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Cebu cop held for extortion on woman inmate


A police officer in Cebu City was arrested on Monday for allegedly demanding P4,000 to release a female detainee.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ rehab plans welcome but execs say: Please hurry up

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It’s about time. But please hurry up. Leaders of municipalities ravaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda welcomed President Aquino’s approval of the rebuilding blueprint for five provinces and Tacloban City. Mayor Ricky Ramirez of Medellin town in Cebu province said his constituents had been waiting for eight months for the rebuilding to get off the ground.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Over 18,000 Sona protesters march across the nation

Militant groups march towards the Batasang Pambansa during the president's State of the Nation Address. LEO SABANGAN II

At least 18,000 protesters on Monday took to the streets in the Visayas in one of the biggest protests against President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) in the region in recent years.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Sinkhole sends 80 Cebu families to evacuation centers


At least 80 families were evacuated on Saturday after a sinkhole was found in Sitio Dapdap, Barangay Langub on Kinatarkan Islet, which is located off mainland Sta. Fe town on Bantayan Island, northern Cebu province.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Motorist rescued from northern Cebu town flood


A motorist was rescued on Saturday after his car was swept by floodwaters in Barangay Poblacion, Daanbantayan town, about 131 kilometers north of here.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »