1 dead, another injured in Mandaue gang war

Norman Mendoza 04/09/2018

Two minors were shot by an unidentified assailant in Barangay Alang-Alang, Mandaue City. Police believed that the shooting incident was a product of a gang war. According to Chief Inspector Mercy Villaro, information officer of Mandaue City…

City honors war heroes during 76th Araw ng Kagitingan

Morexette Erram 04/09/2018

Cebuano World War II veterans were given recognition by the Cebu City Government during the 76th ceremonial anniversary of the Araw ng Kagitingan today at the Plaza Independencia. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, together with Cebu City…

Osmeña’s war vs Aguirre continues

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/06/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña vowed to go after former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II, even as he expressed elation over the acceptance by the President of Aguirre’s resignation. President Rodrigo Duterte’s acceptance of Aguirre’s resignation came…

War veterans honored during Talisay Landing reenactment

Nestle L. Semilla 03/26/2018

A 100-year-old World War II veteran was among 10 Cebuano veterans commended during the 73rd anniversary of the Talisay Landing in Talisay City yesterday. Guillermo Antoni Alegado, who hails from Pinamungajan town, Cebu, was with his wife…

Scalawags in the war on drugs

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 03/22/2018

Last week, my friend, ship captain Ronald Librando who is enjoying his vacation, visited me in my office and invited me for a recreational target shooting or firing. While we were in the firing range, I met…

‘Anyone who tries to bring down Duterte will face war’

Inquirer.net 02/17/2018

Bato’s warning FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City — Dir. Gen. Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa, chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), on Saturday warned critics of President Rodrigo Duterte they should be ready to face war if…

Teen widows and the war on drugs

Rina Jimenez-David 02/13/2018

Today is Valentine’s Day, and what an irony that it coincides with the Catholic feast of Ash Wednesday, which ushers in the Lenten season. Commentators make much of the irony that today is also, in the Catholic…

After the storm

Radel Paredes 12/23/2017

It is a bright warm morning today as the Tropical Storm Vinta leaves Cebu while I write this piece. The plants in the garden are still dripping from last night’s rain, and the puddles in the street…

POLICE: IT’S GOING TO BE ‘LESS BLOODY’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla 12/06/2017

PNP BACK ON WAR ON DRUGS Promising it is going to be a “less bloody” war on drugs, ranking officers of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) welcomed Malacañang’s decision to put the police back…

The remains of war

Jobers R. Bersales 12/06/2017

Tomorrow, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, is also the 76th anniversary of the start of World War II in the Pacific. It started with the Japanese bombing of the US Seventh Fleet anchored in Hawaii in…