Staredown fails to shake Ancajas’ knees

Inquirer.net 02/02/2018

Corpus Christi, Texas—Israel Gonzalez tried to get inside the mind of Jerwin Ancajas in their faceoff Thursday afternoon, but the scare tactic backfired. The Mexican challenger moved uncomfortably close, about an inch within, and threw a dagger…

Sinulog Festival starts

Nestle L. Semilla 01/12/2018

Drizzle fails to dampen parade launching Cebu’s grandest festival Amid the pomp and pageantry marking the start of this year’s grandest festival in Cebu – the Sinulog 2018, the faithful are reminded about the essence of being…

BIR-13 collects P27.5B, fails to hit 2017 target by P1.8B

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/08/2018

Last year’s Cebu-Bohol tax take, however, is higher by P3.4B to 2016 collections Losing one of its biggest taxpayers and the lack of huge one-time transactions proved to be too much for the Bureau of Internal Revenue…

Blackmail attempt fails; man nabbed in Carcar

Alven Marie Timtim, Benjie Talisic, Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/11/2017

  A 19-year-old man allegedly tried blackmailing his 16-year-old former girlfriend to have her back, and he believed he could get away with it. But instead, he landed in jail for allegedly threatening to post her nude…

Rico’s Lechon fights back; fails to get TRO

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette B. Erram 08/22/2017

The management of Rico’s Lechon has sought court intervention to compel the Cebu City government to grant the business permits applied for by the company. A petition for mandamus and injunction filed by 3MRS Dionson Corp, which…

Owner of ‘road rage’ car fails to appear in LTO probe

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/31/2017

THE registered owner of the vehicle, which figured in an alleged road rage incident last week, did not show up at the investigation scheduled by the Land Transportation Office (LTO-7) yesterday morning despite notice. LTO Regional Director…

Rape case hits snag as victim fails to show up

Agnes Alpuerto, Morexette Erram 07/15/2017

  AS the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas-Cebu Chapter condemned rape and all kinds of violence against women after a lawyer-broadcaster was accused of allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl, the Pari-an police are also hoping that…

Council fails to elect committee heads, members

Nestle L. Semilla 07/04/2017

  ATTEMPTS at electing the committee chairmanships and memberships at the Cebu City Council were thwarted by Barong Team Rama councilors, who questioned the issue of coming up with a simple majority. During yesterday’s inaugural session, the…

Defense fails Cavaliers

AP 06/02/2017

Oakland, California — The defensive woes that plagued the Cavaliers late in the regular season were glaring against the star-laden Golden State Warriors in a 113-91 loss in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Kevin Durant, who…

Drivers’ protest fails to disrupt public transport

Doris C. Bongcac, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/22/2017

Public transportation in Metro Cebu area was unaffected by a transport caravan organized by Pagkakaisa ng Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston) – Cebu to protest plans to phase out public utility vehicles 15 years…