Lapu, USAID ink MOA for establishment of community-based drug rehab program

Futch Anthony Inso 06/03/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Thursday afternoon, June 3, 2021, for the establishment of a Community-Based…

Cebu COSAP to strengthen rehabilitation of drug users and pushers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There remains a lot to be done to address the drug problem in Cebu City. This was the statement of Mayor Edgardo Labella after the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7)…

Drug pushers, users in Lapu-Lapu told: Despite ECQ, war on drugs continue

Norman V. Mendoza 04/03/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Despite the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), Lapu-Lapu City police will continue to go after those involved in the illegal drug trade. Police Colonel Clarito Baja, Lapu-Lapu City Police Office director,…

Carmen police identify man with skinned face, 2 suspects in his killing

Alven Marie Timtim, Paul Lauro 01/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Police in Carmen town already identified the man, whose face was skinned and who was found dumped in a grassy lot in Barangay Puente early on Friday, January 10, 2020, with the help of…

Sinas: Talisay still ‘infested’ with drugs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Brigadier Debold Sinas, the director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), said that Talisay City had continued to be infested with illegal drugs even with the continuous anti-illegal drug…

More drug users arrested than pushers in 2018

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/02/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines – The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) said it has arrested more drug users than pushers in 2018. In a press conference on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, CCPO director Senior Superintendent Royina Garma…

Children as suspected drug users

Editorial 06/25/2018

While nearly anything is possible in this world, we have to ask the reading public if they had ever heard or learned of any confirmed case of 10-year-old children using drugs, let alone a Grade 4 student…

8 persons fall, ‘shabu’ worth P4 million seized in anti-drug operations

Nestle L. Semilla 12/29/2016

AUTHORITIES arrested eight persons and seized packs of suspected shabu estimated to cost over P4 million in separate anti-drug operations in Cebu City and Minglanilla town, southern Cebu. Over a kilo of suspected shabu worth P4.180 million…

Walking towards a new and better life

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/20/2016

It is not too late to change for the better. This was what Martha (not her real name) said to herself, the moment she decided to quit the habit a year after starting it upon the influence…

A different kind of Tokhang

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 09/26/2016

When Fe Barino and the family-owned business Duros Development Corporation donated a 1,000-square-meter lot in Barangay Yati, Liloan for religious and civic programs of the family-run foundation and Love of God charismatic community, little did she know…

5 drug suspects dead, 3 others arrested in Cebu

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Norman V. Mendoza, Rene F. Alima 09/10/2016

FIVE suspected drug pushers were killed in separate incidents in Cebu on Friday and Saturday dawn. The first incident happened last Friday evening wherein the suspect identified as Romnick Flores, 27, was killed in a police operation…

Oplan Tokhang goes to subdivision

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/08/2016

THE Guadalupe police yesterday conducted another round of Oplan Tokhang in a subdivision along B. Rodriguez Street, Cebu City. The policemen led by Chief Insp. Jose Gesto, chief of Guadalupe Police Station, knocked on the houses inside…

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