Pro-Duterte group to campaign for change, end of poverty

Chris A. Ligan, Migeul Ernest Ermac 10/02/2017

In celebration of their first anniversary, the Kilusang Pagbabago (KP) in Cebu is organizing a gathering on Saturday to especially renew their commitment of support for the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. KP will also be launching…

Cebu millennials: Martial law can lead to abuse of power

Migeul Ernest Ermac, Morexette B. Erram, USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 09/20/2017

Forty-five years after it was declared by the late president Ferdinand Marcos, millennials have different perspectives on how martial law had impacted the country’s history and its people. Yet Cebuano millenials Ivan Rey Tan, Ted Frances Servano…

‘No face mask’ ordinance seen to curb M’daue crime

Migeul Ernest Ermac 09/18/2017

The proposed ordinance prohibiting motorcycle drivers from wearing face masks will be subjected to a public hearing, the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (Team) said, Monday morning. But no date has been set yet for this. Glenn…

Police eye robbery in Andaya’s death; family demands justice

Benjie B. Talisic, Migeul Ernest Ermac, Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza 09/12/2017

THE family of former Mandaue City councilor Beethoven Andaya on Tuesday cried for justice after police said his death inside a resort in Santander town on Monday was most likely a case of robbery. “We badly need…

EX-DAD FOUND DEAD IN SANTANDER RESORT

Migeul Ernest Ermac, Norman V. Mendoza 09/11/2017

Former Mandaue councilor Andaya shot in chest; robbery eyed as motive He went to a beach resort in the southern town of Santander, about 130 km from Cebu City, over the weekend to unwind. But former councilor…

Village chief indicted for possession of guns, drugs

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Migeul Ernest Ermac 09/04/2017

LUGO Barangay Captain Jinnefer Mercader was indicted yesterday for possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition, and for drug possession. He was brought to the Cebu Provincial Prosecutor’s Office for inquest proceedings. PO3 Roberto Rondina of the Provincial…

Sabalones’ assets permanently on hold

Migeul Ernest Ermac 09/04/2017

A court sheriff, accompanied by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7), served another court order against self-confessed drug lord Franz Sabalones, on Monday. The order issued by Cebu RTC Judge Gilbert Moises…

Charges eyed for those responsible for ‘oil mass’ in San Fernando waters

Migeul Ernest Ermac 09/04/2017

THE San Fernando municipal government is considering filing a case against those responsible for the clumps of oil found near the coastline of the Barangay Panadtaran. Mayor Lakambini Reluya said they were trying to identify who were…

Quiamco’s vehicle had 52 bullet holes — Crime Lab

Chris Ligan, Migeul Ernest Ermac, Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/02/2017

Fifty-two bullet holes do not necessarily mean the police overdid their operation to neutralize a former policeman tagged as a drug protector. The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said one aspect of the operation cannot suffice to…

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