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It’s our war too
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - November 12, 2019 - 12:00am
It was a decision that caught everyone by surprise. I’m referring to Vice President Leni Robredo’s acceptance of her appointment by President Rodrigo Duterte as co-chairperson of the Inter-Agency Committee...
Best airport indeed
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - November 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Work-related travels outside Cebu had me using the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Terminal 1 lately.
Keeping the trust
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - November 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Yesterday, as I was entering the Qimonda building compound that houses the Cebu City courts, I saw many people waiting near the entrance of the building.
‘Ghost’ stories
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - November 2, 2019 - 12:00am
In my Roman Catholic religion, All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day is a period when we visit the graves of our love ones who have departed this world.
Gossip and the other Greta
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Yes, I’m referring to Gretchen Barretto and that feud with her sister. My world does not revolve around show business, so the main Greta I’m referring to is Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate...
Gossip and the other Greta
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Yes, I’m referring to Gretchen Barretto and that feud with her sister. My world does not revolve around show business, so the main Greta I’m referring to is Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate...
Satire and the DDS
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Art and satire have long been considered an effective form of commentary about the state of society. And this truism has been proven again in the public reaction to the performance of the University of the Philippines...
Safe cities
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 19, 2019 - 12:00am
If I were to liken Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella’s sacking of the MCWD board of directors to a court pleading, I’d say it’s a “shotgun pleading” – a legal complaint that alleges...
Traffic joker
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 15, 2019 - 12:00am
When we were looking for a house to buy in the city a couple of years back, I and my wife found this beautiful place surrounded by greenery and offering fresh air with a good view.
Green buildings
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Whenever I cross the Mactan Channel back to the main island using the Marcelo Fernan Bridge, I look at the Metro Cebu skyline to view the rapid change in its urban landscape.
Adulting in our country
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Whether you’re there for business or casual talk, a meetup with batchmates in high school or college often presents a moment when you suddenly feel the burdens of adulthood.
Beware of the “enabler of dreams”
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Last Wednesday I attended the ACCRALAW Cebu Business Forum at the City Sports Club upon the invitation of my former professor in the USC School of Law and Governance, ACCRALAW senior partner Atty. Jefferson M. ...
Science on hazing
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Philippine Military Academy Cadet 4th Class Darwin Dormitorio was laid to rest by family and friends on Wednesday, his case adding to a number of fatal incidents arising from the culture of hazing.
Haze and wearing masks
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 24, 2019 - 12:00am
The haze from the forest fires in Indonesia that has blanketed Cebu has persisted for over a week already.
Press Freedom Week and the Fifth Estate
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is the last day of the Cebu Press Freedom Week Celebration – observed yearly by Cebu’s working press to remind the public and the press that the freedom they enjoy comes with it the duty to protect...
The cost of impunity
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Impunity is usually associated with human rights but it has repercussions beyond the rights of individuals as human beings.
State of impunity
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
The Cebu City police missed the point when its chief told the media that lawyers who experienced “extortion attempts” by an anonymous caller should have gone to the police first before posting the caller’s...
Targets
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 3, 2019 - 12:00am
The most serious threat I encountered as a lawyer was eight years ago, just over a year after taking my oath.
Decongesting our courts
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - August 31, 2019 - 12:00am
Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Diosdado M. Peralta was in town last Thursday to deliver a full-day talk about the “Revised Guidelines of Continuous Trial in Criminal Cases” at the Radisson Blu...
Fixing our roads can include street vendors
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - August 27, 2019 - 12:00am
The sidewalk vendors in Colon are back, so it was reported in the papers a few days ago.
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