In need of safety nets

Editorial 04/30/2018

Barely a few months into his administration, President Rodrigo Duterte pledged to create a so-called Overseas Workers Bank that will supposedly be funded by remittances from Filipino overseas workers and mandated to provide them loans for businesses…

CPDRC raid nets cellphones, cigarettes but lesser drugs

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Benjie Talisic 04/27/2018

Despite the number of contraband items seized inside the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) during Friday morning’s greyhound operation, police assured illegal drug activity inside the jail facility has been decreasing. Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency…

Davis nets 47 as Pelicans sweep Blazers

AP 04/22/2018

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis scored 33 of his franchise playoff-record 47 points in the second half, and the New Orleans Pelicans completed a first-round playoff sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers with a 131-123 victory on…

Clean-up drive gathers plastics and biomaterials in Oslob waterfalls

Rosalie Abatayo 04/17/2018

Oslob waterfalls net three dump trucks of waste, both plastics, and biomaterials, on the first morning of its clean up program, said Oslob Mayor Jose Tumulak Jr. Tumulak said that they will conduct a meeting with the…

Carreta bust nets two pregnant women, P118K shabu

Benjie B. Talisic 04/15/2018

Two pregnant women were arrested in an anti-illegal drug operation in Barangay Carreta in Cebu City on Sunday. They were also caught with suspected shabu worth P118,000 during the operation in Sitio Ponce, said Senior Insp. Jhomar…

TEAM nets 81 motorcycle drivers violating ordinance

Nestle L. Semilla, Norman Mendoza 03/12/2018

NO TINTED VISORS, FACE MASKS ALMOST a hundred motorcycle drivers were issued citation tickets asMandaue City started implementing the ordinance prohibiting motorcycle riders from wearing full face tinted visors on helmets and face masks yesterday. The Traffic…

Tuburan bust nets new illegal drugs trader

Benjie B. Talisic 03/10/2018

A 23-year-old man, whom police described as a newly identified drug personality, was arrested on Saturday during an anti-illegal drug operation in Barangay 3 of Tuburan, a town in midwest Cebu. Carl Davon Tribunal of Barangay Bagsawe,…

Isnabero drive nets 21 cabbies

Futch Anthony Inso 12/29/2017

  Sixteen out of 21 taxi drivers, who are accused of violations outlined in the Oplan Isnabero campaign, will be facing adjudication next year at the Land Transportation Franchising Office in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) office. This means…

Cemetery cleanup nets tons of trash

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/03/2017

  As people returned to their homes after visiting their departed loved ones last November 1 and 2, tons of garbage were left behind in Cebu City’s public cemeteries. The Department of Public Services (DPS), yesterday, began…

Oplan Pokemon yields P1.7M shabu, nets 81 persons linked to drugs

Benjie Talisic, Fe Marie Dumaboc 06/23/2017

AN ESTIMATED P1.7 million worth of illegal drugs and 81 persons, three of them considered high-value targets, were arrested for selling or possessing illegal drugs during the 15th Oplan Pokemon or one-time, big-time operation of the Cebu…

Oplan Silhig nets 723 people

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 06/19/2017

SEVEN hundred twenty three people were arrested in a week’s time in the region as Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) implemented its one-time big-time operation called Oplan Silhig. The operation was patterned after the Cebu…

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