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Ex-soldier-turned-bodyguard shot dead by motor-riding tandem in Mandaue

Norman V. Mendoza, Paul Lauro 01/24/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – A former member of the Philippine Army was shot dead by an unidentified motor-riding in tandem at Zuillig Avenue, Barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City past 6  p.m. Thursday, January 23.  The victim was identified…

Capitol Tourism Officer assures safety of Cebu’s water adventures

Rosalie Abatayo 01/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) has assured the public that safety measures are in place in the different water adventure destinations here in the province. PTO Chief Maria Lester Ybañez said tour…

DILG eyes barangays to take lead on gov’t’s road clearing efforts

Rosalie Abatayo 01/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines  — Removing obstructions in public roads and walkways will soon be upon the barangay government units. This as the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) plans to task the barangays to take lead…

Capitol’s relief goods for Mindanao earthquake victims still undelivered

Rosalie Abatayo 01/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The relief goods collected by the Capitol for the earthquake victims in Mindanao have not reached their beneficiaries since the start of the donation drive over two months ago. The Cebu provincial government…

Baby girl inside a cardboard box found beside a creek in Mandaue City

Alven Marie A. Timtim - CDN Digital 01/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents living beside a the creek in Barangay Mantuyong, Mandaue CIty, Cebu, found a new born baby on Sunday dawn, January 5, 2020. Police Corporal Wendell Navasquez of Station 1 Mandaue City Police…

Tight security set for CDO’s Black Nazarene traslacion: No drone, no backpack, no telco signal

Froilan Gallardo 01/04/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines —There will be no flying of drones and no children allowed during the annual Feast of Black Nazarene and traslacion in Cagayan de Oro City next week. Monsignor Persius Cabunoc, parish priest…

Fisherman’s decomposed body found in abandoned resort in Negros Oriental

Florence Baesa 12/31/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, NEGROS ORIENTAL — Police are investigating if there was foul play in the death of a fisherman, whose decomposed body was found inside a room of an abandoned resort on Monday, December 30, 2019, in…

Two more bodies recovered from collapsed building in Padada town

Froilan Gallardo 12/16/2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines—Rescuers pulled out two more bodies from the collapsed Southern Trade Commercial building in Padada town, Davao del Sur Monday afternoon bringing the total number of dead in the collapsed building to four. Padada…

‘Abducted’ Chinese woman safely home, husband claims

Krissy Aguilar - INQUIRER.net 12/16/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Chinese woman who was abducted along Paseo de Roxas Avenue in Makati City has already returned her residence, police said Monday, quoting the victim’s partner. Maj. Gideon Ines Jr., chief of the investigation…

Manila Water hopes for win-win solution on JIA termination: ‘We acted in good faith’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Manila Water Consortium Inc. (MWCI) continues to hope it is not yet game over for its joint investment project with the Capitol. The company broke its silence Sunday, December 15, as it released…

More ‘Storm Troopers’ to join hunt for rebels in Eastern Samar

Florence Baesa 12/15/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Philippines — A hunt for the rebels in Eastern Samar is on as more Storm Troopers are set to be redeployed in the area following the suspected New People’s Army’s deadly December 13 ambush of…

Trafficking raps set vs two women managers of raided massage parlors

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Two women, who were arrested for managing the massage parlor in Cebu City that allegedly offered “extra-service” to its clients, would be facing trafficking in persons charges. Police Lieutenant Colonel Erlinda Mayam, Women and…

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