Can you guess what this gift is?

Immae Lachica 12/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—One of the thrills in gift giving is the mystery behind what’s inside the box. Looking at that box or gift bag gives us a sense of excitement during Christmas Day. But here’s one throwback…

NYC chair: Remove scholarships of ‘anti-government’ students

Inquirer.net 02/20/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The National Youth Commission (NYC) chair Ronald Cardema is calling on President Rodrigo Duterte to revoke the scholarships of “anti-government” students. In a statement on Tuesday, Cardema specified students linked to the Communist Party…

Man smiles, says ‘Let’s rock’ before dying in electric chair

Inquirer.net 11/06/2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee inmate grimaced and waved goodbye before saying “let’s rock,” moments before he became the first man executed in the electric chair in that state since 2007, put to death Thursday for shooting…

Balamban cops nab SK chair in buy-bust 


Benjie B. Talisic, Paul Lauro 09/19/2018

A Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) chairman and his cohort were arrested during a buy-bust operation in Balamban town, Cebu at 11 p.m. on Tuesday evening (September 18). Senior Insp. Deni Mari Pedrozo identified the suspects as Regie Ponce,…

Abellanosa to chair resources committee

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/04/2018

A CEBU City lawmaker snagged the chairmanship of the House committee on natural resources in the wake of last month’s change of leadership in Congress. “To say that I was totally surprised is an exaggeration. It was…

Red Cross Lapu-Cordova chapter elects new chair, BOD

Norman V. Mendoza 09/25/2017

A NEW set of Board of Directors of the Philippine Red Cross Lapu-Lapu/Cordova Chapter was elected during its annual assembly at a hotel in Lapu-Lapu City on September 15. Dr. Mario Amores became the new chairman after…

House subpoenas chair of firm that owns Resorts World Manila

Inquirer.net 06/14/2017

The House of Representatives issued a subpoena for the chairperson of Travellers International Hotel Group, the company that owns and operates Resorts World Manila, the casino of which was attacked by a lone gunman last June 2.…

PASSENGERS RECOUNT HARROWING ORDEAL

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/19/2017

A loud thud and confusion followed What was supposed to be a relaxing 3-hour sea trip through a fastcraft from Ormoc to Cebu City turned out to be a harrowing experience for its 90 passengers as the…

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