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Minglanilla to augment police visibility


THE mayor of Minglanilla town is looking into augmenting police visibility in areas near schools and urged parents to be extra watchful of their children. Mayor Elanito Peña was sad that four of six people initially charged for attempting to lure four Minglanilla Central School pupils into a van last Thursday have been released after […]

Posted: March 21st, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Charges filed against suspects in alleged kidnap try


Charges of attempted abduction were filed against the six individuals suspected of attempting to kidnap four Minglanilla Central School pupils last Thursday. Atty. Vincent Isles, representing the suspects, said they opted not to file a counter-affidavit at this point for his clients’ safety as this would mean prolonged detention for the six accused. “If they […]

Posted: March 20th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Minglanilla cops rule out kidnap rap against six arrested suspects


THE Minglanilla olice will only file a child abuse complaint against the six individuals who were arrested last Thursday for allegedly attempting to kidnap four students of the Minglanilla Central School. Chief Supt. Dexter Calacar, Minglanilla police chief, said that they had ruled out filing a kidnapping complaint against the the six arrested persons. “Based […]

Posted: March 18th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Public extra vigilant over kidnapping reports


  Alarmed over the series of alleged kidnapping cases, residents in some parts of Cebu have been vigilant as suspicious activities happening in the neighborhoods are quickly being reported to the police. At around 6 p.m. on Friday, Cordova Police intercepted a black Hyundai Starrex van in Barangay Ibabao, Cordova town after a concern citizen […]

Posted: March 18th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

‘Kidnapping’ alarm sparks arrests; six suspects claim they sold books


MINGLANILLA TOWN Six persons, three of them women, were arrested by Minglanilla policemen after they were accused of attempting to kidnap four girls, all elementary school pupils, at around noontime on Thursday. Minglanilla Police Chief Dexter Calacar said that the arrest came after the kids’ parents and a teacher reported the alleged attempt to kidnap […]

Posted: March 18th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »



A scion of a prominent family in Ormoc City who has built a business empire in Cebu was found in a hilly portion of Barangay Poblacion I, Carcar City, nearly three hours after he was snatched by still unidentified men just outside the Cebu Doctors University Hospital (CDUH) in Cebu City, on Saturday. Dr. Julian […]

Posted: February 4th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Duterte vows ‘maximum sentence’ for suspects behind Korean slay


The suspects behind the grisly killing of South Korean businessman Jee Ick-joo will be punished to the fullest extent of the law, President Rodrigo Duterte assured Thursday. In a speech peppered with expletives during the inauguration of a power plant in Saranggani, Duterte turned soft when he formally apologized for the death of Jee. “I […]

Posted: January 26th, 2017 in Nation | Read More »


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Unmonitored FB usage leads teens to risky liaisons Police incidents involving the use of social media by young people have prompted the Philippine National Police and local government authorities to issue this warning: Watch your kids and check on their activities online as they may become the unknowing target of predators. The warning comes in […]

Posted: January 23rd, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Exec says Miss U activities prove Cebu safe


THE fact that Miss Universe organizers pushed through with its activities in southern Cebu despite a travel advisory issued last month shows how safe the area really is, a tourism official said. “US advisory or no advisory, there were already talks that Cebu was going to be in the Miss U itinerary,” said Joselito “Boboi” […]

Posted: December 11th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Strict enforcement of law, not death penalty, deters crime — Del Mar


Cebu City North District Representative Raul del Mar believes that the best way to deter crime is strict enforcement of the law and not the reimposition of death penalty. “Our laws and justice system are there. Nobody would want to commit crime if the law is strictly enforced and if those violators are apprehended and […]

Posted: December 9th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »