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Cult head charged with illegal detention, faces more raps

CULT leader Casiano Apduhan, 45, grimaces in pain as he is handcuffed during a raid on his residence in Balamban town, Cebu province. Apduhan is facing charges of illegally detaining a woman and turning her into a sex slave for five years, as well as the murder of a 14-year-old boy. TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS

A cult leader is facing a criminal complaint after he was accused of detaining a 33-year-old woman who was allegedly used as his sex slave for five years.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Judges ask SC to reconsider Qimonda transfer


JUDGES in Cebu City asked the Supreme Court (SC) to reconsider its decision to relocate court workers to Qimonda IT Center at the North Reclamation Area. In a letter addressed to Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez, the judges said they oppose the transfer, citing fears of staying inside a building that sustained cracks caused by [...]

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

In isolated Cebu town, diseases starting to break out

Residents go through an obstacle course of fallen trees in a village in Daanbantayan, Cebu, a town isolated from the rest of the country as result of the devastation left by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”  TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS

Left without shelter, food and water, residents in Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu are starting to get sick.

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Work suspended in gov’t, private sector

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WORK was ordered suspended in the government and private sector at 3 p.m. yesterday as a pre-storm precautionary measure.

Posted: November 8th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

‘Banzon needed more as priest than official’


Fr. Oscar Banzon could have helped more people as a priest than as a barangay captain of Kawit, Medellin town, Cebu Archbishop emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal said yesterday. “As a priest, he could have helped more people especially in administering confessions. Now no more because the archbishop withdrew all his faculties as a priest,” Vidal [...]

Posted: November 3rd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Palma: Prayer, not partying saves the soul


CEBU Archbishop Jose Palma asks people to devote time for prayer as they observe All Saints’ Day today and All Souls’ Day tomorrow.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

All systems go for barangay polls


Except for Bohol, it’s all systems go for Monday’s barangay elections in Central Visayas, a top-ranking official of the poll body said yesterday

Posted: October 26th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Judges won’t hold office in damaged Cebu building


The Palace of Justice in Cebu City has been abandoned by judges, court employees and prosecutors after it took heavy damage during the Oct. 15 7.2-magnitude earthquake.

Posted: October 23rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Earthquake hampers court operations


No trials or court hearings have been held in the Cebu Palace of Justice since Tuesday’s magnitude 7.2 earthquake.

Posted: October 18th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

3 former store security personnel charged for shopper’s death


The family of slain shopper Mario Alfie Ducayag marked his 24th birthday with a bittersweet gift. The Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office on Monday recommended the filing of murder charges against three former store personnel held responsible for the fatal mauling of Ducayag in the security office of the Gasiano Metro Colon last April 12. Jeffrey [...]

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Court allows mall robbery suspect to post bail


One of the suspects in the armored van robbery at Robinson’s Place two years ago has been allowed by the court to post P1 million bail. Cebu City Regional Trial Court Judge Wilfredo Navarro of Branch 19 granted the petition of Rolien Castro to post bail pending resolution of the robbery with homicide charges filed [...]

Posted: October 1st, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Case vs Cesafi has new judge


THE petition filed by the parents of the high school basketball player who was prohibited from playing in the Cebu Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) was raffled off to a new judge yesterday. Regional Trial Court (RTC) Judge Simeon Dumdum of Branch 7 will handle the case filed by spouses Danilo and Avah Aying in behalf [...]

Posted: September 18th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

‘Poverty not an excuse to engage in porn trade’


CORDOVA Mayor Adelino Sitoy yesterday urged his constituents not to use poverty as a reason to engage in cyberpornography.

Posted: September 6th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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