Tom talks about spate of killings, ties with local cops

Morexette B. Erram 08/10/2018

“Not so good.” This was how Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña described his relationship with the local police amid the recent spate of killings, and reports that some law enforcers maybe behind these crimes. In a live…

Bemedalled Calumba’s short assignments give rise to vigilante talks

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette Marie Erram and Gerard Vincent Francisco 08/06/2018

FOR almost 10 years in service, PO3 Eugene Calumba raked in recognitions for his ”exemplary” skills and dedication. But unlike most policemen, the bemedaled officer did not stay longer than five months in a given assignment since October…

‘No-el’ talks could scare away investors — Zubiri

Inquirer.net 07/14/2018

SENATE Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri has warned yesterday that talks on the postponement of the 2019 elections could scare away investors. Zubiri issued the statement after House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez earlier said it would be “practical”…

Peace talks with Reds may resume in July – Duterte

Inquirer.net 06/08/2018

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte said formal peace talks with communist rebels may resume this July. “I’m talking to (Communist Party of the Philippines Founding Chairman Joma) Sison. We will start the talks maybe mid July, in July,” Duterte…

Kim Jong Un ready to hold talks with Japan’s Abe ‘at any time’

Inquirer.net 04/30/2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said he is ready to hold talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe “at any time”, as Tokyo eyes tentative steps towards normalizing bilateral ties. Mr Kim conveyed this to…

Duterte to resume talks with Reds if….

Inquirer.net 04/03/2018

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said that he would resume talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) as long as the New People’s Army (NPA) stops its series of attacks and collection of “revolutionary taxes.”…

Duterte is open to hold talks with Church heads

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/14/2018

THE Duterte administration is willing to have a dialogue with Church leaders. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Saturday said this as he echoed the willingness of President Rodrigo Duterte to enter into a dialogue with Catholic Church…

Trump to consider exploratory talks

Inquirer.net 11/13/2017

US-PH FREE TRADE AGREEMENT US President Donald Trump will “consider exploratory talks” on a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Philippines following a bilateral meeting on Monday, according to Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. Lopez told…

MAO BA?

Editorial 09/01/2017

JUSTICE Couple Surlito and Alane Sinugbohan were shot to death by unidentified assailants inside their home in Badian town, Cebu, on Thursday night as they were having dinner with their children. As the Badian police ruled out…

Kevin Kwan talks about his writing process and his books’ rich characters

Marc Eric Cosep 08/26/2017

BOOK lovers are in for a special treat today at Kevin Kwan’s book signing event by National Book Store at the Sky Wing of SM Seaside City Cebu. This will be the first time Kris Aquino, who has a…

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