Drug angle

Editorial 04/08/2016

Barely had Chief Supt. Patrocinio Commendador warmed his seat as director of the Police Regional Office when he was greeted with reports about the murder of Senior Insp. Jonas Tahanlangit, chief of police of Poro town, Camotes…

Poro gets new Police chief

Jhunnex Napallacan 04/07/2016

CEBU CITY—A new chief of police takes over in Poro town on Camotes Island, Cebu on Thursday, three days after its head was killed in an ambush by two unidentified men who were reportedly linked to drug…

Drug angle eyed in Poro police chief’s killing

Apple Ta-as, Jhunnex Napallacan, Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/05/2016

POLICE are looking at the illegal drug angle as a possible motive in the daring daylight ambush-killing of Poro Police chief Senior Insp. Jonas Tahanlangit. Senior Supt. Clifford Gairanod, director of the Cebu Provincial Police Office, yesterday…

Poro police chief killed in afternoon ambush

Apple Ta-as, Jhunnex Napallacan, Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/04/2016

The chief of police in Poro, Camotes Islands was killed in an ambush at 4:45 p.m. on Monday. Senior Insp. Jonas  Tahanlangit died from a gunshot wound on the neck and left shoulder, said Cebu Provincial Police…

Police chief killed, 2 hurt in Camotes ambush

Apple Ta-as, Jhunnex Napallacan 04/04/2016

Two armed men shot and killed a municipal police chief who was heading home after arriving at the port in San Francisco town, Camotes Group of Islands, east of Cebu on late Monday afternoon. Two teenagers, who…

Fishermen in Yolanda-hit areas get fishing boats

03/05/2016

FISHERMEN associations from the 16 municipalities hardest hit by typhoon Yolanda in 2013 finally saw the fulfillment of their dreams. After strong winds and storm surges battered their homes and fishing boats, they are back to fishing.…

Task force eyed to boost Danao-Camotes tourism

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/07/2015

A proposed ordinance seeks to create a task force that will coordinate efforts to boost tourism in Danao City and Camotes Islands. Provincial Board Member Ivy Remedios Durano-Meca, proponent, said the task force will be able to…

Davide tells mayors to throw the book on staff linked to drug use

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/23/2014

Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III said the mayors can impose their own penalties on employees who test positive for drugs. “Here in the province, if you’re positive, then you have to leave the service,” the governor told…

Survivors now ready to help in rebuilding

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/07/2014

The Dondoyano brothers, born 11 years apart, were all smiles when they marched together and received their skills training certificates yesterday. “I am just so glad all the effort finally paid off,” said 39-year-old Eugene at his…

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