Boat with 5K bags of undocumented rice apprehended off Davao

Inquirer.net 11/19/2017

DAVAO CITY — The Philippine Navy in Eastern Mindanao on Saturday apprehended a boat loaded with 5,000 bags of undocumented rice off the coast of Davao Oriental, authorities on Sunday said. A report from the public affairs…

Drug suspect shot dead in Talisay

Chris Ligan 11/16/2017

CEBU CITY—A lone gunman shot dead an alleged drug peddler while the latter was heading home about 10 p.m. on Wednesday in Barangay Lawaan, Talisay City, about 12 km south of here. Marlon Randoy, 28 and a…

Why Cebu can continue to attract more Asian visitors

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/14/2017

DESPITE similarities among countries in the Asean region, a local tourism stakeholder pointed out that the Philippines, particularly Cebu, can still draw more Asian visitors with its diverse and unique product offerings. This comes as Central Visayas,…

Boljoon’s diversion road to isolated villages passable only to motorcycles

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/14/2017

The recently constructed 100-meter diversion road that reconnected the town proper to the mountain villages of Boljoon town in southeastern Cebu previously cut off by landslides was unpassable except to motorcycles yesterday. The incessant rains since Monday…

Philab, MyDocNow extend healthcare access through telemedicine

PR 11/14/2017

  PHILAB Industries Inc., subsidiary of health sciences firm Philab Holdings Corp. (PSE:DNA), has recently announced its partnership with My Doctor Now (MyDocNow) that will reach out to the rural and underserved communities in the country through…

Pantawid families get free skills training in Bohol town

11/14/2017

Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in Talibon town, Bohol, availed of free skills training through the town’s Community-based Skills Training and Processing Center (CSTPC), a facility funded by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). As of last…

Tomas to ‘tolerate’ Angkas operations

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 11/14/2017

The arrest of Angkas and other motorcycle-for-hire drivers will not be a priority of the Cebu City government. Mayor Tomas Osmeña said that while he respects the decision of the Land Transportation Franchise and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)…

Fr. Tan remains active with the NPA — Aguilar

Nestle L. Semilla 11/14/2017

Fr. Rustico Tan, who was arrested in Santander town on Thursday, remains to be an active member of the New People’s Army (NPA). Col. Medel Aguilar, spokesperson of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command (Centcom),…

Safe and orderly Sinulog

editoria 11/14/2017

Cebu City Hall may have the best intentions; but it is really up to the businesses within the Mango Square, Fuente Osmeña and other areas located along the parade route if they will abide with the order…

Lacson: Let DOJ probe Kian slay case

Inquirer 08/26/2017

  Let the Department of Justice (DOJ) conduct its own investigation into the killing of Kian delos Santos, Senator Panfilo Lacson said this yesterday amid calls of his fellow lawmakers for Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II to…

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