CCPO sees illegal drugs as major factor for crimes in the city

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is putting importance on their drug operations as they notice a high correlation between crimes and drugs. Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, CCPO director,…

Workers in Toledo City gov’t receive bonuses

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Regular employees of Toledo City government are expected to receive not just one but two financial incentives this Holiday season. This after Mayor Marjorie Perales announced that each regular worker will be granted…

NBI-7 chief warns public: Don’t use fake RT-PCR test results for travel

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) is asking the public to refrain from using fake Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) test results when they travel.…

Comelec: 10-15 voters allowed in polling place at a time; PNP or AFP on crowd control

Christia Marie Ramos 11/29/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will limit to 10 to 15 persons the number of voters allowed inside a polling place at any given time. During a stakeholders’ forum organized by the election watchdog…

Babala ni Quiboloy sa mga bumabanat sa kanya: Makikita n’yo ang mas matindi pa sa Omicron virus

Ervin Santiago 11/29/2021

NAGBABALA ang religious leader na si Pastor Apollo Quiboloy ng Kingdom of Jesus Christ na may mas matindi pang COVID variant ang darating kapag ipinagpatuloy ang “pang-uusig” sa kanya. Ito ang bahagi ng pagdedepensa ni Quiboloy sa…

Gov’t plans to open COVID-19 vaccination for 5- to 11-yr-olds by January 2022

Daphne Galvez 11/29/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The national government is aiming to start COVID-19 vaccination of minors five to 11 years old by January 2022, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said Monday. This, provided that the Food and Drug Administration…

2 Panagdait restos found violating health protocols

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least two establishments that are located within the jurisdiction of the Mabolo Police Station were found violating health protocols over the weekend. Police Major Renz Talosig, chief of the Mabolo Police Station,…

Ironing kinks, Fernandez turns to Congress for athletes’ voting rights

June Navarro 11/29/2021

Commissioner Ramon Fernandez of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has been covering all bases and areas of concern for the buildup of Team Philippines in the forthcoming 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG). With the clearance for the…

PH updates ‘red list,’ travel ban imposed on 7 more countries

Zacarian Sarao 11/29/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has imposed travel restrictions on seven more countries as it updated its “red list” effective November 28, Malacañang announced Sunday. In a statement, acting presidential spokesperson Karlo Nograles announced that those added…

Bantay Dagat volunteer found dead in fish cage in Borbon

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 11/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Borbon police are still waiting for the autopsy results of the victim to find out what really caused the death of a Bantay Dagat volunteer, who was found dead after he was believed…

Lay minister killed by unidentified gunman inside Inayawan Public Market

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philipppines — Police are looking at personal grudge as a motive in the killing of a 68-year-old lay minister, who was shot dead by an unidentified gunman inside the Inayawan Public Market in Barangay Inayawan,…

No Hong Kong travel ban yet amid COVID-19 Omicron variant threat — NTF

Daniza Fernandez 11/28/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 on Sunday clarified that inbound Hong Kong flights are still allowed since it is not yet included in the travel ban list amid the threat of the COVID-19…

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