2 cops test positive for illegal drugs in random drug test

Benjie B. Talisic 02/16/2018

TWO policemen tested positive for illegal drugs during a random drug test conducted last January 31 in Lapu-Lapu City and Cebu City. About 100 policemen from the Regional Special Operations Group (RSOG-7) of Lapu-Lapu City and Station…

Policemen visit schools to convince kids to stay away from illegal drugs

Ador Vincent Mayol 02/10/2018

ASIDE from conducting anti-illegal drug operations and arrests, policemen in Cebu also visit different schools in the hope of convincing children to stay away from illegal drugs. Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, Deputy Mayor on Police Matters,…

Vehicle impoundment is illegal as counterflow penalty, councilors say

King Anthony Perez, Nestle L. Semilla 02/07/2018

Cebu City councilors Joel Garganera, Raymond Garcia, and Pastor Alcover clarified that they are not totally against the counterflow measure of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña. The councilors, however, oppose the penalty that requires counterflowing motor vehicles…

The illegal drugs battle runs full speed

Ador Vincent Mayol 12/30/2017

WITH OR WITHOUT BUDGET (Conclusion) Most of the killings and arrests recorded by the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Central Visayas since July 1, 2016 till 2017 occurred when the police implemented “Oplan Tokhang”, the controversial anti-drug drive…

The illegal drugs battle runs full speed

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/29/2017

PART 1 For 19 years, Henry (not his real name) has found himself in the frontline during drug raids. The task has not been easy. “Di gyud lalim. Kahibaw ta nga armado ang mga drug personalities ug…

Shabu worth P1.2 M seized in San Nicolas

Benjie Talisic 12/29/2017

At least P1.2 million worth of drugs was seized by agents of the Cebu City Drug Enforcement Unit and the Drug Enforcement Group in the Visayas in a buy-bust operation in Barangay San Nicolas on Thursday evening.…

Stiff fines, imprisonment await those using illegal firecrackers

Inquirer 12/28/2017

  As New Year celebration approaches, the government has threatened to impose fine or imprisonment against those who would be caught proliferating or using illegal firecrackers and pyrotechnics. The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)…

Tax burden

Editorial 12/27/2017

Whatever side of the political spectrum one is, or if he or she is a political in the first place, taxes will always remain a contentious, divisive issue that will, more often than not, cross political boundaries.…

Man nabbed in Labangon drug bust

Benjie B. Talisic 12/25/2017

A man was arrested in a buy-bust operation conducted by the Drug Enforcement Unit of Cebu City in Barangay Labangon, on December 25, Monday morning. Leo Alinsonorin, 20, from barangay Labangon was arrested by the police around…

Nine drug suspects nabbed in Danao City

Benjie B. Talisic 12/24/2017

  NINE drug suspects were arrested by Danao City police in their campaign against illegal drugs on December 23, Saturday afternoon. Around 4:00 p.m., Ranel Rica, Edgardo Turawan and Rene Joseph Galsim where arrested by the police…

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