NBI-7 probe focuses on Lawyer Fernandez’s big cases

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/27/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) is now looking into the high profile cases that were handled by human rights lawyer Rex Fernandez. Lawyer Renan Oliva, NBI-7 regional director, said…

Patrimonio thinks Fajardo should be in PBA ‘GOAT’ conversation

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 02/06/2021

MANILA, Philippines—There are a few players thrust into the conversation of being the PBA’s greatest of all time with names such as Ramon Fernandez, Alvin Patrimonio, and Robert Jaworski usually popping into people’s heads. Fernandez is the…

Mactan cop chief: ECQ effective in cutting drug supply

Norman V. Mendoza 04/24/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) and the strict border checkpoints in Lapu-Lapu City have somehow caused a supply disruption in the illegal drug trade in Barangay Mactan. Police Major Narciso…

Should Japan cancel the Olympics?

Rick C. Gabuya 03/02/2020

In less than four months, the most anticipated sports spectacle will open in Japan. And for the entire fortnight, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is expected to hog headlines after the hosts promised an impressive staging of the…

Parricide raps readied against son for fatally stabbing pa, wounding ma

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 02/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Parricide and frustrated parricide charges are being readied against a 26-year-old man, who stabbed dead his 57-year-old father and wounded his 49-year-old mother at dawn of February 23, 2020 in Talisay City. Patrolman…

6K Cebuanos join Cebu leg of SEA Games Torch Run at South Coastal Road

Mars G. Alison 11/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — About 6,000 Cebuanos registered for the second leg of the 30th Southeast Asian Games Torch Run to show their support for the Filipino athletes who will be competing in the biennial meet.  Cebuanos…

MCWD chairman, general manager resign; LWUA to take over as interim board

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Chairman of the Metropolitan Cebu Water Districts (MCWD) Board, Joel Yu, has resigned from his post on October 22, 2019, one week after he was terminated, together with the rest of the…

Jealousy eyed in habal-habal driver’s killing in Compostela town

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Work-related jealousy or envy. This is one of the possible motives that Compostela Police is exploring in the killing of habal-habal driver (motorcycle-for-hire) Lenie Ochea Noval, 35, of Barangay Basak, Compostela town by…

SWU Cobras stun UC Webmasters in Cesafi Partner’s Cup

JONAS PANERIO 06/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Southwestern University-Phinma Cobras turned away a furious comeback by the Joemangs Surplus-University of Cebu Webmasters to emerge victorious 88-79, in the 2019 Cesafi Partner’s Cup on Saturday, June 22, at the Cebu…

BMO worker denies vote-buying rap: Money was payment for debt owed

Gerard Vincent Francisco 05/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “The money I gave the four men were payment for a debt I owed them.” This was the explanation of Andrea Fernandez, 66, on why she gave money to the four men when…

Police arrest one of three butane vendors ‘freed’ by Mayor Osmeña last August

Benjie B. Talisic 05/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philipppines — One of the three butane vendors that Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña helped get out of police detention last August 2018 is back in police custody. This developed after Romeo Appareci, 41, was…

Solicitor General, Cebu City gov’t back Lot 937 residents’ claims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/12/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will back the claims of the residents of the disputed Lot 937 in Barangay Apas, Cebu City where the families of retired soldiers’ live. According to Francisco “Bimbo”…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.