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P31 million worth of shabu seized from Grab driver in Carcar City

Immae Lachica 04/08/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Big-time drug peddling continues to flourish in Cebu despite the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) due to the COVID-19 crisis. This after anti-drug operatives seized 4.6 kilograms of suspected shabu (crystal meth) with a dangerous…

Oceana calls for fair distribution of Bayanihan grant, local development fund to fisherfolk

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Amid adverse impact of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) on the livelihood of fisherfolk, Oceana calls for their inclusion in the distribution of the Bayanihan grant and the local development fund. The group issued this…

Ferro to check on cell congestion problems in some Cebu City police stations

Immae Lachica 04/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), will be conducting an inventory of the police stations here in Cebu City to determine those which are…

Family of the late Yuri Richards thanks Lapu gov’t, neighbors for support

Futch Anthony Inso 04/08/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The family of Roy Deldig, known as Yuri Richards in the Cebu media industry, expressed their gratitude to the City Government of Lapu-Lapu and to their neighbors who supported them after they were locked down…

Holy Week 2020 easier to monitor due to ECQ

Immae Lachica 04/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) believes it will be a bit easier monitoring the safety of the public this Holy Week 2020 due to the enhanced community quarantine. Police Brigadier General…

Two drug personalities nabbed in Talisay buy-bust operation

Immae Lachica 04/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Two drug personalities were caught in a buy-bust operation in Talisay City early Wednesday morning, April 8, 2020. The operation conducted by the joint efforts of the Provincial Intelligence Unit (PIU), Police Drug Enforcement Unit…

‘Supermoon’ expected to be very visible from Cebu

Immae Lachica 04/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Here’s something that might interest you while you’re on home quarantine. Check out the sky starting Tuesday night (April 7, 2020) until early Wednesday for a chance to see a bigger and brighter “supermoon.”…

Oceana reports possible illegal fishing in municipal waters

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Over 500 possible illegal fishing done by commercial fishing vessels for the week March 22 to 28, 2020 were detected in various municipal waters in the country, international non-government organization Oceana bared in an emailed…

CPPO to help frontliners in the province

Immae Lachica 04/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— In their bid to help frontliners in the different towns of Cebu Province, Police Colonel Roderick Mariano, director of the Cebu Police Provincial Office, said that they will be extending any assistance needed by these…

CPPO chief: Province generally peaceful since implementation of ECQ

Immae Lachica 04/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebu Police Provincial Office director Police Colonel Roderick Mariano said the province of Cebu was “generally peaceful” since it was placed under the state of Enhanced Community Quarantine last March 30, 2020. Mariano said…

Anduyan to police: Ensure ‘uninterrupted’ transport of food supplies in Northern Mindanao

Froilan Gallardo 03/31/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO—Policemen were directed today, March 31, 2020, to defy the order of local government executives following reports that checkpoints in the different towns and barangays here have been causing delays in the movement of trucks…

9 men facing charges for violating ECQ and curfew in Carcar City

Alven Marie A. Timtim 03/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Carcar City Police is preparing a case against nine men who were caught in the southern city violating the curfew after the implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in the whole…

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