Use police well, Duterte tells mayors

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Marie Erram 02/13/2018

Mayors in the Visayas and Mindanao were reminded by President Rodrigo Duterte last night to maximize their police in the war against illegal drugs and terrorism. During last night’s meeting at a Cebu City hotel, the president…

Temper social media use, netizens told

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/04/2018

COLLEGE student Milva Jane Villocero said she spends five hours a day browsing through her social media accounts to reconnect with old friends. “Kay naa man koy interaction sa akong mga kaila nya bisan sa uban kay…

Tourists urged: Use only legitimate transport providers

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/23/2018

TOURISTS should scrutinize transport providers beyond what they are told by drivers or owners before booking transport services. Alice Queblatin, president of the Cebu Alliance of Tour Operations Specialists (Catos), said tourists should make sure that transport…

Poe: Use Dengvaxia refund to treat kids

Inquirer.net 01/22/2018

P3.5B can be used as a standby fund for treatment of immunized children SENATOR Grace Poe on Monday backed her colleague’s call that Sanofi Pasteur fully refund the P3.5 billion cost of defective Dengvaxia vaccines, saying it…

Shabu worth P1.2 M seized in San Nicolas

Benjie Talisic 12/29/2017

At least P1.2 million worth of drugs was seized by agents of the Cebu City Drug Enforcement Unit and the Drug Enforcement Group in the Visayas in a buy-bust operation in Barangay San Nicolas on Thursday evening.…

Ylanan: Talamban mall escalator safe for use

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 12/27/2017

CITY HALL inspectors found that the escalator of a mall in Barangay Talamban, Cebu City remained to be in good shape. Engr. Josefa Ylanan, the city’s building official,said the escalator cannot be blamed for an accident which…

Public urged to use ‘torotot’ instead of firecrackers

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/24/2017

The Chairman for the Emergency Department of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC), Dr. Mari Leo Pataray discourages the public from using firecrackers and urge them to instead use alternative noisemakers, like “torotot,” which is safe…

Nine drug suspects nabbed in Danao City

Benjie B. Talisic 12/24/2017

  NINE drug suspects were arrested by Danao City police in their campaign against illegal drugs on December 23, Saturday afternoon. Around 4:00 p.m., Ranel Rica, Edgardo Turawan and Rene Joseph Galsim where arrested by the police…

PHO to use ovitraps against dengue

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/15/2017

KILL dengue-carrying mosquitoes by building their breeding sites. Provincial Health Office (PHO) head Dr. Rene Catan, said his office is planning to maximize the use of ovitraps to control mosquito population in the province and stop the…

Cebu jail guard tests positive for drug use

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/13/2017

  A jail guard of the Cebu City Jail has been found positive of illegal drugs use. According to Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap) head Garry Lao, they conducted the surprised drug test to…

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