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Plastic waste-free Cebu
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - June 25, 2019 - 12:00am
A mound of plastic trash choked the drainage system along the Mahiga Creek in Mandaue City last Sunday and caused ankle-deep flooding along the national highway in Subangdaku.
Sustainability solutions
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - June 22, 2019 - 12:00am
I don't understand. It's supposed to be the rainy season already, but the heat index across the country remains at very high and sometimes critical levels. I heard on the radio yesterday that the easterlies, or the...
ManticajonAnatomy of a scam
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - June 18, 2019 - 12:00am
In my last column, I wrote that to address the decades-old problem of financial fraud, Ponzi schemes, and the like, we must carefully examine the conceptual, structural, legal, and cultural causes of their continued...
Scam-proofing
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - June 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Since the start of 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has already issued at least 17 advisories against unregistered entities which have been soliciting investments from the public.
An even more dire warning
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - June 8, 2019 - 12:00am
I live in a residential compound in Banilad that shares a wall with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources regional office.
Exam-centric education
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - June 4, 2019 - 12:00am
It was back to school for over 27 million students with the official opening of classes yesterday.
A simple lesson on modernization
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - May 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Until Saturday before I go back to Cebu, I live in a dormitory here at the Shu-Te University campus, around 25 minutes or 16 kilometers from the city’s main district.
Design thinking
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - May 25, 2019 - 12:00am
I arrived here last Sunday after a 2.5-hour flight from Cebu to Taipei, followed by a 1.5-hour high speed rail trip from Taoyuan Station to this southern city’s Zuoying Station.
Moving forward with hope
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - May 21, 2019 - 12:00am
With the dust settling on last week’s midterm elections, the mixed feelings it brought me still lingered.
Beyond the counting
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - May 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Cases of electoral fraud and election-related violence and threats of violence continue to pour in during the run-up to the national and local elections yesterday.
Stand with the truth
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - May 11, 2019 - 12:00am
As a son of a Comelec officer back in the 1980-90s, then as a journalist, and later on as a lawyer, I can say that I’ve had a near front-row seat in elections.
Protect our sacred ballot
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - May 7, 2019 - 12:00am
The midterm elections are just a few days away and people are understandably trying to either boost or demolish the winning chances of candidates, depending on which side they are on.
Midterm hopes
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 30, 2019 - 12:00am
The electoral campaign season is entering the homestretch and stakes are raised in the two weeks ahead of the May 13 elections.
Matrix-matik
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 27, 2019 - 12:00am
“Hi Ian, naa si Poch, but wa lagi ka sa list?” (Hi Ian, Poch is there, but why are you not in the list?” read the message sent to me by a friend early Monday morning on Facebook Messenger.
A man’s castle no more
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Reports about police abuse in enforcing search warrants, or knocking on people’s doors without a court warrant, prod me to remember a valuable lesson in Constitutional Law taught in Law school.
Debate
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Candidates in the coming election may shrug off a debate’s importance.
A fair day in court for the Arquillanos
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 9, 2019 - 12:00am
The arrest last Thursday of San Francisco, Camotes, Vice Mayor Alfredo “Al” Arquillano Jr. together with his brother Mayor Aly Arquillano came as a shock to me. The brothers were booked for illegal possession...
Tragic “police operation” in Negros
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 2, 2019 - 12:00am
The lead in the wire story from the Agence France-Presse carried by Channel News Asia was pretty straightforward: “Rights groups on Sunday (Mar 31) condemned what they called a ‘massacre’ of 14...
Ethics and our society
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Think about this: The over-the-counter medicine that you are going to take will reduce your feverish body temperature, relieve nasal congestion, and loosen the mucus in your chest. It may however make you drowsy,...
Participating in the electoral process
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 23, 2019 - 12:00am
One sure indication that the local political season is starting to heat up is when the Commission on Elections starts to reshuffle all election officials in the province.
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