By Victor Anthony V. Silva
Centenarian Terso Alferes traveled for 50 kilometers from Toledo City to Cebu City, walked barefoot due to a throbbing wound in the toe, and lost P400 to a pickpocket. All these he endured just to get an answer to a nagging question: Why has he not been receiving P50 in monthly financial assistance from the province unlike his relatives?
A 33-year-old man landed in jail after police caught him allegedly in possession of packs of shabu in barangay Cabitoonan, in Toledo City. Drug charges are set to be filed today against Levi Tiongco, a resident of A. Lopez Street in Cebu City. Tiongco was with two other men when policemen who were on patrol […]
By Edison delos Angeles
An explosion that was followed by tremors in an upland barangay on the border of Toledo and Talisay cities remains a mystery even to an expert from the Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). Robinson Giorgio of Phivolcs said they already ruled out the possibility that the explosion came from a nearby mining company’s operations. He […]
A 31-year-old man was arrested for allegedly possessing illegal drugs in barangay Poog, Toledo City at around 10 a.m. yesterday. Joselito Benlot of Sitio Masaba, barangay Cantabaco, was carrying a small transparent sachet containing a crystalline substance when PO1 Russy Alcoseba chanced upon him. According to PO3 Alfredo Barquin, Benlot is believed to be a […]
Toledo City has lost its City Administrator last week but that’s all right with Mayor John “Sonny” Osmeña. The 78-year-old former senator yesterday said that he’s satisfied with the performance of Toledo City Treasurer Ofelia Oliva who is concurrently acting as city administrator vice Gabriel Trocio who resigned Friday. “I have no one in mind. […]