COVID-19 claims 3rd Filipino abroad

Dona Z. Pazzibugan 03/27/2020

A third Filipino overseas has died from the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed on Thursday. A DFA data summary showed the latest Filipino COVID-19 fatality abroad died in a country in…

COVID-19 prompts another BIR extension: VAT refund claims until April 30

Ben O. de Vera 03/19/2020

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has also extended the deadline to apply for value-added tax (VAT) refunds as the ongoing community quarantine of the entire island of Luzon keeps people immobilized at home in the hope…

Claims of 72 nabbed for illegal gambling to be probed

Alven Marie A. Timtim - CDN Digital 03/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Carbon police were now tasked to investigate the truth in the claims of some men included in the 72 arrested, for playing and betting on a volleyball game in Barangay Ermita last…

China coronavirus claims 4th victim as more screenings added

01/21/2020

BEIJING (AP) — A fourth person has died in an outbreak of a new coronavirus in China, authorities said Tuesday, as more places stepped up medical screening of travelers from the country as it enters its busiest…

Comelec probes claims of police involvement in Cebu City’s politics

Gerard Vincent Francisco 05/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections in Central Visayas (Comelec-7) has heeded the request of Senator Panfilo Lacson to investigate the alleged involvement of police officers in the political scene of Cebu City. Lawyer Veronico…

PCIC tells fishermen, farmers with insured crops to file for indemnity claims

Futch Anthony Inso 04/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Farmers with insured crops and fishermen affected by the El Niño phenomenon can file for indemnity claims with the Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. (PCIC) to cover for their losses. “So kinahanglan nga mag-file…

Interim disability grading in seafarer’s claims

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 12/10/2018

The declaration for interim disability grade is merely an initial determination of a seafarer’s condition for the time being and cannot be considered as a definite prognosis. Without a valid final and definitive assessment from the company-designated…

Arrested drug peddler claims his ‘boss’ is a Cebu City Jail prisoner

Benjie B. Talisic 12/09/2018

  CEBU CITY — Police tonight arrested an alleged drug peddler who claimed that his boss is an inmate of the Cebu City Jail. Chief Inspector Kith Alen Andaya, precinct commander of the Punta Princesa Police Station,…

Seafarers’ claims to be delayed by placing awards in Escrow

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 11/26/2018

Manning agencies are pushing for the inclusion of an escrow provision in the proposed Magna Carta which is a mere dilatory tactic in the execution of the seafarers’ monetary awards. The provision in essence aimed to amend…

Suspect’s drug supply claims probed

Benjie B. Talisic 11/19/2018

JAIL AS SOURCE OF DRUGS ALLEGATIONS The Bureau of Jail Management in Central Visayas will look into the allegations of an arrested drug suspect, who claimed that he got his supply of drugs from the Cebu City…

Chiong denies claims of withholding assistance

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/06/2018

P4.5 B CLASS SUIT The P4.5 billion environmental class suit over the massive landslide in Naga City is set for filing today. Some of the complainants however, were allegedly threatened to be excluded from the cash assistance…

GUN IN MALUBOG TRACED TO BJMP

Nestle L. Semilla 11/05/2018

Discovery boosted police claims that drug syndicates were behind Malubog murders The theory floated by the police that drug syndicates are behind the killing of five persons suspected to be involved in the trade of illegal drugs…

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