Khalil Sanchez, 16, wins Getafe MTB race, notches 27th 1st place finish in cycling competitions

Glendale G. Rosal 10/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cycling phenom Khalil Sanchez strutted his wares anew after clinching his 27th first place finish in a cycling competition by dominating the Getafe MTB and Road Bike Challenge: Padyak Kontra sa Pandemya last Sunday,…

PRO-7 files charges against CTG-NPA members arrested in Bohol

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) has filed illegal possession of firearms and explosives charges against the two alleged members of the Communist Terrorist Group-New People’s Army (CTG-NPA), who were arrested…

Rough Seas: Some trips from Cebu to Bohol, Leyte provinces cancelled

Rosalie Abatayo 08/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Some trips from Cebu to Bohol and Leyte provinces were suspended today, August 4, because of “rough sea conditions” in these areas. Lieutenant Junior Grade Michael John Encina, spokesperson of the Philippine Coast Guard…

Rough Seas: PCG rescues 130 passengers, 7 crew members from Getafe-bound fast craft

Benjie Talisic 06/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A fast craft that left the port of Cordova at 9:27 a.m. today, June 29, no longer made it to its destination in Getafe town in Bohol province after it encountered huge waves…

Getafe police to lawyer, who survived ambush: Help us in investigation

Benjie B. Talisic 01/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are calling on the lawyer, who survived an ambush in Getafe town in Bohol province last Monday, January 14, to visit them and give them his testimony on the attack against him.…

All passengers, crew members now safe after sinking of distressed motorboat

Rosalie Abatayo 10/30/2018

  At least 68 passengers and seven crew members were rescued from the distressed motorboat, MB Meme 5, in the seawaters off Gilutongan, Cordova town, Cebu on Tuesday morning (October 30). The motorboat left the Cordova port…

Fisher’s son finds niche in seafood supply sector

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/01/2017

Born and raised on a small islet in the town of Getafe in the northern part of Bohol province, Frederico “Fredick” Camacho Jr. spent most of his life near the sea. Growing up, Fredick learned to appreciate…

Motor banca rescued off Cordova waters

Futch Anthony Inso, Winston P. Ensomo 08/31/2017

A light passenger vessel was rescued early Thursday morning after its engine malfunctioned off the waters of Cordova, Cebu. The vessel was heading to Getafe, Bohol. The motor banca was carrying around 50 passengers when the incident…

Cops woo residents, assure their safety

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/10/2016

Two weeks after the anti-illegal drug raid in Banacon Island, the Central Visayas police chief is trying to assure residents in the island of their safety and is seeking their cooperation in the fight against illegal drugs.…

Cops coddling drug lords not exempt from shoot-to-kill order

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/10/2016

Erring policemen across the province are not exempted from the Cebu Provincial Police Office’s (CCPO) anti-drug operations and will be shot dead if they fight back. If it comes down to it, anti-illegal drugs operatives will have…

CHR PROCEEDS WITH PROBE

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jhunnex Napallacan 06/07/2016

Although the initial autopsy results showed no signs of close-range firing, the Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR 7) will continue its investigation into the death of John Jason Montes, who was slain along with…

Family, friends bid farewell to youth killed in anti-drug operation

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/07/2016

ABOUT 100 people were on hand to pay their respects to John Jason Montes who was finally laid to rest at the Calamba Public Cemetery Tuesday afternoon. Before attending the Requiem Mass at the parish church, the…

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