Fisherfolk federation asks Ombud’s help over illegal fishing in Tañon Strait

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/17/2018

THE Tañon Strait Fisherfolks Federation (TSFF) sought the help of the Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas to go after public officials who support commercial fishers who operate within the 500,000-hectare protected seascape. Commercial fishing is…

COSAP head asks city government to provide uniforms for barangay tanods

Morexette Erram 08/10/2018

The Cebu City Office on Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) has requested the city government to provide new uniforms for tanods in all 80 barangays. COSAP director Garry Lao addressed his request to Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña…

Ong asks for unity, better service from village officials

Morexette Marie B. Erram and USJ-R Intern Zena Magto. 08/07/2018

CEBU City’s recently elected president of the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) called on barangay officials to move past the discord caused by the recent elections and improve their services to their constituents. In a privilege speech…

Cadungog’s counsel asks prosecutor to conduct preliminary investigation

Futch A. Inso, Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/03/2018

Atty. Renato Galeon, lawyer of Tejero Barangay Councilor Jessielou Cadungog, filed a manifestation for preliminary investigation today (August 3) before the Cebu City Prosecutors Office on charges filed by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central…

Tumulak asks police: Solve and stop the killings now

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/28/2018

APPARENTLY exasperated by the spate of killings happening in the city, Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak requested law enforcers and other concerned government agencies to solve all the killings and to find ways to stop the series…

DOH-7 asks Davide to regulate medical consultants

Futch Anthony Inso 07/22/2018

The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) is urging Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III to issue an executive order that would regulate visiting medical consultants in province-operated hospitals. This after DOH-7 has received complaints concerning private…

PNP asks for time to solve killings

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Benjie B. Talisic 07/21/2018

The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is asking the public to be patient and to give the police time to solve the recent spate of mostly brazen killings in Metro Cebu. PRO-7 urged the public…

CHR probes ambush-slay of Talisay prisoners

Benjie B. Talisic 07/21/2018

THE Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) has stepped in to investigate the killing of three Talisay City Jail inmates while on board the service vehicle of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in…

Osmeña asks DPWH to redesign skywalks

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/19/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is asking the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) through Secretary Mark Villar to help redesign skywalks in the city to make these user-friendly. Osmeña said that its very steep design…

Chiong asks critics to watch film on daughters

USJ-R Journalism Intern 07/17/2018

Thelma Chiong, the mother of Marijoy and Jacqueline, who went missing 21 years ago is asking Cebuanos to watch the film on her daughters so they can be properly guided on what actually happened to them. Chiong,…

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