Russians brace for sanctions as their favorite shops close

Agence France Presse 03/08/2022

MOSCOW — Yulia Shimelevich hurries to stock up on imported food for her cat and dog as it may soon disappear from Moscow shelves with the onslaught of sanctions from Western capitals on Russia over Ukraine. “My…

Putin says Western sanctions are akin to declaration of war

Reuters 03/06/2022

LVIV/KYIV, Ukraine — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Western sanctions were akin to war on Saturday as his forces pressed on with their assault on Ukraine, where planned civilian evacuations from two besieged cities were called off.…

Filipinos in Russia face struggle in sending remittances as banks bear sanctions

Neil Arwin Mercado 03/02/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Filipinos in Russia may experience some difficulty in sending remittance to their families in the Philippines as major banks there face sanctions following Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin’s order to invade Ukraine, the Philippine Embassy…

Nations are isolating Russia for attacking Ukraine

Agence France Presse, Reuters 02/27/2022

Sanctions against Moscow are expanding on multiple fronts, from travel bans to the freezing of assets of its key officials led by President Vladimir Putin. This developed shortly after Russian forces started attacking Ukraine on Thursday. UN…

Heads must roll — Chooks-to-Go chief tells VisMin Super Cup organizers

Glendale G. Rosal 04/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Chooks-to-Go president Ronald Mascariñas described the “game-fixing” controversy that hounds the ongoing Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup as a ‘deeply disturbing concern’ that must be swiftly resolved as he seeks sanctions to be…

TEAM warns: Drivers of ‘defective’ trucks will be sanctioned

Doris C. Bongcac 03/23/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Make sure to check on your trucks before you ply the streets of Mandaue City. This as the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) said in a Facebook post on Tuesday, March 23,…

Medellin town officials deny ‘lockdown’ rumors

Doris C. Bongcac 04/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Municipality of Medellin has denied rumors of a “lockdown” that is now being implemented in this northern Cebu town. In an advisory posted on its official Facebook page this morning, April 18,…

Curfew violators’ parents to face sanctions if …

Alven Marie A. Timtim 03/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police have warned parents about the consequences if their minor children will repeatedly be caught violating the curfew ordinance. Police Major Eduard Sanchez, Police Station 6 chief, said that the parents would be…

Recover escaped CICL or face sanctions – Labella

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/08/2019

CEBU CITY—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has directed Operation Second Chance officials to recover the remaining escaped child-in-conflict with the law (CICL) or they would face sanctions. “They really have to find ways to recover (the escaped…

Trump signs order imposing sanctions on Iran supreme leader

06/25/2019

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran’s supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken to discourage Tehran from developing nuclear weapons and supporting…

Cesafi slaps sanctions on players, coaches involved in high school game scuffle

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 06/21/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Fines amounting to P25,000, one game suspensions and hours of community service will be imposed as sanctions for the players and coaches involved in the fracas that marred the end of the high school game…

PB Members to hold regular session on Holy Monday

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Before they take their Holy Week break, Cebu Provincial Board Members will convene for their regular session on Monday afternoon, April 15, to discuss priority measures. Matters for discussion include a proposal by…

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