LP bets snub covenant signing

Carmel Loise Matus 02/29/2016

Liberal Party candidates snubbed a covenant signing organized by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and the Carcar City Police yesterday morning. Three out of four mayoralty candidates of Carcar City — incumbent Mayor Nicepuro Apura of Nacionalist…

Woman to file admin case vs Apura

Apple Ta-as 02/29/2016

A businesswoman accused Carcar City Mayor Nicepuro Apura of illegally closing their footwear stall on Jan. 20 in Barangay Valladolid. Hene Fernandez will file administrative complaint against the mayor today before the Visayas Ombudsman. In her sworn…

Fire fighters to tap private pools; push for proper electrical wiring

Apple Ta-as 02/29/2016

WITH March declared as Fire Prevention Month, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) has listed measures to minimize and immediately respond to fire incidents. Senior Supt. Ismael Codilla, regional director of BFP in Central Visayas, told Cebu…

VSMMC initiates query on 2-year-old baby boy’s death

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/29/2016

An internal investigation is being conducted by Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) on the alleged negligence that caused the death of a two-month old baby boy. Nonoy Mongaya, VSMMC spokesman, said that investigation has started despite…

City police arrest 42 wanted on warrants

Apple Ta-as, Chito O. Aragon 02/29/2016

At least 42 persons with pending arrest warrants were rounded up by the personnel of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) yesterday morning. The arrests were done as part of CCPO’s warrant day, said Supt. Artemio Ricabo,…

Slain Lapu-Lapu cop Inihao laid to rest

Norman V. Mendoza 02/29/2016

THE slain police officer of Lapu-Lapu City was finally brought to his final resting place yesterday morning at a private cemetery in Cordova town. PO3 Antonio Inihao Jr.’s family, relatives and friends were asking justice for his…

DENR seizes illegal logs

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/29/2016

SEVERAL pieces of illegally logged Mangkono, a premium species of hardwood, were seized yesterday dawn by authorities in Cebu. According to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR 7), the seized pieces of…

14 passengers hurt as bus falls on its side

Carmel Loise Matus 02/29/2016

At least 14 passengers, including two infants, were hurt after the bus they were riding fell on one side along the national highway in Barangay Madridejos in Alegria town, 112 km south of Cebu City, at 11:35…

Boy drowns in Dumanjug

Apple Ta-as, Rene F. Alima 02/29/2016

A 13-YEAR-OLD boy was found dead nine hours after he drowned in the seawaters of Barangay Poblacion, Dumanjug town, southwest Cebu on Sunday at 11 a.m. Jovelito Caballero was reportedly gathering sea grapes with his cousin Edmund…

Man with TB found dead

Norman V. Mendoza 02/29/2016

A 30-YEAR-OLD man who was suffering from tuberculosis was found dead inside his room last Sunday morning in Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City. Carlos Rafols, single, a resident of Sitio Seaside Sta. Maria, Barangay Pusok, was already unconscious…

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