Police prepares for resumption of STL operations on Oct. 1

Immae Lachica 09/30/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— With the resumption of the Small Town Lottery (STL) nationwide on Thursday, October 1, 2020, police will be on full alert in checking if outlets in the region are legal and can supply…

Police, PDEA-7 nab two in buy-bust operations in NegOr, Siquijor

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines (Updated, 11:18 p.m.) — Buy-bust operations conducted by the the police with the help of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) in Negros Oriental and in Siquijor on Tuesday, July 7, 2020,…

BREAKING: NTC orders ABS-CBN to stop broadcast operations

Neil Arwin Mercado 05/05/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) on Tuesday issued a Cease and Desist Order against ABS-CBN after its legislative franchise expired on May 4. In an Order dated May 5, the NTC directed ABS-CBN to…

Coronavirus pandemic poses big challenges for UN peacekeeping operations

04/09/2020

UNITED NATIONS —  With 110,000 peacekeepers deployed in more than a dozen countries around a world now ravaged by the coronavirus, the United Nations faces twin challenges: keeping those soldiers safe and, more importantly, persuading governments not…

Cebu Pacific advisory: Manila operations during community quarantine period

PR 03/17/2020

Cebu Pacific Advisory March 16, 2020 (as of 4:00 pm) Manila operations during community quarantine period ALL Cebu Pacific DOMESTIC flights to and from Manila remain CANCELLED until April 14 (Tuesday), in line with the Philippine government…

JoyRide suspends passenger operations amid COVID-19 outbreak

PR 03/16/2020

Filipino-owned motorcycle hailing application JoyRide announced that it was suspending passenger operations in Metro Manila to show of full support to the measures being undertaken by the government to address the growing threat of the corona virus…

Cebu Pacific Advisory: Manila operations during community quarantine period (Mar 15-Apr 14)

PR 03/16/2020

All Cebu Pacific domestic flights to and from Manila remain cancelled until April 14 (Tuesday), in line with the Philippine government directive for a community quarantine over Metro Manila to contain the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). While Cebu Pacific continue…

CCPO eyes more intel-driven ops amid CV’s SEMPO’s P70.7M drug haul

Alven Marie A. Timtim with Norman V. Mendoza 02/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the bulk of P70.7 million worth of illegal drugs confiscated in the three-day simultaneous police operations last week in Central Visayas coming from Cebu City, police here are focusing on conducting more…

Sambag 2 homeowners appeal to Cebu City gov’t: Stop clearing operations until you can give us clear parameters

Marc Cosep 02/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A homeowners association of Barangay Sambag 2 is appealing to the Cebu City government to stop the road clearing operations in the barangay until such time that they will be given clear parameters…

Labella on Duterte’s order to intensify operations against criminality: ‘It’s a new challenge for me’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–President Rodrigo Duterte has asked Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella to intensify operations against criminality as Labella was named as the chairperson of the Regional Peace and Order Council in Central Visayas on October 28,…

Shabu, firearms seized in Mandaue drug operations

Norman V. Mendoza 10/31/2019

Mandaue City, Cebu—Packs of suspected crystal meth (shabu) and two firearms were seized by police in separated drug operations here on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Members of Mandaue City’s City Intelligence Branch (CIB) led by Police Major…

Bid to regulate motorcycle taxis, TNCs pushed at Cebu City Council

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/29/2019

CEBU CITY — Recognizing the role of motor taxis in providing much needed transport services, Councilor Raymond Ivan Garcia has proposed that the Cebu City government take on the task of regulating their operations. Garcia’s proposed resolution…

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