Press freedom: An election issue

11/16/2018

We need in the national legislature senators and congressmen who would defend press freedom. Lest the public forget, their participation in our democratic experiment is enabled by an unfettered mass media. Unfortunately, the press in the Philippines…

ROUNDUP OF STREET KID CAROLERS BEGINS

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Nestle L. Semilla 11/16/2018

As the Christmas season draws near and with children Christmas carolers beginning to converge on Cebu City’s busy streets, the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has also started to also go after these minors. Chief Insp. Arieza Otida,…

Deepening rift

11/16/2018

The alleged arson attempt on the home of former Barangay Tejero chairman and now councilman Jessielou Cadungog may further drive a wedge between the Cebu City police and Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, who in turn may…

CCTV FOOTAGE COULD BE KEY

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/15/2018

CAÑADA SLAY PROBE Footage from a closed-circuit television camera located near the area where PO2 Lord Romyth Cañada was shot dead, shows a dark blue car, which police suspect could be the vehicle used by his assailants.…

Evacuees learn new skills

Zena V. Magto 11/13/2018

NAGA CITY In a school packed with about 1,500 evacuees from the massive landslide that hit the City of Naga last September 20 — rugs, lanterns, candles and ounces of floor wax happened almost by chance. Over…

Cats in the office

Morexette Marie Erram 11/12/2018

There are over 40 workers at the office of the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) located inside the now-defunct Cebu City Slaughterhouse at the North Reclamation Area (NRA) in Mandaue City. But six of them…

The widow’s story

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 11/10/2018

In the Brooklyn Museum hangs a watercolor painting by James Joseph Jacques Tissot, a French artist who lived towards the end of the twentieth century. It depicts a scene that Mark writes about in his Gospel, in…

WELCOME RELIEF: PARTY AT NAGA EVACUATION CENTER

Zena V. Magto 11/10/2018

  No matter how small the help is, it will really go a long way to make people happy. As an old saying goes, birthdays are blessings that need to be shared. For Kate Uy Estrera, nothing…

SEARCH ON FOR MISSING SK CHAIRMAN

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/10/2018

Where is Reynell Cantilla? The police of Badian town in southwestern Cebu have mobilized its force to search for Cantilla, the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) chairman of Barangay Tigbao of the town, who went missing at around 10…

Inflation: An election issue

11/09/2018

Soon the Advent season will arrive and after this, the season of Christmas. Small to big time traders are trying to cash in and have started to raise prices of goods and services. It is incumbent upon…

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