Police look into tarpaulin threat against Mike Rama

Ador Vincent Mayol 02/23/2018

Who put it up? The Cebu City police has conducted an investigation to identify the persons behind the tarpaulin that presented former Cebu City mayor Michael Rama as the next target of an assassination plot. Senior Supt.…

ABC to look into small town lottery outlets

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 02/14/2018

The Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) called for a meeting with the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) on Thursday to discuss the opening of small town lottery (STL) sub-outlets in Cebu City. ABC President and City Councilor…

KIDS INTO DRUGS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic 02/10/2018

At age 10, Loloy (not his real name) was hooked on illegal drugs — a habit that went on for two years. Aside from using shabu (crystal meth), the preteen boy also delivered prohibited drugs house-to-house, lured…

DON Bosco barged into the finals of the Cebu Youth

JONAS PANERIO 01/27/2018

Basketball League Under-10 division after slipping past the University of San Carlos-South, 38-35, in the semifinals yesterday at the Ateneo de Cebu basketball courts along Mango Avenue. Don Bosco trailed for most of the game and even…

Let devotion grow into a sense of mission

Sofia Aliño Logarta 01/17/2018

Orlando P. Carvajal’s column, “Opiate 1” (implies that “Opiate 2” will follow) closes with this scathing declaration: “Thus, it appears to me now as an adult that the teeming masses of poor Filipinos are the descendants of…

Woman caught trying to sneak in nubain into jail

Benjie B. Talisic, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/20/2017

ANOTHER visitor was nabbed by personnel of the Cebu City Jail after trying to sneak in 38 ampules of nubain hidden inside a jar of peanut butter on Sunday afternoon. Grace Abella, 24, and a resident of…

Palace confident Trump will not delve into PH human rights issues

Inquirer.net 11/11/2017

‘See you tomorrow,’ Trump tells Duterte during meetup at Apec Malacañang is confident that United States President Donald Trump won’t raise the issue of human rights during his bilateral meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte in Manila on…

DOJ starts preliminary probe into P6.4B drug smuggling case

Inquirer 10/20/2017

  The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday began its preliminary investigation into the P6.4-billion drug smuggling scandal. Three of the nine respondents, including detained businessman Dong Yi Shen alias Kenneth Dong, Li Guang Feng alias Manny…

Transforming Cebu into a megalopolis

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/13/2017

Renowned urban planner’s take on how to make Metro Cebu great If given the opportunity, world-renowned architect and urban planner Felino “Jun” Palafox Jr. would like to transform Cebu into a “megalopolis,” a cluster of metropolitan areas…

Church official steps into dispute involving priest, parishioners

Futch Anthony Inso 10/06/2017

  The Archdiocese of Cebu has intervened into the reported dispute involving a Lapu-Lapu City priest and five of his parishioners. Msgr. Joseph Tan, archdiocesan spokesperson, said they have invited Fr. Bernard Corpuz, parish priest of the…

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