Kudos to LTFRB, better late than later

NESTOR B. RAMIREZ 11/14/2017

In the midst of the brouhaha over the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) only getting tough on the operation of Angkas recently, all I can say is better late than never. With the reality that…

Habal-habal operations

Editorial 09/20/2017

Public reaction over Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade’s scolding of his Undersecretary Tim Orbos for riding a habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) in order to catch up to an appointment on time should compel the government to review and decide whether…

Two drug suspects killed in Dalaguete, Minglanilla

Benjie B. Talisic, Rene F. Alima 07/23/2017

TWO men linked to illegal drug activities were shot dead by unidentified masked assailants in separate incidents in Minglanilla town and Dalaguete town in Cebu province last Saturday. In Barangay Poblacion Ward 4, Minglanilla town, three persons…

Police: Witnesses point to driver as slay suspect

Winston Ensomo 07/16/2017

ONE week after the bloodied remains of call center agent Aireen Adolfo was found in a grassy area of a subdivision in Barangay Pulangbato, the police centered on one of two men as their primary suspect in…

Two habal-habal drivers, victim’s distant kin, picked up

Benjie B. Talisic, Cris Ligan, Nestle L. Semilla 07/11/2017

persons of interest in call center agent’s murder Two motorcycle-for-hire drivers or habal-habal drivers, who are distant relatives of the murdered call center agent in Barangay Pulangbato in northern Cebu City, are being investigated in the death…

Good news, bad news

Editorial 05/24/2017

There is some good news and bad news for habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) drivers in Metro Cebu. The bad news is a new law will prohibit habal-habal and motorcycle drivers from fetching children 10 years old and below as…

Grenade blast kills habal-habal driver

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jheysel Tangaro, Jose Ma. Montelibano 02/13/2017

EXPLOSIVE FOUND IN PRIVATE LOT A 32-year-old “habal-habal” (motorcycle-for-hire) driver was killed after a rifle grenade he found on a vacant lot exploded past 9 a.m. in Sitio Tambisan, Barangay Tisa in Cebu City. Ruben Genterone, the…

No governors in Duterte narco list

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Rene F. Alima 01/30/2017

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte’s new list of government officials allegedly involved in drugs or are drug coddlers, does not contain the name of any governor. This was disclosed by Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III as he talked about…

Sinulog, bomb threat and the habal-habal

Nestor Ramirez 01/11/2017

The move by the police and the Cebu City government to tap habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) drivers to help monitor the movements of suspected terrorists during the Sinulog celebration is innovative and also commendable because safety and security is…

‘Habal-habal’ driver shot dead in Busay

Nestle L. Semilla 01/04/2017

A ‘habal-habal’ driver was shot dead in a mountain barangay in Cebu City by two unidentified assailants on Tuesday noon. Eduardo General,36, who also works as construction worker, was shot at the back of his head while…

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