A SUNNY CHRISTMAS

Doris Mae C. Mondragon, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 12/22/2017

It will be a sunny Christmas after all as Vinta, which weakened into a tropical depression, is forecast to exit the Philippines today. State meteorologists lifted storm signal no. 1 in southern Cebu prompting the Philippine Coast…

Drug problem not ‘hopeless’ but ‘a work in progress’ – Bato

Inquirer 12/12/2017

  Cutting the supply chain of illegal drugs from China is “a work in progress,” according to Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa, Chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP). In a media briefing on Tuesday, a…

PRO-7 awaits directive for new year

Nestle L. Semilla 12/05/2017

Will policemen seal the muzzles of their firearms in time for New Year as practiced long before? That remains the big question this year amid various threats to the country’s security. The Police Regional Office in Central…

Suspect in Sogod councilman’s slay nabbed in Leyte

Benjie B. Talisic 11/14/2017

POLICE arrested a suspect in the death of Sogod Barangay Councilman Roberto Abalos in Bato, Leyte at 11 am last Monday. The suspect is identified as Sam Pandapatan, a resident of Barangay Iniguihan, Bato, Leyte. He is…

UC bets win in Bato Cup

John Carlo A. Villaruel 11/02/2017

UNIVERSITY of Cebu (UC) table paddler Val Stephen Jaca and their men’s team emerged winners in the 1st Bato Cup Battle of the Champions and National Interscholastics Table Tennis Championships last Oct. 29 at Harrison Garden Plaza…

Bato: Kian’s death will not stop war on drugs

Nestle L. Semilla 08/23/2017

The death of 17-year-old Kian Delos Santos in the hands of the Caloocan City police is not enough to put a stop in the war against drugs. Nor can Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa, Philippine National…

Bato vows to ‘hang’ cops who tampered with PHAU attendance sheets

Nestle L. Semilla 08/23/2017

“PANG bitayon tamong polisa mo. Bantay lang mo.” (I will hang those policemen upside. Be warned) This was the threat of Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa to police officers in Camp…

Bato dances the Zumba, brings ‘Mission Slimpossible’ to Cebu

Winson Ensomo 08/23/2017

Emphasizing the need for policemen to stay fit and healthy, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa yesterday led around 300 Cebu policemen in a Zumba dance exercise at the grounds of Camp…

New drug lord in Eastern Visayas emerging — Bato

Inquirer.net 07/31/2017

A new drug lord is emerging in Eastern Visayas despite President Duterte’s bloody campaign against illegal drugs, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa said on Monday. Dela Rosa said at a press conference…

Bato asks Tom: Work with police chiefs assigned to city

Nestle L. Semilla 07/29/2017

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña should simply get along and work with whomever is assigned as city police chief rather than ask for his own, PNP Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa said yesterday. Dela Rosa told…

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