Village watcher, laborer nabbed in Talisay City buy-bust

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  A village watcher from Cebu City and a laborer from Talisay City were arrested by personnel of the drug enforcement unit in Talisay City in separate buy-bust operations in Sitio Laray in Barangay…

Death of laborer, who fell into cement mixer, probed

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen are investigating if there is foul play in the  death on June 4, 2020 of a laborer in a construction site in Barangay Tapon, Dumanjug town in southern Cebu. The laborer, Mariano…

Port worker, two others nabbed for possession of shabu, drug paraphernalia

Doris C. Bongcac 11/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Three men were arrested for the possession of suspected shabu and assorted drug paraphernalia while at the vicinity of the ports of Cebu City on Friday November 1, 2019. The three, who were…

Laborer shot dead while sleeping in Mandaue City

Norman V. Mendoza 10/08/2019

Mandaue City, Cebu—A 38-year-old man died on the spot after he was shot by a still unidentified man in the early hours of Tuesday, October 8, 2019, in Sitio Sapa-Sapa, Barangay Ibabao-Estancia, Mandaue City. The victim was…

Raps filed against laborer, who is accused of rape and caught with drugs

Benjie B. Talisic 02/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 33-year-old laborer from a southwestern town in Cebu is in a lot of trouble after rape and possession of illegal drugs complaints were filed against him at the Cebu Provincial Prosecutor’s Office…

5 carbon market laborers nabbed for drug possession

Benjie B. Talisic 10/31/2018

  Five workers of the Carbon Public Market were arrested on accusations of keeping small packs of shabu in an anti-drugs operations in Barangay Ermita Cebu City on Wednesday. The suspects were identified as Roberto Bacod, 21;…

Laborer nabbed with P35K of suspected shabu during Tejero bust

Benjie Talisic 08/08/2018

A 26-year-old laborer, who used the cash earned from his pawned necklace as capital for his illegal drug trade, was arrested after he was caught with P35,000 worth of suspected shabu during a police anti-illegal drug operation…

Cebu laborers told: Stop comparing and complaining

Rosalie Abatayo 06/13/2018

Stop comparing. DOLE-7 Director Alvin Villamor urged laborers in Cebu to stop complaining and to rather accept the P20 wage increase they will soon get. Villarmor, the chair of the regional wage board, maintains that the P20-wage…

Laborer hurt in Carbon stabbing

Intern 05/30/2017

A laborer was stabbed while sleeping inside a stall at the Carbon public market in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City, on Tuesday dawn. Eduardo Go, 28, a resident of Sitio Bato in Barangay Ermita, suffered stab wounds in…

Man suffering from mental illness hacks neighbor

Intern 05/24/2017

  A mentally-ill man hacked a neighbor in Barangay Simala, Sibonga town, southern Cebu on Tuesday afternoon. According to SPO1 Antonio Sanchez, Nicholas Visitacion, 33, of Barangay Simala in Sibonga was on his way home when Oliver…

Militant groups stage rallies ahead of Labor Day

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/27/2017

MILITANT labor groups based in Cebu will hold a rally today in front of the regional Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) office ahead of Labor Day on May 1 next Monday. Teody Navea, chairman of the…

Laborer, teen shot dead

Intern 04/18/2017

A LABORER was shot dead by one of five motorcycle-riding assailants who took a silver necklace from him in Sitio Camp 5, Barangay Manipis, Talisay City at 8:48 a.m. last Monday. SPO2 Cecilio Miñoza of the Talisay…

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