Police eye illegal drugs, revenge in killing of fish vendor in Pinamungajan, Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are considering illegal drugs and revenge as possible motives in the killing of a fish vendor in Pinamunhajan town a week ago. Edilberto Lumontad died from four bullet wounds on his chest…

51-year-old fish vendor shot dead inside his house in Pinamungajan, Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 02/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Seven unidentified suspects barged into the house of a 51-year-old fish vendor early Saturday in Pinamungajan town, shot him four times in the chest in front of his stunned family then left. Police…

June starts with 6 killings, drug busts yielding P1.1M shabu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Killings and illegal drug trading are slowly coming back after the first week of June saw six killings and the confiscation of at least P1.1 million worth of suspected shabu in two buy-bust…

60-year-old fish vendor is 8th COVID-19 patient of Talisay City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 60-year-old fish vendor is the eighth individual found to be positive of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Talisay City. Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas revealed that the patient, a resident of…

Fish vendor caught in Bulacao buy-bust says drugs were planted

Benjie Talisic 01/09/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – A 49-year-old female fish vendor who was caught in a buy-bust operation early Wednesday, January 9, 2019, alleged that the illegal drugs taken from her were planted. Georgia Abellar, a fish vendor at…

All for her parents

Nestle L. Semilla 03/25/2017

Magna cum laude graduate offers her achievement to her fisherman-father, fish vendor-mother Clad in her toga with one hand holding her college diploma and a medal hanging on her neck, Regine Villamejor couldn’t help but cry when…

With honors

03/18/2017

It’s only six days to go before Regine Villamejor crosses “the finish line” in her personal race to graduate with honors at the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) in Cebu City. And it had been a tough…

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