CIU chief: 90% of arrested drug suspects claim transacting with Cebu City Jail PDLs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office Intelligence Unit said that about 90% of the 100 drug personalities they have arrested since January 2021 claimed to have transacted with Cebu City Jail detainees for their…

At least four killed in blast at Pakistan religious school

10/27/2020

Pakistan—At least four students were killed and dozens more wounded Tuesday, October 27, 2020, when a bomb exploded during a class at their religious school in northwestern Pakistan, officials said. More than 60 people had been taking…

21 people, 9 of them soldiers, hurt in Maguindanao, Cotabato blasts

Jeoffrey Maitem 12/22/2019

COTABATO CITY, Maguindanao, Philippines — Twenty-one people, nine of them soldiers, were wounded in a series of explosions that rocked Cotabato City and the neighboring Libungan town in Cotabato province on Sunday as people were busying themselves…

Jolo cathedral reopens 6 months after bombing

07/19/2019

ZAMBOANGA CITY—“It’s as if there is an experience of Easter where the body of Jesus has gone back to life.” This was how Bishop Martin Jumoad of the Archdiocese of Ozamis described the reopening of the Jolo…

Amid Jolo, Zambo attacks, faithful urged to remain firm in their faith, pray

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Keep the faith and pray that the groups behind the attacks will ‘cease their evil deeds.’” Fe Barino, chairperson of the Archdiocese of Cebu’s Commission on the Laity, in a Facebook post, made…

PRO-7 on red alert after bombings in S. Kudarat

Nestle L. Semilla 09/03/2018

  The entire police force in Central Visayas has been placed under red alert status following the second bombing in Sultan Kudarat on Sunday which killed two persons. Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, the director of the Police…

5 Kenyan soldiers killed in bombing

AP 08/29/2018

NAIROBI, Kenya — A Kenyan military spokesman says five Kenyan soldiers were killed when a roadside bomb blew up the vehicle they were travelling in the country’s southeast. Col. Paul Njuguna also said 10 soldiers were wounded…

No threats in Cebu amid Basilan bombing, says PRO-7

Benjie B. Talisic 08/07/2018

  Supt. Reyman Tolentin, spokesperson of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), said the police have not monitored any imminent threat in the metropolis since the deadly bombing by suspected Islamic militants in Basilan province last…

PRO-7 to investigate suspected bomb maker

Nestle L. Semilla 06/09/2018

The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will dig deeper into the background of  the 33-year-old male who was severely injured after making an improvised explosive device (IED) in Sitio Datag, Barangay Buagsong on Friday afternoon…

AFP Central Command: “Bombing incident not a terrorist activity”

Benjie B. Talisic 06/09/2018

The Armed Forces of the Phillipines-Central Command is now monitoring the progress report on the explosion that occurred at 5:45 p.m. on Friday in Sitio Datag, Barangay Buagsung, Cordova town, Cebu. The Military Intelligence Group will also…

Remembering September 11

Madrileña de la Cerna 09/09/2017

Tomorrow is the 16th anniversary of the September 11 attack that taught us deep lessons about life, humanity and ourselves that will never make it into a history book. One lesson we learned is that there is…

Cebu-based media practitioner under probe for bomb scare

Calvin D. Cordova 07/06/2017

A Cebu-based media practitioner was one of the “persons of interest” invited for questioning by police in relation to a Facebook group’s erroneous post last Tuesday claiming that a bomb was planted near a stall in Lapu-Lapu…

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