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Mayor determined to veto spanking ordinance

July 6, 2012


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 […]

Mayor has reservations about spanking ordinance

July 1, 2012


by Ador Vincent Mayol and Edison delos Angeles   CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama voiced reservations about a proposed city ordinance banning  corporal punishment on children. The mayor said he will review the final draft of the ordinance passed by the Cebu City Council last June 27. Rama said he doesn’t see anything wrong with […]

Spanking ordinance in Cebu City passed

June 28, 2012


Slapping or even pinching a child’s ears will now be prohibited in Cebu City after the City Council approved last Wednesday an ordinance which penalizes such act and other acts that will cause pain and humiliation to a child. Violators will be meted with a maximum fine of P5, 000 and/or imprisonment for a maximum […]