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5 cops face murder raps for lawyer’s slay

Dalaguete town, southern Cebu

The National Bureau of Investigation has filed multiple murder and frustrated murder charges against five policemen, including the chief, of the Highway Patrol Group in Central Visayas (HPG-7), for the ambush and slay of lawyer Noel Archival and his companions in Dalaguete town, Cebu province, on Feb. 18.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Captain vs captain at collision probe


A ship on the wrong lane, miscommunication and switching of maritime radio channels. These could be the factors that led to the Aug. 16 tragedy when a cargo ship rammed a passenger vessel, killing up to 80 people.

Posted: August 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

5 Cebu IS teachers ordered arrested

cebu city

Five Cebu International School (CIS) teachers were ordered arrested in connection with the drowning of two students during a field trip in Bataan last year.

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

2 convicted of killing prosecutor


Two men were sentenced to 40 years’ imprisonment on Friday after a regional trial court (RTC) found them guilty of killing a prosecutor in 2009. Allan Senogat, 34, and Lyndon Horandoy, 29, were also ordered to pay P7 million, which would represent the salary that Assistant City Prosecutor Patrick Ian Osorio would have earned until his retirement at age 65.

Posted: June 22nd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Close margins to watch in Day 4 of canvassing: Will Gwen keep her lead?

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It’s a restless wait for some Cebu candidates and their supporters whose election results hang in the balance with narrow margins.

Posted: May 16th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

More trouble lies ahead for Garcia


The 24.7-hectare Balili property in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City, Cebu, has brought more woes to suspended Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia as she faces a formal investigation by the Ombudsman for a P26.6-million project to fill the property, mostly under water, with earth.

Posted: May 11th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

1.2M brave heat, watch Cebu’s Sinulog grand parade

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SINULOG SPECTACLE. Members of the dancing contingent from Tanauan, Leyte, join the Sinulog Grand Parade, Cebu’s top tourist attraction in celebration of the Feast of the Sto. Niño. LITO TECSON/CEBU DAILY NEWS

Tens of thousands of revelers braved the heat to witness Cebu’s grandest and biggest celebration, the Sinulog Grand Parade.

Posted: January 21st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

But exactly from where is Blessed Pedro?

JAIME Calungsod, 85, shows the prayer booklets on Blessed Pedro Calungsod, whom he claims is his distant relative. TONEE DESPOJO, Cebu Daily News

Jaime Calungsod turned 85 years old on Aug. 28, and he feels that he owes his life to his ancestor, Blessed Pedro Calungsod.

Posted: October 5th, 2012 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Cebu gov, 4 others post bail on P99-M graft case


Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia and four of her co-respondents have posted bail for a graft case filed against them for alleged irregularities in the purchase by the provincial government for P99 million of 24.7 hectares of land half of which turned out to be under water.

Posted: July 24th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Corona expects more attacks from Aquino, says he’s moved on

Former Chief Justice Renato Corona: Eight counts of perjury and eight counts of violations of the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees. FILE PHOTO/SENATE POOL

Former Chief Justice Renato Corona expects to be a target of attacks when President Benigno Aquino delivers his State of the Nation Address (Sona) on July 23.

Posted: July 20th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Corona expects to be attacked in Aquino’s SONA

Former Chief Justice Renato Corona: Eight counts of perjury and eight counts of violations of the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees. FILE PHOTO/SENATE POOL

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Chief Justice Renato Corona expects to be a target of attacks by President Benigno Aquino III in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday (July 23). Corona told reporters here on Wednesday afternoon that he was told by his friends in Malacañang that criticisms against him would be [...]

Posted: July 18th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cebu lawyers urge Corona to go on leave

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A group of lawyers in Cebu called on Chief Justice Renato Corona to take a leave of absence during the pendency of the impeachment case.

Posted: January 17th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DOT on the spot, Ballsy was ‘calm’

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THE tense encounter between two Chinese tourists and Eldon Cruz on board a Manila-Cebu flight placed the Department of Tourism (DOT) and other government officials on the spot.

Posted: July 24th, 2011 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Ex-PBA player Bryan Gahol dies in road mishap


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  • Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy
  • Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  • 43 out of 414 Etihad passengers yet to be found, tested for MERS-CoV – Palace
  • Sandigan junks Marcos family claim to Paoay property
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  • San Mig Coffee grinds out win over Alaska to force decider
  • UP nips St. Benilde; Adamson blasts RTU in Filoil women’s caging
  • Kevin Garnett responds to Raptors’ GM F word
  • Albert Pujols hits 500th HR of major league career
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  • Kim Atienza: At home with art and design
  • Life lessons I want to teach my son
  • Entertainment

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  • Ex-Fox exec denies allegations in sex abuse suit
  • Kris Aquino backtracks, says Herbert Bautista and her are ‘best friends’
  • Summer preview: Chris Pratt enters a new ‘Galaxy’
  • Bon Jovi helps open low-income housing in US
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  • SM to rebuild Tacloban hospital
  • PSEi slips after 4-day rally
  • Toyota sells 2.58 million vehicles, outselling GM
  • McDonald’s 1Q profit slips as US sales decline
  • SEC approves SM’s P15B retail bond offer
  • Technology

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  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
  • Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
  • Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  • Opinion

  • One-dimensional diplomacy: A cost-benefit analysis of Manila’s security deal with Washington
  • No ordinary illness
  • Reforest mountains with fire trees and their kind
  • Day of the Earth
  • When will Chinese firm deliver new coaches?
  • Global Nation

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  • Filipinos coming home from Mideast must obtain MERS clearance – DOH
  • US Secret Service in Manila ahead of Obama visit
  • Palace thanks Estrada for successful HK mission
  • Hong Kong accepts PH apology; sanctions also lifted
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