Gov’t must stop being a gambling lord

Joel Ruiz Butuyan - @inquirerdotnet 09/22/2022

What’s the difference between our government and underworld gangsters when it comes to their involvement in gambling? None. Both are immoral opportunists who take advantage of people’s addiction to gambling in order to reap tons of money.…

Here are the things you need to know on the resumption of cockpit operations in Cebu City

Jewil Anne M. Tabiolo 03/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) released guidelines for cockpit operators to comply with before they officially resume operations here.  Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama signed the guidelines on Thursday, March 24, 2022,  outlining…

Sen. Hontiveros wants e-Sabong regulated

Futch Anthony Inso 03/03/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Reelectionist Senator Risa Hontiveros is calling on the government to regulate the operation of e-Sabong in the country. Hontiveros is one of the senators who signed the resolution requesting the Philippine Amusement and…

CCPO vows unrelenting operations against illegal drugs

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has vowed to continue its aggressive operations against illegal drugs that continue to proliferate in the city, a top official said on Wednesday. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert…

Labella orders study on possible reopening of licensed cockfighting pits

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the study of guidelines for the possible reopening of licensed cockfighting pits here. There are at least four or five licensed cockfighting pits that were closed…

8 ‘tigbakay’ aficionados nabbed in Lapu, police warn ECQ violators

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police are alert, monitoring and ready to arrest those who continue to commit illegal activities such as gambling amid the enhanced community quarantine. This is the warning of Police Colonel…

Mandaue police collar 8 men for placing bets on billiards game

Norman V. Mendoza 03/07/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu -Eight persons were arrested for placing their bets on a billiards game in Sitio Kanipa-an in Barangay Basak, Mandaue City past 11:00 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020. Police Captain Arnel Coloscos of the…

CCPO Chief wants to prohibit gambling in wakes

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –If he were to have his way, Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), said that he will discourage all forms of gambling in the city including those that are…

Ferro warns public: Only one gambling table allowed in wakes or else

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are now targeting wakes in their illegal gambling drive in Central Visayas. This developed after Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas director, warned the public that…

CIDG-7 nab eight employees of unauthorized Peryahan ng Bayan outlets

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The eight employees from two unauthorized  Peryahan ng Bayan outlets in Cebu City who were arrested in an operation of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) will undergo inquest proceeding on…

Bilibid flesh trade, 24-hour gambling bared

Inquirer.net 09/13/2019

  MANILA, Philippines–There are other money-making ventures for corrupt officers at New Bilibid Prison aside from the payoffs for hospital passes and good conduct time allowances, according to a former official of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor).…

Sinas to police chiefs: No gambling, no golf

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Don’t engage in gambling or even play golf.” Police Brigadier General Debold Sinas, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas director, reminded 52 police chiefs as he emphasized the importance of maintaining their credibility.…

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