Two Filipino boxers secure berths for Youth Olympic Games

Inquirer.net 04/25/2018

BOXING brothers Cris Russu Laurente and Criztian Pitt Laurente outclassed their respective foes in the Asian Youth Championships in Bangkok Tuesday night to secure spots in this year’s Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Criz Ruzzu…

Two minors rescued, woman arrested in Cordova cyberporn operation

Nestle L. Semilla 04/23/2018

A 25-year-old woman was arrested in an entrapment operation due to her alleged engagement in cyberpornography in Cordova town on Monday afternoon. Senior Supt. Romeo Perigo, director of Women and Children’s Protection Center in Central Visayas (WCPC-7),…

Two men nabbed for stealing bike from jail officer

Benjie B. Talisic 04/23/2018

A thief and his cohort were arrested by authorities in a follow-up operation after stealing a mountain bike owned by a jail officer in Consolacion town, Northern Cebu on April 19. Police identified the suspects as Francisco…

Eight persons including two toddlers hurt in road mishap

Rene F. Alima 04/21/2018

EIGHT persons including two toddlers were injured after two sport utility vehicles collided on Friday night in Barangay Poblacion, Alegria town, southwest Cebu. SP04 Mario Paler, deputy chief of police of Alegria Police Station identified the victims…

Two Koreas open hotline between leaders: Seoul

AFP 04/20/2018

The two Koreas opened a hotline between their leaders Friday, Seoul’s presidential office said, a week before a summit between North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and the South’s President Moon Jae-in in the Demilitarized Zone. The line…

Carreta bust nets two pregnant women, P118K shabu

Benjie B. Talisic 04/15/2018

Two pregnant women were arrested in an anti-illegal drug operation in Barangay Carreta in Cebu City on Sunday. They were also caught with suspected shabu worth P118,000 during the operation in Sitio Ponce, said Senior Insp. Jhomar…

Two LGUs urged: Ensure tourists’ protection, safety

Jose Santino S. Bunachita and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/15/2018

Osmeña Peak accident prompts call; HK tourist in stable condition Safety knows no boundaries.” Joselito “Boboi” Costas, Provincial Tourism Office head of Cebu Province, said this as he called on officials of Badian town and Dalaguete town…

PH Army adds two more titles

James Savellon 04/15/2018

2nd Cebu Dragon Boat Fiesta After collecting four titles on Saturday, the Philippine Army Dragon Warriors proved their might once more, adding a pair of golds in 250-meter small boat competition in the 2nd Cebu Dragon Boat…

Drug personality, two cohorts fall in Minglanilla drug bust

Benjie B. Talisic 04/15/2018

One of the top 10 drug personalities in Minglanilla, a southern town 15 km from Cebu City, was arrested during a police anti-illegal drug operation on Sunday morning. Arnel Alforque also known as “Shongo,” 23, of Sitio…

Two Cebu City Assessors Office employees positive for drug use

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 04/13/2018

Two out of 100 employees from the Cebu City Assessors Office turned positive for illegal drug use based on the results of the surprise drug testing conducted by the Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP)…