Of muses and musings

Apple Ta-as 10/31/2016

AN ARTIST uses his hands and mind to create new things. But, more importantly, Novereich Agustin wants his artworks to speak of his “individuality”—be it through drawing, painting, beadwork, or poetry. Here we begin to appreciate the…

Andrea Torres takes on more daring role for ‘Alyas Robin Hood’

Apple Ta-as 10/31/2016

IT’S now an entirely different ball game for Kapuso actress Andrea Torres as she bares more skin and takes on a more daring role on TV. During her recent visit to Cebu together with “Alyas Robin Hood”…

Drug lord’s cohort, two others nabbed in Talisay drug bust

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Lesley Cara Delos Santos, Norman V. Mendoza 10/31/2016

A cohort of suspected drug lord Franz Sabalones and two others were arrested in a drug bust in Barangay Cansojong, Talisay City, southern Cebu last Sunday evening. Rosendo Dominguez, 41; Titos Joseph Bacho, 26; and Eugenio Añora,…

Asturias native lands second in agri exam

Morexette Erram 10/31/2016

BORN into a family of farmers, it was probably no surprise that Julian Cumad ranked high in the top 10 passers of last month’s national agriculture licensure exams. What was surprising was that Cumad, a 24-year-old graduate…

City Hall wants P124M budget for garbage disposal

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/31/2016

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña sought a P102 million budget that will go to outsourcing heavy equipment and dump trucks for the city’s garbage collection and disposal next year. The mayor also asked for P22 million in…

Kin wade through flooded cemetery to visit tombs

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Erram, Norman V. Mendoza 10/31/2016

THE ankle-to-knee-deep waters flooding the municipal and protestant church cemetery in Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City, failed to stop some visitors yesterday from visiting the tombs of their loved ones there. These visitors, who wanted to avoid the…

Peace talks moving

Izobelle T. Pulgo 10/31/2016

Three issues to be tackled in 3rd round negotiations with gov’t and CPP-NPA-NDF The Philippine government and the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) will tackle three contentious issues in the third round…

Man who disturbed churchgoers nabbed

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/31/2016

A MAN believed to be drunk was arrested by police on Monday morning for allegedly causing a commotion in a parish in the mountain village of Sudlon I in Cebu City. Yuri Abella, in his 40s, was…

Senior poses as ‘Death’, warns against drug use at cemetery

Nestle L. Semilla 10/31/2016

VISITORS paying their respects to their departed loved ones at Calamba Cemetery were surprised yesterday on seeing a senior citizen dressed in a skeleton suit and holding a scythe. But rather than causing alarm, Mang Boy’s scythe…

LAST DEAL

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla, Rene F. Alima 10/31/2016

Second councilman killed in Cebu in four days Despite having surrendered to police and having been warned by Danao City Mayor Ramon Durano III, barangay councilman Amador Capin still reportedly continued dealing in illegal drugs. Capin’s transaction…

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