Rescue operation after landslide may be unsafe, says PAGASA Mactan

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/20/2018

The weather state bureau in Mactan has observed that the occasional downpour brought by the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) had caused the landslide in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City on Thursday morning (September 20). Weather Specialist Romeo Aguirre…

PhilHealth remains ‘sound and stable,’ says CEO

Inquirer.net 09/18/2018

THE Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) denies being on the brink of bankruptcy, insisting that it remains a “sound and stable institution” with close to P7 billion in net income in the first half of 2018. The…

Father not keen to join politics, says Governor Davide

Rosalie Abatayo 09/12/2018

  Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III dismissed speculations that his father, former Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr., will run for a Senate post under the opposition bloc. Davide said the former chief justice is not a politician…

Seized tablets are not Ecstasy, PDEA says

Benjie B. Talisic 09/10/2018

The 100 tablets seized during a Greyhound operation at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) were “over-the-counter” drugs and not party drugs as previously reported, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency regional office (PDEA-7) said. “Negative…

Illegal, idiotic says Cebuano law expert

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/05/2018

REVOCATION OF TRILLANES’ AMNESTY THE dean of the University of San Carlos (USC) College of Law in Cebu City questioned the cancellation of the amnesty granted to Senator Antonio Trillanes IV by President Rodrigo Duterte and urged…

Case against police demoralized cops, says CCPO director

Nestle L. Semilla 09/04/2018

The director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) expressed dismay over the decision of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) in filing a case against the three policeman in relation to the death…

Tomas: ‘President is entitled to whatever he says’

Morexette B. Erram 08/30/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña will not let the issue of the unsolved killings in the city ‘sitting down’ despite criticisms hurled against him by President Rodrigo Duterte. “The President is entitled to say whatever he wants.…

Faith, community-based rehab programs solution to drug problems, says Palma

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/26/2018

The country’s drug problem may be solved not by violence but through spiritual enlightenment, faith and a solid support group. So was the message of Archbishop Jose Palma as he celebrated mass for the over 500 recovering…

Pimentel says Imee’s ‘move on’ comment is out of sequence

Inquirer.net 08/25/2018

Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III argued on Saturday that offenders have no right to ask their victims to “move on” from history, saying it is not the “right sequence.” Pimentel was referring to the comment of Ilocos…

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…

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