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Man sets Cebu neighborhood on fire

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At least 100 families were displaced by fire allegedly set deliberately before dawn Wednesday by a man left by his family due to a drug problem, officials said.

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

Truckload of dried Thresher shark fins seized in Cebu

Thresher shark. YouTube screengrab

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 »