AFP chief of staff says threat of CPP-NPA dwindling

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The threat posed by the Communist Party of the Philippines – New Peoples Army rebels has greatly reduced in the face of the intensified operations by government troops, a top military official said.…

Jailed ‘drug lord’ probed for threats against police chief, his family

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A “drug lord”, who is in the Cebu City Jail, is being investigated after he allegedly threatened the  police chief of the Integrity Monitoring and Enhancement Group Visayas Field Unit (IMEG-VFU). Police Major…

Paolo Duterte confirms threat to declare House leadership posts vacant

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 09/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential son and Deputy Speaker Paolo Duterte on Sunday confirmed sending a text message to his colleagues where he warned to move to declare as vacant the positions of Speaker and Deputy Speakers amid…

Labella willing to tighten Cebu City’s borders if more barangays get infected

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said he is willing to tighten the borders of Cebu City should more barangays (villages) become infected with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The mayor said in a…

US to free some prisoners amid coronavirus threat

03/27/2020

Washington, United States–US Attorney General Bill Barr said Thursday he had instructed federal prisons to free some inmates to lessen the impact of the coronavirus epidemic. One day after the United Nations human rights chief urged countries…

Human-to-animal transmission: HK Pet dog infected with coronavirus

Agence France Presse 03/06/2020

HONG KONG — The pet dog of a coronavirus patient in Hong Kong was confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus disease of COVID-19, in a likely case of human-to-animal transmission, authorities said on Wednesday. The canine,…

PROBE Chief: I’m alive

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –News that Cebu City Prevention, Restoration, Order, Beautification, and Enhancement (PROBE) Team chief Raquel Arce was shot dead during the implementation of a court-ordered demolition in Sitio Sudlon in Barangay Lahug circulated on Tuesday…

Use lean time to make Cebu a better destination, airport exec suggests

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/12/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—With the travel ban resulting in huge drop of tourist arrivals in Cebu, industry stakeholders should use this time to address what needs to be done in their respective areas. This is what Andrew Acquaah-Harrison,…

Labella says there is no ban yet on Chinese tourists but assures measures are in place vs entry of coronavirus in Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella wants a more diplomatic approach in putting up precautionary measures against the spread of the feared novel coronavirus. In an earlier phone interview with CDN Digital, the mayor…

Putin says Turkish operation in Syria threatens to revive IS threat

10/11/2019

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Friday that jailed Islamic State militants could escape as a result of Turkey’s military operation in Syria, leading to the resurgence of the IS in the region. Putin said Kurds…

36 complete course on threat management

Rhobie A. Ruaya 08/16/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Thirty-six individuals were feted in a graduation ceremony of the Explosive Ordnance Reconnaissance Agent (EORA) Class 43 “Lagablab” last Friday, August 9, 2019, at the Social Hall of Cebu Ports Authority. The 36 who came…

Iran issues new threat of downing more US drones

06/25/2019

WASHINGTON — Iran’s naval chief is threatening the United States, saying Tehran is capable of shooting down other American spy drones such as the one downed last week by Revolutionary Guard forces. The semi-official Tasnim news agency…

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