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Taliño orders probe on Talisay armed men report


  POLICE are now securing Sitio Dawis, Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City after the sighting of armed men there on Saturday morning. Police regional director Chief Supt. Noli Taliño said the presence of the armed men there is related to a land dispute, and the role of the police is merely to secure the area and […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Armed men in Talisay just ‘hearsay,’ police insist


THERE are no armed men roaming around in Sitio Dawas, Barangay Tabunok in Talisay City despite complaints from a property owner and a resident there, police said yesterday. SPO1 Erwin Cabangquillo said the four police officers assigned to monitor the presence of armed men were pulled out after seeing no sign of them yesterday. Cabangquillo […]

Posted: May 21st, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Roaming armed men alarms Talisay residents


LOT DISPUTE A lot dispute in Sitio Dawis in Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City caused tension among residents there who reported to police about the presence of armed men roaming the area. A resident identified as Rhona Nacua reported to police that a man carrying a pistol was seen roaming the property owned by 68-year-old Lucenda […]

Posted: May 20th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »



Barely 24 hours after the province of Bohol was cleared of the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group (ASG), law enforcement authorities are now shifting their attention to Negros Oriental. This after a group of nearly two dozen armed men and a woman were sighted in Guihulngan City of the province yesterday morning. In an interview with […]

Posted: May 17th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »


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Chief Supt. Noli Taliño says PRO 7 willing to train village chiefs in proper gun handling Barangay captains in Mandaue City will soon get back their city government-issued firearms. But Mandaue City Mayor Luigi Quisumbing assured that “proper training and background screening” should be done before a barangay captain will be able to get back […]

Posted: May 11th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Police arrest armed man in Consolacion


A man wandering in Consolacion with an unlicensed firearm was arrested by policemen who were patrolling the area on Monday night. Samuel Seladores, 42, was arrested after Consolacion cops saw him wandering around the streets of Barangay Pulpogan, in Consolacion town, north Cebu holding a .38 revolver loaded with ammunition. According to Supt. Romeo Caakoy, […]

Posted: May 10th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Visitors to Olango Island decrease amid report of armed men


Unverified reports of the presence of two armed men on Olango Island has resulted in tourists canceling their trips to the bird sanctuary and mangrove forest. This was disclosed by PO3 Mark Anthony Zamora of the Olango Island Police Station even as he assured the island is safe and the reports remain unverified. Police and […]

Posted: April 24th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Lapu-Lapu City police chief: No armed men on the island


Olango cleared OLANGO Island residents can now heave a sigh of relief after the island was declared as having been cleared of alleged armed persons believed to be members of the Abu Sayyaf Group being pursued by government troops in Bohol province. “We are declaring Olango Island cleared from these alleged armed person as reported […]

Posted: April 22nd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Search for “armed men” in Olango continues


  CEBU CITY– Government troops continue to search for two armed men spotted along the beach lines of Barangay San Vicente on Olango Island on Thursday afternoon. Barangay captain Cyrus Eyas said the sightings and the presence of government troopers created fear especially among residents of Sitios Basdaku and Baskural where the two armed men […]

Posted: April 21st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Armed presence


Yesterday’s confrontation between armed men believed to be Abu Sayyaf bandits and government troops in Barangay Napo, Inabanga town in Bohol province came on the heels of a US travel advisory to its citizens and the successful conclusion of the Asean Summit meetings in Metro Cebu. It also occurred amid the confirmation by Philippine National […]

Posted: April 11th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »