Use police well, Duterte tells mayors

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Marie Erram 02/13/2018

Mayors in the Visayas and Mindanao were reminded by President Rodrigo Duterte last night to maximize their police in the war against illegal drugs and terrorism. During last night’s meeting at a Cebu City hotel, the president…

TRAFFIC NIGHTMARE SEEN

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, Morexette Marie Erram 01/30/2018

It is considered one of the four “infra boom” projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), which is designed to ease traffic congestion in Metro Cebu. But it looks like the construction of the…

Sibonga barangay officials for drug testing today

Morexette Marie Erram 01/24/2018

The Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) conducts mandatory drug testing today covering barangay officials in Sibonga town, south of Cebu. CPADAO has facilitated drug testing in different Cebu towns this month. Out of the 64 Naga…

CEBU IS NOW PDP-LABAN COUNTRY

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Marie Erram 11/17/2017

IT’S OFFICIAL With still two years before the next local and national elections, the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) has consolidated its position in Cebu’s political landscape by now officially bringing into its fold majority…

Magpale still provincial tourism committee head

Morexette Marie Erram 11/03/2017

  Vice Governor Agnes Magpale will stay as head of the Provincial Tourism committee. This after Governor Hilario Davide III prevented her from vacating the post. Magpale said that Provincial Tourism Officer Joselito “Boboi” Costas also visited…

PCG suspends roro vessel from sailing

Morexette Marie Erram 10/21/2017

THE roll-on-roll-off (roro) vessel that was rescued a few kilometers southeast of Mandaue City last Friday afternoon, after seawater entered its keel, is now grounded from sailing by the Philippine Coast Guard in Cebu (PCG) until further…

Fewer contraband found at Cebu City Jail

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Morexette Marie Erram 10/20/2017

  Cell phone chargers, a tooter, sharp objects and ropes were confiscated from the male detention cells of the Cebu City Jail during a greyhound operation early on Friday morning. But no drugs were confiscated during the…

CSBT management prepare for influx of Kalag-kalag commuters

Morexette Marie Erram 10/20/2017

  The management of the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) has requested for the deployment of additional blue guards and policemen to ensure safety of commuters at the CSBT during the All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day…

WHAT A JOY!

Glendale G. Rosal, Morexette Marie Erram 08/19/2017

On a cold and gloomy Saturday morning, Filipinos — Cebuanos in particular — woke up to an electrifying news. Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal has just ended the country’s search for the elusive gold medal in the…

Hospital arrest for detained Medellin town councilor?

Morexette Marie Erram 08/11/2017

DETAINED Medellin town councilor and former town mayor Ricardo Ricky Ramirez may be placed under hospital arrest. This developed after Ramirez, who had been detained at the Medellin municipal jail after he was arrested in late July…

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