Captain released without charges

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Benjie Talisic 02/08/2018

THE captain of the motorized banca, which capsized off the seawaters of Camotes last Tuesday, was released after the survivors said they would not pursue charges against him. “According to them (survivors), hindi raw sila magpa-file ng…

Bantayan captain nabbed for drugs

Benjie B. Talisic 01/29/2018

A BARANGAY captain was arrested for allegedly selling illegal drugs and for illegal possession of firearms in an anti-illegal drug operation in Barangay Hilogtongan in Bantayan in northern Cebu. Rey Christopher Paclibar, 58, Hilotongan barangay captain, was…

Casey, D’Antoni named All-Star game coaches

PR 01/29/2018

Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey and his staff will coach Team LeBron in the 2018 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 18 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Casey becomes the Raptors’ first All-Star Game…

Suspended village captain cries foul

Norman V. Mendoza 01/03/2018

MANDAUE CITY LABOGON Barangay Captain Renato Suson is crying foul over a 60-day preventive suspension ordered against him by the Mandaue City Council, saying that the suspension was given without recognizing evidence submitted by him in his…

Former global Cebu captain changes mind

Ray Charlie Diaz 01/02/2018

GLOBAL Cebu FC’s former captain Misagh Bahadoran decided in the last minute to sign up with Perak The Bos Gaurus (TBG) Football Club instead of the Kelantan Football Association (KAFA) last December 28. The 30-year-old Bahadoran chose…

PROFESSIONAL KILLERS DID IT?

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 11/24/2017

ERMITA BARANGAY CAPTAIN FELICISIMO RUPINTA AMBUSH-SLAY A special investigation task group (SITG) was formed to solve the ambush-killing of Ermita Barangay Captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta in Liloan town in northern Cebu on Thursday night, amid initial information…

Ermita captain Rupinta ambushed in Liloan

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Doris C. Bongcac 11/23/2017

CEBU CITY—Controversial chairman of a village in Cebu City known for its problem on illegal drugs was shot dead by unknown assailants in Sitio Simborio, Barangay Tayud, Liloan town, north Cebu past 8 p.m. on Thursday. Felicisimo…

Lite Ferry 20 captain files marine protest in Nov. 1 sea collision

Futch A. Inso 11/03/2017

  THE ship captain of the MV Lite Ferry 20, which collided with a motor banca off the seawaters of Tubigon town in Bohol province last November 1, has submitted a marine protest. Seaman 2nd Class Officer…

USPF captain keeping composure amid trial

John Carlo A. Villaruel 10/18/2017

IT MIGHT not look like it, but University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) team captain Ana Marie Cuerbo has had a pretty tough year. And a Game 3 victory in her last game in the league this…

Kawit barangay captain surrenders unlicensed gun to police

Benjie B. Talisic 07/29/2017

  VILLAGE chief surrenders unlicensed firearm. Fearing that what happened to Medellin councilor Ricky Ramirez would also happen to him, a barangay captain of the same town surrendered his unlicensed firearm to the town’s police chief last…

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