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Anti-drug operations result in arrest of 21 persons in Cebu

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Over a million pesos’ worth of illegal drugs were confiscated by the agents of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) in separate drug busts in Cebu Friday morning. The separate operations in Cebu City led to the arrest of 11 persons. Five drug suspects were arrested in […]

Posted: May 26th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Spanked children more likely to defy parents, be anti-social

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Spanking, or the act of slapping a child’s buttocks, as a form of punishment has been some sort of a ritual in a lot of households. This disciplinary measure has been accepted as a societal norm in some countries and is usually deemed as necessary to guide children on the right path. However, a recent […]

Posted: May 5th, 2017 in Nation | Read More »



MANDAUE CITY’S ANTI-DISCRIMINATION ORDINANCE Mandaue City has seen its first transwoman march on graduation day looking as how her heart feels — a woman. Hezekiah Diaz, 21, using the city’s anti-discrimination law, is the first ever graduate of Cebu Doctor’s University (CDU) to convince school officials to allow her to present herself as a woman […]

Posted: April 30th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Lacson: Time to change gov’t’s anti-drug tactics


While saying the government’s war on drugs was effective, Senator Panfilo Lacson believes that law enforcers should now make some adjustments in their tactical offensive as the summary killings and other methods have already become “too predictable.” This following the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey, showing that fewer Filipinos were satisfied with the government’s […]

Posted: April 19th, 2017 in Nation | Read More »

LGBTQs, backers march for acceptance, anti-discrimination bill’s support


On its second year, Cebu Pride March is not only calling for acceptance of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community but also for the enactment of the Anti-Discrimination Bill. Around 100 LGBTQ members, advocates, supporters marched from Gorordo Avenue to the grounds of the Cebu Provincial Capitol in Cebu City for Cebu […]

Posted: April 8th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Cebu police reshuffles officers in anti-drug campaign

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ABOUT 11 police officials in Cebu were reshuffled and given new assignments by the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) as part of its efforts to recalibrate its campaign against illegal drugs. “We are in a war against illegal drugs. We have to make some changes as needed,” said Senior Supt. Eric Noble, Cebu provincial police […]

Posted: March 16th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

PNP-Church partnership Less bloody anti-drug campaign expected

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The Archdiocese of Cebu welcomed the pronouncement of Police Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa inviting priests as they resume their anti-drug operations. Msgr. Joseph Tan, Archdiocesan media liaison officer, said that they are happy that government wants to work hand in hand with the church. “I think this partnership will lead to better results. […]

Posted: March 5th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Osmeña welcomes back PNP in city’s anti-drug operations


CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña welcomed the resumption of the Philippine National Police (PNP) war on drugs after the President announced that he was calling back the PNP to rejoin efforts to rid the country of illegal drugs. “It is absolutely needed. Drugs will destroy this country. As emotional and as dirty his mouth was, […]

Posted: March 3rd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »