DOLE to give cash aid to 350,000 workers affected by ECQ by April 14

Daphne Galvez 04/06/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is aiming to give cash assistance to about 350,000 formal and informal workers who were not able to go to work due to the enhanced community quarantine…

WATCH: Solenn Heussaff talks about struggles in pregnancy, being nursed by Nico Bolzico

Cha Lino 01/02/2020

Actress Solenn Heussaff laid out her pregnancy journey after giving birth to her daughter Thylane Katana on New Year’s Day. The actress claimed that her pregnancy started out easy until they encountered some roadblocks towards the end, as…

PH to hold first trial by videoconferencing

Dona Z. Pazzibugan - Philippine Daily Inquirer 09/02/2019

MANILA, Philippines — It’s a first in the Philippine judicial system. Two inmates will be tried on Sept. 2 without leaving jail, thanks to videoconferencing technology. One is facing frustrated murder charges since 2013 while another is…

Leyte town mayor loses reelection bid by 1 vote

Inquirer 05/14/2019

TACLOBAN CITY — A municipal mayor in Leyte lost his reelection bid by one vote. Remedio Veloso of the United Nationalist Alliance was proclaimed winner on Monday night after defeating incumbent San Isidro Mayor Susan Ang by…

Malubog ambush survivor: ‘We were picked up by police’

Benjie B. Talisic, DORIS BONGCAC 10/04/2018

The lone survivor in the Malubog shooting incident claimed that he and five others were victims of a salvage attempt by police officers. Antonio Belande, a habal-habal driver, said they were picked up by police while in…

Jeepney dispatcher killed by a driver in Lapu-Lapu City

Chris A. Ligan 10/01/2018

A jeepney dispatcher was shot dead in Lapu-Lapu City at 9:15 pm on Sunday. Police investigator identified the victim as Jude Ian Encallado, 26 , and a resident of Barangay Poblacion. Encallado ‘s elder sister said that…

Man arrested for drug possession by bicycle-riding cops

Benjie B. Talisic, Delta Dyrecka Letigio USJ-R Journalism Intern 08/30/2018

A 53-year-old man was arrested by bicycle-riding cops in Barangay Luz, Cebu City on Wednesday afternoon (August 29). The suspect was identified as Mark Dela Cerna, a non-professional volleyball referee. The suspect was caught in possession of…

CRIME RATE DOWN BY 11%

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/29/2018

Despite the unsolved killings, police records show that the crime rate in Cebu province went down by 11 percent for the first half of 2018 compared to the same period last year. A report released by the…

Drug suspect shot by cop in Mandaue buy-bust

Norman V. Mendoza 08/23/2018

An alleged drug pusher sustained gunshot wounds after he was shot by a police officer during a buy-bust operation in Purok Star Apple, Barangay Umapad, Mandaue City, Cebu at past 10 p.m. on Wednesday (August 22). The…

Obon: Security personnel on standby for Sto. Visit to Olango Island

Futch A. Inso 08/19/2018

More than a thousand personnel from the Philippine National Police, the Philippine Coast Guard, Philippine Navy, and the Regional Public Safety Battalion in Central Visayas (RPSB-7) were deployed to secure the visit of the miraculous image of…

Argao man hit by lightning dies, Pagasa: Bad weather to continue

Rene F. Alima and Fe Marie Dumaboc 06/20/2018

A MAN was killed when he was hit by lightning while watching TV on Tuesday afternoon in Sitio Luwak, Barangay Canbanua, Argao town in southern Cebu. PO3 Roy Repolidon of the Argao Police Station identified the victim…

Alleged drug lord killed by fellow inmate in Mandaue City Jail

Doris Mae Mondragon, Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 06/19/2018

Alleged drug lord Steve Go was shot dead inside Mandaue City Jail at past 11 a.m. on Tuesday (June 19). Jail Supt. Jessie Calumpang, chief jail warden,  said that the suspect is an inmate of the jail…

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