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Badian police chief assures tourists it is safe to visit the town

Despite of the travel advisory issued by British Embassy to avoid travelling to the town, Badian police assures the public and the tourists of their safety when visiting their town. Badian Police chief Senior Insp. Bonifacio Pareja issued a Public Advisory on Sunday, May 14, after the British Embassy in Manila issued an updated travel advisory […]

Posted: May 15th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

2 Cebuanos secure slots to 2017 Asean age group tilt


The 2017 National Age Group Chess Championships (NAGCC) Grand Finals officially closed yesterday with Cebuano bets shutout from the major titles in the weeklong event at the Robinson’s Galleria Cebu. Despite the poor performance of the host bets, Cebu still managed to send two entries to the 2017 ASEAN Age Group Chess Championships in Vietnam […]

Posted: May 9th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »



Police and military officials on Saturday assured that Cebu is safe but urged the public to remain vigilant in the wake of the firefight that claimed nine lives in Bohol this week as well as several unverified reports of terrorist sightings in the province circulating through text and on social media. The assurance came amid […]

Posted: April 15th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Asean meeting in Bohol to proceed as scheduled

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit meetings in the resort town of Panglao in Bohol next week will not be cancelled despite the bloody clash between government troopers and the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Inabanga town. “Business as usual. There are no cancellations. Kayang-kaya natin yan. (We can secure the delegates),” said […]

Posted: April 12th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Biz leaders: Cebu safe, secure


TRAVEL ALERT, REPORTED TERROR THREATS Following Cebu’s successful hosting of meetings for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) 2017 Summit, local business leaders found reports of alleged terrorist threats in Central Visayas hard to believe. Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) President Melanie Ng, who attended one of the Asean meetings last week, […]

Posted: April 10th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

BRP-Malapascua blessed, to sail to Bohol to secure Asean delegates


The Philippine Coast Guard’s new vessel, the BRP-Malapascua is set to help secure the seas in Bohol where another set of Asean meetings will be held this month. Commander Gary Dale Gimotea of the Philippine Coast Guard said that the vessel had been securing the seas in parts in Central Visayas where the Asean meetings […]

Posted: April 9th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Cosino, Lumontad secure 42k crowns


  ROSALINDA Cosino defended her title in the female category of the 42-kilometer full marathon of the Halad Ni Leon Kilat 42k Marathon, which started at the Mancao Ancestral house in Carcar City and ended at the Yap-Sandiego ancestral house in Cebu City. Cosino, an ultra marathoner, clocked five hours, 12 minutes and 32 seconds. […]

Posted: April 3rd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

SEC to 200 lending firms: Secure license or be penalized


AROUND 200 companies engaged in lending activities in Central and Eastern Visayas are advised to secure a license to operate from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on or before April 30, 2017 or they will be sanctioned. Lawyer Lindeza Gavino, SEC Cebu extension office director, said it is illegal for any person, partnership, or […]

Posted: March 28th, 2017 in Enterprise | Read More »

Cebu provincial policemen deployed to secure CPDRC


Twenty police officers from the Provincial Public Safety Company (PPSC) of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) will be deployed to the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) on Monday to augment security in the facility. Bobby Legaspi, officer-in-charge of the CPDRC, said he made the request to Senior Supt. Eric Noble, CPPO chief, […]

Posted: March 5th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Terrorists don’t have to kill anyone to win


Thankfully, our fears of a follow-up bombing after the bombing in Hilongos, Leyte, did not happen during the Sinulog and the Miss Universe pageant’s swimsuit competition. One of the biggest security measures never done in the past, in response to potential terrorist threats, was disabling cell phone signal. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and regional […]

Posted: January 21st, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »