Maine Mendoza makes it to ‘100 Asian Sweethearts’ final five

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/15/2018

PHENOMENAL Star Maine Mendoza has proven that she is indeed an online sensation. Out of 30 semifinalists across Asia, Mendoza got the highest online votes for the “100 Asian Sweethearts,” a poll conducted by Starmometer. According to…

Koreans tied to illegal online gaming caught

Ador Vincent Mayol Jessa Mae Sotto and Paul Lauro 07/19/2018

CHARGES will be filed against five Koreans who were arrested in two operations by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI-7) for allegedly operating an illegal online gaming site last Wednesday. NBI-7 Regional Director Patricio Bernales…

Girl caught for sending porn material online

Nestle L. Semilla 07/09/2018

A teenage girl was arrested in an entrapment operation by police at past 1 pm Monday, July 9. “She was caught after she offered to sexually abuse three underage girls and transmitted child pornography in exchange for…

Quake atlas for Cebu online

Futch Anthony Inso and USJ-R Intern Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/04/2018

An “earthquake atlas” that details Cebu’s earthquake fault line and areas vulnerable to it was launched by the Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) in Cebu City yesterday. Dr. Renato Solidum Jr., Science and Technology undersecretary and acting…

Metro Cebu’s earthquake map now available online

USJ-R Journalism Intern 07/04/2018

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) launched an online map of earthquake-prone areas in Metro Cebu on Wednesday morning (July 4). The government agencies introduced today the Metro…

Filipina pleaded guilty for trafficking minors

Ador Vincent Mayol 06/06/2018

  A Filipina woman, who created and sold sexual abuse images of children online to Australians, Americans, and Germans, was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to trafficking minors for online sexual…

Mother arrested for allegedly pimping 15-year-old daughter online

Ador Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla 05/16/2018

  Police arrested a mother on Wednesday for allegedly exposing her daughter and other teenage girls to cyberpornography in Barangay Sangat, San Fernando town, 41 kilometers south of Cebu City. Her 15-year-old daughter and two other girls…

Tina Fey: online bullying makes her ‘Mean Girls’ relevant

AP 04/10/2018

NEW YORK—Tina Fey had no idea “Mean Girls” would be timelier today than it was 14 years ago. And that makes her a little uneasy. “It’s just sort of unfortunate that it does,” the Emmy-winning actress and…

Invasion of online privacy

Editorial 03/28/2018

The American public’s backlash despite Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s public apology for his company’s failure to prevent a US-based analytics firm from harvesting the personal data of its members can serve as additional useful reference points for…

Online Basketball Training Camp now in four venues

PR 03/27/2018

THE ONLINE Basketball Training Camp will open its Cebu City camp on April 2 at the Cebu Eastern College (CEC) gym in Cebu City. It will also have summer training camps in Minglanilla, Dipolog and Calbayog City,…

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