Police: Drink moderately, stay away from drugs during holiday parties

Futch Anthony Inso 11/24/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) has advised Oponganons to drink moderately and stay away from drugs, especially during Christmas parties. Police Colonel Elmer Lim, chief of LCPO, said that the public must…

Police: It’s difficult to monitor the distribution of ecstasy tablets in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen in Cebu City admitted that it’s difficult for them to stop the distribution of ecstacy tablets that are considered as the preferred drug of high-profile individuals. Its sellers are also very picky…

Misa de Gallo, Simbang Gabi now open for everyone in Lapu-Lapu City

Futch Anthony Inso 12/09/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Since Lapu-Lapu City has already achieved herd immunity after vaccinating 70 percent of its eligible population, Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has also relaxed its restrictions for the Misa de Gallo and Simbang Gabi…

Random Trivia Facts About Chinese New Year

Micah Sophia Marcellones 02/12/2021

As people around the globe start celebrating the 2021 Chinese New Year, here are some interesting facts about this much awaited event.  Chinese New Year is also called the Spring Festival  The celebration marks the beginning of…

PDEA-7 warns public on possible proliferation of ecstasy during Sinulog

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) has warned the public especially party-goers to be more careful about receiving free drinks from strangers during the Sinulog celebration. Director Wardley Getalla of…

No liquor, no street parties within 100 meters of Sinulog route — Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 100-meter radius surrounding the Sinulog procession and parade routes are off-limits to liquor and street parties. This was emphasized by Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on January 7, 2020, or eleven days…

Police to monitor closely Valentine’s Day parties

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police will be monitoring concerts and other huge events on Valentine’s Day on Thursday, February 14, 2019, to prevent the entry of contraband items such as prohibited party drugs. Chief Superintendent Debold Sinas, director…

Concerts inside malls are allowed during the Sinulog

Morexette B. Erram 01/17/2019

Concerts that will be held inside the malls in Cebu City are the only gigs allowed during the Sinulog festival 2019. Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, overall chairperson of the executive committee of the Sinulog Foundation Inc.…

Investigators still has no suspect in hit and run incident

Delta Letigio 12/11/2018

CEBU CITY, Philippines -The Mabolo Police Station continues to examine the footages of the CCTV’s they secured following the hit and run incident that killed a woman and wounded several others. Police Supt. Dindo Juanito Alaras said…

CSC warns gov’t workers: No Christmas parties during office hours

Inquirer.net 12/03/2018

It is indeed the season to be jolly, but the Civil Service Commission (CSC) has a gentle reminder to government agencies: Don’t do Christmas parties during office hours. “Christmas is the season of sharing and giving and…

‘Prepare selves for prayers, not parties’

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/01/2018

FAITHFUL TOLD As the world entered the first day of the last month of the Western calendar year, the Catholic Church called on their faithful to “spiritually prepare themselves” for the annual observance of the Advent season.…

Boniel refuses to enter plea to parricide

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/14/2018

Just-resigned Bohol Provincial Board Member Niño Rey Boniel and two other suspects on Thursday refused to enter a plea on the charge involving the alleged killing of his wife. As part of the procedure, the trial court…

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