Police find it ‘difficult’ to identify those behind recent bomb threats

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/15/2021

    CEBU CITY, Philippines — No less than the top official of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) admitted that they are having a difficult time identifying the persons behind the recent bomb threats in the…

Bomb threats at Cebu City Hall and Capitol could come from the same person — police official

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police say there is a big possibility that only one person is behind the recent bomb threats at Cebu City Hall and Cebu Provincial Capitol. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for…

Bomb threat interrupts work in Capitol’s legislative building

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 09/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Work in the legislative building of the Cebu Provincial Capitol was briefly interrupted on Monday, September 13, after employees received a bomb threat. All workers assigned in the building were immediately told to…

Bomb threat suspends Cebu City Hall operations 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A bomb threat disrupted operations at the Cebu City Hall on Friday, August 27, 2021.  City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) administrative head Ramil Ayuman said they received a text of…

Police to public: Don’t make any bomb hoaxes or you will be jailed

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 06/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police have warned the public not to make any bomb hoaxes because they may end up in jail for it. This after the policemen from the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO)…

After security lockdown due to bomb threat, SU declares school safe

Alvin Marie A. Timtim 07/22/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Philippines — Silliman University (SU) is safe and secure. The administration of the university, which is located in Dumaguete City, informed students that continuous security measures will be implemented around the campus to ensure their…

Bomb squad rushed to Cebu Cathedral over unattended bag; found to contain clothes

Ador Vincent Mayol, Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 01/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A slight commotion occurred past noon today  at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral with the sudden appearance of a team of uniformed men from the Philippine National Police’s Bomb Squad who, together with those…

Abandoned bag found inside school toilet

Calvin Cordova 07/26/2017

An abandoned bag sent operatives of the Mandaue City’s Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT)  rushing to the University of the Visayas-Gullas Medical School in Barangay Banilad, Cebu City Wednesday afternoon. The bag had no apparent claimant…

Sinulog 2017: ‘Is it good for our children?’

01/16/2017

This year’s Sinulog will be remembered for the rains that soaked Cebu City and neighboring towns for three straight days from Thursday to Saturday. Despite the rainy weather, devotees and pilgrims still turned out in huge numbers…

3 Davao City schools get bomb threats

09/07/2016

DAVAO CITY — At least three schools here received bomb threats on Tuesday, sending a wave of panic among students, teachers and parents. The bomb threats came four days after a powerful blast ripped through the Roxas…

SOLDIERS SECURE PORTS, DEPOTS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Dominic D. Yasay, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/05/2016

But police say there is no direct threat to the region The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has deployed its soldiers to secure bus terminals, seaports, and airports. The police are likewise conducting several random checkpoints…

Tuburan security forces beefed up amid conflicting accounts

Jhunnex Napallacan, Victor Anthony V. Silva 05/06/2016

Tuburan ambush suspect Ludivico Oroquero talks to his wife Imelda at the Tiburan police station. Amid conflicting accounts on the whereabouts of the suspect of an ambush-slay of a Liberal Party (LP) campaigner in the northwestern town…

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