Talisay police chief probes men over reports of ‘extortion’

Nestle L. Semilla 09/20/2017

  THE head of the Talisay City Police Office, Supt. Jason Villamater, has ordered a probe on his men following reports that they were engaged in extortion activities. According to reports reaching Villamater, some of the city’s…

Media’s lack of access to spot reports is questionable

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 09/15/2017

The right of the people to information on matters of public concern is protected by the Constitution. Through media, people get such information. And media, in turn, obtain it from government offices such as the police office.…

Journalists condemn ban on spot reports

Agnes Alpuerto 09/14/2017

THE National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) demands the rescission of the order of Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa barring media access to spot reports. “[It is] clearly an illegal order to withhold spot…

Reporters no longer allowed access to PNP spot reports

Nestle L. Semilla 09/13/2017

After barring the Commission on Human Rights to access case folders of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa has prohibited all police offices and units from releasing spot reports to members of…

PNP not releasing spot reports to media

09/12/2017

After barring the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) from accessing case folders of the police, PNP Director General Ronald Dela Rosa prohibited all police offices and units from releasing spot reports to all members of media. The…

Mayor Radaza reports to ‘Oponganons’

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 09/06/2017

LAPU-LAPU CITY THE continued growth of tourism, improved revenue collections, better roads, more classrooms and traffic lights were among the things highlighted by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza during her “Report to the Oponganons” or State of…

Public urged: Be updated on weather reports

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 07/03/2017

AS part of the observance of National Disaster Consciousness Month, the state weather bureau in the Visayas is urging the public to stay updated on the weather advisories, such as thunderstorm and rainfall warnings. Netherlen Saletrero, weather…

Security Bank reports delay in posting bank transactions

Inquirer.net 06/21/2017

Security Bank reported on Wednesday some service disruption arising from a delay in posting banking transactions but assured this won’t gnaw on client’s accounts. The bank apologized for the delays encountered since Tuesday as some affected clients…

Public urged: Stop posting unverified reports about sightings of Gisela’s body

Nestle L. Semilla 06/18/2017

THE POLICE are calling on the public to stop posting false and unverified information on social media about the retrieval operations of Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Bendong-Boniel. Senior Insp. Librado Bigkas, Bien Unido Police Station chief, made…

Moderate to heavy traffic reported as school year opens in private schools

Nestle L. Semilla 06/13/2017

As classes began in private schools across Metro Cebu yesterday, moderate to heavy traffic was reported in various parts of the metropolis. About a hundred traffic enforcers were dispatched by the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) to…

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