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Truckload of dried Thresher shark fins seized in Cebu

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Members of the Cebu Provincial Government’s Task Force Kalikasan intercepted a truckload of dried Thresher shark fins near the Marcelo Fernan Bridge in Lapu-Lapu City about noon on Saturday.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Mass, flowers for dead in 2013 ship collision

A priest celebrates Mass aboard a boat during the commemoration of the first anniversary of the Aug. 16, 2013 collision of two ships that killed 116 people. TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS

Mass was celebrated aboard a boat on the site where at least 116 people died when the vessel MV St. Thomas Aquinas, of the transport firm 2Go, collided with a cargo ship on August 16 last year.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Ex-solon says trees need to be cut

DPWH workers start cutting on Aug. 5 one of seven trees that are in the way of a road-widening project funded by pork barrel in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City, Cebu province. CHRISTIAN MANINGO/CEBU DAILY NEWS

A former congressman who allowed the use of his pork barrel for a P1.2-billion road-widening project that is killing century-old trees in three towns in Cebu province is continuing to push for the project, saying a delay would escalate its cost.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Lawyer claims vehicles from Binay overpriced


A detractor of Vice President Jejomar Binay announced here he would file more graft cases against the Vice President for acts committed while Binay was still mayor of Makati City.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Fallen tree ties up traffic on major Cebu provincial artery

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Fallen century-old tree blocks the national road in Barangay Perrelos, Carcar City, Cebu. No one was hurt in the incident Saturday, July 26, 2014. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

A century-old tree Acacia fell in the middle of a road that runs through the length of Cebu province on Saturday morning, tying up traffic in Barangay (village) Perrelos on the outskirts of Carcar City, about 40 kilometers south of here.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »