Alaminos mayor explains side over Hundred Islands issue; tags politics as motive for expose'

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on Alaminos mayor explains side over Hundred Islands issue; tags politics as motive for expose' 

By Leonardo V. Micua

ALAMINOS CITY, Nov. 7 –"Irresponsible" and "exaggerated".

Read more

Rogue rebels plan to rescue inmates in Mindanao jail facility; alert up

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on Rogue rebels plan to rescue inmates in Mindanao jail facility; alert up 

COTABATO CITY, Nov. 7 – Security measures have been tightened in an over-crowded provincial district jail in North Cotabato following intelligence reports that rogue Moro rebels are planning to rescue 20 high profile inmates, a jail officer said Saturday.

Read more

Ombudsman Visayas suspends Cebu town treasurer for fund shortage

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on Ombudsman Visayas suspends Cebu town treasurer for fund shortage 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 7 – The Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas has suspended the town treasurer of Compostela in northern Cebu for six months over allegations of public fund shortage amounting to P7.52 million last year.

Read more

Cebu cops vow to arrest Sen. Lacson if found in Cebu

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on Cebu cops vow to arrest Sen. Lacson if found in Cebu 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 7 – Cebu’s top police officials said they will arrest Sen. Panfilo Lacson, regardless of his position, amid reports of alleged sightings of the senator in a northern Cebu town.

Read more

Number of Cebu’s minor sex workers drop by 79% since 2006 — IJM

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on Number of Cebu’s minor sex workers drop by 79% since 2006 — IJM 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 7 – An international human rights agency that secures justice for slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression reported a 79 percent drop in the number of minor commercial sex workers in Metro Cebu since 2006.

Read more

Voter turnout hits 74% in Cebu during Oct. 25 polls

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on Voter turnout hits 74% in Cebu during Oct. 25 polls 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 7 – Cebu recorded a 74-percent voters turnout for the synchronized barangay and youth elections last Oct. 25, while the entire Central Visayas recorded an 80-percent voter turnout, according to the records of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) 7.

Read more

Cebu guv declares war vs. illegal fishing in northern Cebu

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on Cebu guv declares war vs. illegal fishing in northern Cebu 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 7 – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia warned commercial fishers near Malapascua Island in northern Cebu to move somewhere else.

Read more

Cebu towns’ supply of native chicken needs to be sustained, mayor says

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on Cebu towns’ supply of native chicken needs to be sustained, mayor says 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 7 – The supply of Dumanjug’s famous native chicken, or Bisayang manok, will run out soon if programs on sustainable production are not implemented, said Mayor Nelson Garcia.

Read more

Police nab 3 illegal fishermen in Surigao del Sur

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on Police nab 3 illegal fishermen in Surigao del Sur 

CAMP RAFAEL C. RODRIGUEZ, Butuan City, Nov. 7 – Joint elements of the Barobo Municipal Police Station (MPS), Department of Agriculture (DA) and seaborne patrol team apprehended over the weekend three fishermen allegedly engaged in illegal fishing activity in Barobo Bay in Barobo, Surigao del Sur.

Read more

18T jobs at stake at Cebu Capitol job fair

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on 18T jobs at stake at Cebu Capitol job fair 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 7 — Some 18,000 positions await jobseekers at the Capitol’s Overseas Job Fair Sunday at the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) in Mandaue City, where at least 34 licensed agencies are offering varied jobs, from domestic helpers to paramedics.

Read more

« Previous PageNext Page »