Authorities destroy P256.4M worth of illegal drugs

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least P256.4 million worth of illegal drugs were destroyed through burning on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. These substances were confiscated earlier in different operations made by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in…

10 kilos of ‘shabu’, 950 grams of dried marijuana leaves turned over to PDEA-7

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 10/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 10 kilos of ‘shabu’ and 950 grams of dried marijuana leaves were turned over to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas. In a report,  Leia Alcantara, spokesperson of PDEA-7,…

Cellphones seized from Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory destroyed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 453 cellphones confiscated from greyhound operations in the Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory were destroyed on Thursday afternoon, August 11, 2022. Jail Superintendent Metz Milton Placencia, the newly installed jail warden,…

Destruction of confiscated drugs set in December, says PDEA-7 

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) has set a schedule for the  destruction of confiscated drugs on the first week of December 2019.  In a press briefing on Monday morning, November…

Pope warns overeating is ‘avenue of personal destruction’

10/17/2019

VATICAN CITY – The pope on Wednesday contrasted the world’s 820 million hungry people with those who turn food into “an avenue of personal destruction” through overeating, in comments to mark World Food Day. Pope Francis noted…

Labella to Cebu City Judges: Order the immediate destruction of illegal drugs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Shabu should be destroyed immediately after this is presented as evidence in court to prevent the possible recycling of the illegal substance, said Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella. Labella said that there other…

City Legal to COA: Probe Mayor’s Office’s ‘destruction’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The City Legal Office has requested the Commission on Audit (COA) to investigate the “destruction” of the Mayor’s Office by former Mayor Tomas Osmeña on June 28, 2019 or two days before he…

TS ‘URDUJA’ LEFT TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla, Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/16/2017

STORM AFFECTED NORTHERN CEBU Heavy rains and wind spawned by Tropical Storm Urduja left widespread damage in Cebu, with hundreds of people evacuated and stranded in ports and island-resorts, and at least 35 domestic flights canceled even…

P10M drugs burned

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc, Miguel Ernest Ermac 07/26/2017

ABOUT P10 million worth of drugs confiscated from drug dealers across Cebu province were burned in a fire chamber at the Cosmopolitan Funeral Homes in Junquera Streets, Cebu City Wednesday morning. Regional Director Yogi Felimon Ruiz of…

‘The Road to Porndiction’

Francis B. Ongkingco 10/07/2016

(Part 2 of 3) Health, as defined in the first part of this article, is not confined to man’s physiological state. It has a richer and broader sense that refers to the person’s well-being. Health also embraces…

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