Family of slain Bohol mayor asks for privacy

THE family of slain Bien Unido, Bohol Mayor Gisela Bendong-Boniel is asking for privacy as the family grieves for her death. The handwritten letter of Gisela’s family which came out Wednesday, June 14, said they are closely coordinating with the authorities for the retrieval of Gisela’s body and are not asking any amount on the operation. Police Regional Office-Central Visayas …

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'Drug pusher' shot dead in Consolacion, Cebu

A SUSPECTED drug pusher was shot dead around 12 p.m., Tuesday, June 13, after he allegedly failed to pay his debts to his supplier in Sitio Lumanoy, Barangay Tilhaong, Consolacion, Cebu. Police Officer 1 Macroe Lanurias identified the victim as Erickson Villamor, who succumbed to gunshot wounds in different parts of his body. He was driving his motorcycle when he …

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It’s never hopeless and you’re never helpless if I…

It’s never hopeless and you’re never helpless if Immanuel has invaded your life with his glory and grace. It is a remarkable story, recorded for our insight, remembrance, and encouragement. It’s a window on what every believer needs and has been given by God’s grace: Now Jericho was shut up inside and outside because of the people of Israel. None …

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Chinese fugitive caught at Mactan Airport

CEBU, Philippines – A fugitive Chinese national was transported back to China after the Bureau of Immigration agents at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (BI-MCIA) put her on travel hold for three days after she was denied admission into the Philippines. Atty. Brando Enad, supervisor at BI-MCIA, said that Wenxin Fan, 45, arrived in Cebu on June 10 but it …

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Underpass project to affect 100 trees — DPWH

CEBU, Philippines – At least 100 trees along Natalio Bacalso Avenue in Cebu City will be moved or cut with the looming construction of the P638-million underpass. Roy Dela Cruz, project engineer of the Department of Public Works and Highways, said these trees are also the ones identified to be affected in the implementation of the P10.6-billion Bus Rapid Transit …

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What kind of traveler are you?

GONE are the days when only a handful of people have the luxury to travel. Now, virtually everyone is gaily and merrily hopping on a plane (ship, bus or car!) to explore different parts of the globe – as evidenced by the never-ending stream of vacation selfies and wefies in your Facebook wall and Instagram feed. Thanks to promo fares …

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Jesus Knows His Sheep Devotional by John Piper “M…

Jesus Knows His Sheep Devotional by John Piper “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them.” (John 10:27) Jesus knows those who are his. What is this knowledge? John 10:3 is a close parallel to verse 27. It says, “The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.” So, when Jesus …

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Cebu pays tribute to soldiers in Marawi

CEBU, Philippines – The government and the Catholic Church in Cebu celebrated Independence Day yesterday by paying tribute to the soldiers fighting the Maute rebels in Marawi City. Thirteen Marines were the latest casualties on the side of government. At the City Hall grounds yesterday, attendees of the Independence Day program offered a minute of silence to pray for the …

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