Stiff fines, imprisonment await those using illegal firecrackers

Inquirer 12/28/2017

  As New Year celebration approaches, the government has threatened to impose fine or imprisonment against those who would be caught proliferating or using illegal firecrackers and pyrotechnics. The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)…

MAO BA?

Editorial 12/12/2017

CASH REWARD Many netizens agreed with Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s move to give P50,000 cash reward to the cops who can kill criminals in legal operations. A netizen named Maniel Ybañez wrote, “Ganahan ko ana na…

Checking those tip boxes

Editorial 10/11/2017

To be sure, setting up barangay tip boxes in Cebu City’s barangays to encourage maximum participation and vigilance from city residents in reporting illegal drug and criminal activities and corruption in their communities is a basic democratic…

On those checkpoints

Editorial 09/26/2017

If it weren’t for checkpoints, supporters of terrorist groups like Supt. Maria Nobleza, who was caught transporting medicines, clothing and food to Abu Sayyaf bandits in Bohol province early this year, would never have been caught. Then…

Charges eyed for those responsible for ‘oil mass’ in San Fernando waters

Migeul Ernest Ermac 09/04/2017

THE San Fernando municipal government is considering filing a case against those responsible for the clumps of oil found near the coastline of the Barangay Panadtaran. Mayor Lakambini Reluya said they were trying to identify who were…

Charge those responsible for fake news

Calvin Cordova 07/06/2017

EMPHASIZING the seriousness of the offense, Police Regional Office Director, Chief Supt. Noli Taliño vowed that the individuals behind the Facebook page that circulated a bomb scare online will be unmasked and brought to court. Taliño said…

About those trees and Ma’am Gina’s exit

Stephen D. Capillas 05/04/2017

It remains to be seen whether we’ll see any sort of public opposition to plans by the Cebu City government to cut down over 2,000 trees found along the route of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.…

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