No ceasefire; Duterte orders troops: Destroy NPA

Inquirer.net 12/22/2018

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday ordered the military to “destroy” the New People’s Army (NPA) as he refused to reciprocate the holiday ceasefire declaration of the rebels. “We do not subscribe to their ceasefire.…

Paz orders price monitoring at Mactan sutukil

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/18/2018

Following reports of overpricing at the newly reopened Larsian in Cebu City, Mayor Paz Radaza also ordered price monitoring on sutukil restaurants in Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City. Radaza said she also plans of asking the City Council…

Court of Appeals orders reinstatement of Panglao mayor

Inquirer.net 10/29/2018

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol – Embattled Panglao Bohol Mayor Leonila Paredes-Montero on Monday reclaimed her position as town mayor after the Court of Appeals granted her appeal. Personnel from the Department of the Interior and Local Government-Central Visayas…

Duterte revokes Trillanes amnesty, orders his arrest

Inquirer.net 09/04/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has revoked the amnesty granted to Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV. Duterte signed Proclamation 572 on August 31 to revoke the senator’s amnesty given by former president Benigno Aquino III in 2010. In the proclamation,…

Abrugena orders replacement of 25 police directors

Nestle Semilla 08/26/2018

Around half of the towns and cities in Cebu province now have new police chiefs. Senior Supt. Manuela Abrugena, Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) director, said that he ordered the replacement of 25 police directors because of…

Ombudsman orders 6-month suspension of top 3 officials of Barili, 2 others

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/25/2018

FIVE top officials of the municipality of Barili in southwestern Cebu were ordered suspended for six months by the Office of the Ombudsman. The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Friday served the suspension…

Ombudsman orders suspension of Barili Mayor, VM, 3 others

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/24/2018

  The Office of the Visayas Ombudsman has imposed a six-month suspension for simple neglect of duty of five officials of Barili town, Cebu, including Mayor Marlon Garcia and Vice Mayor Teresito Mariña. The three other respondents…

Garma orders removal of air-con units from patrol cars

Benjie B. Talisic 08/15/2018

CEBU City Police Office chief Senior Supt. Royina Garma has ordered the removal of air-conditioning units from at least 22 patrol cars from the 11 precincts under her supervision. In an interview, Garma said she received reports…

Makati court orders arrest of Peter Lim

Inquirer.net 08/14/2018

The Makati City Regional Trial Court has already ordered the arrest of Cebu-based businessman Peter Lim who is accused of violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. Makati RTC Judge Gina Bibat-Palamos has also set the…

PDEA director orders swap of regional offices staff

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/03/2018

SEEING threat and “greater risks” for current Central Visayas operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7), Director General Aaron Aquino has ordered for all operatives and staff of the regional office to be transferred to Western…

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