NCR, four other provinces under GCQ ‘with heightened restrictions’ until July 31

Daphne Galvez 07/23/2021

MANILA, Philippines — General community quarantine (GCQ) “with heightened restrictions” will be in effect starting Friday, July 23, until July 31 in Metro Manila and provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Davao de Oro, and Davao del…

‘Bakwit School 7’ individuals released from detention

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nearly three months after they were detained, the seven individuals, who make up the so-called “Bakwit School 7”, were released at past 6 p.m. today, May 14. Chad Booc, Segundos Lagatos Melong, Benito…

DSWD to monitor Lumad children upon going home

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 02/20/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will be monitoring the Lumad children who have been brought home to Talaingod, Davao del Norte on February 18, 2021, after being “rescued” by…

Farmer from Tagum City nabbed for extorting money from dad who posted on FB that his daughter was missing

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The hardships of life drove a 32-year-old farmer from Barangay Lapu-lapu, Maco, Davao del Norte to take advantage of a father from Sogod town, Cebu, who was too worried about his daughter who…

WATCH: Students’ impromptu dance number at school goes viral

Immae Lachica 09/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—How do we get good grades? Comply with all the projects, ace your examinations, and go the extra mile in extracurricular activities. But this group of students from Davao del Norte shows us how to…

NBI raids Kapa founder’s house, offices in GenSan, Davao del Norte

06/11/2019

DIGOS CITY, Philippines — Authorities raided the house of the founder of Kabus Padatoon (Kapa) Ministry International in General Santos City, following President Duterte’s order on Saturday to close the firm and arrest its top officials. READ:…

Police name suspects in lawyer’s killing

Inquirer.net 02/17/2017

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol — The alleged mastermind and the gunman in the killing of an environmental lawyer eluded arrest on Friday morning. Lloyd Lancer Gonzaga, 34; and Romarico Benegi-an, 33, a native of Davao Del Norte, were…

Cebu chosen as one of selected areas to benefit from relaunch of Philippine Sports Institute

Calvin D. Cordova 01/17/2017

The rebirth of the Philippine Sports Institute (PSI) has given a renewed hope for the country’s sports program. It is a major undertaking that needed the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) to set aside P25 million to fund…

Cebu under storm signal number 1

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/08/2017

Cebu has been placed under public storm signal number one Sunday morning due to tropical cyclone ‘Auring.’ Vhan Singson, weather specialist of Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services (Pagasa) Mactan, said ‘Auring’ might landfall in Surigao area…

‘CPSC grassroots program effective’

Glendale G. Rosal 12/18/2016

THE strong thrust of the Cebu Provincial Sports Commission (CPSC) to establish a grassroots development program is proving to be effective, according to CPSC executive director Ramil Abing. Abing, a lawyer, said a testament to CPSC’s successful…

Cebu-based Tabanao loses to Russian foe via UD

Glendale G. Rosal 12/11/2016

CEBU-BASED boxer Neil John Tabanao absorbed a unanimous decision loss to Russian Evgeny Smirnov last Saturday evening in Moscow, Russia. Trainer Brix Flores said Tabanao did enough to win the fight, but they were surprised to see…

Cebu Province wins two golds in BP triathlon

Glendale G. Rosal 11/28/2016

CEBU PROVINCE bagged two gold medals in triathlon yesterday in the ongoing Batang Pinoy National Finals in Tagum City, Davao del Norte. Moira Frances Gabrielle Erediano won her second gold medal in the meet after topping the…

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