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Five prisoners escape Compostela jail; guard on duty under investigation

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Five inmates who escaped from the Compostela Police Station holding cell early yesterday morning are now the subject of a manhunt. Giovanni Tapayan, 40; Joel Cuyos, 33; Rubin Catipay, 19; and Nelson Agbay from Compostela; and Joseph Pio Mahinay, 33, of Liloan escaped by cutting the grills of the window using a hacksaw at around […]

Posted: April 7th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »


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ROAD RAGE SHOOTING IN CEBU Police on a hunt  for a scion of a prominent Chinese Cebuano family who shot and wounded a nurse over a traffic altercation A scion of a prominent Chinese Cebuano family is now being pursued by the police in a road rage incident that saw him firing his gun at […]

Posted: March 19th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Go on the offensive


Exporters urged to move to sustain gains of sector’s strong January 2017 performance Local export leaders are encouraging traders in the industry to to take advantage of the sector’s performance and go on an offensive marketing campaign. Federico Escalona, executive director of the Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (Philexport) in Cebu, said exporters should move to […]

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

Lapu-Lapu Councilor Gomez Jr. passes on


LAPU-LAPU City Councilor Damian “Damgo” Gomez Jr. has passed on. He was 66. His nephew, Ruben Gomez, said yesterday that the councilor died in his sleep at 7 a.m. at the Perpetual Succour Hospital in Cebu City where he was confined since early this week. Ruben said that his uncle had been in and out […]

Posted: March 2nd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Cebuano Ylanan to rely on grappling skills in CEFL 2


CEBUANO mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Arnel “Project X” Ylanan of Deftac Vagabond Cebu plans to use his grappling skills when he fights YawYan Olonggapo’s Rommel “Axe” Lugo in the flyweight match of the Cebu Extreme Fight League 2: No Way Out MMA fightcard at the Cebu Coliseum on Saturday. The Ylanan-Lugo showdown will be […]

Posted: February 13th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »