Dollar diarrhea

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 10/04/2022

With the peso-dollar exchange rate now seemingly courting P60 to the dollar, our economy appears to be suffering from a case of LDM, or loose dollar movement. Dollars are indeed flowing out of the country for various…

Red-tagging as an attack on the independence of the judiciary

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 10/04/2022

Red-tagging, also known as red-baiting, is a pernicious practice as part of the government’s counterinsurgency efforts that targets individuals or organizations critical or not fully supportive of the actions of a sitting administration. This include publicly accusing…

Drug test of trainees of manpower training center: One student positive of illegal drug use — CLOSAP

Futch Anthony Inso 10/03/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A trainee from the Manpower and Human Development Training Center (MHDTC) in Lapu-Lapu was found positive of illegal drug use in the random drug test that was conducted on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022.…

CLOSAP turns to DDB for funds for Balay Silangan

Futch Anthony Inso 10/03/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The City of Lapu-Lapu Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (CLOSAP) has asked the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) for funding support for the repair of the existing two-story building, which will be converted into…

Sinulog 2023 venue, the SRP, is final — Rama

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has announced on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, that it has been decided that the Sinulog 2023 festivities to be led by the city government will be held at…

Police probe on death of aspiring teacher in Danao: Was it an accident or was there foul play involved?

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are still trying to find out if the death of an aspiring teacher in a mountain barangay in Danao City was an accident or if there was foul play involved. Police Staff…

Former tugboat captain accused of rape nabbed in Mandaue motel

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/03/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—A former tugboat captain was arrested in a motel here on Sunday dawn, October 2, 2022, for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl. The suspect was identified by the police as Marcalito Culanag, 54 years old,…

Former Cebu City JO employee nabbed for duping bizwoman, falsifying papers for business permit

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A former Job Order employee of Cebu City government was arrested for allegedly giving fake documents for cash, which was needed to process the business permit of a businesswoman. Elmer Moreno, the suspect,…

Cebu nominated as ‘Most Desirable Region’ in UK travel magazine

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The island province of Cebu landed on an international travel magazines once again. Cebu was nominated as the Most Desirable Region in the world for the 21st annual Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards, the…

Police looking for 10 gang members who caused trouble in Talisay

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 10/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Talisay City are looking for 10 alleged young members of different gangs, who were allegedly involved in a rumble at past 7 p.m. on Sunday night, Oct. 2, 2022, in Barangay…

Busay drug bust yields P122.4M shabu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen confiscated P122.4 million worth of ‘shabu’ weighing around 18 kilos during a buy-bust operaiton along Holy Family Road in Barangay Busay, Cebu City at past noon, today, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. The…

Kin of ‘slain’ teacher-to-be in Danao cries for justice

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The relatives of a woman who was allegedly killed while offering her prayers in a mountain in Danao City, northern Cebu are now calling for justice. The daughters of Maria Sofia Olaguir, an…

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