DRUG TRAFFICKING RAPS VS PETER LIM

Ador Vincent Mayol, Inquirer, Nestle Semilla 07/31/2017

DOJ places Cebu businessman, 7 others in Immigration watch list Cebuano businessman Peter Lim has finally been charged with drug trafficking. This was disclosed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Monday, but the agency didn’t provide…

Dela Rosa to PNP: Curb gambling or face relief

Nestle L. Semilla 07/31/2017

Police Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa has added illegal gambling to the list of priorities the police all over the country should wipe out. “I am directing all regional directors to go all-out against illegal gambling.…

No bail endorsed for Greco

Morexette B. Erram 07/31/2017

NO bail was recommended by the Cebu Provincial Prosecutor for Leodegreco “Greco” Sanchez who faces a charge for illegal possession of firearms. Sanchez, his partner Maricel Gregory and their helpers, identified as Jolbert Jacaba and Glenn Nacion,…

Owner of ‘road rage’ car fails to appear in LTO probe

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/31/2017

THE registered owner of the vehicle, which figured in an alleged road rage incident last week, did not show up at the investigation scheduled by the Land Transportation Office (LTO-7) yesterday morning despite notice. LTO Regional Director…

PB: It’s a go to sell CICC to Mandaue gov’t for P300M

Morexette B. Erram 07/31/2017

AT P300 million, the Provincial Board (PB) authorized Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III to sell the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) to the Mandaue City government during its regular session yesterday afternoon. The approval to sell CICC…

LTO-7 warns against ‘colorum’ operation of motorcycles-for-hire

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/31/2017

City officials welcome Angkas but … For Cebu City officials, the availability of Angkas, a motorcycle ride booking service, is a welcome innovation. Councilor Dave Tumulak said that availing of Angkas’ services is a great help for…

CPDRC cells construction on hold

Rosalie Abatayo 07/31/2017

THE close to 3,000 inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) will have to crowd on their existing cells a little longer. Acting jail warden Roberto Legaspi said the construction of 19 additional cells…

Suspended Ermita officials back in office

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/31/2017

For the past six months, 35-year-old Lea Hermosa had to make do with an unstable income from selling food at her daughter’s school every afternoon. Hermosa, a single mother, has not received her P7,000 monthly salary as…

CIDG arrests six for toting firearms

Nestle L. Semilla, Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 07/31/2017

Six of seven persons accused of brandishing firearms in Barangay Calamba, Cebu City were arrested by operatives of the regional Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG-7) in a raid there at past 6 a.m. yesterday. “Marami tayong…

Reclamation project of Toledo gets boost

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/31/2017

PRA inks deal to help Toledo City move project forward A proposed 11-hectare reclamation project in Toledo City, which is foreseen to spur economic development in western Cebu and decongest the province’s metropolitan area, is finally moving…

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