of M/V Princess of the Stars ...
From 2 days ago
EXPLAINER: Patients in WestVac clinical trials 'not bought,' just given money. Cebu City Hall not informed but notice isn't required by law or ordinance. 7 takeaways on furor over tests.
WHAT JUST HAPPENED. Dr. Jemela Anne Osorio-Sanchez, head of the team conducting for WestVac Biopharma Co. Ltd. the clinical trials of its vaccine in Cebu City, apologized, separately, to Acting Mayor Michael Rama and the City Council, admitting "oversight" in ...
From 7 days ago
EXPLAINER: Acting Mayor Rama orders stoppage of WestVac vaccine trials in Cebu City, despite (1) permit from FDA, (2) coordination with Mayor Labella's office was made, and (3) project's already done.
WHAT JUST HAPPENED. Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, October 18, announced at a press-conference he has stopped the clinical trials of the anti-Covid vaccine from WestVac Biopharma Co. Ltd., saying they can resume in the city once ...
From 10 days ago
EXPLAINER: 3 anti-Casas moves in a single Cebu City Council session. No evidence yet on alleged pay-off, unsure basis on city manager's tenure.
THIS week's October 13 session of the Cebu City Sanggunian produced three attacks on City Administrator Floro Casas Jr., topped no doubt by the accusation of quarry operator Benito Aratea that Casas was one of at least five city officials ...
From 13 days ago
EXPLAINER: Quarry operator alleges pay-offs to Cebu City officials on road project. Accuser tells Sanggunian names, cash amounts -- and he’s ready ‘to face consequences.’
WHY BEN ARATEA WAS INVITED. The Cebu City Council invited Ben Aratea to its Wednesday, October 13 session on motion of Minority Floorleader Nestor Archival.Aratea, who said he is a miner and quarry operator for 40 years and not a ...
From 14 days ago
Seares: What they criticize about Maria Ressa's Nobel Prize. And 2 versions on state of press freedom in the country.
THIS must be said first: Not just criticisms but also praises from Filipinos greeted the October 8 announcement that Rappler chief executive officer Maria Ressa won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, sharing the award with Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov.While most ...
From 15 days ago
Explainer: COA request for P2B SRP lot assailed. Is it wise to locate Government Center there and give away city's assets? And this: may COA get freebie from LGU it watches?
WHAT PROMPTED INQUIRY. Engr. Roberto "Bo" Varquez, head of the South Road Properties (SRP) Management Office, appeared last Wednesday, October 6, before the Cebu City Council on its invitation, primarily to shed light on these questions: Must the City Government ...
From 20 days ago
Qs7: Mike Rama says God is his No. 1 adviser, it doesn't matter if he faces Margot or anyone else, 'Mom' is a non-issue, and what Cebuanos want in next 3 years.
FORMER Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmeña announced Monday, October 4, on his Facebook page that his wife, former city councilor Margot Osmeña, will run for mayor, instead of Representative Rodrigo "Bebot" Abellanosa.Tomas's initial pitch for Margot: the City "needs now ...
From 21 days ago