PGH director is PH’s first Covid-19 vaccine recipient

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 03/01/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has given its first Covid-19 vaccine to Philippine General Hospital (PGH) Director Dr. Gerardo “Gap” Legaspi. Legaspi received the vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech on Monday at the PGH. PGH nurse…

A king’s ransom for Magellan’s men

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 11/13/2020

Some students who were thoughtful enough to thank me for our recently concluded online Rizal course confessed that their hatred for history stemmed from boring content and being forced to memorize mind-numbing dates, names, and places. With…

Two high value targets nabbed, P600K shabu seized in separate drug busts

Alven Marie A. Timtime 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three suspects including two high-value targets (HVT) were arrested by the police in two separate dawn buy-bust operations on November 26, 2019 in Toledo and Cebu cities. The biggest drug haul came from…

Naval Forces Central welcomes new Commander

PR 03/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Naval Forces Central formally welcomed its new Commander during the Change of Command held in the morning of March 29, 2019. Naval Forces Central Commander Commodore Loumer P Bernabe AFP formally relinquished his post…

Legaspi to vacate CPDRC post for CSU

Morexettte Marie B. Erram 09/15/2017

Roberto “Bobby” Legaspi will no longer oversee the management and operations of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC). Legaspi told reporters on Friday that Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III has instructed him to already return…

Legaspi wants new CCTVs for CPDRC

Morexette Erram 08/10/2017

As a security boost, the management of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) wanted to acquire new and state-of-the-art closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras for use at the jail facility. Jail Warden Robert “Bobby” Legaspi said…

CPDRC not a drug source — Legaspi

Morexette Erram 06/21/2017

AMID reports that the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) has served as a hub for drug suppliers, acting jail warden Roberto Legaspi, on Wednesday, assured that there are no drugs originating from the jail, much…

CPDRC has new ‘bosyo’

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/17/2017

THE Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) has a new “mayor de mayores” or “bosyo.” Whichever name he’s called, 51-year-old Nestor Catipay is the new CPDRC head of inmates beginning Friday. A native of Aloguinsan town,…

Barok transferred to cell near signal jammers

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/12/2017

HIGH profile drug personality Alvaro “Barok” Alvaro is now out of isolation and transferred to a regular cell immediately after the signal jammers were installed last month. CPDRC officer in charge Bobby Legaspi said they transferred Alvaro…

Cebu provincial policemen deployed to secure CPDRC

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/05/2017

Twenty police officers from the Provincial Public Safety Company (PPSC) of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) will be deployed to the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) on Monday to augment security in the facility.…

Infra spending hike to grow logistics sector by 300%

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/24/2016

Increased spending on infrastructure, which is the thrust of the Duterte administration especially on improved transport facilities, is expected to grow the Philippine logistics industry by at least 300 percent in the next four years. Jonathan Cabaltera,…

Sotto wins another gold for CV

Calvin D. Cordova 04/12/2016

Rick Angelo Sotto delivered another gold for Region 7. Sotto topped the elementary boys high jump with a 1.63-meter leap. Sotto became the first Cviraa athlete to win multiple gold after he topped the elementary boy triple…

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