Tell it to SunStar: Martial law victims support filing of new recognition and reparation bill

Members of the Samahan ng Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (Selda), a group consisting of ex-political detainees since Marcos Sr.’s regime, trooped to Congress on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, in support of the filing of a new bill for the recognition and reparation of martial law victims.Danilo de la Fuente, vice chairman of Selda, […]

Tell it to SunStar: Marcos Jr.’s refusal to rejoin ICC denies justice for drug war victims, promotes climate of impunity

The refusal of the administration of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to rejoin the International Criminal Court (ICC), as well as former president Rodrigo Duterte’s adamant rejection of the ICC’s jurisdiction in relation to its investigation on the crimes against humanity committed in the brutal drug war by Duterte and cohorts, come as no surprise to […]

Punta fire victims to get cash aid

VICTIMS of the massive fire that hit five sitios in Barangay Punta Princesa, Cebu City on June 11, 2022, will be receiving P10,000 to P20,000 in financial aid from the City Government.Portia Basmayor of the Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) told SunStar Cebu Sunday, June 19, 2022, that their office will be requesting […]

Mactan hotel holds relief operations on Olango Island

MARCH is Women’s Month—a celebration to highlight the empowerment and contributions of women in the society. Hence, Savoy Hotel Mactan celebrated it in a different way this year by engaging in a corporate social responsibility initiative that benefited the Odette victims on Olango Island.Through the hotel’s “Circle of Happiness” program, general manager Josef Victor Chiongbian […]

Editorial: Bloodshed in Cebu City

In seven days, at least five people were killed by unidentified assailants in Cebu City—a lay minister was shot to death by a lone gunman while the victim was walking inside the public market of Barangay Inayawan on Nov. 28; a masseuse was killed by two motorcycle-riding hitmen in Barangay Mambaling on Nov. 29; and […]

Spritzer Malaysia Sends Mineral Water to Families Affected by Flood in Kedah and Perak

KUALA LUMPUR, Sep 9, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Spritzer Malaysia (“Spritzer” or the “Company”), which produces Malaysia’s best-selling natural mineral water, is again bringing aid by sending bottle water to victims of the flash floods in the northern region of Peninsular Malaysia who are in need of safe and clean drinking water […]