Torture claims in deaths of 5 NPA rebels in Bohol dismissed by police

Frances Mangosing - Reporter / @FMangosingINQ 02/27/2024

Police would be open for investigation into an encounter in Bilar town in Bohol Province last week amid questions on the circumstances surrounding the deaths of five suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels. This was the assurance…

Fire kills 4, injures 9 in Tinago, Cebu City

Paul Lauro 02/27/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four individuals were killed and nine others got hurt in a fire that lasted for nearly four hours here on Tuesday, February 27. The early morning fire hit a densely populated residential area…

Fair, cool weather in Visayas on Tuesday

Zacarian Sarao 02/26/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Visayas will experience fair, cool weather on Tuesday due to the effects of the northeast monsoon, also known as “amihan,” according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). However, certain areas…

PCG’s Facebook page hacked in third cyberattack this 2024

John Eric Mendoza 02/26/2024

MANILA, Philippines  – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) lost access to its Facebook account on Monday evening, the third cyberattack that gripped the maritime security group this year. At around 6 p.m., PCG spokesperson Rear Admiral Armand Balilo…

Lapu-Lapu shooting: Drug surrenderee killed Sunday night

Futch Anthony Inso 02/26/2024

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- A drug surrenderee died after he was shot four times by a still unidentified gunman while he was transporting a passenger inside a subdivision in Lapu-Lapu City. The shooting incident happened Sunday night at…

Robin Padilla says sorry to Senate execs over Mariel’s vitamin C drip mess

Maila Ager 02/26/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Robinhood “Robin” Padilla has apologized to officials of the Senate over an incident inside his office involving his wife, actress Mariel Padilla. The actress drew flak after posting on social media last week a…

Cebu Daily Newscast: Who was Hannah Jay Cesista, the Bar Passer killed in Bohol clash?

CDN Digital 02/26/2024

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Monday, February 26, 2024. Who was Hannah Jay Cesista, the Bar Passer killed in Bohol clash?…

Lapu-Lapu accident: 2 dead after motorcycle clips back of truck tractor

Futch Anthony Inso 02/26/2024

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Two men heading to participate in a cockfight did not reach their destination alive after the motorcycle they were riding on clipped the back of a truck tractor in the afternoon of February…

Calls to return Boljoon panels reach House

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/26/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More local officials have joined calls to have the once-lost pulpit panels of Boljoon’s iconic church returned to its home. The latest was Rep. Edsel Galeos of Cebu’s 2nd District. Galeos on Monday,…

Gasoline prices to be slashed by 70 centavos/liter, diesel by 95 centavos/liter

Meg J. Adonis - @inquirerdotnet 02/26/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Cuts in the prices of fuel on Tuesday, February 27, will somehow ease the hurt of motorists pockets after the hefty price hikes implemented last week. Gasoline prices will be slashed by 70 centavos…

Jamaican mother faces murder charge for throwing baby from roof

Associated Press 02/26/2024

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A 27-year-old mother has been charged with murder for allegedly throwing her 5-month-old daughter from a roof late last year, Jamaican police said Sunday. Authorities said in a statement that the mother…

Rama: I don’t like people’s initiative; Marcos, Duterte, do your job

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 02/26/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama calls the president and vice president of the country to do their job. And amid the ongoing debate on the Charter Change, Rama said there would be no…

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