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EXPLAINER: Cebu City ordinance punishing quarantine violations not yet passed. Existing laws also don't apply. How police justify the arrests.
THE SITUATION. Two Cebu City ordinances, now in force and effect, relate to offenses committed during the community quarantine: (1) City Ord. #2563, authored by Councilors Dave Tumulak and Alvin Dizon, penalizing any form of discrimination against medical and non-medical ...
From 142 days ago
Seares: ‘Imagine there’s no Edgar or Gwen’; shield on Labellla; Trump claim; Calida’s God
‘IT could’ve been worse’MEASURING SUCCESS. Tuesday in the US (Wednesday, May 6 here), the Trump administration declared “Mission Accomplished” for phase one of the fight against coronavirus.The number of deaths across the states topped 70,000 on that day. And the ...
From 143 days ago
EXPLAINER: ABS-CBN shutdown has color of legality. But NTC spurns sense of Congress, its word to legislators on pending franchises.
SOME explanation on seven core points in the current controversy on a non-coronavirus issue: NTC'S LEGAL BASIS. The Radio Control Law (Act #3846) that the National Telecommunication Commission (NTC) cites in its May 5 cease-and-desist order against ABS-CBN says anyone ...
From 145 days ago
EXPLAINER: Cebu City Council inquiry on mass testing seeks answers, perhaps not to derail 'Balik Buhay'
FROM what Cebu City Vice Mayor Mike Rama has been saying and other indicators, the Cebu City Council won't stop the mass RDTs (rapid diagnostic tests) in the city.The councilors may just want to find out how the project will ...
From 146 days ago
Seares: ‘Coronavirus in newsroom’: 1) Must journalists report to office? 2) Covering Covid-19 patients
TWO interesting recent incidents related to media and the corona pandemic, which must raise valid questions: In South Carolina, United States, the newspaper “The Post and Courier” has required its news reporters to come to their office in Charleston at ...
From 147 days ago
EXPLAINER: As Cebu sets to reopen, 3 cities go mass-testing, Capitol steps up case-finding
THE SITUATION. The May 15 deadline of the national government for lifting or modifying the lockdown has sent Cebu City and Cebu Province scrambling to get ready for a situation where the dreaded coronavirus could still be rampaging without some ...
From 148 days ago
EXPLAINER: Tri-City anti-Covid rapid mass testing: Can people be forced to submit to it?
THE SITUATION. Starting Monday, May 4, until May 25, almost 47,000 individuals, representing 10 per cent of the number of households in three cities of Cebu (Cebu City, Mandaue City and Lapu-Lapu City), will undergo tests using a rapid test ...
From 150 days ago
Seares: No crime involved in Labangon dispute. Barangay just got City Hall order wrong.
THE incident involving a female nurse who was initially refused entry last April 23 to a locked-down sitio in Labangon, Cebu City expectedly drew public interest and the debate still goes on in some forum somewhere.At City Hall, there is ...
From 151 days ago
EXPLAINER: Labangon incident: barangay can't junk rules set by Cebu City. Or can it?
THE SITUATION. Last April 25, a video clip was posted on Facebook, which showed volunteer guards barring a female nurse who was coming home from her work at a Cebu City hospital. She was refused entry last April 23 at ...
From 153 days ago
EXPLAINER. The USC issue: May schools reopen ahead of dates set by government?
AT A GLANCE. University of San Carlos, or any other school, has to consider not just government order or direction. It has to consider the sentiment of its community of students and parents.WHAT HAPPENED. A newspaper column by broadcaster Bobby ...
From 154 days ago