Camomot death anniversary tomorrow

CEBU, Philippines — The Cebu archdiocese has invited the Catholic faithful to participate in the activities for the 29th death anniversary of the late Archbishop Teofilo Camomot, who is a candidate for sainthood. The closing of the religious event dubbed “Saulog 2017” is set tomorrow, September 27, or the date the Cebuano prelate died, in Barangay Valladolid, Carcar City, Cebu. …

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Village chiefs question Osmeña memo

CEBU, Philippines — Some Cebu City barangay captains used their third quarterly assembly yesterday to question a mayor’s memorandum ordering barangays to submit their tanods’ weekly accomplishment reports or they would lose their honoraria. During the assembly, the village chiefs grilled Garry Lao, head of Cebu City Office on Substance Abuse Prevention, regarding Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s order. Lao was among …

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Cop injured in San Fernando vehicular accident

Monday, September 25, 2017 A POLICE officer suffered injuries after he figured in a vehicular accident on the national highway around 2 a.m. Monday, September 25, in Barangay Pitalo, San Fernando. Senior Police Officer 1 Marvin Chin, 35, of Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) landed in the hospital, after the motorcycle he was driving hit a signage placed on the …

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Covenantal Intervention I will put enmity between…

Covenantal Intervention I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.” – Genesis 3:15 When Adam and Eve broke the covenant of works, creation was thrown into upheaval. Pain and futility were introduced into the created order such that now men and …

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Police arrested Japanese national for smoking marijuana at Fuente

CEBU, Philippines — A Japanese national was arrested for smoking marijuana in front of a pharmacy in the Fuente Osmeña Circle Friday evening. Police Officer 1 Alfeben Lendio of the Cebu City Police Station 2 identified the suspect as Mitsuru Yoshida, 61, a native of Kangawa, Japan and is temporarily residing in a hotel along Gov. Roa Street, Cebu City. …

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In Daanbantayan: Drug dependents ink commitment to reform

CEBU, Philippines — More than 500 drug surrenderers in Daanbantayan, Cebu have joined the ‘Pirma Kontra Druga’ program organized by the police and the local government unit (LGU). The program started last Sept. 9 and is held every Saturdays. Daanbantayan Police Chief Irish Delim said the main objective of the program is to strengthen the defense of their rehabilitation for …

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Couple found dead inside their room in Lahug, Cebu City

Sunday, September 24, 2017 (Photo courtesy of Romeo Marantal of dyRC) A COUPLE was found dead inside their rented room in Maracas, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City, on Sunday afternoon, September 24. Senior Inspector Samson Go, deputy chief of the Mabolo Police Station, said the couple, identified as Jerson Lawas, 28, and Pruana Apole, 48, who were live-in partners, were discovered …

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Ex-rebel, 4 others arrested in Consolacion drug busts

Sunday, September 24, 2017 A FORMER communist rebel was among four suspects arrested in separate drug busts in Consolacion town in northern Cebu on Saturday, September 23. Luciano Gaco Poro, allegedly a former member of the communist New People’s Army, was apprehended by police in a drug bust in Sitio Pandayan, Barangay Poblacion Occidental at 11 p.m. Saturday. Superintendent Mina …

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