Cebu City has new police director 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 10/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Colonel Ireneo Dalogdog is the new director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO).  Dalogdog replaces Police Colonel Ernesto Salvador Tagle, who assumed office as police chief last January 2022.  Dalogdog officially…

More taxes ahead as PH debt stock breached P13T in August

Ronnel Domingo 10/03/2022

The national government needs to further intensify revenue collection of existing taxes and come up with new ones as its debt stock breached the P13-trillion mark at P13.02 trillion as of the end of August, with new…

Pope begs Putin to end ‘spiral of violence and death,’ fears nuclear war

Reuters 10/03/2022

VATICAN CITY  — Pope Francis for the first time directly begged Russian President Vladimir Putin to stop the “spiral of violence and death” in Ukraine, saying on Sunday that the crisis was risking a nuclear escalation with…

P8.1 million ‘shabu’ seized in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –At least P8.1 million worth of suspected shabu were confiscated from a 32-year-old man during Sunday dawn’s buy-bust operation along General Echavez Street in Barangay Lorega San Miguel in Cebu City. Around 2:45 a.m.…

Father, son, seven others nabbed in Cebu City drug bust

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Benedicto Arias, 59, and his son Christian, 20, are believed to be operating a suspected drug den in Barangay Tisa in Cebu City. The two were arrested by agents of the Philippine Drug…

ROTC revival in college pushed instead

Dexter Cabalza 10/02/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Instead of introducing the Reserved Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) in senior high school, officials are now considering putting it back in the college level, according to Vice President Sara Duterte. Duterte, who is also…

CSBT collects P54.4 M as of Aug. 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – For the first eight months of 2022, the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) earned P54.4 million in income. Records from the Provincial Treasurer’s Office showed that CSBT targets to collect P80.4 million this…

LPG costs dip; fuel prices also set for a rollback

Jordeene B. Lagare 10/02/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Consumers distressed by rising inflation are in for a double dose of relief as the cost of cooking gas has dropped while other fuel prices are poised to go down for a fifth time…

Police probe ‘killing’ of aspiring teacher in Danao City

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 10/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – An aspiring teacher from Danao City, Maria Sofia Olaguir, went out of their house early on Friday morning, September 30, to offer prayers for the upcoming Licensure Examinations for Professional Teachers (LET). Olaguir,…

Mike Rama now PDP-Laban’s VP for the Visayas

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is now the Vice for the Visayas of thePartido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban). He was among the party officials who were elected during the group’s 40th anniversary…

CIDG-7 chief Dalogdog is new CCPO director

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Colonel Ireneo Dalogdog is the new director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO). According to a memorandum from Camp Crame, Dalogdog is to assume the leadership of the city’s police force…

North Korea fires ballistic missiles, fourth time this week

Agence France Presse 10/01/2022

SEOUL — North Korea fired two ballistic missiles early on Saturday, South Korea’s military said, the nuclear-armed country’s fourth launch this week as Seoul, Tokyo and Washington ramp up joint military drills to counter Pyongyang. South Korea, Japan…

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