Building a Tañon Strait economy

Victor Anthony V. Silva 06/30/2017

BOOMING TOLEDO CITY EYES HOUSING INVESTORS We are going to build a Tañon Strait economy.” Mayor John Henry “Sonny” Osmeña said this in a phone interview, as he described the local government’s thrust to make Toledo City,…

Death toll in Pakistan’s oil tanker explosion reaches 174

AFP 06/30/2017

  The death toll from an oil tanker explosion in central Pakistan has risen to 174, officials said Thursday, including the driver who warned people scooping up spilled fuel to stay away but was ignored. The tanker…

Envi groups ask SC to stop coal-fired power plants in PH

Inquirer.net 06/30/2017

For the first time on Friday, environmental groups and affected residents turned to the Supreme Court to stop the proliferation of coal-fired power plants in the country. Led by the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ), they…

Cutting of UP Cebu trees awaits DENR permit

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/30/2017

IT is now up to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) whether to earthball or harvest five mature trees at the University of the Philippines Cebu (UP) Lahug campus in order to…

Osmeña not keen on ‘special car seats for kids’ bill

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/30/2017

  Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña was not keen on the proposal to require private car owners to have child restraint systems or special car seats for children. Osmeña said House Bill 5595 and its corresponding Senate…

Ex-SWAT cop’s arrest shows ‘cleansing of ranks’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/30/2017

LAST Thursday’s arrest of a former SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) team member on illegal drug charges should remind law enforcers anew that no one is above the law. “The arrest (of Ronjie Nadorra) means that our…

Police claim success in war against drugs

Benjie Talisic, Calvin Cordova 06/30/2017

An “unprecedented number of surrenderers” and nearly half a billion pesos’ worth of illegal drugs were seized by the Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 in the first year of the Duterte administration. “Our campaign against illegal drugs,…

Parricide raps filed against Board Member Boniel in Lapu court

Ador Vincent Mayol 06/30/2017

CEBU CITY–The Lapu-Lapu City Prosecutor’s Office found probable cause to elevate the parricide case against  Bohol Provincial Board Member Niño Rey Boniel for killing his wife, Mayor Gisela Boniel of Bien Unido town, Bohol. Niño was formally…

Militants disappointed, Cebu officials OK with Duterte

Inna Gian Mejia, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/30/2017

  AS expected, Cebu-based militant groups were disappointed over President Rodrigo Duterte’s performance in his first year in office. The militants, who numbered more than 200, held a rally at Colon Street in downtown Cebu City to…

Tight security, more checkpoints

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 06/30/2017

  EXPECT heavy security and more checkpoints along the route of the delegates of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean). This after Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7 ) fully deployed the 4,600 security personnel for…

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