Fire leaves 8 families homeless in Talisay City

CEBU, Philippines – At least five houses were damaged by fire caused by a broken primary line of Visayan Electric Company in Barangay San Isidro, Talisay City Friday afternoon. Senior Fire Officer 2 Rudolfo Luage said the broken line landed at the residential area in Sitio Isla Verde causing the blaze. It started at the house of Joel Francisco and …

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UC, SWU split opening day matches

THE University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters relied on their vanguards to score an opening day win against the Southwestern University (SWU) Cobras, a low-scoring 59-49 decision, to jumpstart the basketball action of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) collegiate division at the Cebu Coliseum last night. Meanwhile, the SWU Baby Cobras gave the UC Baby Webmasters a rude welcome …

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Danao police ops net 39 drug personalities, over P200,000 shabu

Saturday, August 05, 2017 CEBU. The items seized from the drug personalities who were arrested in an Oplan Limpyo operation in Danao City, Cebu. (Photo courtesy of the Cebu Provincial Police Office) THE Danao City police arrested 39 suspected drug personalities and seized more than P200,000 worth of shabu during an Oplan Limpyo on Friday evening, August 4. The Oplan …

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WHAT DO YOU WANT THE LORD TO DO FOR YOU? Lord, th…

WHAT DO YOU WANT THE LORD TO DO FOR YOU? Lord, that I may receive my sight.” Luke 18:41 What is the thing that not only disturbs you but makes you a disturbance? It is always some thing you cannot deal with yourself. “They rebuked him that he should hold his peace . . . but he cried so much …

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Guard shoots courier

CEBU, Philippines – A messenger of a private firm was shot dead by a security guard on Osmeña Boulevard in Cebu City yesterday afternoon. Police identified the 48-year-old victim as Norberto Relacion, a resident of Sitio Upper Torre in Barangay Inayawan, Cebu City. The suspect was identified as Michael Baron Manatad, 45, a resident of Sitio Kawit, Barangay Ermita this …

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Espino: We’ll no longer look for Gisela’s body

CEBU, Philippines – The search for the missing body of Bien Unido, Bohol mayor Gisela Boniel will no longer resume. This was after the prosecution deemed that the evidence it has are enough to indict principal suspect Bohol Provincial Board Member Niño Rey Boniel for the parricide and kidnapping with serious illegal detention charges he is facing. “We could not …

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Libre: War’s end

<p>BLOOD continues to spill in the Philippines with President Rodrigo Duterte’s unrelenting war against illegal drugs, right on the heels of his second State of the Nation Address. It was his first topic. He said, “I have resolved that no matter how long it takes, the fight against illegal drugs will continue because it is the root cause of suffering…The …

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4 injured in Tabuelan, Cebu vehicular incident

FOUR persons, including a police officer, were injured in a vehicular incident in a checkpoint in Barangay Olivo, Tabuelan town, Cebu around 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2. Wounded in the incident were Police Officer 1 Rosaupan Balingcasag Jr., 30; Cesar Claro, Mark Cose Pautan, and Shannon June Dominic Arendain. Balingcasag gained injuries in the legs and other parts of …

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