Call center agent in Cebu nabbed for threatening to display tarpaulins with naked photos of ex-girlfriend

Emmariel Ares, Paul Lauro 11/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Authorities in Cebu City arrested a man who works as a call center agent for allegedly blackmailing his ex-girlfriend, threatening her with tarpaulins showing her naked body and conversations with another man. The…

Amid Nueva Ecija shooting, LTFRB-7 reminds bus drivers to prioritize safety of passengers

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 11/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) reminded bus drivers to prioritize the safety of passengers amid the recent shooting inside a bus in Nueva Ecija. Two passengers were shot…

Nueva Ecija bus shooting: 2 passengers shot dead while in transit 

Faith Argosino 11/16/2023

  MANILA, Philippines — Two gunmen shot dead two passengers on a bus while in transit in the town of Carranglan, Nueva Ecija, on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Carranglan Municipal Police Station. Police said the bus…

Man arrested in death of hockey player, whose neck was cut with skate blade during game

11/15/2023

LONDON— Police in England arrested a man Tuesday on suspicion of manslaughter in the death of American ice hockey player Adam Johnson, whose neck was cut by a skate during a game. Johnson, 29, was playing for…

Suspected drug pusher, who sold ‘tawas,’ killed in Cebu

Paul Lauro 11/13/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – It was ‘tawas’, the local term of potassium alum, and not shabu, the local name for methamphetamine, that was inside the plastic sachets which belonged to a man who was gunned down in …

Former Grammys head accused of rape

11/09/2023

New York, United States—The former head of the organization behind the Grammy awards on Wednesday was sued by a musician who accused him of drugging and raping her in 2018. The New York Times, which first reported the…

Cebu City farmer found dead, believed to be hacked

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 11/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The body of a farmer, who was believed to have been hacked, was found by his uncle inside a nipa hut in a mountainous area in Barangay Pamutan, Cebu City on Tuesday afternoon,…

One of the suspects in BSKE-harassment in Dumanjug killed in shootout with police

Paul Lauro 11/05/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – One of the men believed to be part of the group that harassed people in a village in Dumanjug, southern Cebu on the eve of the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections, was gunned…

Drunk man nabbed for threatening to rape, kill teenager in Barili, Cebu

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 11/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 28-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly threatened to rape and kill a woman while waving a bolo at her in Barili, Cebu on Thursday afternoon, November 2, 2023. At around 5:35…

One of two suspects in coffee shop robbery in Cebu City nabbed

Paul Lauro 11/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – One of the suspects accused of robbing a roadside coffee shop in Salinas Drive, Brgy. Lahug, Cebu City has been arrested. The Mabolo Police Station confirmed that they captured Cyrus John Rallos around…

On election day, three are killed in Basilan

10/31/2023

MALUSO, BASILAN — Three persons were killed in separate incidents in Basilan during the conduct of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on Monday, October 30, 2023. Col. Fredrick Sales, deputy commander of the Army’s 101st…

Nigerian student nabbed for allegedly killing drinking buddy in Cebu City

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 10/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 21-year-old Nigerian student was arrested after he allegedly caused a fire and killed his drinking buddy in Barangay Talamban, Cebu City on Saturday evening, October 28, 2023. The incident reportedly transpired at…

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