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Woman gets life imprisonment for running dad’s brothel in Lapu-Lapu City


The daughter of a brothel owner on Thursday was convicted of qualified trafficking for selling young women and girls for sex.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Augustinians still hopeful of Cebu visit by Pope

Pope Francis.   AP FILE PHOTO

Although the only answer they got from the Vatican to their request was the word “noted,” the Augustinian keepers of the Sto. Niño Basilica in Cebu are hopeful Pope Francis would drop by the Queen City of the South when he visits the Philippines in January.

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

In Cebu City, judiciary keeps going but amid the heat

A CONSTRUCTION worker puts on the finishing touches on one of the courtrooms at Qimonda IT Center in Cebu City. Judges and court employees are set to transfer to the newly constructed courtrooms next month. ADOR VINCENT MAYOL

Court employee Arturo Batoctoy keeps two extra shirts in his office drawer. “Sweat often dries up on my body,” he said, explaining the extra precaution he has taken after recently suffering from bronchitis.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions,Regions | Read More »

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 »