Global worry over Amazon fires escalates; Bolsonaro defiant

08/23/2019

RIO DE JANEIRO — Amid global concern about raging fires in the Amazon, Brazil’s government complained Thursday that it is being targeted in smear campaign by critics who contend President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to…

BFP to shift focus to preventing residential fires

Morexette B. Erram 12/07/2018

The Bureau of Fire Protection in Cebu City recorded 218 fires from January to October this year. More than half of the fire incidents affected residential areas. With this, BFP – Cebu City will be shifting the…

Eleazar fires entire Las Piñas police’s anti-drug unit after extortion

Inquirer.net 11/23/2018

National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Director Guillermo Eleazar has removed 32 police officers from Las Piñas City Police’s Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU) after a robbery-extortion incident. “Malalim na imbestigasyon ang ginagawa po namin dito at…

Duterte fires all Customs execs amid ‘shabu’ scandal

Inquirer.net 10/25/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday fired all commissioners and department heads of the Bureau of Customs as the agency was rocked with drug smuggling scandal. “I am ordering the freezing of all, all section, department units of…

Iran fires missiles against ‘terrorist’ camp in Syria

AFP 10/01/2018

IRAN’s Revolutionary Guards said Monday they had launched a missile attack against a “terrorist” headquarters in Syria in retaliation for a September attack on the Iranian city of Ahvaz. “The headquarters of those responsible for the terrorist…

Cesafi table tennis fires off

Hendrix Gil Berdin Lato 09/28/2018

AFTER being undefeated, the University of Cebu (UC) paddlers may now have a strong opponent in its sister school, UC Lapu-Lapu/Mandaue (UCLM), which will make its debut in the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation, Inc. (Cesafi) this season.…

PH Navy successfully test fires first missile system

Inquirer.net 08/09/2018

The Philippine Navy on Thursday announced that it has successfully tested its first missile system in the vicinity of Lamao Point, Bataan. The Spike ER missile system was tested onboard a multi-purpose attack craft (MPAC) and accurately…

Fires hit ferry boat, shanty in Mandaue

Norman V. Mendoza 07/21/2018

Two fire alarms occurred today which consumed an old ferry boat docked at Pier 7 Mandaue reclamation area and a shanty at H. Cortes St., Barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City. SFO1 Noel Codilla, Mandaue City Fire investigator said…

Tanduay Athletics E-Leagues for Basketball fires off today

JONAS PANERIO 06/30/2018

THE LATEST season of the Tanduay Athletics E-Leagues for Basketball is all set to kick off today at the City Sports Club-Cebu. According to organizers, this season is touted to be its longest yet with 24 different…

Duterte fires DOTr Asec Mark Tolentino

Inquirer.net 05/21/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has fired Transportation Assistant Secretary Mark Tolentino, Malacañang said on Monday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Tolentino was fired for approaching the President’s sister about a government project. “The President has terminated the services…

Mactan Football fires off Saturday

Mars G. Alison 05/11/2018

A total of 86 teams will be battling it out on the field as the 2nd Mactan Football Festival 2018 kicks off on Saturday at the Benthel Asia School of Technology in Basak, Lapu-Lapu City. According to…

2018 CECABL fires off

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 04/21/2018

THE FIRST conference of the Cebu Eastern College Alumni Basketball League 2018 gets underway today with eight teams vying for hardcourt supremacy over at the Cebu Eastern College gym. Competing in this tournament that was established by…

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