New name in drug trade caught with P300K shabu in Labangon bust

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It seems as if the cycle never ends in the drug trade as the police arrested another high-value target, who is also a new name in the police’s list of drug suspects in…

P1M shabu seized; high value target nabbed in Pit-os drug bust

Benjie B. Talisic 01/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A million peso worth of suspected shabu was confiscated and two drug suspects, one of whom was considered a high-value target, were arrested in an anti-illegal drug operation  on Thursday, January 24, in…

PDEA-7 to probe if party drugs caused student’s death in Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) will be investigating the death of an 18-year-old female senior high school student who was reported to have allegedly died from a drug overdose in a…

Naga City landslide survivors welcome 2019 with high hopes

Rosalie Abatayo 01/01/2019

CEBU CITY – The September 20 landslide in Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan in Naga City that claimed 78 lives was perhaps the biggest challenge faced by Jimmy and Shirley Tapao in their 40 years of marriage. Shirley…

Osmeña supports construction of Capitol’s 20 storey high-rise building

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/22/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he supports the construction of a 20 storey high-rise building at the Cebu Capitol compound. Osmeña said that as long as the high-rise building is within the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)…

Iodine deficiency disorder remains high in Central Visayas

Irene R. Sino Cruz 12/20/2018

NUTRITION ALERT: IODINE deficiency disorder (IDD) remains a major concern in Central Visayas since only 2.7 percent of households in the region have attained adequate iodine salt consumption, according to a 2013 report. Dr. Parolita A. Mission,…

Blocks and boxes backed over high-tech toys

AP 12/16/2018

SKIP the costly electronic games and flashy digital gizmos. Pediatricians say the best toys for tots are old-fashioned hands-on playthings that young children can enjoy with parents—things like blocks, puzzles—even throwaway cardboard boxes—that spark imagination and creativity.…

High-value target killed, 4 cohorts nabbed in Talisay

Benjie B. Talisic 11/27/2018

Operatives seize more than P600K worth of illegal drugs A suspected high-value target was killed while four others believed to be his cohorts were arrested in a buy-bust operation on Tuesday morning in Sitio Mangga, Barangay Jaclupan,…

Shang High Thanks

Jude Bacalso 11/26/2018

I’M SUCH A SUCKER for clever, well-orchestrated dinners whose theme permeates every small detail. After all, this attention to the minuscule sets one apart, especially in the field of hospitality. I’ve been at the front row (as…

Filipino, ‘Panitikan’ no longer core college subjects — High Court

Inquirer.net 11/10/2018

FILIPINO and Panitikan (Philippine Literature) can now be excluded from the core subjects in tertiary education following the Supreme Court’s decision that declared as valid Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 20 Series of…

High food prices tagged as poor families’ inflation hits 8%

Inquirer.net 10/22/2018

FOR AUGUST High food prices pushed up inflation among the country’s poorest families to 8 percent year-on-year in August, the government reported Monday. The rate of increase in prices of basic goods among those belonging to the…

China-US surplus hits record high

AFP 10/12/2018

Adding fuel to trade war China’s trade surplus with the United States ballooned to a record $34.1 billion in September, despite a raft of US tariffs, official data showed Friday, adding fuel to the fire of a…

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