Zapatera resident facing child abuse rap for allegedly manhandling boy

Benjie B. Talisic 05/24/2018

A 50-year-old Barangay Zapatera resident is facing a child abuse case after he was accused of hurting a seven-year-old boy on Wednesday in the barangay. Christopher Gorre was accused by the boy’s family of manhandling the child…

Shanties facing demolition in May

Futch A. Inso 04/25/2018

By next month, Lapu-Lapu City Hall will demolish structures that violated the three meter easement zone in the city’s coastal shoreline. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza said she ordered the City Attorney’s Office to issue notices to…

Gardener, facing robbery case, nabbed in Sirao

Benjie B. Talisic 02/04/2018

A 33-year-old gardener, who is facing a case of robbery, was arrested on Saturday in his house in Barangay Sirao, Cebu City. Weldie Ponce was arrested after the police officers of the Liloan Police Station and the…

Suspected ‘drug mule’ facing drug charges

Benjie Talisic 01/30/2018

Illegal possession charges were filed on Tuesday against Dorotea Moyes, the 61-year-old Filipina, who is an Australian citizen and a suspected drug mule. Chief Insp. Maria Theresa Macatangay, Fuente Police Station commander, said that the Australian Embassy…

Man, who allegedly attacked 17-year-old girl, facing rape, child abuse charges

Benjie B. Talisic 12/05/2017

Rape and child abuse complaints were filed on Tuesday against a 32-year-old man who allegedly attempted to rape a 17-year-old girl in a barangay in Cebu City. Ramas Lanojan is facing both complaints — rape and a…

Detained American, facing human trafficking case, found dead inside NBI-7 cell

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/05/2017

  A 42-year-old American national, who is facing a human trafficking case, was found dead inside the detention cell of the the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) on Tuesday morning. NBI-7 Regional Director Patricio…

Global Cebu FC draws with Ilocos United FC

Glendale G. Rosal 11/16/2017

GLOBAL Cebu FC and Ilocos United FC figured in a 3-3 draw last Wednesday evening in their fourth and final encounter in the ongoing Philippines Football League (PFL) at the Quirino Stadium in Vigan, Ilocos Sur. Global…

Tepora eyes Olympics stint, open to facing Santisima

Glendale G. Rosal 06/30/2017

  WITH HIS much anticipated fight called off, unbeaten WBO Oriental Super bantamweight champion Jack “El Capitan” Tepora is now looking to fulfill a dream. The 22-year-old Cebuano boxer, who sports a record of 20-0-0 (win-loss-draw) with…

DepEd among top gov’t agencies in Visayas with several workers facing Ombud complaints in 2016

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/20/2017

  Aside from local government units (LGUs), the Department of Education (DepEd) is one of the top agencies in the Visayas area to have the most number of employees named as respondents before the Office of the…

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