Cold rainy days continue, authorities on storm alert

Doris Mae C. Mondragon, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 12/15/2017

URDUJA MOVES SLOWLY As signal number 1 from tropical storm “Urduja” remained hoisted over northern Cebu on Friday, the strong winds and incessant rains brought some floods to the towns of Sogod and Tabogon. Provincial Disaster Risk…

Authorities urged to respect sanctity of life

Rosalie Abatayo 08/22/2017

PRAYER RALLY “Respect the sanctity of life.” This was the appeal of nearly a hundred devotees and pro-life advocates who joined Tuesday’s prayer rally calling for an end to the violence and killings in the government’s war…

Authorities urged to continue the search for Gisela

Morexette Erram 06/25/2017

THE camp of Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Bendong-Boniel is hoping that authorities will continue the search and retrieval operations for her missing body beyond tomorrow’s “final” dive in the waters between Cebu and Bohol. Lawyer Lane Pangilinan…

Authorities raid police couple’s house in Sibonga

Benjie Talisic 05/24/2017

CEBU CITY—High-powered firearms were recovered during a raid conducted on the house of a couple who were both in Philippine National Police in Sibonga town, at least 56 km south of here, early Tuesday. Police operatives swooped…

Families at evacuation center now allowed to go back home

Nestle L. Semilla 04/24/2017

Clarin Abu clash Hundreds of families from different barangays in Clarin town who left their homes because of the clash between Abu Sayyaf terrorists and government troopers, and took temporary shelter in schools and gyms have been…

Habal habal driver led authorities to ASG in Clarin town of Bohol

Jhunnex Napallacan 04/22/2017

  It was thanks to a habal habal (motorcycle for hire) driver that the police and the military got to learn of the presence of two Abu Sayyaf Group members in Clarin, the town that adjoined Inabanga…

NO SPECIAL TREATMENT

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla 03/20/2017

As top gov’t exec arranges  surrender of road rage suspect, authorities vow to treat him like any other person who turns himself in A scion of a prominent Chinese-Filipino businessman should not expect special treatment even if…

Police to commuters: file complaints so authorities can take action

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla 02/12/2017

Cebu City Police Office chief Senior Supt. Joel Doria urged commuters to report incidents to the police so that authorities can take proper action against erring taxi drivers. Doria made this statement after a Facebook post by…

Outgunned, outnumbered

Editorial 01/25/2017

His family and friends may believe and proclaim his innocence, but there’s no turning back the clock for Niño Rodel Taboada who died at the hands of agents of the regional Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in…

Trafficking at the barangay level

06/09/2015

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima’s warning against human trafficking syndicates during the 1st International Dialogue on Human Trafficking curiously comes amid the recent arrest of an American retiree named Harold Glover at his home in barangay Taytayan,…

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