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Chief Supt. Noli Taliño says PRO 7 willing to train village chiefs in proper gun handling Barangay captains in Mandaue City will soon get back their city government-issued firearms. But Mandaue City Mayor Luigi Quisumbing assured that “proper training and background screening” should be done before a barangay captain will be able to get back […]

Posted: May 11th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Community networks a better defense against terrorist threats


  CEBU City has a better defensive structure against terrorist threats because of the networks established in the community, compared even to other countries, said Mayor Tomas Osmeña. He said the reaction to reports of the presence of armed men on Olango Island only enhances the influence of lawless elements to impose fear to the […]

Posted: April 21st, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »



Stronger, more accurate Tapales tapped to win by KO in first title defense Reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) World Bantamweight champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales and stablemate Neil John Tabanao arrived in Japan yesterday for their respective major bouts this Saturday. Tapales (12-2-0, 12KOs) will defend his WBO world bantamweight strap for the first time against […]

Posted: April 17th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Can David Lim invoke self-defense?


During my interview with Atty. Orlando Salatandre, lawyer of David Lim Jr., in my radio program “Straight to the Point” over dyHP RMN Cebu, he admitted that he has not finalized yet his theory to defend his client. He, however, said his initial theory is self-defense. Atty. Salatandre is one of the good trial lawyers […]

Posted: March 24th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Sultan’s opponent falls ill, title-defense cancelled


THE much-awaited showdown between two Filipino boxers for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) Inter-continental super flyweight is off. Jonas “Zorro” Sultan of ALA Boxing Gym was supposed defend the IBF belt tomorrow at the Makati Center Square but his opponent, former world champion Sonny Boy Jaro, was pulled out of the card as he was […]

Posted: March 18th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

China stays mum on its defense budget


BEIJING — China in recent years has responded to calls for greater military transparency by releasing its defense budget. Not this year, it seems. The defense and finance ministries did not immediately respond to questions about why the government failed to provide a figure for its annual military spending at the opening of its rubber-stamp […]

Posted: March 5th, 2017 in World | Read More »

Fire prevention project for Barangay Suba mulled


THE Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) has proposed a community-based fire prevention system in Barangay Suba following two successive fires which hit the densely populated village within just weeks. CCDRRMO proposed the installation of a water tank in the middle of the community to provide a first line of defense against […]

Posted: November 30th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

The Amboy is disgusted


During my student activism, there were three Filipinos we feared — and hated — the most: the dictator Ferdinand Marcos, followed by his Defense secretary Juan Ponce Enrile and then his Integrated National Police chief Fidel V. Ramos. Those three, together with the United States government, formed the cabal that lengthened the sufferings of the […]

Posted: November 2nd, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »