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Bato cancels trip to Tagbilaran upon Digong’s order

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PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) director Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa canceled his trip to Tagbilaran City, Bohol, at the last minute to be one of the judges of the Mutya ng Tagbilaran beauty pageant scheduled tonight. Dela Rosa sent word through Sr. Supt. Felipe Natividad, chief of the Bohol Provincial Police Office, that he will no […]

Posted: April 27th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Duterte stops Bato from judging beauty contest to focus on Asean

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TAGBILARAN CITY– Philippine National Police (PNP) director Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa at the last minute cancelled his stint as one of the judges of the star-studded Mutya ng Tagbilaran on Friday night. Dela Rosa sent word to Senior Supt. Felipe Natividad, Bohol police director, that he could not attend the pageant on orders of his […]

Posted: April 27th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

25 families flee homes in fear of reported sightings of armed men

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Olango Island Government troops continued to search for two armed men spotted along the beach lines of Barangay San Vicente on Olango Island on Thursday afternoon. Soldiers and police forces conducted clearing operations, but until 5 p.m. yesterday, the search proved ne gative. Patrolling army and navy personnel were pulled out yesterday afternoon. Barangay Captain […]

Posted: April 21st, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Search for “armed men” in Olango continues

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  CEBU CITY– Government troops continue to search for two armed men spotted along the beach lines of Barangay San Vicente on Olango Island on Thursday afternoon. Barangay captain Cyrus Eyas said the sightings and the presence of government troopers created fear especially among residents of Sitios Basdaku and Baskural where the two armed men […]

Posted: April 21st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Lapu-Lapu bound vehicles urged to take old bridge

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Motorists headed for Lapu-Lapu City are advised to use the first Mandaue Mactan Bridge because a 10-wheeler truck continues to obstruct a portion of the Lapu-Lapu City bound lane of the Marcelo Fernan bridge. Em-Em Flores of Mandaue City’s Command Center said the truck is what was left of three vehicles which figured in a […]

Posted: April 19th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

FLOOD KILLS 9 ON EASTER SUNDAY

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  Matters related to security and fear of terrorist attacks have momentarily taken a back seat as heavy rainfall spawned by tropical depression “Crising” caused widespread flooding in Cebu, leaving at least nine persons dead, half of them children. The flood also left two persons missing, injured ten others while displacing at least 60 families […]

Posted: April 16th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

MCWD halts water supply amid flood

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WHILE floodwater filled roads and communities in Metro Cebu area on Easter Sunday, some areas in the metropolis did not have potable drinking water for about six hours. Very low pressure to no water pressure was experienced in the cities of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu, Consolacion town and part of lower Central Cebu area starting at […]

Posted: April 16th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Floods claim six in Carmen, Danao City

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CEBU CITY—Six persons were killed in floods in Danao City and Carmen town in northern Cebu on Sunday following heavy rains spawned by tropical depression “Crising.” According to Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) spokesperson Julius Regner, the five were washed away by floodwaters in Carmen town. They were Rowena Asenicion, 38, and her […]

Posted: April 16th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Fire breaks out in Mandaue, Cebu cities

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Amid heavy rains spawn by tropical depression Crising (now downgraded to low pressure area), a fire broke out at 11 p.m. near Toyota Motors in Sitio San Vicente Ferrer, Barangay Tabok in Mandaue City, damaging at least seven structures. The fire, of still unknown origin, was placed under control after 16 minutes, said Felix Suico, […]

Posted: April 16th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Napo evacuees return to farms, try to bring back lives before clash

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AFTER the armed encounter between government troops and suspected Abu Sayyaf members in Inabanga town in Bohol province, evacuees from Barangay Napo are trying to bring some normalcy back in their lives. Most of the evacuees from Barangay Napo have already returned to their homes to feed their animals and till their farms. Others joined […]

Posted: April 15th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »