By Jerry E. Esplanada
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has declared “void” the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino’s (KWF) twin directives placing under preventive suspension the agency’s human resource officer who earlier blew the whistle on the KWF head for his unauthorized alteration of the country’s name from Pilipinas to Filipinas.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
As 30 areas were placed under Storm Signal No. 1 due to tropical depression “Zoraida”, local governments suspended classes in Visayas and Mindanao.
THE regional office of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has revoked the safety certificate of cargo vessel MV Anna Jinky that ran aground in waters off Oslob town since Monday evening. Marina legal officer Jose Cabatingan said the cargo vessel won’t be allowed to sail unless it passes inspection. “They won’t be given clearance to [...]
Roman Catholic authorities in the Netherlands have suspended a priest for a year after he forgot to say all the words of the Eucharist during Mass, the Utrecht archbishopric said Tuesday.
By Jerome Aning
For failing to sign the roll of attorneys after passing the bar in 1979, a corporate lawyer has been barred by the Supreme Court from practice of law for one year and fined P32,000.
MANDAUE City Councilor Editha Cabahug will file a motion for reconsideration on the 60-day preventive suspension to be served against her and seven other barangay officials.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
A former Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) superintendent was shot dead as he was leaving his home at the New Bilibid Prison reservation in Muntinlupa City on Tuesday morning.
Mayor Jefferson Soriano said he has not been suspended, after posting P30,000 bail at the Sandiganbayan for his role in the allegedly irregular purchase of rubber boats and motor engines by the Philippine National Police in 2008.
A 90-day preventive suspension order against Aloguinsan Mayor Cynthia Moreno for a pending graft case will definitely be implemented In an Aug. 22 statement, court clerk Estela Teresita Rosete of the Sandiganbayan’s first division said the suspension against Moreno was deemed final by the Supreme Court last March 19. “The Department of Interior and Local [...]
THE University of San Carlos Baby Warriors’ head coach Britt Carlo Reroma escaped suspension but was given a “strong warning” by Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) president, Fr. Manny Uy, SJ for his attempt to field in an ineligible player during their first game this season. This was the clear message to Reroma given [...]
Some of them stayed in air-conditioned hotels and inns. But other residents of Ocma village in barangay Apas, Cebu City returned to their homes that were damaged by a wall that collapsed Saturday evening. A yellow cordon marked “Caution” was set up at the entrance of the newly identified danger zone. Some residents like 31-year-old [...]
Eleven Ceres buses plying the Cebu City – Santander via Oslob and Moalboal route have been ordered off the road after one of the company’s buses figured in an accident that claimed one life and injured 10 in Argao town last Sunday. Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Chairman Winston Gines ordered the agency’s [...]
By Jerome Aning
The Supreme Court has suspended a lawyer from legal practice for two years for abandoning clients who were counting on him to negotiate an amicable settlement with officers of a Quezon City firm engaged in a pyramiding scheme. Voting 14-0, the high tribunal found Edgardo Era guilty of violating Rule 15.03 of Canon 15 [...]