More cars, radios for cops

Bencyrus Ellorin, Doris C. Bongcac 05/31/2014

Cebu City’s chief of police is not at all bothered with the statistics that show an increase in criminality in his area of responsibility. Senior Supt. Noli Romana said he’d rather have an accurate crime picture and…

BFAR to defy court ruling on ‘hulbot-hulbot’

Victor Anthony V. Silva 05/31/2014

DESPITE a recent ruling by the Malabon City Regional Trial Court lifting the ban on the destructive “hulbot-hulbot” or Danish Seine fishing, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is firm on its stand not to…

Cops linked to killing press Cebu fiscals to back off

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/31/2014

For the second time, the five policemen from the regional unit of the PNP Highway Patrol Group (HPG) who were implicated in the ambush-slay of lawyer Noel Archival early this year have asked the Cebu Provincial Prosecutors’…

Checkpoints net 3 armed men

Chito O. Aragon 05/31/2014

FOUR men were arrested in a police checkpoint Thursday night for possessing unlicensed guns and for possessing drug-sniffing paraphernalia in barangay Camputhaw, Cebu City. The checkpoints were set up near Mango Square on Mango Ave. which is…

P19k worth of drugs seized

Chito O. Aragon 05/31/2014

SEVERAL plastic packs suspected to contain shabu worth P19,000 were seized from a 19-year-old man whom police described as a neophyte in the illegal drug trade in barangay Ermita, Cebu City. Kelly Gerebese was arrested by operatives…

City Hall honors VM Osmeña

Doris C. Bongcac 05/30/2014

The remains of former Cebu City vice mayor Renato Osmeña was brought to the social hall of the City Hall legislative building. A necrological service was held in honor of the city’s vice mayor from 1995 to…

Hotelier targets $10 million to fund mobile hospitals

Eileen G. Mangubat 05/30/2014

Cebu hotel owner Manuel Osmeña is counting on a vision of hope for calamity victims through rolling hospitals that can reach people who need them anywhere in the Philippines when a disaster strikes. “I’m a man with…

Right environment, right to life

Editorial 05/30/2014

In his opening speech at an environmental conference in Cebu, retired chief justice Hilario Davide Jr. cited one of the milestones he planted in the country’s body of laws. Let’s try to revisit what Davide meant when…

Corruption of the highest order

Randy David 05/30/2014

The defense of Janet Lim Napoles is that while she may be guilty of facilitating the diversion of public funds, she was not the mastermind. She says that the payment of commissions or kickbacks in government projects…

Zonta, Heritage night, June ahead

V.P. Vamenta 05/30/2014

As this religiously festive month of May comes to a close the day after tomorrow, we look back at so many more events that have happened in these closing days, before we start the opening of classes…

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