Peter Lim worried about PDut’s plan to review dismissed drug raps

Ador Vincent Mayol 03/14/2018

      CEBU CITY–Cebu businessman Peter Lim is starting to worry again, two days after being overjoyed by the dismissal of the illegal drug trafficking filed against him. “How things quickly change,” said Lim’s spokesperson Jun…

President Duterte to declare Cardinal Vidal’s burial day on October 26 a holiday

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 10/23/2017

President Rodrigro Duterte personally gave his assurance that he will sign an executive order declaring October 26 a holiday all over Cebu for the burial of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal. The President made the pronouncement…

Palace blasts Amnesty International; vows PDEA to continue war on drugs

Inquirer.net 10/14/2017

The assignment of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to be the key implementer of the government’s war on drugs would continue despite being “vilified” by a human-rights group, a Palace official said Saturday. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto…

CCPO to continue war on drugs despite fall in Duterte ratings

Nestle Semilla 10/09/2017

After the public satisfaction and trust ratings of President Rodrigo Duterte saw double-digit declines in the third week of September, the Cebu City Police Office said they are not affected on the survey’s result. CCPO director Senior…

Cebuana Tabal, other SEA Games medalists receive incentive from Duterte

Brian J. Ochoa 09/13/2017

CEBUANA Olympian and Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Mary Joy Tabal couldn’t express her happiness when she finally met with President Rodrigo Duterte at the Rizal Hall of the Malacañang Palace yesterday. Duterte awarded medals and cash…

MAO BA?

09/10/2017

SABOTAGE? President Rodrigo Duterte’s claim that the recent killings of teenagers in Luzon were meant to sabotage his campaign against illegal drugs and crimes drew mixed reactions from netizens. Reggie Gavini didn’t believe the President’s claim. “Sabotage?…

Duterte: Teen slays meant to sabotage PH drug war

Inquirer.net 09/08/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said the recent killings of teenagers were meant to sabotage his anti-crime efforts. “Silipin mong (National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa) mabuti kasi sinasabotahe kayo. Sinasadya talaga ‘yan,” Duterte said during the…

Espenido vows to solve drug problem in Cebu in a month

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc, Nestle L. Semilla 08/27/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte may have said he will solve the illegal drug problem in the country within six months. Chief Insp. Jovie Espenido yesterday made a similar pronouncement: that he would solve the illegal drug trade in…

Centcom chief to President: No brewing coup here

Nestle L. Semilla 08/25/2017

THERE’S no brewing coup in the Visayas against President Rodrigo Duterte. Lt. Gen. Oscar Lactao, Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command (AFP Centcom) commander, gave this assurance to President Duterte on Friday. Lactao said the President…

Lethal metaphor

JASON BAGUIA 08/25/2017

The noble goal of saving our people from the evil of drug addiction calls for rescue from the inhuman discourse in which it has been imprisoned by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his devotees. The phrase “war…