Eight JO City Hall workers positive for illegal drug use

Morexette B. Erram 09/22/2018

EIGHT personnel from the Cebu City Hall tested positive for illegal drug use. The Cebu City Office on Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) screened 111 employees from the Parks and Playground Commission, and the Peace and Order Program…

NBI-7 arrests 14 persons for allegedly operating illegal lottery

Rosalie Abatayo 09/18/2018

  The operatives of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) arrested 14 persons for allegedly operating an illegal lottery in the towns of Asturias and Tuburan, Cebu.  NBI-7 Acting Director Dominador Cimafranca said their…

Illegal, idiotic says Cebuano law expert

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/05/2018

REVOCATION OF TRILLANES’ AMNESTY THE dean of the University of San Carlos (USC) College of Law in Cebu City questioned the cancellation of the amnesty granted to Senator Antonio Trillanes IV by President Rodrigo Duterte and urged…

Man arrested in T. Padilla drug bust

Benjie B. Talisic 08/31/2018

  A son of an active barangay Gender and Development (GAD) focal person was arrested in a drug bust in Barangay T. Padilla on August 31, Friday afternoon. Police identified the suspect as Kenth Gandionko, 22, who…

Four jailed, 4 fined for illegal LPG sales

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/08/2018

FOUR persons were sentenced to two years in jail while another four were ordered by the court to pay P20,000 for selling butane canisters filled with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Judge Amelie Amor Estrada of the Municipal…

Substitution or alteration of POEA seafarer contract as illegal recruitment

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 08/06/2018

As with all other kinds of workers, the employment of seafarers is governed by the contracts they sign at the time of their engagement. As long as the stipulations therein are not contrary to law, morals, public…

Agri chief: Intensified illegal fishing drive like gov’t’s war on drugs

USJ-R Journalism Intern 07/24/2018

Aside from the war against illegal drugs, the government is also waging an intensified campaign against illegal fishing in the country’s seas. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said this in the sidelines of Tuesday’s (July 24) Philippine Agriculturist…

Man arrested for illegal possession of drugs in Dumaguete

Benjie B. Talisic 07/21/2018

A 31-year-old man was arrested for possession of illegal drugs in Barangay Batinguel, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental on Friday morning, July 20. Police arrested Adrian Piñero by the virtue of search warrant which yielded nineteen packs of…

Dismantle illegal arms networks

Editorial 07/20/2018

Police confiscated 15 illegal firearms in Pier 4, Cebu City on Thursday, July 19. The guns, concealed in a bus aboard a roll-on, roll-off vessel, were bound for Ormoc City. They were presented to the media by…

Koreans tied to illegal online gaming caught

Ador Vincent Mayol Jessa Mae Sotto and Paul Lauro 07/19/2018

CHARGES will be filed against five Koreans who were arrested in two operations by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI-7) for allegedly operating an illegal online gaming site last Wednesday. NBI-7 Regional Director Patricio Bernales…

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