Hope for former drug dependents

Norman V. Mendoza 12/23/2017

Close to 200 former drug dependents, who are now called “warriors”, were recognized on Thursday (December 21 )after completing the community-based drug rehabilitation program in Mandaue City. Vice Mayor Carlo Fortuna said they will move on to…

Looc residents, school oppose container yard operation

Norman V. Mendoza 07/31/2017

ABOUT 50 residents of Sitio Superior in Barangay Looc, Mandaue City voiced their opposition against the operation of another container yard in last Sunday afternooon’s public hearing. Officials of the Mandaue City Comprehensive National High School and…

60 sea vessels set for today’s fluvial parade

Dominic D. Yasay, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/13/2017

AT least 60 vessels are expected to join the fluvial parade at dawn from Ouano Wharf in Barangay Looc, Mandaue City, going to Pier 1 in Cebu City today. However, Commander Dionlett Ampil of the Philippine Coast…

P3 M worth of properties damaged in three Mandaue fires

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Dominic D. Yasay 01/01/2017

As fireworks illuminated the sky at the start of 2017, fire razed three different areas in Mandaue City, destroying a warehouse and at least 210 homes displacing 450 families. About P3 million worth of properties went up…

Mandaue City elderly to receive cash aid

Dominic D. Yasay 12/09/2016

AT LEAST 15,000 senior citizens in Mandaue City will receive the last installment of their annual P6,000 cash assistance from the Mandaue City government in the next two weeks. This developed after the city government released P32.95…

Delivery man crushed to death in mall elevator

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Lesley Cara Delos Santos 10/18/2016

THE delivery man of a cargo forwarding company died after he was crushed by the cargo elevator of a mall in Cebu City’s downtown area past 1 p.m. on Monday. The body of Juan Amistad Udto, 24,…

Drug testing centers, insurance firms oppose transfer of LTO Mandaue

Norman V. Mendoza 09/23/2016

AROUND 20 medical and drug testing centers including insurance companies that offer services to transacting clients at the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Barangay Looc, Mandaue City, again voiced their opposition to the transfer of LTO. Dr.…

Family open to deal with stall owners

Norman V. Mendoza 09/18/2016

Stall holders who lost their stalls in a fire in Sitio Oploc, Barangay Looc in Mandaue City at past 4 am yesterday can still negotiate for rentals with the Cabahug family who own the area. Looc barangay…

Danao cops on guard amid threats

Carmel Loise Matus 08/14/2016

Danao City policemen have become extra cautious four days after an operation that resulted in the death of Medz Alvaro, younger brother of suspected drug lord Alvaro “Barok” Alvaro. Senior Insp. Alejandro Batobalonos, Danao City police chief,…

Barok’s brother slain in drug bust

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Carmel Loise Matus 08/13/2016

The Philippine National Police in Cebu went on alert yesterday after a dawn gun attack on the police station in Danao City, four hours after Medz Alvaro, the younger brother of suspected drug lord Alvaro Alvaro alias “Barok,” was…

Dad, son die in road crash

Jhunnex Napallacan, Rene F. Alima 03/31/2016

A seaman and his 15-year-old son, whose family just came to Cebu for a vacation, were killed in a vehicular accident at past 10 a.m. on Thursday along the national highway of Looc, Santander, around 130 kilometers…

Man burns house

Norman V. Mendoza 01/19/2016

A 23-YEAR-OLD man was arrested after he set his house on fire in barangay Looc, Lapu-Lapu City yesterday morning. Frank Lloyd Casipong was known in the area as a drug user, said SPO1 Joseph Andrin, desk officer…

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