2 dead in Danao motorcycle-bus collision

A MOTORCYCLE driver and his backrider died after they were hit by a Ceres bus in Barangay Dunggoan, Danao City, Cebu Wednesday evening, June 15, 2022.The Danao City Police Station identified the fatalities as Christian Warren Perez Bendaña, 35, and Jephy Navales, 37, residents of Barangay Suba, Danao City.Initial investigation revealed that the motorcycle and […]

NBI-Central Visayas nabs 4 Nigerian nationals for falsifying government IDs

OPERATIVES of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI 7) arrested four Nigerian nationals in Barangay Agus, Lapu-Lapu City for allegedly falsifying government identification cards and documents on Monday, June 13, 2022.The four were caught inside a private subdivision in Barangay Agus based on the search warrant issued by Judge Dinah Jane Gaceta-Portugal […]

Thank you, Cebuano athletes

CEBUANO medalists in the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games were welcomed by the Cebu City Government and the Cebu City Sports Commission (CCSC) with a Grand Homecoming at the City Wing Atrium, SM Seaside City Cebu on Saturday afternoon, June 11, 2022.The 31st edition of the sporting conclave was held in Hanoi, Vietnam this year […]

Neri: Around town

Il Corso is a lovely addition to the “must see/go-to” places in town. An expansive complex by the sea developed by Filinvest, it is a one-of-a-kind lifestyle destination for shopping and dining.The newest attraction in its Central Piazza is the dancing musical fountain (the first one in Cebu) called The Stellar. It made its debut […]

Cordova mayor cries cheating in polls, claims 100 witnesses

THE team of defeated reelectionist Cordova Mayor Mary Therese “Teche” Sitoy-Cho is set to file an election protest against the team of her rival, mayor-elect and incumbent Councilor Cesar “Didoy” Suan, and several individuals reportedly involved in “dirty politics” during the 2022 elections.Based on Commission on Elections (Comelec) results, Sitoy-Cho garnered only 17,052 votes in […]

Comelec initiates investigation on ‘faulty’ vote counting machines

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has initiated the conduct of a probe into defective vote counting machines (VCMs) following the May 9 national and local elections and even before President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement.“Even before the pronouncement of the President, we already initiated the investigation of the VCMs. In fact, the national tech support center was […]

Two men caught for stealing telco wire

TWO men were arrested for allegedly stealing the cable wire of a telecommunications company in Sitio Sangi, Barangay Calajoan in Minglanilla town, Cebu on Sunday morning, May 15, 2022.Minglanilla police chief Maj. William Homoc identified the suspects as Jovel Laila Codera, who is 21 and a resident of Barangay Lahug, Cebu City, and Jesthier Anog […]

PBA to conduct three-conference calendar for Season 47

THE Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) is upbeat about recouping its financial losses during the hardest times of the pandemic as it conducts a stacked three-conference calendar for Season 47. Chairman Ricky Vargas said after incurring a loss of P100 million in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)-disrupted, single-conference 45th season in 2020, the pro league earned […]

SEA Games boxers, starring Nesthy Petecio, Eumir Marcial, confident of Vietnam prospects

THE Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) is “cautiously optimistic” as its 10-strong contingent defends its overall crown in the Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) against perennial rival Thailand and vastly-improved host Vietnam. “We are proceeding with a lot of enthusiasm and focus hoping that we can maintain the same kind of excellence that […]

Three-way cooperation key to safety at work during pandemic — ILO

WORK SAFETY during the pandemic will require effective collaboration among the government, employers, and labor, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said. “As the world continues to grapple with the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and the uneven recovery, occupational safety and health remains at the forefront of countries’ responses,” ILO Director-General Guy Ryder said in […]

Editorial: Tale of two bridges

A historic moment happened in Cebu when its third bridge, Cordova-Cebu Link Expressway, was inaugurated on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 by no less than the President himself, Rodrigo Duterte. In the neighboring province of Bohol, a tragedy occurred on the same day in the peaceful town of Loay—its decades-old bridge collapsed, killing multiple individuals.In just […]

P5M drugs seized, 70 pushers nabbed in anti-criminality drive

CLOSE to P5 million worth of illegal drugs were confiscated while 73 suspected drug personalities were arrested during a one-day Synchronized Anti-Criminal Law Enforcement Operations (Sacleo) in Cebu Province on Saturday, April 23, 2022.This was the second Sacleo conducted by the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO), aimed to minimize all types of criminality that would […]

Editorial: Lessons from a murdered tot

“Multiple injuries” is a phrase that can only hint of the crimes committed against the two-year-old child brought to a hospital in Quezon City last April 21, 2022 shortly before midnight.A team from the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Holy Spirit Division went to the hospital after a hospital security guard reported the treatment of […]