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Captain vs captain at collision probe

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

Gwen’s net worth up P3M; Mayor Rama nets first million

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Cebu’s officials didn’t feel the pinch of the economic slowdown as shown by their annual statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN). Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia added P3.1 million to her P100 million net worth as of last year based on her SALN submitted to the Ombudsman-Visayas. Garcia’s net worth went up a little [...]

Posted: May 17th, 2011 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News,Regions | Read More »

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