Tech giants face hefty fines under Australia cyber laws

AFP 08/14/2018

TECH companies could face fines of up to Aus$10 million (US$7.3 million) if they fail to hand over customer information or data to Australian police under tough cyber laws unveiled Tuesday. The government is updating its communication…

Koreans, security guards face string of charges over hotel siege

Norman V. Mendoza 08/13/2018

At least 35 security guards and seven Koreans were charged with grave threats, grave coercion, slight illegal detention and obstruction of justice at the Lapu-Lapu City Prosecutor’s Office on Monday for forcibly taking over Mactan Isla Resort…

Two women face drug charges

Benjie B. Talisic 08/11/2018

A 35-year-old woman is facing charges for allegedly selling packs of shabu worth P12,000 in Barangay Tejero, Cebu City on Friday evening. Evarita Lukay-lukay was arrested by the Drug Enforcement Unit of the Parian Police Station on…

Tumulak to cops: I am ready to face obstruction complaint

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Nestle L. Semilla 08/10/2018

Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak is ready to face an obstruction of justice complaint that the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) is planning to file against him at the City Prosecutor’s Office. Tumulak…

Tumulak ready to face another case from police

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/10/2018

Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak is ready to face charges of obstruction of justice if the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will make good of its pronouncements against him. In a press conference today, the…

Saving face

Editorial 07/30/2018

It would be nearly a year now when the national government approved the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project for implementation and it is only next month when work on the long delayed mass transport system would start…

Two cops face probe, relief for gambling in cockpits

USJ-R Journalism Intern 07/17/2018

The recently installed Cebu City police chief warned police officers not to patronize nor visit cockpits and other gambling places lest they be relieved from service. “SPO1 Felipe Alfeche and PO2 Jansen Caña will be relieved of…

Fishing crews face charges

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/08/2018

CHARGES will be filed today against the crew of two commercial fishing vessels that were caught fishing in municipal waters off Madridejos town in Bantayan Island, northern Cebu at 5 am last Saturday. Romel Mirasan, chief of…

Cops at Dumpit wake face background check

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 07/02/2018

Autopsy report shows controversial cop received 20 hits Aside from having their pictures taken, police officers who will visit the wake and attend the burial of SP01 Adonis Dumpit, will also be subjected to a background check.…

10,000 biz establishments in Cebu City face permanent closure

Rosalie Abatayo 06/25/2018

  If before, a warning is given to establishments that operate without a business permit, now no more. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña on Monday announced that he has ordered the closure of all establishments in the…

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