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Agent a victim of accidental firing, says boss

November 26, 2012

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RATHER than suicide, an agent of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) found dead inside a staffhouse at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) last week may have accidentally shot himself in the head. “Medyo na-outbalance siya (Yap) ‘dun sa steps eh, while naglilinis siya ng baril (He slipped while he was cleaning his firearm),” […]

American rape suspect transferred to Talisay jail

November 22, 2012

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THE 66-year old American man charged with rape was transferred to the Talisay City jail in barangay Maghaway about two days after being detained at the Talisay City police headquarters. His transfer was made possible through a commitment order issued by Regional Trial Court Judge Silvestre Maamo of Branch 7 at past 3 p.m last […]

Talisay police chief faces suspension for admin raps

November 15, 2012

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The Talisay City police chief may be relieved from his post but not because of his failure to arrest Joavan Fernandez, the adopted son of Talisay City Mayor Socrates Fernandez. Supt. Eddie Recamera is facing suspension after he was found guilty of an adminstrative case filed against him last year by a prosecutor in Danao […]

‘Talisay cop chief should arrest Joavan or quit’

November 14, 2012

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ARREST Joavan Fernandez or resign from your post. This challenge was hurled at Supt. Eddie Recamera, Talisay City police chief, after the police were unable to locate, much less arrest, the Talisay mayor’s adopted son after he shot up a gasoline station last Sunday. “It’s not good for the police chief to remain,” said Councilor […]

Museum burglary may impact on tourism

November 12, 2012

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THE recent robbery at the Fort San Pedro Museum may affect tourism in the 16th century historical landmark. Aside from empty showcases because of the robbery, the robbery discovered last Nov. 7 may create an impression among tourists that the museum isn’t safe, said Erwin De la Cerna, museum executive director. Police investigators believe the […]

Japanese charged for estafa

November 11, 2012

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Suspect accused of duping fellow Japanese to get P100,000 A complaint for estafa was filed against a Japanese national accused of trying to milk money from a fellow Japanese in barangay Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City. Akera Arisawa, 61, of Tokyo, Japan showed up on Nov. 8 at the apartment of Toshio Ozeki with two […]

Koreans enjoy staying in Cebu, PH, envoy says

November 11, 2012

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South Koreans are enjoying their stay and visits to the country as much as Filipinos are developing a love for Korean trends and products, Korean ambassador Hyuk Lee said yesterday in Cebu City. He said this mutual appreciation would strengthen ties between both countries. “I am amazed by the continuing popularity of South Korean telenovelas […]

Child rapes, killings terrify parents in Iraq

November 9, 2012

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BASRA, Iraq (AP) — The brutal crimes struck a nerve, even in a country that has seen a horrific amount of bloodshed in the past decade: Young Iraqi girls kidnapped, repeatedly raped and then bludgeoned to death in two separate incidents near the southern city of Basra. Despite a conviction in one case, a handful […]

Traffic aide shot dead in Carmen

November 9, 2012

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A TRAFFIC enforcer was shot dead by an unidentified assailant while he was driving home in barangay Luyang, Carmen town, northern Cebu. Police are still investigating possible motives in the killing of 36- year- old Neil Quinco Sabayton. Sabayton was driving a motorcycle with his wife when the attack occurred past 11 p. m. last […]

Quarry worker shot dead

November 8, 2012

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A sand and gravel quarry worker was shot dead in Sitio Hunob, Guadalupe, Carcar City last Wednesday around 1 p.m. Carlito Albarico, 39, sustained several gunshot wounds in his body and was pronounced dead on arrival at the Carcar Provincial District Hospital. Police said that the victim was about to load a stone in the […]