Cebu City cop hunted for shooting ‘tong-its’ player during Dalaguete wake

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A police officer assigned at the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is in a lot of trouble after he allegedly shot at a Dalaguete resident for refusing to play “tong-its,” a card game,…

Silver: China asked for Rockets GM Daryl Morey to be fired

10/18/2019

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Chinese officials wanted Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to be fired for his tweet supporting anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, and the league emphatically dismissed the request. Silver also said that…

‘Clean rivers or you’ll be fired’

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/22/2018

Cimatu offers incentives, warnings to DENR personnel during 4th Int’l River Summit Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has challenged all the regional directors of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to take action in restoring the…

Duterte fired Mocha – source

Inquirer.net 10/08/2018

Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson was fired, INQUIRER.net has learned. A source privy to the information said President Rodrigo Duterte fired Uson. “Sumobra na. Abusado masyado at arogante,” the source told INQUIRER.net. The source said Duterte told…

Militants protest against operation of coal-fired plants in Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/06/2018

Members of cause-oriented groups under the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ) brave the downpour in downtown Cebu City as they took to the streets their call to end the use of coal-fired power plants in the…

Duterte: 2 more Cabinet members to be fired soon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/19/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Saturday that he will be firing two more Cabinet officials anytime soon. In a speech during the opening ceremonies of the Philippine National Games 2018 in Cebu City, the president said he…

Trump ‘morally unfit’ for office, fired FBI chief Comey says

AFP 04/16/2018

FIRED former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) chief James Comey lashed out at Donald Trump in an interview with ABC broadcast Sunday, calling him “morally unfit” to be president and describing him as a serial liar who…

Cordova shooting: Two fired workers suspects in supervisor’s killing

Norman V. Mendoza 02/24/2018

Police are looking for two fired workers of a septage services company after they were identified as the prime suspects in the killing of their 48-year-old former supervisor, who terminated them a few months ago. Alfredo Nadera,…

Charges filed against suspect who fired shots at clamped vehicle

Benjie B. Talisic 02/20/2018

The Cebu City Traffic Office and Traffic Patrol Group of Cebu City had already filed a case against Melbert Destriza, the suspect who shot at a clamp placed on his vehicle last Thursday along General Maxilom Avenue…

Shot fired by owner of clamped vehicle

Ador Vincent Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic 02/15/2018

  Police authorities are looking for a man who fired a shot at the clamp on his vehicle along General Maxilom Avenue in Cebu City on Thursday morning. Traffic enforcers and a policeman clamped a vehicle that…

BMO staff fired for alleged ‘extortion’

Inna Gian Mejia 01/12/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña fired outright a member of the Barangay Mayor’s Office (BMO) in Barangay Apas after learning that he asked some business owners to sponsor their contingents for the Sinulog Grand Parade, using the…

Envi groups ask SC to stop coal-fired power plants in PH

Inquirer.net 06/30/2017

For the first time on Friday, environmental groups and affected residents turned to the Supreme Court to stop the proliferation of coal-fired power plants in the country. Led by the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ), they…

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