PRO-7 launches basketball tournament in Tangke to help address drug problem in area

Nestle L. Semilla 10/20/2018

  To encourage drug dependents to get rid of narcotics, the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas on Saturday launched a basketball tournament in Barangay Tangke—a drug-infested place in Talisay City. Chief Supt. Debold Sinas hoped that…

Untangling the gridlock

CDN TEAM 09/29/2018

PART 1 by Ador Vincent S. Mayol Reporter   For more than two decades since the ‘90s, the streets of Metro Cebu have been his second home. “Usa ka kahig, usa ka tuka gyud ni akoa (I…

Davide on Loot: No problem as long as he performs his duty as mayor

Ador Mayol, Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Nestle L. Semilla 08/25/2018

AS long as Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot performs his duty as a public official, then there is no problem with him not being physically present at the mayor’s office. This was in essence of what Cebu Gov.…

Joy is a special problem, special opportunity for PH, says Patafa

Inquirer 08/24/2018

JAKARTA — She used to be Philippine athletics’ prodigal daughter, and who better than marathoner Mary Joy Tabal to be the first bet to gun for the country’s first gold in the 18th Asian Games and quench…

Teacher’s mounting loans: whose problem is it?

Fernando Fajardo 08/23/2018

This year, the total number of permanent civilian and military/uniformed plantilla positions in the national government is about 1.71 million of which more than 1.46 million are filled and 247 thousand unfilled. Of the total number of…

Osmeña criticizes Gullas over Talisay City’s drug problem

Morexette B. Erram 08/22/2018

  Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has criticized Mayor Eduardo Gullas Sr. for “not doing anything” to solve the illegal drug menace in Talisay City, Cebu. Osmeña accused Gullas of allegedly “protecting troublemakers” like Joavan Fernandez, the…

Osmeña: ‘The problem is in the police now’

Morexette Eram 08/03/2018

  Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña once again criticized the police force. This time, the mayor is questioning the impact of the new leaders of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) and Cebu City Police Office…

Malacañang: Long-term solutions to poverty problem underway

Inquirer.net 07/22/2018

MALACAÑANG said on Sunday that it is coming up with long-term solutions to solve the country’s poverty problem. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the government is addressing the issue, citing its effort to push ‘rice tariffication’ and…

Caindec slams Osmeña amid unresolved traffic problem in Mambaling

Futch Anthony Inso, Rosalie Abatayo 07/16/2018

Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) regional director Victor Caindec said that he will not deploy his personnel along N. Bacalso Avenue. While he thanked Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña for offering him personnel and equipment,…

Garganera: Losing majority in council not a problem

Rosalie Abatayo 05/16/2018

Barug PDP-Laban councilors don’t mind losing the majority in the Cebu City Council. Whether they will get the ABC seat, Councilor Joel Garganera said they will continue to fight for what is right and serve the common…

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