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Campaigners bring bid to save trees to Church door

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“Running priest” Robert Reyes has taken a national campaign to save century-old trees in three towns in Cebu province to the doorsteps of the Church.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Cebu bishop: Go ahead, cut ‘sick’ trees

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma. PHOTO from www.cbcponline.net

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has voiced support for the cutting of “diseased” trees along South Cebu Highway, saying they posed continuing risks to people who pass by the area.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Cop gets 6-9 years for killing robbery suspect


A Cebu City judge convicted a police officer of homicide on Tuesday for killing a 17-year-old robbery suspect 10 years ago, and sentenced him to a prison term of six to nine years.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Suspended Cebu priest to unwed mother: Stupid, Shameful

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Priest humiliating unwed mother

The Redemptorist priest who berated an unwed mother at her child’s baptismal ceremony in Mandaue City, Cebu has been prohibited by his superiors from celebrating Mass and other sacraments in public pending an internal investigation.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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 »