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Suspected pusher, users caught in Cebu City, Minglanilla town

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A SUSPECTED drug pusher and six others were arrested in separate anti-drug operations by the Cebu City police yesterday. Ford Fantonial was arrested in a drug bust in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City at 12:45 a.m. yesterday. Taken from his possession were 30 grams of shabu with a street value of P358,720. “Fantonial did not resist […]

Posted: March 26th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Kidnap attempt


The persons arrested for allegedly trying to kidnap four schoolchildren in Minglanilla town last March 16 will have time to answer the charges to be filed against them, but the incident awoke bad memories of the kidnap-murder of Ellah Joy Pique in 2011. To recall, six-year-old Ellah Joy was invited by a woman to ride […]

Posted: March 23rd, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Four of six suspects released by fiscal for lack of evidence


  Four of the six suspects initially charged for attempting to lure four Minglanilla Central School pupils into a van last Thursday have been released from detention after the Office of the Provincial Prosecutor did not find enough evidence to charge them during the inquest proceedings. According to lawyer Vincent Isles, who represents the suspects, […]

Posted: March 20th, 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 »

‘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 »

Jewelry items lost to burglar in Mandaue City


An undetermined amount of jewelry items were lost to a burglar who forcibly entered a refilling station in ML Quezon Street, Barangay Casuntingan, Mandaue City. It was discovered past 8:00 a.m. on Monday. Renaldo Pardillo, 44, a resident of Minglanilla town, a technician of American Water Technology reported the incident to Charmane Tui, the daughter […]

Posted: March 13th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »


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Officials say conflicts surrounding Cebu City’s new economic zone, the South Road Properties, can spur development in other growth areas outside Cebu City While recent developments at the South Road Properties (SRP) could spell possible repercussions for Cebu City, other prime locations in Metropolitan Cebu, as well as the rest of the Visayas, may look […]

Posted: February 22nd, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Old man caught for brandishing firearm


A SENIOR citizen was arrested by police for brandishing a firearm while walking along Barangay Calajoan, Minglanilla town last Wednesday evening. PO2 Nicky Carlo Plarisan said Gomercindo Yonson, a resident of the area, was brandishing his firearm to witnesses who reported the incident to the Minglanilla police. Several police officers surrounded and disarmed Yonson, who […]

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

Minglanilla to set up own business chamber


A NEW business organization will soon emerge in a southern Cebu town, signifying a strengthened partnership between the local government and private sector in the area. The municipality of Minglanilla, about 14 kilometers south of Cebu City, is set to welcome its own chamber of commerce and industry this month. “We have partnered with the […]

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