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Pro-Gwen rally at Capitol today, anti-Gwen party to offer Mass

January 9, 2013

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Two gatherings in Cebu City today will show the strength of supporters and critics of suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia. Police said they will exercise maximum tolerance in dealing with her supporters when they hold a prayer rally at the Capitol grounds, the second demonstration there since she went out to address a Dec. 30 rally […]

House of Sto. Niño makers burns down

January 9, 2013

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A 9-year-old girl in Talisay City has been hailed a hero after she ran into a room that was about to be overrun by flames and pulled her younger other out to safety. The fire that broke out Monday night also killed Rhea Tisoy’s 3-year-old cousin, Mark Lester, who was trapped inside. Rhea, a Grade […]

14 hurt in vehicular collision in Toledo City

January 8, 2013

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FOURTEEN persons were injured when a vehicle-for-hire collided with an L200 pick-up and accidentally hit a tricycle in the national road in barangay Magdugo,, Toledo City, southern Cebu at past 7 a.m today. The V-hire driven by Pepito Pantalaño, a resident of barangay Awihaw, carried 11 passengers from Toledo City bound for Cebu City. The […]

Seven nabbed on gambling operations in Cebu City

January 8, 2013

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OPERATIVES of the City Intelligence Branch (CIB) arrested seven men linked to illegal suertres and masiao last Monday night in separate operations in Cebu City. Among those arrested were suspected financier, Ephraim Borgonia Bortajo and his coordinators, Bernard Ariosa, Prudencia Kilar, and Denise Ariosa in barangay Guadalupe. More than P5,000 believed to be proceeds were […]

Boy dies in Talisay fire

January 8, 2013

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A 3-year old boy was killed while his twin brother was able escape the fire that destroyed five houses including their grandfather’s house late Monday evening in Hawod compound, Bulacao, Talisay City in Cebu province. Arson investigator FO2 Cesar de la Serna identified the fatality as Mark Lister Tisoy, whose charred body was found in […]

Kids steal Korean’s cellphone

January 8, 2013

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A KOREAN lost his cellphone worth P30,000 to five boys in barangay Apas, Cebu City last Sunday. Yong Chul Jang, 39, told police that the five boys stole his Vega Racer II, smartphone made in Korea. Investigation showed that Yong was standing near the Tree Shades Spa at 9 p.m. when two boys approached him. […]

Most wanted man in CV nabbed

January 8, 2013

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Central Visayas policemen scored last Friday after they caught the No. 1 Most Wanted Person in Region 7 in Lanao del Norte. Fernando “Boy Sanoy” Dorimon, 44, surrendered after PRO- 7 policemen led by Chief Insp. George Ylanan, Regional Special Operations group chief, and Lanao del Norte policemen served Dorimon the warrant of arrest against […]

Editorial: Byron’s belligerency

January 8, 2013

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From lawyers to Americans and now a police chief, former Capitol consultant Byron Garcia isn’t one to shy away from a fight. In 2011, Byron confronted an American neighbor whose road blockade he tried to remove. The younger brother of suspended Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia also challenged the management of the Filinvest subdivision for failing […]

Nalzaro Second columnist dropped

January 8, 2013

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“BLOOD is thicker than water,” said radio-TV broadcaster Bobby Nalzaro, explaining why his column no longer appears in Sun Star Cebu and Superbalita. Nalzaro, an arch critic of suspended governor Gwendolyn Garcia, said he did not receive any warning before from Sun.Star editors to stop his attacks against Garcia, a cousin of the chairman of […]

Hotel rooms full for Sinulog fest

January 8, 2013

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As early as October last year, most hotels in Cebu City were fully booked for the Sinulog weekend from January 18, Friday to January 20, Sunday for the grand parade and feast day of the Sto. Niño. This is particularly true for mid-size city hotels and pension houses. In Dynasty Tourist Inn, general manager Melanie […]