P1.6M shabu seized, 2 HVIs nabbed in 2 Cebu City drug busts

Paul Lauro and Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Cebu City confiscated an estimated P1.6 million suspected shabu and arrested two high value individuals  (HVIs) in two separate buy-bust operations in two days. The latest to fall was Jefferson Solon,…

Former Cebu City Mayor Solon passes away at 88

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Dr. Florentino Sanico Solon, commonly referred to as the “Father of Nutrition” due to his contributions to health and nutrition in the country, and a former mayor of Cebu City has passed away…

Solon chides Sinas: You could’ve stopped birthday party, but you chose not to

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - INQUIRER.net 05/14/2020

  MANILA, Philippines — National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Maj. Gen. Debold Sinas could have ended the “surprise” birthday party thrown by his subordinates to respect quarantine regulations, but he chose not to. This was…

Solon wants convicted drug lords exiled to West Philippine Sea

Daphne Galvez - Inquirer.net 09/16/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Instead of housing convicted drug lords in New Bilibid Prison (NBP) where they could still enjoy special privileges just by bribing prison guards, they should instead be exiled to the West Philippines Sea to…

Abusive rice traders should face raps — solon

Daphne Galvez - Inquirer.net 09/11/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Criminal cases should be filed against rice traders who are taking advantage of the rice tariffication law and manipulating the farmgate prices of rice for their own benefit, a lawmaker urged Wednesday. Albay 2nd…

SOGIE bill won’t promote equality; only ‘special’ rights to LGBT – solon

08/29/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Instead of promoting equality, the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) Equality bill will only “unduly give special rights” to some members of society at the expense of others, a lawmaker said…

‘Vote-buying’ in speakership race may reach P7M per House member – solon

06/04/2019

Party-list bloc head vows to expose vote-buyers MANILA, Philippines — Some candidates for Speaker of the House of Representatives would allegedly expend up to P7 million per member of the lower chamber as the battle for the…

Where is Cebuana actress, singer Akiko Solon after ‘MTK’ movie?

Michelle Joy Padayhag 03/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A year after she starred in her first lead movie, “Magbuwag Ta Kay,” Cebuana singer and actress Akiko Solon is now working in a band in Dubai called, PureMix Band.  Solon told Cebu…

Chopper carrying solon crashes in Tarlac

Inquirer.net 11/22/2018

A helicopter carrying a party-list congressman crashed into a cliff in Capas, Tarlac on Thursday afternoon. In a dzMM report, the Tarlac police confirmed that a helicopter crashed at a military reservation camp in Tarlac during a…

Sandiganbayan denies Cebu solon’s bid to dismiss graft cases

Inquirer.net 11/20/2018

BALILI PROPERTIES The Sandiganbayan Special Second Division has denied Cebu’s 3rd District Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia’s plea for the dismissal of her criminal cases. In a 12-page decision, the anti-graft court said Garcia’s argument in her motion to…

Solon seeks extension of martial law in Mindanao until June 2019

Inquirer.net 11/19/2018

A LAWMAKER has sought another extension of martial law in Mindanao, this time until June 30, 2019. Iligan Rep. Frederick Siao filed House Resolution No. 2302 on November 14, citing “initial reports of terrorist plots and the…

Solon seeks extension of martial law in Mindanao until June 2019

Inquirer.net 11/19/2018

A lawmaker has sought another extension of martial law in Mindanao, this time until June 30, 2019. Iligan Rep. Frederick Siao filed House Resolution No. 2302 on November 14, citing “initial reports of terrorist plots and the…

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