Ferro: No PRO-7-affiliated accounts removed by FB

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top honcho of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas has assured that there are no accounts affiliated with PRO-7 that has been taken down by Facebook, which it considers as fake…

PRO-7 probing groups possibly behind ‘Kill Duterte’ posts on FB

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are investigating if the Facebook posts about people offering money to kill President Rodrigo Duterte is a “political move”. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of Police Regional Office in Central…

Netizen gives us a glimpse of ’empty’ Cebu City streets

Immae Lachica 11/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Did you ever wonder how Cebu City would look like without vehicular and pedestrian traffic? Well, a netizen, Sulpicio Carreon Jr., gave us a glimpse of how this scenario would look like when he…

SILOY IS WATCHING: Fort San Pedro is now clean

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The walkway is now visible, the grass looks green and alive, and the monument now towers with pride. This is how Fort San Pedro, Cebu City’s iconic fortress, looks after the Department of…

Fruit vendor gets help after FB post on money he lost to a man who duped him went viral

Immae Lachica 04/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Solomon Alfanta, 76, lost his Sunday morning earnings from selling fruits at the new Minglanilla public market to a man who duped him with a fake P1, 000 bill, but he received so much more…

Saving Strays Cebu on FB gives abandoned animals a fighting chance to have a home

Immae Lachica 03/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Facebook page, Saving Strays Cebu (SSC), became an avenue for animal lovers to save stray and abandoned animals around Cebu City. This project is a brainchild of Gretel Eleazar, a 40-year-old Industrial…

Netizens put up FB page seeking justice for the Bacaltos family

Doris Mondragon 01/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Netizens have created a Facebook community page seeking justice for the Bacaltos family who lost two members in a bloody shooting confrontation with some members of the Navales family early Monday morning, January…

PH requests for access to FB accounts, data down in 2018

Inquirer.net 11/17/2018

THE Philippine government has requested Facebook to give it access to 31 sets of data and 42 accounts of Filipino users for the first six months of 2018. In a bi-annual report released by Facebook, 48 percent…

Osmeña discusses safety of employees with BPO reps

Doris C. Bongcac 10/05/2018

  Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña met with representatives of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies at his City Hall office this afternoon to discuss the need to ensure the safety of their employees especially those who report…

Osmeña lashes at Labella on FB

Morexette Marie Erram and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/13/2018

Kawit Island development project Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña brought to social media on Sunday his frustrations against the refusal of Barug Team Rama members in the City Council to pass the P18-billion development project proposed on…

Privacy fears weigh on FB with earnings ahead

AFP 04/25/2018

FACEBOOK reports quarterly results Wednesday as it grapples with a data privacy scandal that strikes at how the huge social network makes money from what it knows about people. The earnings release comes just two weeks after…

FB user defends post, photos

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 04/22/2018

A Facebook user accused of maligning Cebu City government personnel who apprehended street vendors defended her post, saying she only voiced her thoughts on the incident. In her reply to a personal message sent to her by…

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