Birthday boy yields P11.8-million ‘shabu’

Apple Ta-as, Chito O. Aragon 10/31/2015

Genes Ermitanio is turning 20 years old today but he’ll  be celebrating his birthday behind bars after his arrest in a drug buy-bust operation in Cebu City past midnight. Police said Ermitanio, a resident of barangay Guadalupe,…

‘Abusive’ taxi driver faces LTFRB probe

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/31/2015

THE Cebu City taxi driver who was accused of making sexual advances on a  female passenger denied groping the woman’s leg or uttering lewd remarks. Elmer Jalalon of Richielda Taxi  showed up at the office of the…

66-yr-old Briton found dead at home

Norman V. Mendoza 10/31/2015

A 66-YEAR-OLD British national was found dead in his house in barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City last Friday afternoon. Police said there were no signs of foul play in the death of Alan David Hooper. An autopsy will…

Perfect happiness

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 10/31/2015

The journalist Pico Iyer, who wrote for Time magazine, left a high-paying job and a luxurious home in New York for a simple life in Japan. A two-room apartment in the vicinity of Kyoto takes the place…

The living and dead

Raymund Fernandez 10/31/2015

This season is necessary. It becomes for us even more necessary the older we get. And yet, it might be one of the old traditions we have that may not last long into the future. This ritual…

Thousands troop to mall on last day of registration

Nestle L. Semilla 10/31/2015

THOUSANDS trooped to the Robinson’s Cybergate Mall as it opened at 10 a.m. today for the last day of registration for next year’s elections. Personnel of the Cebu City office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) were…

Arbitration starts

AP 10/31/2015

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — An international tribunal ruled Thursday that it can take on a case between China and the Philippines over disputed territory in the South China Sea, overruling objections from Beijing that the arbitration body…

Cebuano cager makes presence felt in NCAA title game

Jonas N. Panerio 10/31/2015

ALL SEASON long, Letran’s long-limbed yet undersized center Jomari Sollano played the role of silent operator. Quiet and unassuming, the 6-foot-4 Sollano relentlessly battled NCAA’s behemoths like Perpetual Help’s Bright Akhuetie, Mapua’s Allwell Oraeme and San Beda’s…

Petron prevails

Jonas N. Panerio 10/31/2015

THE Petron Blaze Spikers bucked a slow start and found their rhythm late to take down the RC Cola-Air Force, 25-23, 25-27, 25-15, 25-13, in the 2015 Philippine SuperLiga (PSL) Grand Prix women’s volleyball tournament on Thursday…

SCRAMBLING WIN

Calvin D. Cordova 10/31/2015

Games today Mall of Asia Arena 3:00 p.m.- Talk ‘N Text vs. Mahindra 5:15 p.m.- Barako Bull vs. Barangay Ginebra After posting an easy win against a powerhouse team the last time out, the Alaska Aces had…

What's trending