Hotels, inns urged to help prevent crimes

Miguel Ernest E. Ermac 08/25/2017

Cebu City police have tapped the owners of hotels and pension houses in Cebu City in preventing illegal drug trades and crimes. In a seminar on Friday, August 25, the Fuente Police Station, Cebu City Special Weapons…

Cebu City Hall employees briefed on security protocols

Intern 07/21/2017

  Following a series of hoax bomb threats in Cebu City schools, the city government held a security briefing among the City Hall department heads on Friday. The briefing is aimed to prepare employees on possible emergency…

Duterte: ‘I will never compromise with terrorism’

Inquirer.net 07/01/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday he would never compromise with terrorists even as the death toll in the Marawi siege continued to rise. “I will never, never, never, compromise with terrorism,” Duterte said in a speech…

TEARFUL SEPARATION

Benjie B. Talisic, Inquirer.net, Nestle L. Semilla, Nestor P. Burgos Jr. 06/17/2017

They are battle-experienced soldiers, but they unabashedly shed tears and hugged their wives, children and other loved ones as they left Iloilo on Saturday to beef up government troops fighting the Islamic State-inspired Maute terror group in…

‘TRUST THE PRESIDENT’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/01/2017

The possible suspension of the writ of habeas corpus in the Visayas was welcomed by officials and some business leaders in Cebu while some lawyers expressed caution in implementing it. Gov. Hilario Davide III said he has…

Better safe than sorry

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/01/2017

TO avert possible terror attacks in Central Visayas, Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III on Thursday convened the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) and urged law enforcers and local government leaders to step up their security arrangements…

‘Surgical’ air strikes

Stephen D. Capillas 06/01/2017

It is both tragic and instructional that the deaths of several soldiers due to “friendly fire” or air strikes in Marawi City should cause so much public outrage that calls for the military to end it would…

Duterte’s martial law version is justifiable so far

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 06/01/2017

With all due respect to those who had a miserable experience during the martial law of the late dictator president Ferdinand Marcos, the recently declared martial law in Mindanao by President Rodrigo Duterte is so far within…

Palma supports martial law in Mindanao but opposes extending it to Visayas

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/29/2017

CEBU CITY-Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has nothing against the imposition of martial law in Mindanao as the firefight between government troops and Maute terror groups in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur continues. Archbishop Palma said he also…

United we stand against terrorism

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 05/27/2017

Recently, there are two horrifying man-made calamities that could shake the heads of every normal human being: the bombing of the concert of Ariana Grande in Manchester England and the terror attacks in Marawi City in Mindanao.…

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