DOH records new record-high COVID-19 case spike with 539 new cases

Daphne Galvez 05/28/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health on Thursday recorded a total of 539 new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. This was the highest spike in new cases ever recorded since the outbreak of the disease in…

Case readied against ambulance driver involved in fatal downtown crash

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A case of reckless imprudence resulting to homicide is being readied against a driver of a Barangay Apas ambulance that figured in a fatal accident with a motorcycle driven by a Cebu South…

BREAKING: No new COVID-19 case in Cebu today

Rosalie Abatayo 04/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is no new case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Cebu this Holy Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia made this announcement during her regular press conference on Wednesday afternoon. Garcia said…

BREAKING: Doctor is 4th case of coronavirus in Quezon City

Katrina Hallare 03/11/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A fourth case of the coronavirus disease has been detected in Quezon City, Mayor Joy Belmonte disclosed late Wednesday afternoon. “May isa pong bagong kaso sa amin, so apat na po ito, at ayon…

BREAKING: DOH confirms first case of coronavirus in PH

Inquirer.net 01/30/2020

MANILA, Philippines–Health Secretary Francisco Duque confirmed Thursday that the Philippines now has its first case of 2019 novel coronavirus.  …

Two suspects in alleged kidnap-slay of Bien Unido Mayor enter not guilty plea

Rosalie Abatayo 10/10/2019

Cebu City, Philippines–The two newly arrested suspects implicated in the disappearance and alleged murder of former Bien Unido, Bohol mayor Gisela Bendong-Boniel maintained their innocence during their arraignment in Cebu City on Thursday, October 10, 2019. Lobo…

Sandiganbayan junks another ill-gotten wealth case vs. Marcoses

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 10/08/2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Marcoses scored another victory against the government after the Sandiganbayan dismissed a civil case filed by the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) for allegedly amassing ill-gotten wealth worth P1.052 billion. The Second…

Duterte wants ‘clear proof’ vs Albayalde in ‘ninja cops’ case

Neil Arwin Mercado 10/07/2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday that due process should be followed in the “ninja cops” case, which allegedly involves several members of the police force, including Gen. Oscar Albayalde, chief of the Philippine…

Gealon confident case filed by Tomas will be dismissed

Delta Letigio 09/17/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Cebu City Legal Officer Lawyer Rey Gealon is confident the case filed by former Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña against the city and incumbent Mayor Edgardo Labella will be dismissed.  Gealon said they have received…

Chiong sisters slay case: 4th released convict, Aznar expected to yield

Tetch Torres-Tupas - INQUIRER.net 09/09/2019

MANILA, Philippines – The fourth convict in the Chiong sisters rape-slay case has also been released on the basis of good conduct time allowance, Justice Undersecretary and Department of Justice (DOJ) Spokesperson Markk Perete said Monday. Perete,…

Trimedia personality Bobby Nalzaro ready to post bail if arrest comes for libel charges

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Trimedia personality, Pablito “Bobby” Nalzaro, said he is ready to post bail if an arrest warrant will be released by the Cebu City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 11 over the four counts of libel…

Panelo denies hand in early release of former mayor in rape-slay case

Nestor Corrales - INQUIRER.net 09/03/2019

MANILA, Philippines —  Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Wednesday denied having a hand in the impending release of former Calauan Mayor Antonio Sanchez who was convicted for rape and murder. Panelo served as one of the lawyers…

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