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Man caught with ‘shabu’ in Toledo

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 [...]

Posted: December 9th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Mystery surrounds Toledo, Talisay blasts


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 [...]

Posted: November 6th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Suspected druggie falls

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 [...]

Posted: October 27th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Sonny O. eyeing Oliva as city administrator

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. [...]

Posted: October 8th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Mine worker fatally shot

A 44-year-old worker of Carmen Copper in Toledo City, midwestern Cebu was shot dead by unidentified gunmen Tuesday evening. Police said the killing of Julito Mondelo Moneva, a resident of Awihao, Toledo City, could be work-related. The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds in different parts of the body. A witness told police that he was [...]

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

2,000 residents served

Around 2,000 residents in Toledo City availed of free medical consultation, medicines and vitamins from Global Business Power Company (GBPC). The GBPC, through its subsidiaries Toledo Power Company and Cebu Energy Development Corporation, conducted a medical mission in collaboration with Provincial Board Member Grecilda Sanchez and the Toledo City government. The medical mission was conducted [...]

Posted: September 30th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Power firm explores ways to go green

A POWER company operating in the Visayas including Toledo City in Cebu is exploring ways to make its power plants more environment-friendly. The Global Business Power Corp. (GBPC) is using “clean coal technology” in its expansion projects and are studying ways to use renewable energy in future expansions. Mae Catherine Melchor, GBPC external affairs officer, [...]

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in CDN - Enterprise,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Most wanted man in Toledo City falls

A man tagged as the most wanted person in Toledo City, western Cebu was arrested Friday morning. Floriano Barazon, 48, was arrested in sitio Cipress, barangay Dumlog, Toledo City based on a warrant of arrest issued by Regional Trial Court Judge Ruben Altobar of Branch 29. Barazon is facing a charge for murder, police said. [...]

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Davide, Capitol employees plant at Toledo riverbank

MORE than 250 provincial government employees yesterday planted 1,700 tree seedlings of guyabano and mahogany in a one-hectare area along the Sapangdaku River in Toledo City . Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III led the annual activity in keeping with a provincial ordinace that declares Sept. 9 as Provincial Tree Planting Day. Another 700 seedlings were [...]

Posted: September 10th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

A weekend food hub for Cebu’s poor

CHILDREN and their mothers are among the 300 people who partake of the free meal from  Kusina Plus Panaderia ni Sta. Marta, a feeding center being operated by the Cebu archdiocese inside the Caritas compound in downtown Cebu City. Lito Tecson/ Cebu Daily News

Laundrywoman Virginia Barric left her home in Toledo City to try her luck in Cebu City, about 50 kilometers away. She didn’t find any.

Posted: September 6th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Lightning kills 2 in Toledo; Hailstorm in Pinamungajan


Two persons were killed by lightning in Toledo City, while Pinamungajan was again hit by a hailstorm yesterday. In Toledo City, police identified the first fatality as Marites Lacheca, 37, a mother of four , who was doing the laundry outside their house in sitio Bawod, barangay Magdugo at around 1:30 p.m. yesterday. Barangay Magdugo [...]

Posted: September 5th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Sonny O to decongest former mining village


Toledo City is planning to decongest barangay Lutopan, one of the most highly populated communities in the city where 15 houses were destroyed by fire last Sunday dawn. While the city government has already given immediate assistance to the fire victims, Mayor John Henry “Sonny” Osmena said that this has long been his plan for [...]

Posted: August 14th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Toledo dad’s remains to be returned home

THE remains of Toledo City Councilor Ricardo Rafols, Jr. will be brought to Toledo City tomorrow. Toledo City Mayor John Henry “Sonny” Osmeña said Rafols died due to leukemia at Makati Medical Center. “There was a sharp drop in his platelets which in effect caused multiple organ failure,” Osmeña said in a phone interview. The [...]

Posted: July 14th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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  6. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
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  9. Two Popes who would be saints
  10. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
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  9. Massive infra spending set
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
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