DTI set to investigate sale of substandard angle bars

Ador Vincent Mayol 08/31/2017

The regional Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-7) office will look into reports of the proliferation of uncertified and substantard angle bars in Central Visayas. Zaide Bation, chief of the DTI-7’s consumer welfare and business regulation, said…

Police seize karera, moli machines in two barangays

Benjie Talisic, Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/31/2017

ABOUT 44 video karera and 13 “moli-moli” machines were confiscated while five persons were arrested by police in their “Oplan Pokemon” in Sitio Bato, Barangay Ermita, and Magsaysay Street, Barangay Suba in Cebu City yesterday morning. Chief…

NBI starts probe on Mabilog

Inquirer.net 08/31/2017

ILOILO CITY — Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Thursday conducted an ocular inspection on the controversial residence of Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog. This after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a lifestyle check…

Police killed Kian without mercy — NBI

Inquirer.net 08/31/2017

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) also filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday criminal complaints against the police officers involved in the death of 17-year-old Kian Loyd delos Santos. A complaint for murder, violation…

COUNCILWOMAN IN NARCO LIST NABBED

Chris Ligan, Nestle L. Semilla 08/31/2017

THE ARREST OF DANAO CITY’S THELMA SEKIGUCHI An incumbent councilwoman in Danao City in northern Cebu who was publicly identified by President Rodrigo Duterte as among the alleged “narco-politicians” in the country was arrested by police on…

A matter of survival

Editorial 08/31/2017

The issue is not so much whether it’s high time to approve a higher taxi fare rate — though the riding public is usually averse to this — as how a higher taxi fare rate would impact…

Private sector behind athletic success

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 08/31/2017

A few months back, someone asked if I can write something about how the commercial ties of the national basketball team Gilas Pilipinas had affected the recruitment of better talent into the roster. At the time, I…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 08/31/2017

MANDAUE MISHAP Netizens were aghast over a security camera video that showed how a motorcycle rider died after being felled by a lamppost that got toppled by a wayward container truck at UN Avenue, Mandaue City, last…

Is Chief Inspector Espenido pro-life?

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 08/31/2017

Maybe the country’s most talked about or revered policeman is a pro-life advocate, but not the placard-bearing type. Although it is understandable that many eyebrows were raised when Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido claimed that he is pro-life…

INHUMANS: A rare, messy stumble by Marvels

Jeff Ruffolo 08/31/2017

SEE it does pay to collect old comic books.it does pay to collect old comic books. I remember back in the mid-1960s when writer Stan “The Man” Lee and his artistic counterpart, Jack “King” Kirby first created…

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