POLICE SENT TO GUARD CPDRC

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Carmel Loise Matus, Nestle L. Semilla 08/30/2016

Elite policemen have been called on to augment security at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) amid reports that a group is poised to spring out confessed drug lord Alvaro “Barok” Alvaro and that contraband…

Planned rehab center in Cebu similar to Masbate

Carmel Loise Matus 08/30/2016

THE Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) plans to set up a drug rehabilitation center similar to a Catholic-run facility in the province of Masbate called Fazenda da Esperanca. During the Association of Government…

BFAR cautions public on shellfish

Carmel Loise Matus 08/30/2016

CEBU residents were cautioned on buying and eating shellfish in light of the red tide experienced in Samar province. Alma Saavedra, information officer of the regional Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR-7), said consumers should ask…

Brown rice challenge launched

Carmel Loise Matus 08/30/2016

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) launched yesterday its Brown Rice for Good challenge to promote its consumption by the public and help charities at the same time. Their launching in downtown Cebu City was attended by Presidential…

‘Uphill battle’ against Marcos burial

Carmel Loise Matus 08/29/2016

While militant and civil society groups held yet another rally to protest the burial of the late president Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani, two Cebu-based martial law era activists believe the Supreme Court may…

Activists protest anew against Marcos burial at Libingan ng Mga Bayani

Carmel Loise Matus 08/29/2016

Nearly 100 people from youth and non-government organizations mounted another rally at the Capitol grounds at 5 pm Monday to voice their opposition to the burial of the late president Ferdinand Marcos Sr. at the Libingan ng…

ALVAREZ READIES DRAFT EO FOR CONCOM

Carmel Loise Matus 08/29/2016

Cebu’s Antonio Cuenco is considered a possible commission member The name of at least one prominent Cebuano legislator has been floated as a possible member of a Constitutional Commission (Concom) that is expected to be formed within…

Cebuano lawmakers welcome recall of no. 8 plates

Carmel Loise Matus 08/29/2016

CEBUANO legislators have no problem letting go of their special protocol license plates which were ordered recalled by House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez following reports that some vehicles marked with “8” were seen parked outside sleazy places. “Don’t…

Liloan drug suspect surrenders to police

Carmel Loise Matus 08/28/2016

A suspected drug pusher in Liloan town surrendered to the Liloan police precinct on Sunday noon. PO3 Jason Gayo, desk officer of the Liloan police, said their policemen were conducting a profiling at Barangay Jubay as part…

PDP-Laban swears in 300 Cebu politicians

Carmel Loise Matus, Nestle L. Semilla, Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/27/2016

Alvarez admits Mike was excluded due to drug issue The requirements for new members of the ruling party Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) are clear: “no drug lords, drug addicts and no involvement in corruption.” This…

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