Conflict in drug trade may be behind ambush

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/13/2018

Could drug business relationships turned sour be behind the ambush-slay of two jail guards and high-profile drug inmate Jerryfer Perigrino? Jail warden Reynaldo Valmoria of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) believes that conflict in…

Conflict in illegal drug trade eyed in Korean’s slay; Garma insists Cebu City remains safe

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 08/27/2018

Police are probing an alleged conflict in the illegal drug trade as the motive behind the killing of Korean National Lee Young Ho inside a motel in Cebu City. Senior Supt. Royina Garma said they found text…

Conflict Archaeology and memory

Jobers R. Bersales 08/22/2018

Pillboxes in Toledo and Liloan, tunnels in Buhisan, memorial markers at the old Southern Islands Hospital. These are just some of the little things that World War II veterans on both sides of the conflict used to…

No conflict within Barug, member councilors say

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/28/2018

OPPOSITION councilors assured their supporters yesterday that Barug Team Rama–PDP-Laban will never break apart while admitting that choosing their party’s standard bearer for next year’s midterm elections is indeed a huge dilemma. Talks of internal conflict emerge…

Keep out Maute remnant from C. Visayas, troops told

Nestle L. Semilla 11/14/2017

The military’s Central Command (Centcom) was called on yesterday to protect Central Visayas from “spillovers” coming from Marawi City where government troops ended their offensive against the Maute terror group. “Hindi natin masasabi na walang nakalusot (from…

East Asia leaders discuss migration, environment, armed conflict issues

Inquirer.net 11/14/2017

Leaders of East Asian nations tackled issues on migration, environmental degradation and armed conflict in the region during the 12th East Asia Summit on Tuesday. “We wish to inform that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte as Chair of…

The raging storms

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 10/08/2017

It is easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer number and intensity of wrangling among public authorities in our current political landscape. These conflicts are like the storms and hurricanes that are becoming more frequent and with…

Co-op intervention needed in conflict zones

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 10/02/2017

October is Co-operative Month and cooperatives are stepping up to raise their visibility as a way of bringing attention to the human development work that some 20,000 cooperatives are doing through eight million members across the archipelago.…

Lorenzana: Marawi conflict may end in a week or two

Inquirer.net 06/27/2017

The monthlong conflict in Marawi may be finished in a week or two, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on Tuesday. In a radio interview over dzRH, the defense official admitted that there has been a “bit of…

Additional police to be sent to Mindanao

Benjie Talisic 05/29/2017

ADDITIONAL personnel from the Police Regional Office (PRO-7) will be deployed to embattled Marawi City and other areas near the conflict zone in Mindanao. Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, PRO-7 chief, said they received word from Camp Crame…

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