Health worker with address in Tangke is Talisay’s new COVID-19 patient

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A health care worker, who is residing in Sitio Tunga, Barangay Tangke, is Talisay City’s newest coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patient, the mayor has announced on Monday, May 25. Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam”…

Hospital employee nabbed with shabu in Mandaue

Norman V. Mendoza 05/02/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — A government hospital’s frontliner, one of its admitting personnel, has been arrested after he was caught with suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation on May 2, 2020, in Barangay Jagobiao, Mandaue City.…

Gunman kills worker outside home in Lapu

Norman V. Mendoza 04/06/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, Philippines — A worker at the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) was shot dead by an unidentified gunman at past 2 p.m. today, April 6, 2020 outside his house in Sitio Masulog, Barangay Suba-Basbas,…

BREAKING: Filipina domestic worker in Dubai dead from coronavirus – Bello

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 02/06/2020

MANILA, Philippines – A female household worker who recently died in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, has tested positive for coronavirus, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III confirmed Thursday. According to Bello, a previous report on the still-unidentified overseas…

Construction worker shoots elder brother in Cordova town

Benjie Talisic 06/14/2019

CEBU CITY,  Philippines — A case of parricide will be filed on Monday, June 17, against a 42-year-old construction worker who shot dead his 55-year-old brother after an argument last June 13 in their house in Sitio…

Construction worker turned drug courier nabbed with P2.7M shabu in Hipodromo bust

Benjie Talisic 05/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A former construction worker, who shifted work allegedly as a drug courier, was arrested in an anti-illegal drug operation on Friday afternoon (May 3) in Sitio Riverside, Barangay Hipodromo, Cebu City. Jhon Ariel…

Construction worker from Pasil identified as victim in Lapu-Lapu bridge shooting attack

Benjie B. Talisic 03/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The victim in the second shooting incident in Lapu-Lapu City on Friday, March 1, survived the attack and has been identified as construction worker, Mikael Fernandez. Senior Master Sergeant Dennis Singson of the…

Garma meets with BPO worker to verify IT Park rob claims

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 01/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The public should be cautious in spreading information especially “baseless information” online. Senior Superintendent Royina Garma, Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) director, made this call on Saturday, January 5, after she met with…

Suspected hitman, JO worker caught in drug busts

Benjie Talisic, Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/13/2018

A SUSPECTED hitman from Mindanao and a job order employee of Cebu City Hall were arrested in separate drug bust operations in Cebu City at 3 a.m. yesterday and last Wednesday evening respectively. Chief Insp. Dindo Juanito…

Japan’s new foreign worker status to focus on 8 countries including Philippines

The Japan News/Asia News Network / 12/13/2018

TOKYO — Foreigners granted a new residence status for workers with specific skills may initially be accepted primarily from eight countries, including Vietnam, the Philippines and Cambodia, according to sources. To prevent financial exploitation by dishonest brokers,…

Cebu City worker nabbed with shabu

Benjie Talisic 12/12/2018

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A worker of the Cebu city government was arrested tonight in possession of about P89,000 worth of suspected shabu. The arrested person, identified as John Dave Tolabing, 23, was found to be a…

US airline apologizes after worker laughs at 5-year-old girl’s unique name

Inquirer.net 11/30/2018

A United States airline issued an apology after a gate agent was accused this month of making fun of a 5-year-old’s unique name. Tracy Redford and her 5-year-old daughter Abcde (pronounced Ab-si-dee), were about to board their…

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