No threats in Cebu amid Basilan bombing, says PRO-7

Benjie B. Talisic 08/07/2018

  Supt. Reyman Tolentin, spokesperson of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), said the police have not monitored any imminent threat in the metropolis since the deadly bombing by suspected Islamic militants in Basilan province last…

Cebu City takes on Basilan

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 07/11/2018

THE CEBU City Sharks-Casino Ethyl Alcohol gun for their very first win in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup but must do so against some familiar faces when they take on the Basilan Steel tonight at…

Cebuano flavor in Basilan squad

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 05/16/2018

MPBL THE BASILAN Pride squad that is set to compete in the upcoming Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) will be powered by several Cebuano standouts and Cesafi products. Expected to lead the charge for the 25th team…

On the edge

Editorial 04/18/2017

The encounter between government forces and Abu Sayyaf bandits in Inabanga town, Bohol province has somehow made Cebu residents a bit jumpy when it comes to persons who appear to be Muslim or have “Muslim speaking accents,”…

Gov’t officials from Basilan raise alarm bells in hotels

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie Talisic 04/17/2017

Employees of a budget hotel in Cebu City were alarmed by the presence of a group of at least 10 persons speaking a “different language,” prompting them to alert the police yesterday. “Naghinala yong nasa hotel. (The…

Digong sends off ‘crook cops’ to Basilan with insults

Inquirer.net 02/07/2017

MANILA — President Duterte challenged 228 errant policemen to a gun duel as he showered them with insults and all kinds of expletives when they were presented to him in Malacañang on Tuesday. The searing mid-afternoon heat…

P-Noy apologizes to families of soldiers killed in Basilan

04/13/2016

ZAMBOANGA CITY — President Aquino apologized to the families of the 18 soldiers who were killed in an encounter with Abu Sayyaf bandits in Tipo-Tipo, Basilan on Saturday. “He said sorry. He said he was here to…

8 more Abu Sayyaf men killed in Basilan clash

04/12/2016

THE Philippine military said eight more Abu Sayyaf members have died and a top militant commander has been wounded as troops pressed a major offensive following the killings of 18 soldiers in fierce fighting over the weekend.…

BOC monitors entry of fake rice in Cebu

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/08/2015

The Bureau of Customs is closely monitoring the entry of fake rice in Cebu according to BOC District Collector Arnulfo Marcos. “So far we haven’t seen any fake rice here but we are constantly monitoring,” Marcos told…

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