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Baby pinned to death

October 28, 2012

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Mandaue police are investigating a 22-year-old woman for the death of her newborn daughter. Kristina Enriquez said the death of her 19-day-old baby Jourgina was accidental. She said she fell asleep while breastfeeding her baby around 1 a.m. yesterday and woke up to find herself laying atop the infant. The mother said that when she […]

‘Make Lapu-Lapu tourist and child-friendly’

October 18, 2012

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Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza said she wants children to help achieve the goal of making Lapu-Lapu City a tourism capital of the country. Around seven thousand students and children had gathered to listen to Mayor Radaza’s State of the Children Report which was held yesterday afternoon in Hoops Dome Lapu-Lapu City. The mayor opened […]

Mama who killed baby was rape victim, depressed

October 5, 2012

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The 16-year-old mother in Moalboal town who stabbed dead her infant then tried to commit suicide was a rape victim suffering from depression, a government psychiatrist said yesterday. “Everybody has a capacity to cope with difficulties. The ability to cope varies in every individual,” said Dr. Robert Cañete, medical specialist of the Vicente Sotto Medical […]

16-yr-old mama stabs own baby

October 2, 2012

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by Rhea Ruth V. Rosell, Reporter   A 16-year-old mother shocked her  family by stabbing  dead her baby girl in the  rural village of   Kalingking, barangay Saavedra, Moalboal town, southwest  Cebu last Sunday. The infant, one year and nine  months old, died of seven stab wounds int he chest. The teenage mother tried to commit […]

Child dies by mauling, infant hit by stray bullet

August 30, 2012

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A TWO-YEAR-OLD boy died at the hands of a suspected drug addict while a three-month old baby was wounded by a stray bullet in separate incidents in Talisay and Mandaue cities last Tuesday. Jeffrey Abusejo Jr., was playing outside his house in Biasong, Talisay City when he accidentally hit the suspect identified as Kienner Baller […]

Bohol native nabbed for hostage attempt

August 29, 2012

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A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD girl was held hostage by a neighbor in barangay Apas, Cebu City, at 9 a.m Wednesday. Cebu City police identified the 25-year-old suspect as Paul “Jun-jun” Guigue, a native of Panglao, Bohol. Negotiations for the girl’s release inside Guige’s home was headed by Senior Supt. Melvin Ramon Buenafe, Cebu City police chief. Police […]

Stepfather stabs sleeping 5-yr-old

July 27, 2012

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A SLEEPING 5-year-old girl was stabbed by the lover of her mother in barangay Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City early morning yesterday. Before the incident, the child’s 39-year-old mother and her live in partner Pedro Navares, 55 were having a drinking session in their house. As the night wore on they engaged in a heated […]

Stepfather stabs kid

July 26, 2012

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A five-year old child was stabbed by his stepfather while sleeping in their house at sitio Alegre, Brgy. Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City. The 55-year-old stepfather Pedro Navale stabbed the kid with a kitchen knife following a squabble with his live-in partner, Arlene Arnoco at 12:20 a.m. After the incident, the victim fled from their […]

Labor dept declares 2 Cebu brgys as child labor free

July 16, 2012

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TWO Cebu barangays have been included in the labor department’s list of child labor free barangays in the country. Barangay Adlaon, an upland barangay in Cebu City and barangay Kayang in Bogo have been declared by the Dept. of Labor and Employment (DOLE) as child labor-free. Dole has drawn up an initial list of 80 […]

New code lowers criminal liability to 12 years old

July 7, 2012

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A CHILD in trouble with the law would have to be at least 12 years old, not 15, to be held criminally liable for his acts. This is one of several features of the new Criminal Code of the Philippines. Aside from lowering the minimum age of criminal liability, community service will be an alternative […]