Cebu City willing to sign usufruct deal with CCLEX but…

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office said the city is willing to make an usufruct deal with the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) provided they take legal responsibility of the structures in the property involved.…

Duterte aide: Let numbers speak for ‘Build, Build, Build’

Jovic Yee, Leila B. Salaverria, Marlon Ramos 11/14/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Duterte administration’s “Build, Build, Build” (BBB) program is not a failure but it can do better, according to the presidential adviser for flagship programs and projects. Vivencio Dizon said the administration had still…

Robredo, US execs explore collaboration in drug war

Jhesset O. Enano - Philippine Daily Inquirer 11/14/2019

  MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo on Wednesday met with US officials for a discussion of possible collaboration in the Philippine campaign against illegal drugs. In a statement issued by her office after the meeting,…

Cebu City Hall employees to get year-end bonus

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City hall employees have a reason to rejoice this Christmas season. This after Mayor Edgardo Labella announced on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, that all regular and casual employees will receive a 14th month…

Two separate buy busts yield close to P800k worth of suspected illegal drugs

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police confiscated close to P800,000 worth of suspected illegal drugs in two separate buy bust operations here.  The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) conducted two separate buy-and-bust operations that led to the arrest of one…

SM-Ayala consortium bares details of multi-billion SRP development

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The consortium of SM Prime Holdings Inc. (SMPHI) and Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) will be contributing P22 billion to the city coffers coming from fees and taxes of the P310-billion development within its…

500 policemen to be deployed for the launching of 500 years of Christianity 

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is preparing its security measure for the launching of the 500 years of Christianity event this Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de Cebu…

Northern portion of Mactan Channel closed on Nov. 12 for fluvial procession

Rosalie Abatayo 11/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The northern side of Mactan Channel will be closed for vessel traffic on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, to give way for the fluvial procession for the feast of the Our Lady of Rule…

Presidential Taskforce on Media Security to provide legal support to family of slain Dumaguete broadcaster

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/11/2019

CEBU CITY—The Presidential Taskforce on Media Security (PTfoMS) will extend legal assistance to the family of slain broadcaster Dindo Generoso. This was confirmed in an emailed statement from Secretary Martin Andanar, who co-chairs the task force. “We…

Police hunt suspects in killing of two persons in Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City

Alven Marie Timtim, Paul Lauro 11/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Pardo police is conducting a hot pursuit operation on the four suspects involved in a shooting incident in Sitio Cabancalan 1, Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City, on Sunday evening, November 10, 2019. The suspects, who were…

Teacher from Cebu arrested in 2018 jailed again in US for child porn

Rosalie Abatayo 11/11/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Remember the Cebu City public school teacher who was arrested for allegedly making sexual advances on a 14-year-old athlete during the Palarong Pambansa in Vigan, Ilocos Sur in April 2018? Read: FIRE THE TEACHER Well,…

PRO-7 drug haul in three weeks: P97.3 million

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In just three weeks, the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) has confiscated a total of P97.3 million worth of illegal drugs from the buy-bust operations conducted from October 17 until the…

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