About and against

Fr. Dondon N. Aquino 10/06/2018

I heard it once before that the use of prepositions has an important bearing in the mastery of any language. Indeed, the common expressions we encounter everyday usually involve prepositional phrases. And as prepositions inherently capture modification…

Palma calls for intensified prayers against violence

Nestle L. Semilla and Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/05/2018

BLOODY THURSDAY KILLINGS With the resurgence of killings in Cebu, Archbishop Jose Palma called on the faithful to intensify the praying of the Oratio Imperata, a special mandated prayer to end the spate of killings. “The Oratio…

Iran fires missiles against ‘terrorist’ camp in Syria

AFP 10/01/2018

IRAN’s Revolutionary Guards said Monday they had launched a missile attack against a “terrorist” headquarters in Syria in retaliation for a September attack on the Iranian city of Ahvaz. “The headquarters of those responsible for the terrorist…

‘Out of focus’ USC falters against USJ-R

Ray Charlie Diaz 09/30/2018

UNLUCKY. This is how University of San Carlos (USC) women’s volleyball head coach Grace Antigua described their game against her former team, the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R), in the Cesafi volleyball tournament yesterday at the Southwestern…

Quo warranto against Mabatid now dismissed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/28/2018

The Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) Branch 1 in Cebu City dismissed the quo warranto case filed against Mabolo Barangay Captain Prisca Niña Mabatid. The complaint against Mabatid claimed that the village chief is not an…

RALLY AGAINST QUARRYING

MAO BA? 09/25/2018

Online response to the live coverage of a rally against Apo Cemex quarry operations in front of the City Hall of Naga, Cebu was mized. “We need to dismiss all Japanese businesses here. Not only quarying na…

PRO-7 monitors cops amid destabilization plot against Duterte

Nestle L. Semilla 09/24/2018

  The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is monitoring their personnel following reports of a destabilization plot against President Rodrigo Duterte. Supt Reyman Tolentin, the spokesperson of PRO-7, said they are sure that their junior…

Arrest of ‘tambays’ against human rights, 3 of 5 Pinoys say – SWS

Inquirer 09/23/2018

Three out of five Filipinos believe that arresting idlers or “tambays” is a violation of their human rights. The Second Quarter 2018 Social Weather Survey (SWS) data showed that 60 percent of adult Filipinos agreed that “police…

UC expects physical game against USC in Cesafi men’s hoops

JONAS PANERIO 09/21/2018

  Games today: Cebu Coliseum (HIGH SCHOOL) 1:00 PM – UV vs CEC 2:30 PM – SHS-AdC vs SWU-PHINMA (COLLEGE) 4:00 PM – UC vs USC 5:30 PM – USJ-R vs UV THE UNIVERSITY of Cebu (UC)…

Military prelate urges cops to continue fight against drugs

Nestle L. Semilla 09/18/2018

Bishop Oscar Jaime Florencio, the apostolic administrator of the Military Ordinariate of the Philippines, encouraged the police to continue their campaign against illegal drugs. The bishop, however, reminded police to officers to act within the bounds of…

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