Senate inquiry on Cebu killings urged

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Gabriel Pabico Lalu, Morexette Erram 10/11/2018

OPPOSITION Senators are calling for a senate investigation into the recent killings in Cebu, some of which were allegedly committed by police officers. A statement sent by the camp of detained Senator Leila de Lima on Thursday…

JUSTICE SERVED

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/02/2018

RTC sentences couple to a life in jail for using their six children in cybersex; Magpale hails victory in Cebu’s 1st cyberporn case The long road to justice has ended. A couple will be spending their lives…

PALMA BACKS HALT IN MINING

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette B. Erram 09/22/2018

Amid the devastation and loss of lives from the massive landslide that hit Naga City, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma joined calls to stop quarry and mining operations in many parts in the country. The prelate considered the…

UNTANGLING THE GRIDLOCK

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/22/2018

PART 1 For more than two decades since the ‘90s, the streets of Metro Cebu have been his second home. “Usa ka kahig, usa ka tuka gyud ni akoa (I have a hand-to-mouth existence), said 55-year-old jeepney…

MINING HALTED IN 8 REGIONS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 09/22/2018

  In the wake of the recent tragedies in Cebu and Benguet that many blamed on quarrying and mining activities, President Rodrigo Duterte last night announced that he would consider suspending mining activities in most parts of…

NAGA LANDSLIDE: Death toll climbs to 21

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/21/2018

NAGA CITY, Cebu–Three more bodies were dug out early Friday morning from the landslide-stricken community in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City, about 21.7 km south of Cebu City, bringing the death toll to 21. Senior Supt. Samuel Tadeo,…

Survivor’s tale: A birthday gift of life

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/21/2018

Lucia Rollon was supposed to have a simple birthday celebration with her family on Thursday. But things didn’t turn out well as expected. “Mao na lang ang akong namat-an ang kasikas ug pagdinaganay sa mga tawo. (I…

Ronda cops out to arrest suspect in decade-old chicken theft case as mayor was being murdered

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/06/2018

OPERATIVES of the Ronda Police Station on Wednesday were out to arrest two persons who were suspects in decade-old cases at the time that Mayor Mariano Blanco III of Ronda town was being murdered inside his office…

Ronda lost a good servant

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/06/2018

BLANCO’S DAUGHTER SAYS Let the people judge.” This was the statement of the eldest daughter of Mayor Mariano Blanco III of Ronda town, southwest Cebu as they continue to grieve the loss of a father who she…

Mayor shot dead inside town hall

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Paul Lauro 09/05/2018

CEBU CITY– Unidentified men shot dead Mayor Mariano Blanco III of Ronda town, around 82 km southwest of Cebu City, past 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday.  SPO1 Dionisio Tagupa, investigator of the Ronda Police Station, said Blanco was…

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