On Eid al-Adha, senators pray for peace, displaced Marawi residents

08/12/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Some senators on Monday prayed for peace, especially for the displaced residents in Marawi, as the country celebrates the Islamic holiday Eid al-Adha or “Feast of Sacrifice.” Opposition Senator Leila de Lima, in a…

Muslims call for peace and unity in celebration of Eid al-Adha

Rosalie Abatayo 08/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Peace and unity. This is the call of the Muslim community in Cebu as they kick off the celebration of the Festival of Sacrifice or Eid al-Adha on Sunday August 11. Based on…

Food not bombs activity in Leyte: How people can create endless ripples of kindness

Immae Lachica 08/03/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— A Cebu-based visual artist shared the story behind the viral video entitled, “Food not bombs spread love and peace.” Soikee, 28, who hails from Leyte but has been based in Cebu since 2017…

Cebu City candidates sign peace covenant for secure and fair elections

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The candidates of Cebu City for this year’s May midterm elections set aside their political rivalries and signed a peace covenant for a fair and peaceful elections at the Cebu City Police Office…

More cops deployed to patrol city streets to maintain peace and order

Marc Eric Cosep, Nestle Semilla and Morexette Marie Erram, Rosalie Abatayo 12/30/2018

AS PEOPLE hit the markets for last-minute shopping of New Year goodies today, December 31, more law enforcers were fielded in Cebu City’s busiest streets to secure the crowd. Last-minute travelers who plan to celebrate the New…

Giving peace a chance

AP 12/30/2018

N. Korea wants more talks with S. Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a letter to South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday calling for more peace talks between the…

P211M needed to augment Cebu City’s peace and order

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/20/2018

The Cebu City Development Council (CCDC) has proposed to the City Council to allocate P211 million to augment the city’s peace and order. The proposal was part of the Cebu City Annual Investment Plan (AIP) for 2019…

123 loose firarms surrendered

Benjie Talisic 10/20/2018

A total of 123 loose firearms were surrendered within 78 days said Toledo Police. According to Police Supt. Randy Korret the chief of Toledo City Police, barangay officials, businessmen, retired police officers and residents in the city…

The quest for truth for peace

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/18/2018

CEBU Auxiliary Bishop Oscar Florencio on Thursday urged the people not to make conclusions as to who is responsible for the killings in Cebu, even as he expressed support for a Senate investigation into the incidents, a…

Cop’s pa: End speculations on my son’s death, let him rest in peace

Benjie B. Talisic 08/19/2018

SPO1 BALILI LAID TO REST THE father of SPO1 Roderick Balili has appealed to the public to end all speculations about the circumstances of his son’s death and let his son rest in peace. Hilario Balili, 63,…

CBCP tells flock: Sow peace, love

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/09/2018

AMID TROUBLED TIMES Amid so much hatred and violence, leaders of the Catholic Church in the Philippines have offered peace, joy, and forgiveness. In its Pastoral Exhortation released on Monday, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines…

CBCP offers peace amid hatred and violence

Ador Mayol 07/09/2018

Amid so much hatred and violence, leaders of the Catholic Church in the Philippines have offered peace, joy, and forgiveness. In its Pastoral Exhortation released on Monday, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) called on…

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