3 killed in central Mali roadside bomb blast

04/10/2020

BAMAKO, Mali — Three people, including a government official, were killed Thursday in a roadside bomb attack in central Mali, the government said, as fresh violence hits the war-torn West African state. A regional government official was…

Kim warns of ‘serious consequences’ if COVID-19 reaches North Korea

Agence France Presse 02/29/2020

SEOUL — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned top party officials of the “serious consequences” of failing to prevent an outbreak of the new coronavirus in the country, state media reported Saturday. The impoverished nation, with…

Man makes bomb joke in SSS office, lands in jail

Futch Anthony Inso 06/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 20-year-old man was arrested and detained in the Carbon Police Precinct after cracking a bomb joke inside the Social Security System (SSS) office in Jones Ave., Cebu City around 9:40 a.m. on Thursday,…

Of nuke bombs and handguns, LTO-7 chief shares views on Cebu City’s new traffic ordinance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) chief has likened the ordinance allowing the city’s traffic enforcers to confiscate the driver’s license of a motorist to the Cebu city government using a…

Sunglasses case causes bomb alarm in Sto. Niño basilica

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Paul Lauro 01/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A sunglasses case left unattended along the P. Burgos street entrance of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño, caused an alarm among the security personnel of the church.  According to Chief Inspector Joemar…

Blogger Drew Olivar to face rap over bomb scare post

Inquirer.net 09/24/2018

  Blogger Drew Olivar will face charges for a post he made on social media about a bomb scare, Philippine National Police Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said on Monday. Olivar claimed in a Facebook post on…

Blogger Drew Olivar to face rap over bomb scare post

Inquirer.net 09/24/2018

Blogger Drew Olivar will face charges for a post he made on social media about a bomb scare, Philippine National Police Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said on Monday. Olivar claimed in a Facebook post on Friday…

Mandaue police urge public to be vigilant amid bomb scare

Norman V. Mendoza 09/18/2018

MANDAUE City residents and the public in general are encouraged to be always vigilant against suspicious persons or unattended bags or packs. Senior Supt. Julian Entoma, Mandaue City Police Office chief, made the call amid the bomb…

Mandauehanons told to stay calm following hoax bomb threat

Nestle Semilla 09/14/2018

Stay calm. This is the appeal of Chief Inspector Mercy Villaro, the spokesperson of the Mandaue City Police Office, following a hoax bomb threat which was reported in three vital offices in the city at around 8:25…

Woman held over bomb hoax

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/28/2018

A 43-year-old woman was held by the police for questioning following a false bomb alert that she allegedly posted on the official Facebook page of the Cebu City Health Office. But the woman from Barangay Ermita, Cebu…

Police arrested a woman for allegedly making a bomb joke on Saturday

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/28/2018

Carmelinda Caballero Dumagpi, a resident of Barangay Ermita, Cebu City, was traced by operatives as the source of the message sent to the Facebook page of the Cebu City Health Department early morning on Saturday. Operatives of…

Tumulak: ‘Bomb threat was a hoax’

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette Erram 07/28/2018

It’s nothing but a hoax. Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak said the bomb threat received by the staff of the Cebu City Health Office at Barangay Carreta, Cebu City was but a false alarm. The threat, according…

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