Port police rescue 3 ‘victims’ of human trafficking

Nestle L. Semilla 09/19/2017

AT least three girls were rescued at the Cebu Port Terminal 1 on Tuesday afternoon on suspicion that they were victims of human trafficking. An 18-year-old and two minors were just about to board a vessel going…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 09/07/2017

SLOW RESCUE, ENGINE REPAIR Netizens were dismayed over the slow rescue of stranded passengers of MV Georich after the vessel experienced engine trouble off the waters of Dalaguete town, Cebu province yesterday. Franz Osalla, one of the…

Cebu-bound boat from Dapitan stranded off Dalaguete coast

Futch Anthony Inso 09/07/2017

UPDATED (9:40 AM) A boat from Dapitan, Zamboanga del Norte bound for Cebu has experienced engine trouble while sailing. MV Georich of the George and Peter Shipping Lines had an engine trouble around 1 AM on Thursday,…

Lapu cops rescue minor from drug suspect

Intern 05/16/2017

  A 16-year-old girl was rescued from a suspected drug pusher who was arrested in a buy-bust operation on Monday evening in Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. Chief Insp. Mark Sucalit, chief of Lapu-lapu City Police Intelligence…

FROM RESCUE TO BOMBING PLOTS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie Talisic, Froilan Gallardo, Leo Udtohan 04/25/2017

ABU SAYYAF IN BOHOL Supt. Maria Cristina Nobleza and Renierlo Dongon did not just intend to rescue the remaining Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members trapped in Clarin town. They also might have planned to do bombing activities…

FOILED RESCUE BID?

Benjie Talisic, Leo Udtohan, Nestle Semilla 04/23/2017

POLICE OFFICER, MAN WITH ABU SAYYAF LINK ARRESTED IN CLARIN CLARIN, Bohol – A Mindanao-based female ranking police officer, suspected of plotting a rescue of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members on the run in this town, was…

Worsening floods

Editorial 01/24/2017

It was no small coincidence that the floods and landslides in Metro Cebu and Cebu province occurred at the same time that a city in faraway northern Mindanao experienced its worst flooding since it went through the…

Infant abandoned inside a sugarcane plantation Ormoc City

Robert Dejon 01/04/2017

A two-week old infant was found by cane workers abandoned inside a sugarcane plantation in Barangay Alta Vista, Ormoc City at 4 p.m. today. Barangay Patag Councilman Gilbert Pilapil, the overseer of the plantation owned by the…

64 rescued from stranded ro-ro vessel off Bogo

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 09/03/2016

SIXTY-four passengers were rescued from a roll-on, roll-off (ro-ro) vessel when it encountered a transmission problem off Capitancillo Island in Bogo, northern Cebu last Friday afternoon. Agapito Bibat, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Cebu Station commander, said the…

POLICE SENT TO GUARD CPDRC

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Carmel Loise Matus, Nestle L. Semilla 08/30/2016

Elite policemen have been called on to augment security at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) amid reports that a group is poised to spring out confessed drug lord Alvaro “Barok” Alvaro and that contraband…

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