Browsing All posts tagged under »violence«

Husband stabs, injures wife in spat

December 17, 2012


A 38-YEAR-OLD man stabbed his wife after they argued at home in barangay Ibabao, Cordova town off Mactan Island, Cebu. Joseph Ferrer surrendered to the police a day after the incident. Police said Joseph and his wife Ana argued last Wednesday night. The argument escalated when the man took a kitchen knife and stabbed his […]

M’daue mayor reminded of ‘pink room’ ordinance

November 5, 2012


MANDAUE City Councilor Editha Cabahug filed a resolution reminding Mayor Jonas Cortes of the city ordinance in establishing a pink room in the Mandaue City Hospital. “Nataligam-an lang seguro ni mao naghimo ta ug resolution nga mu remind ni mayor nga naay existing ordinance regarding aning pag-establish ug pink room sa syudad,” Cabahug told Cebu […]

Shooting suspect faces raps for fiesta show violence

April 25, 2012


Bruised after being mauled by civilians who arrested him yesterday dawn, Basilides Ponce was brought to the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office this afternoon where three counts of murder and illegal possession of firearm were filed against him. Ponce is among the suspects linked to the shooting spree that occurred in a variety show in barangay Tamiao, […]

Slain Japanese woman’s kin arrive for funeral, custody case

March 29, 2012


  Accompanied by Japanese press and embassy officials, the family of a slain Japanese woman arrived in Cebu from Narita, Japan at past 6:50 p.m yesterday. The mother, father and brother of Kotoka Kajii Denila arrived on board PAL Flight No. 433 from Narita, Japan and were received by Cebu consul to Japan Yoshiaki Hata […]

Fate of suspect, baby hangs in court, DSWD

March 27, 2012


  With her mother dead and her father in jail, who will take care of the couple’s 9-month-old daughter? Social workers will discuss custody of the baby left behind in the death of a Japanese woman who was stabbed dead allegedly by her Davao native husband last Sunday in Lapu-Lapu City after a quarrel over […]

‘Domestic violence persists’

March 27, 2012


A JAPANESE woman’s murder at the hands of her Filipino husband in Lapu-Lapu City last Monday is yet another tragic example of domestic violence in the country, Cebu officials said yesterday. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia mentioned the case in yesterday’s opening of the Women’s Congress at the Cebu International Convention Center. “Some women would rather […]

Corporal punishment exposes children to abuse, violence

March 18, 2012


The home and school are considered first and second homes of children. The safety of children in these places however is put to the test with the prevailing culture that still considers corporal punishment as part of the discipline regimen on children. “Most of the reported cases of violence on children however happened at home,” […]