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Other Papua New Guinea students may leave Cebu, says agent

September 12, 2012

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Mauling victim posts bail; other Papua New Guinea students may leave Cebu, says agent It was Benedict Penini’s turn to file a complaint against local policemen who mauled him after responding to a trouble alarm. The 29-year-old Papua New Guinea student, whose violent arrest after a drinking spree on Sunday in Cebu City was captured […]

Mayor determined to veto spanking ordinance

July 6, 2012

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CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama said his mind is set on vetoing the anti-spanking ordinance, but agreed to meet with its advocates on Monday. “I do not mind having an audience with NGOs. I will give them the opportunity to dialogue with me, but I have already made up my mind on the ordinance,” he […]

CHR to probe reports on jail visit suspension

February 29, 2012

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AN inquiry into the suspension of jail visits and delays in the delivery of food to inmates of the Cebu Provincial Rehabilitation and Detention Center (CPDRC) may be in the offing. Primo Cadampog, supervising investigator of the Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7), said three relatives of the inmates sought assistance from their […]