Land dispute in Compostela turns bloody, tricycle driver killed

Paul Lauro 08/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Another bloody land dispute in Cebu ended in tragedy.  Police in Compostela town, northern Cebu confirmed that they arrested a certain Rolando Quimbo in Sitio Mabini, Poblacion, Liloan, Cebu last Tuesday afternoon, August…

Land boundary dispute possible motive in shooting of elderly in Barili, Cebu

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 07/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Land boundary dispute may have been the reason for the killing of an elderly who was preparing breakfast for her family in the early morning of Tuesday, July 5, in Sitio Malingin, Barangay…

Lapu police chief orders probe of alleged Punta Engaño gunfight

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) has ordered an investigation into the alleged gunfight in Barangay Punta Engaño, a video of which has gone viral. Police Colonel Arnel Banzon,…

Land dispute eyed in killing of former Sibonga village chief

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personal grudge which stemmed from a land dispute is now being eyed by the police as a possible motive in the killing of a 63-year-old former Sibonga barangay captain on Saturday morning, February…

Fistfight over land dispute leads to shooting, suspect surrenders

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A fistfight over a land dispute led to a shooting incident that wounded one of the men in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City, shortly before 6:00 p.m. today, July 27. Police said the shooting…

Woman killed in attack over ‘land dispute,’ husband injured

Mae Fhel Gom-os, Paul Lauro 06/30/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Policemen are investigating the attack on a couple in Consolacion town Tuesday afternoon, June 29. Two still unidentified men barged into a roadside residence in Sitio Dagundong in Barangay Panas and fired…

Mandaue police build up security amid spate of shooting incidents

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) would strengthen their security measures not just in Barangay Canduman but all over Mandaue City in light of Thursday’s shooting incidents that shocked city residents. Police Lieutenant…

Man in Barili arrested for hacking mother and son

Paul Lauro 03/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A man in Barili town in southwestern Cebu was arrested for allegedly hacking a mother and her son on Wednesday morning, March 31. Reports from the Barili Police Station identified the suspect as…

Pajac residents “threatened” by group of men  

08/10/2017

  AT LEAST 20 families from a barangay in Lapu-lapu City complained of harassment and verbal threats by a group of men who are forcing them to move out of their homes. The residents of Barangay Pajac,…

US senator: Duterte won’t trade PH’s territorial rights to China

07/21/2016

A US senator who was part of the congressional delegation that met with President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said the Chief Executive assured them that the Philippines will not trade its rights to China over maritime disputes,…

United front

07/17/2016

By this time the euphoria has died down but the United Nations Arbitral Tribunal (UN) ruling that vindicated the Philippines’ claim to parts of the Spratlys should be followed up with renewed efforts by the national government…

Discourse of peace

Jason A. Baguia 07/15/2016

Media reports in light of the ruling, based on the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea that upheld the Philippine case against China over territory in the West Philippine or South China Sea constitutes…

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