‘KOREAN MAFIA’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/10/2017

President’s speech leads to two surrenders; most Koreans law abiding — Consul Lee Yong-Sang OFFICIALS of the Korean Consulate in Cebu are appealing to Cebuanos not to “overreact” to the recent pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte about…

Di lang diay Abu Sayyaf

Gerard Pareja 02/05/2017

Di lang diay Abu Sayyaf ang dunay cottage industry sa kidnapping. Hasta diay ang Philippine National Police (PNP) nang-sideline sad niani. Ang nakaparat niani kon mao kini ilang mainline ug ang pamulis sideline na lang. Minilyon man…

‘I love the excitement, energy’

Ryan Macasero 01/15/2017

Woonki Hwang of South Korea has been to three of the five past Sinulogs. And he won’t stop coming anytime soon. “So many people come to this festival and everybody enjoys it,” he said in a conversation…

Cebu’s Chinese visitors up 100%, says DOT

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/19/2016

Jan. 2016-April 2016 report shows Koreans still Cebu’s top market Visitors from China registered the highest growth rate among the five top foreign visitors in Cebu in the first four months of the year. According to the…

Police nab 5 Koreans accused of operating an illegal online gambling site

Chito O. Aragon 03/19/2016

POLICE arrested five South Koreans in Nasipit, Barangay Talamban, Cebu City on Friday who were allegedly operating an illegal online gambling site. Elements from the Special Operation Group (RSOG),  a unit under the Regional Intelligence Division (RID)…

Immigration official suspended

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/17/2016

AN immigration officer was meted a three-month suspension by the Ombudsman-Visayas for refusing to receive an official communication from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on the arrest of two Koreans. Casimiro Madarang III, Bureau of Immigration…

Korean students turn over school building to Mandaue

Norman V. Mendoza 01/23/2016

The students of Hanbat National University in South Korea turned over last Monday a newly completed school building to Paknaan Elementary School. The students finished the construction of the two-story, four-classroom building. The Department of Public Works…

High growth seen for Cebu amid uncertainty over polls

Vanessa Claire Lucero 12/22/2015

But most businessmen still adopt wait-and-see attitude, stall investments Economist Fernando Fajardo said he was confident that Cebu and the rest of Central Visayas, given the region’s high growth trajectory, would continue to thrive despite the uncertainty…

Not a good first round for Hong

Jonas N. Panerio 07/02/2015

CEBUANO golf ace Charles “Chuckie” Hong struggled mightily during the first round of action in the ICTSI Rancho Palos Verdes Classic and found himself trailing by 11 as he shot in a 73 yesterday at the Rancho…

Human trafficking raps filed against 4 Koreans

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Chito O. Aragon 05/26/2015

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) yesterday filed charges against  four Korean nationals who were arrested last Thursday in Cebu  for allegedly exposing local women to prostitution. Wongun Ji, Dong Jun Lee, Jung Hyun Kim, and Gangil…

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