RABS program to empower Mandaue tanods, force multipliers

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/23/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Basak Police Station of Mandaue City has launched its Ready Active Barangay Security or RABS program on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. The program which is initiated by the station’s chief, Police Captain…

IS claims Vienna shooting as Austria mourns

11/04/2020

Vienna, Austria—Austrian investigators were on Tuesday piecing together the Monday evening rampage through central Vienna by a lone gunman and later claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group, as Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called for a European response…

At least four killed in blast at Pakistan religious school

10/27/2020

Pakistan—At least four students were killed and dozens more wounded Tuesday, October 27, 2020, when a bomb exploded during a class at their religious school in northwestern Pakistan, officials said. More than 60 people had been taking…

Bukidnon town police logic: If you fight for press freedom, you’re communist or terrorist

Jigger J. Jerusalem - @inquirerdotnet 07/17/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY——-The police are at it again. The police station of Malaybalay City in Bukidnon province has put out an infographic on Thursday (July 16) that depicts people who campaign for press freedom and the…

KUWENTONG KULE: Activism is not terrorism

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 06/16/2020

Activism is not terrorism. Despite the gloomy weather, people flocked to the UP Diliman campus last June 12  for a “Grand Mañanita” protest  to celebrate the country’s 122nd Independence Day, notwithstanding law enforcers’ warnings on violations of  quarantine regulations. With proper social…

Lanao del Sur: Authorities shift fight from terrorism to COVID-19

Froilan Gallardo 03/29/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines —With four COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) positive cases and hundreds more Persons under Monitoring(PUM), authorities in Lanao del Sur have shifted their fight from terrorism to COVID-19. Colonel Jose Maria Cuerpo, Army…

Capitol offers P30K for every firearm surrendered

Rosalie Abatayo 03/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has offered to give P30,000 for every surrendered firearm from a member of an insurgent group. Garcia made the offer as she declared anew an “all-out war” against insurgency…

CPPO hopes KKDAT will be a vital sidekick in the fight against crime

Alven Marie A. Timtim - CDN Digital 02/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) is hoping that through the Kabataan Kontra Droga At Terorismo (KKDAT), they will have another crucial sidekick in their campaign against illegal drugs. Police Colonel Roderick Mariano,…

Jessica Resch elected president of youth group against illegal drugs and terrorism 

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Some officers of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) in Central Visayas were elected officers of the Kabataan Kontra Droga at Terorismo (KKDAT) at the headquarters of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) on Friday…

Cebu’s tourism stakeholders urged to cooperate to deter terrorist threats

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/15/2019

OSLOB, Cebu — Terrorism is a danger that may plague Cebu, if stakeholders and officials are caught off guard. Colonel Noel Baluyan, commander of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Task Force Sugbo, has urged communities,…

Christians, Muslims, police join walk in Toledo against terrorism, violence

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Christians, Muslims, civic organization members, religious groups and the local police in Toledo City, a western city in Cebu, joined a solidarity walk against terrorism and violence on Sunday, March 24. Dubbed as “Lakad…

UK lifts travel advisory on Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The United Kingdom (UK) has lifted the travel advisory it issued against the southern parts of Cebu, including the towns of Badian and Dalaguete. “The FCO (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) no longer advises against…

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