Nokia firm tests Cebu market with 4 new Android phones in May

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/25/2018

FOUR new models of Android-powered Nokia phones are expected to enter the Cebu market next month. HMD Global, the company behind Nokia phones, announced that the Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 1, the New Nokia 6, and Nokia…

New Punta Engaño village chief days before polls

Norman V. Mendoza 04/25/2018

Four years after she filed her election protest and more than two weeks to go before the barangay and Sangunniang Kabataan (SK) elections, Josie Hayashi finally assumes her post as barangay chairperson of Punta Engaño of Lapu-Lapu…

New MRA manager wants to boost area’s security

Nestle Semilla 04/22/2018

THE newly-appointed manager of the Mandaue Reclamation Area (MRA) wants to put more police outposts in the area to boost its security. Marvin Soco who is also Mandaue’s Assistant City Administrator, said he made the recommendations to…

Cebuano stars Shaina Magdayao and Matteo Guidicelli star in new film

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/22/2018

FOR the first time, Cebuano stars Shaina Magdayao and Matteo Guidicelli topbill a movie which will hit cinemas nationwide on May 2. The film is titled, “Single Single #Love Is Not Enough.” It is directed by Veronica…

New laws and regulations needed

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/21/2018

SIFTING THROUGH THE LIES PART 2 Except for an outdated law on false information, the Philippines has no existing regulations that present clear-cut policies against the proliferation of bogus news. “The spread of fake news is very…

PRO-7 will follow directives of new PNP chief

Benjie B. Talisic 04/20/2018

Superintendent Reyman Tolentin, public information officer of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) said that they will follow the directives of the new Philippine National Police (PNP) chief. Police Director General Oscar Albayalde has officially assumed…

US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria’s Assad

AP 04/16/2018

WASHINGTON — United States Ambassador Nikki Haley has indicated new economic sanctions will be announced this Monday against Russia for enabling the government of Syrian leader Bashar Assad to continue using chemical weapons. The ambassador to the…

Military foils new BIFF attempt to bomb bridge

Inquirer.net 04/15/2018

KORONADAL CITY – Government forces foiled an attempt by suspected Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) gunmen to blow up on Saturday a bridge linking Maguindanao and North Cotabato, a military commander said Sunday. Lt. Col. Angelo Lutera,…

Villamor is new Dole-7 director

Futch Anthony Inso 04/12/2018

  Lawyer Alvin M. Villamor has replaced Cyril L. Ticao as Central Visayas director of the Department of Labor and employment (Dole-7). With his appointment, Villamor will now supervise all divisions and units under Dole-7 including its…

PNP-7 supports training of new recruits by SAF

Benjie B. Talisic 04/12/2018

Following the plan of incoming Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Oscar Albayalde to let the Special Action Force (SAF) to handle the training of the new police recruits, Superintendent Reyman Tolentin, public information officer of Police Regional…