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Five houses damaged by collapsed perimeter wall

October 29, 2012


A PERIMETER wall of an old jail facility where a business process outsourcing (BPO) center is being built collapsed, damaging at least five houses in barangay Apas, Cebu City, last Sunday morning. A cease and desist order was immediately issued by the Cebu City government this afternoon against Megawide Construction Corp., the developer of the […]

Capitol starts demolition of new illegal structures in Apas

September 5, 2012


THE Cebu provincial government started tearing down newly built illegal structures in the province-owned lots in Apas, Cebu City. Three structures were demolished by the Cebu Provincial Real Properties Protection Task Force. Ten more will soon be cleared, said Ramil Ayuman, Apas barangay captain. He said there wasn’t any resistance or commotion, only queries. “A […]

Hostage taker charged in court

August 31, 2012


Charges were filed in court yesterday against the 25-year-old man who hostaged a 7-year-old girl in barangay Apas in Cebu City last Wednesday. Paul Guigue, who is suspected to be mentally ill, will be facing trial on charges of serious illegal detention. No bail was recommended. Guigue allegedly grabbed and took the girl to his […]

Neighbor holds girl hostage for fare money

August 30, 2012


A seven-year-old girl was rescued by police from her neighbor suspected of being mentally ill in sitio CRCI, barangay Apas in Cebu City at 9:35 a.m yesterday. The victim’s aunt said the girl was playing outside her home when the suspect grabbed and took her to his home as a hostage. The suspect was identified […]

Bohol native nabbed for hostage attempt

August 29, 2012


A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD girl was held hostage by a neighbor in barangay Apas, Cebu City, at 9 a.m Wednesday. Cebu City police identified the 25-year-old suspect as Paul “Jun-jun” Guigue, a native of Panglao, Bohol. Negotiations for the girl’s release inside Guige’s home was headed by Senior Supt. Melvin Ramon Buenafe, Cebu City police chief. Police […]

Sheriff gets death threat

May 5, 2012


SHERIFF El Cid Caballes said he wasn’t looking forward to Monday. As if wishing away his difficult task, he said a demolition was not clear. “Not sure. Probably, di na madayon. Mag-agad lang ko sa taas kay naa may motion. (Probably, the demolition won’t happen. I’ll just wait for the court to render a ruling […]

Apas settlers await Monday; No ruling yet by Judge Peras judge

May 5, 2012


The 168 families facing eviction from a private lot in barangay Apas, Cebu City fear what comes on Monday – a scheduled demolition. They had hoped for a 30-day postponement but suffered a setback yesterday when the judge made no ruling to change his earlier order to demolish houses on May 7. Regional Trial Court […]


May 3, 2012


A City Hall lawyer yesterday got a tongue-lashing from the judge hearing the eviction case in barangay Apas where a demolition is set for May 7. Lawyer Collin Rosell, DWUP chief, argued before RTC Branch 10 Judge Soliver Peras that the Feb. 9, 2008, court ruling affirming the ownership of Mariano Godinez of the 4.7-hectare […]

Demolition day for Apas residents May 7

April 27, 2012


THE date for the demolition of houses of 168 families occupying a private lot in barangay Apas, Cebu City, has been set on May 7. Court Sheriff El Cid Caballes said structures built in the 4.7-hectare lot owned by Mariano Godinez will have to go by then. A notice to Implement Writ of Demolition was […]

Godinez lawyer offers P17 million to Apas residents

April 25, 2012


THE legal counsel of Mariano Godinez is offering Apas families affected by a pending court-ordered demolition P17 million financial assistance on one condition: City Hall would advance to him the amount pending the sale of the property. Lawyer Roberto Palmares said his monetary offer was more than enough to acquire a lot that the 168 […]