Destruction of confiscated drugs set in December, says PDEA-7 

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) has set a schedule for the  destruction of confiscated drugs on the first week of December 2019.  In a press briefing on Monday morning, November…

NPA rebels tagged for burning heavy equipment in NegOr

Rosalie Abatayo 01/03/2019

At least 11 heavy equipment owned by a mining company were burned down in Barangay Jandalamanon, Ayungon, Negros Oriental at around noon on New Year’s Day which state forces believe to be the work of the New…

Cops accused of purposely burning house; pension house damaged by fire

Gerard Vincent Francisco 09/05/2018

  The Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) is looking into reports that some policemen set a house on fire in Barangay Tangke in Talisay City on Wednesday (September 5). Chief Inspector Janet Rafter of CPPO said there…

Dead person inside burning van now identified

Rene Alima 02/01/2018

  CARCAR CITY, CEBU- Investigators of Carcar Police have identified the dead man found inside an abandoned, burning car. The victim, Staff Sergeant Mark Herbert Oberes, 37, a resident of Sitio Sangi, Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City, is…

The politics of burning

Gerard Pareja 01/14/2018

Usa ka kanta nga milutaw sa akong bagulbagol pagkasunog sa Metro Ayala mao ang Burning Down the House sa Talking Heads. “Watch out you might get what you’re after/Boom babies strange but not a stranger/I’m an ordinary…

The burning babe

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 12/23/2017

In 1595, while imprisoned in the Tower of London to await his execution, the Jesuit priest and poet Robert Southwell, a cousin of William Shakespeare, wrote a Christmas poem, entitled, “The Burning Babe.” Ben Jonson envied Southwell…

Unit VII banks on Soronio siblings to rule gymnastics

John Carlo Villaruel 11/21/2017

THEY dreaded sports for fear of getting injured. But because of their burning desire to finish their studies, the Soronio siblings were left with no choice but to dabble in sports, particularly gymnastics. Last night, the siblings…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 11/13/2017

BURNING THE US FLAG A lot of netizens, both Filipino and foreign, were angry and aghast over the burning of the US flag by leftist militant groups who held a rally in front of the dilapidated Cebu…

Argao to ban smoking, burning of garbage, littering inside cemeteries

Doris C. Bongcac 10/29/2017

Burning of garbage, littering and smoking will be prohibited while inside cemeteries in the municipality of Argao, south Cebu during the All Saints and All Souls Day celebration to prevent environmental degradation. But town officials clarified that…

How to avoid burning your precious car

Calvin D. Cordova 03/06/2017

It is heartbreaking to lose a car — especially in a fire — since for most Filipinos, owning a vehicle is a result of years of saving hard-earned money. But there are ways to prevent car fire,…

BURNT WRECK

Junjie Mendoza 11/25/2016

Kimberly Tiro, 18, the driver and owner of the car, (left) together with her three relatives, who were her passengers, talked how they narrowly escaped from the fire that destroyed her car. A burnt wreck (above, right)…

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