Cebu radio anchors among 2016 Bar exam passers

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/03/2017

Two Cebu broadcasters are among the country’s new lawyers. DYAB anchors John DX Lapid and Jude Thaddeus Bentulan joined 3,747 law graduates who passed the 2016 Bar examinations. Lapid was at the tomb of the late Archbishop…

Iligan City mayor shuts down FM radio station

Inquirer.net 04/28/2017

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — Iligan City Mayor Celso Regencia has ordered the closure of an FM radio station which has been critical of his leadership. But Jose Pantoja, the Iligan City spokesperson, said the closure of…

Police radio frequencies tapped by drug operators

Nestle L. Semilla 01/31/2017

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) confirmed that suspected drug pushers Manuel and Janice Godinez tapped the frequency of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) and other police stations in neighboring cities. PDEA 7 director Yogi Filemon…

Between the crisis and the catastrophe

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 11/26/2016

Before retiring last night, I had our lamp and radio, two vital tools during a calamity, recharged. The weather reports had warned of a tropical storm that would make landfall after midnight. We happened to live in…

Jacky Chang: Creature of Love

10/23/2016

  WHAT the radio does not reveal to the public is the truth about Jacky Chang’s love story secretly rolled into a record hit. To her, however, once the music is out, it can be owned by…

Radio reporter complains of threat from tourist cop

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/07/2016

A veteran radio reporter has complained about a tourist police who allegedly threatened him during a 20-minute confrontation in Lapu-Lapu City last Sept. 2. Norman Mendoza of DySS Super Radyo (RGMA) said SPO2 Esnang Sarapuddin hinted at…

Enough power to connect to radio

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/26/2016

A SOLAR panel, the size of the lid of a shoe box, supplies power to the Ofqueria family enough to enable them to listen to their favorite radio dramas in the morning. At night, generator sets provide…

Bantay Radyo to hook up, resume broadcast

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/12/2015

AVID Bantay Radyo listeners may soon hear their local AM station in the airwaves again but on another frequency. Provincial Board (PB) Member Grecilda Sanchez, PAFI Foundation president, said two weeks of being off the air was…

New judge for Nalzaro libel case

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/23/2015

A NEW judge will take over the libel case filed by former Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmeña against tri-media personality Pablito “Bobby” Nalzaro. Judge Ricky Jones Macabaya of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 6 in Cebu…

ABC to probe liaison officer accused of harassing Citom enforcer

Marian Z. Codilla 06/04/2015

CEBU City’s Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) confirmed today that they contracted blocktime commentator Roger Cimafranca as their liaison officer. ABC president Philip Zafra said they will investigate Cimafranca who was recorded on video camera as having…

Dumaguete forum to tackle BBL provisions

PR 06/04/2015

SOME 150 civil society organization members are expected to participate in the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) forum today at 9 a.m. at Negros Oriental Convention Center in Dumaguete City. According to Bantay Bayanihan Negros Oriental chapter lead…

ROAD RAGE

Grace II Pecaoco, Jhunnex Napallacan, Marian Z. Codilla 06/04/2015

Secret video goes viral: Radio blocktimer berates Citom enforcer after traffic  violation You are just a casual employee.” “I work in the media.” “There have been many Citom personnel I’ve asked Mayor Michael Rama to junk before.”…

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