Ange Kouame injured with sprain and partial ACL tear, misses Korean friendlies

THE injury bug bit Gilas Pilipinas hard ahead of its coming international sorties as naturalized player Angelo Kouame sustained a meniscal sprain and a partial anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. The 6-foot-10 slotman is skipping the team’s friendlies against Korea set for Friday and Saturday in Korea and is now listed as a doubtful participant […]

Suarez faces Salogaol in Bohol

FORMER Olympian Charly Suarez keeps himself busy in a six-round fight against journeyman Junny Salogaol on June 10 in Tagbilaran City, Bohol.Suarez is coming off the biggest win of his career after stopping young prospect Tomjune Mangubat to win the vacant World Boxing Association (WBA) Asia super featherweight belt last March 12 in Paranaque City.The […]

Espina: Violence against women

Zonta International has a very relevant advocacy focusing on the crusade against Violence against Women (VAW). Our club, Zonta Club of Cebu I, has undertaken several long- and short-term projects in tandem with the academe, government and civic agencies: The Zonta Club of Cebu I VAW Referral Center, located in the University of the Visayas; […]

Ombud clears Ahong of graft in case over ‘ghost’ repairs

CRIMINAL and administrative charges filed against reelectionist Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan by Rep. Paz Radaza (Lapu-Lapu City, Lone District) have been dismissed by the Office of the Ombudsman.Radaza is challenging Chan for the City’s highest post in the May 9, 2022 elections.In a joint resolution, the Office of the Ombudsman dismissed the administrative […]

2 criminal cases vs. LTO 7 chief now with Visayas Ombudsman

THE Office of the Ombudsman has directed its counterparts in the Visayas to address the cases filed by motorcycle dealers against Land Transportation Office Central Visayas (LTO 7) Director Victor Emmanuel Caindec.The two complaints were endorsed to the Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas after Mandaue City prosecutors denied Caindec’s motion to reconsider their decision to dismiss […]

NBI 7 takes 23 guards into custody for ‘harassing’ Mandaue landowners, confiscates 21 unlicensed firearms

AROUND 23 security guards who were allegedly hired to harass landowners in Purok Tambis in Barangay Umapad, Mandaue City were placed in custody by operatives of the National Bureau of Investigation-Central Visayas (NBI 7) on Monday, April 25, 2022.Arnel Pura, NBI 7 special investigator, said they conducted a hot-pursuit operation against the 23 security guards […]