Tourist police, 2 municipal employees fail drug test

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Rosalie Abatayo and Benjie Talisic 04/12/2018

A TOURIST police and two municipal employees were found positive of illegal drug use in two separate surprise drug tests conducted last week by the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO). CPADAO Head Carmen Remedios “Ivy” Durano–Meca…

Stricter rules fail to dampen tourists

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/12/2018

SINULOG 2018 Even with stricter policies in place to ensure public order and safety, Cebu’s Sinulog Festival continues to draw in a multitude of local and foreign tourists. According to Hotels, Resorts, Restaurants Association of Cebu (HRRAC)…

Rains fail to dampen warmth of faithful

Benjie B. Talisic, Rosalie Abatayo 12/16/2017

MISA DE GALLO No amount of rain or wind could douse the fervor of the Catholic faithful on the first day of the nine-day Misa de Gallo, yesterday, as thousands still trooped to the different churches and…

Rains fail to dampen warmth of devotees

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/12/2017

As heavy rains poured yesterday, so did the throngs of devotees who flocked the Archdiocesan Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Cebu City to celebrate the feast of Cebu’s patroness. In a 10 a.m. Mass presided…

Shame campaign

Editorial 09/05/2017

If you fail to convince drug users to end their habit, then maybe they would respond to a public humiliation campaign as Barangay Pajo Chairman Junard Chan of Lapu-Lapu City did when he revived the shame campaign…

19 NGOs fail to account for P32M in assistance

Morexette Erram 07/20/2017

At least P32 million in financial assistance given to non-government organizations (NGOs) remain unaccounted for. The Commission on Audit (COA) discovered that the government funds given to 19 Cebu-based NGOs have not been liquidated since 2016. “The…

AFP ready should peace talks fail

Calvin Cordova 07/20/2017

THE Armed Forces of the Philippines-Central Command (AFP-Centcom) expressed readiness for any eventuality that may occur following the cancellation of the back-channel talks between the government peace panel and the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National…

7K undocumented OFWs fail to beat amnesty deadline — DFA

Inquirer.net 06/27/2017

Nearly 7,000 undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia failed to beat the Saudi government’s deadline to voluntarily leave the country. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said these overstaying OFWs will not be jailed but…

3 Mandaue barangay workers fail drug test

Norman V. Mendoza 05/23/2017

Three job order employees of Barangay Paknaan in Mandaue City were found positive of illegal drug use during a surprise drug test conducted at the barangay’s gym yesterday morning. Out of the 226 employees of the barangay,…

23 gov’t workers fail surprise drug tests

Norman V. Mendoza 05/09/2017

MANDAUE CITY Twenty-three government employees, mostly job order workers, have been found positive of illegal drug use in two separate surprise drug tests conducted in five Mandaue City government offices in the last couple of days. Yesterday,…

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