IS claims Vienna shooting as Austria mourns

11/04/2020

Vienna, Austria—Austrian investigators were on Tuesday piecing together the Monday evening rampage through central Vienna by a lone gunman and later claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group, as Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called for a European response…

Putin says Turkish operation in Syria threatens to revive IS threat

10/11/2019

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Friday that jailed Islamic State militants could escape as a result of Turkey’s military operation in Syria, leading to the resurgence of the IS in the region. Putin said Kurds…

Duterte to ‘Recto Bank 22’: ‘I’m sorry, but that’s how it is’

06/25/2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte apologized Monday to the 22 Filipino fishermen abandoned in the open sea by a Chinese vessel, but he reiterated that it was a maritime accident. “Well, I’m sorry, but that’s how…

Is Duterte junking friend and ally Pantaleon Alvarez?

Inquirer.net 03/04/2019

DAVAO CITY — Is President Rodrigo Duterte junking his friend and ally, former House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, who also heads a faction of the President’s own Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban)? People have been asking this…

‘ANGKAS IS GOOD’

MAO BA? 12/22/2018

Netizens support the move of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to ask the Supreme Court to lift the temporary restraining order against ride-hailing application Angkas. Roy Villacarlos wrote, “Dako kaha tabang ang angkas sa mga tao na…

Trump declares victory over IS in Syria

AFP 12/20/2018

US troops to GO home WASHINGTON — The Islamic State group has been “beaten” in Syria, US President Donald Trump declared Wednesday, as he confirmed his stunning order to pull American ground forces from the war-ravaged nation.…

Gokongwei-led firm capable to carry out Kawit Is. project

Morexette B. Erram 11/01/2018

Cebu Citys tell courts: Universal Hotels and Resorts Inc. (UHRI) is technically and financially capable to carry out an P18-billion project on Kawit Island that now forms part of the South Road Properties (SRP). The Cebu City Government,…

Francisco is August’s best in Cetba monthly tilt

Ray Charlie Diaz 09/04/2018

Senior kegler Ging Francisco emerged as the winner for August’s Cebu Tenpin Bowling Association (Cetba) Bowler of the Month last Saturday at the SM City Cebu Bowling Center. The 25-handicapper Francisco scored a total of 1,310 pinfalls…

HOW GOOD IS IT?

MAO BA? 08/22/2018

The launching of the LTO Kiosk for motor vehicle renewal at JCenter Mall in Mandaue City on Wednesday, (Aug. 22) was met with mixed reactions from netizens. Sonny Go wrote, “Unya kinsa mu verify na completo imu…

Osmeña: ‘The problem is in the police now’

Morexette Eram 08/03/2018

  Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña once again criticized the police force. This time, the mayor is questioning the impact of the new leaders of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) and Cebu City Police Office…

THE RACE IS ON

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/29/2018

Cebu City’s officialdom will be closely watching today’s hotly contested selection for the federation president of the city’s Association of Barangay Councils (ABC), as it will determine who will end up as the dominant force in City…

IS CEBU SAFE?

MAO BA? 07/12/2018

A news item on a policewoman who got ambushed in Tabuelan town, Cebu yesterday had Cebuano netizens asking if Cebu is indeed safe. Shane Evan Branzuela Calog wrote, ”Naunsa naman ning cebu huhu”. Facebook user Nsn Ishine…

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