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M’daue mayor reminded of ‘pink room’ ordinance

November 5, 2012

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MANDAUE City Councilor Editha Cabahug filed a resolution reminding Mayor Jonas Cortes of the city ordinance in establishing a pink room in the Mandaue City Hospital. “Nataligam-an lang seguro ni mao naghimo ta ug resolution nga mu remind ni mayor nga naay existing ordinance regarding aning pag-establish ug pink room sa syudad,” Cabahug told Cebu […]

Dreaming of Jollibee

November 2, 2012

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As far as he can remember, Luigi Ewican had dreamed of eating at Jollibee, the popular domestic fastfood outlet. He and his siblings never entered Jollibee before. “We wanted to save money so we could eat there but friends said it was expensive so we stopped dreaming and instead focused on our schooling,” Luigi said […]

Thrills in Mandaue Horror Booth for P20 per visitor

November 1, 2012

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Zombies and haunted mazes are sure to give the paying public a scare as the Mandaue Horror Booth opens this week until this Sunday. For P20 per person, brave souls can enter one of three chambers. The dark passageways have ghouls ready to appear by surprise and lead t a funeral wake. The second chamber […]

Facebook used to kidnap, traffic Indonesian girls

October 29, 2012

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DEPOK, Indonesia (AP) — When a 14-year-old girl received a Facebook friend request from an older man she didn’t know, she accepted it out of curiosity. It’s a click she will forever regret, leading to a brutal story that has repeated itself as sexual predators find new ways to exploit Indonesia’s growing obsession with social […]

Little Azkals rip NORFA in Pintaflores football

October 29, 2012

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by Mars G. Alison, Correspondent The Little Azkals Under 14 are now assured of a semifinals seat after padding their lead to six points as the 5th Pintaflores National U16 Invitational Football Cup enters its final day of elimination today in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental. The Little Azkals solidified their hold of the top […]

Parent-investors pour money into mall playground for kids

October 29, 2012

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by Aileen Garcia-Yap, Reporter As parents, Marvin Espinosa and his business partners thought that investing in helping children develop their social skills in a creative and fun way would succeed in Cebu. They opened Kids Planet in one of the newest malls in Cebu, JCenter Mall, in Mandaue City in October last year. “In our […]

‘Deal with streetkids’

October 29, 2012

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Take the initiative in keeping street children away from vices and illegal activities, esepcially those sniffing rugby and solvents, a police official said. This was the advice of Senior Supt. Petronelli Baldebrin to the six station commanders in Mandaue City in dealing with street children. The new director of the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) […]

Boy shot dead in Balamban

October 28, 2012

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A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed by an unidentified assailant in barangay Abucayan, Balamban town, western Cebu. The boy suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the body. He died while being treated at the Balamban District Hospital. Police said the boy was walking with friends along a road in barangay Sitio Saksak when he was […]

Rising triathletes in Cebu

October 28, 2012

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Chiongbian siblings show off skills to top respective divisions in SuperTriKids NAGP tilt by Mars G. Alison, Correspondent The Chiongbian siblings of the Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu (SHS-AdC) are becoming a force to reckon with in triathlon after each of them topped their respective categories in the SuperTriKids National Grassroots Program (NAGP) competition yesterday […]

Police arrest carpenter, rescue 16-year-old child chained at home; child abuse raps ready

October 25, 2012

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Mandaue City police arrested a 52-year-old carpenter for selling marijuana in sitio Sudlon, barangay Maguikay last Tuesday evening. The carpenter’s legal woes were aggravated after police discovered that he was using his 16-year-old daughter to sell illegal drugs trade. The girl, who appears mentally handicapped, was found chained to a wooden bed during day-time. The […]