Mabatid admits being the person in hotel CCTV video

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/10/2018

‘I WAS PROVOKED’ MABOLO Barangay Captain Niña Mabatid admitted yesterday being the one in the hotel CCTV video which showed two guests in an altercation with hotel personnel accompanied by some physical violence. The village chief, together…

Inflation worsens the poor’s well-being

Fernando Fajardo 07/05/2018

If your income now is still the same as last year, the 5.2 percent inflation rate in June announced yesterday by the government means that you are now 5.2 percent poorer if you belong to the fifth…

Ramadan public wakers face arrest, fines for being ‘noisy’

AP 06/06/2018

Jerusalem — The Palestinian men who chant and beat drums to wake up the faithful during Ramadan in Jerusalem’s Old City say they are being unfairly targeted by Israeli police over their early-morning tradition. The public wakers,…

Man shot dead for being noisy

John Michael Aroa 06/04/2018

A man was shot dead for being noisy while having a drinking session with his friends at V-corner Convenience store in Rabaya Street, Barangay Tabunok Talisay City at around 5 a.m. on Sunday (June 3). Police Supt.…

One man killed, another injured after being struck by lightning in Toledo

Benjie B. Talisic, Futch Anthony Inso, Rene F. Alima 05/21/2018

A man was killed while another was injured after they were hit by lightning in Barangay Canlomampao, Toledo City past 2 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. SPO1 Marciano Suarez, Investigator of Toledo City Police Station, identified the victims…

School supplies with high lead content still being sold, says NGO

Inquirer.net 05/19/2018

With only a few weeks remaining before classes begin, an environmental non-government organization urged the government to intensify the product safety monitoring of school supplies. EcoWaste Coalition found out that some of the school bags they purchased…

High-rise plan still being studied

Nestle L. Semilla 01/14/2018

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña admitted on Saturday that he was not sure how to implement his plan to limit the height of buildings in Cebu City. But, he said he had to start somewhere. “I don’t…

Duterte may gain ‘centralized power’ through federalism

Inquirer 01/04/2018

  A former congressman who is also a militant leader warned on Thursday that a road is now being paved for President Rodrigo Duterte’s “centralized power” as some government leaders floated the ideas of term extension and…

No comfy ride for Duterte’s TRAIN

NESTOR B. RAMIREZ 12/26/2017

Not much retort or dissent have been heard about the impending implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) which according to the government is considered as the “Duterte Express to Development” when it only…

After the storm

Radel Paredes 12/23/2017

It is a bright warm morning today as the Tropical Storm Vinta leaves Cebu while I write this piece. The plants in the garden are still dripping from last night’s rain, and the puddles in the street…

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