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Osmeña favors Duterte’s plan to arm civilians in fight vs terrorists, but CHR warns this could create  a ‘very dangerous situation’ Let civilians bring their own firearms to help fight terrorists and criminals. Although the plan of President Rodrigo Duterte is primarily intended for Mindanao, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has expressed his desire to […]

Posted: May 26th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »


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Be ready for the inconvenience. While there are no terror threats to Cebu and other parts of Central Visayas, security blockades have been put up in strategic places in the region to prevent or suppress any attempt to sow terror by any group. Police will flag down vehicles — whether private or public — at […]

Posted: May 25th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »



  MARTIAL LAW President Rodrigo Duterte raised the possibility of expanding the coverage of martial law to the Visayas and even Luzon, putting the entire country under military rule, to protect Filipinos from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) web of terror. “I may decide to expand the area to include the Visayas […]

Posted: May 24th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

No stopping jail strip search


A congressional inquiry will not scare drug enforcers into halting the strip searches in jails. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) will continue to implement the strip search during Greyhound operations in jail facilities in the region even if this has been a subject of stern criticisms from human right groups that […]

Posted: May 23rd, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »


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As 1,700 fire victims appeal for help, a mom struggles to find her missing daughter As they set aside their worries of the possibility of not being allowed to rebuild their houses razed by Sunday’s fires in Cebu and Lapu-Lapu cities, the at least 1,700 fire victims turned to their immediate concerns and appealed to […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »


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For 12 years, Buenaventura Obatay worked his heart out as a security guard to earn money for his family. All the fruits of his labor, except for the few clothes he and his family wore, instantly vanished from their sight following a fire that devoured at least 33 houses in Sitio Kamanggahan, Barangay Labangon, in […]

Posted: May 21st, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Victim’s mom asks DOJ to implead mayor’s son


Santa Fe May 2016 killing More than a year after a political campaigner was brutally shot to death in the dead of night, two days before the May 9, 2016 elections in Santa Fe, Bantayan Island, the matter remains in limbo as the victim’s family now seeks a review of the case by Justice Secretary […]

Posted: May 20th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Our Lady of Guadalupe’s Langob Shrine: A cave to calm the heart, heal the soul


Amid Cebu City’s fast-paced lifestyle, one would never imagine there is still a place so close to the urban center that allows one to commune with nature. Until you get to this cave in the heart of Barangay Kalunasan. Nestled in the hills of the Queen City of the South, the Guadalupe Cave or commonly […]

Posted: May 20th, 2017 in Featured Stories | Read More »


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Motels and hotels used as drug dens have been on the radar of law enforcers, but the police found yesterday that drug peddlers and users still continue to use this mode to transact drug deals. A drug bust on Thursday by the drug enforcement unit (DEU) of the Mabolo police led to the arrest of […]

Posted: May 19th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Alert up


CENTRAL VISAYAS AND NEGROS ISLAND    The police in Central Visayas raised an alert status in the region in the wake of the sighting of a group of armed men in Guihulngan City in Negros Oriental, even as police and military authorities in Central Visayas and Negros Island Region(NIR) urged the public to stay calm […]

Posted: May 18th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »