Persons of interest in murders of brothers

Benjie Talisic 01/30/2018

CEBU City police have four “persons of interest” in the murders of two brothers at a bar in F. Llamas Street in Barangay Punta Princesa, Cebu City last Saturday morning. SPO1 Winston Ybañez of the Cebu City…

PRO-7 chief orders men to arrest persons trying to bribe them

Benjie B. Talisic 01/29/2018

AFTER receiving reports of a former police officer trying to bribe the Mabolo policemen, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) Director Robert Quenery ordered his men to arrest the people who are trying to bribe them…

35 persons evacuated after Urduja rains cause floods in two north Cebu towns

Morexette B. Erram 12/15/2017

  Thirty five persons or seven families were evacuated in two northern towns in Cebu after rains brought about by tropical storm Urduja cause water levels in these areas to rise. Five families or 25 persons were…

Police urge persons with death threats to legally arm themselves

Benjie B. Talisic, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/27/2017

FOLLOWING the ambush-slay of Ermita barangay captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta in the hands of two gunmen and amid calls for allowing civilians and barangay officials to carry firearms, Cebu City Police Chief Senior Supt. Joel Doria encouraged…

Work for job-ready persons with autism

PR 08/29/2017

  THE Autism Society Philippines (ASP), through its program Autismworks, is currently helping fill up positions in various functions in the retail, food service, and business process outsourcing (BPO) industries for job-ready persons with autism. In Cebu,…

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons —July 30

Sofia Aliño Logarta 07/26/2017

In the Legal Alternatives for Women Center weekly TV program, “Sa Mata sa Kababayen-an” we encountered Atty. Archill Niña Capistrano of Children’s Legal Bureau, Nidelito Jorda and Hazel Bagunok, students of the University of San Carlos. They…

Suspected drug den raided in Carcar City: 13 persons nabbed; 4 minors rescued

Rene Alima 07/17/2017

  Thirteen persons were arrested while four minors were rescued when police raided on Sunday a suspected drug den in Sitio Cayam, Barangay Napo, Carcar City, 30 km south of Cebu City. Jerry Tantano, 38, and his…

Oplan Pokemon yields P1.7M shabu, nets 81 persons linked to drugs

Benjie Talisic, Fe Marie Dumaboc 06/23/2017

AN ESTIMATED P1.7 million worth of illegal drugs and 81 persons, three of them considered high-value targets, were arrested for selling or possessing illegal drugs during the 15th Oplan Pokemon or one-time, big-time operation of the Cebu…

One of Cebu’s most wanted persons falls

Benjie Talisic 06/11/2017

One of the most wanted persons in Cebu province was arrested yesterday in his house in Barangay Canlumampao, Toledo City in midwestern Cebu. Eduardo Alicaba, 40, did not resist arrest when he was served a warrant of…

Lapu fire razes 35 houses, displaces 200 persons

Norman V. Mendoza 06/02/2017

At least 200 individuals were affected and 35 houses were razed by the fire that struck Sitio Danao-Danao, Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City, yesterday morning. Barangay Basak social worker Nanny Bautista said their latest count as of yesterday…

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