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Six displaced Tejero families to get aid

January 8, 2013

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SIX families who voluntarily dismantled their shanties to give way to a Cebu City government drainage project in barangay Tejero will each receive P10, 000 cash assistance from Rep. Tomas Osmeña of Cebu City’s south district. Osmeña said even if the families live in the north district, he can allocate part of his pork barrel […]

Teener gives birth to New Year baby

January 3, 2013

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A 17-year-old girl was among the females who gave birth in the first few minutes of the New Year in Cebu. Charlene Plantar of barangay Calaboon in Dumanjug town, southwest Cebu, gave birth to a 2.4 pound boy at 12:15 a.m. of Jan. 1 at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC). The baby, whom […]

Emotional noche buena for the Garcias

December 27, 2012

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She called it “the most unique Christmas celebration in my entire life.” Suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia stuck to her word about not leaving the Capitol, and spent her noche buena with family and supporters in her second floor office. They also celebrated the 31st birthday of her elder daughter and lawyer, Christina, who turned 31 […]

Faithful told: Respect life, marriage

December 27, 2012

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Respect for human life and marriage as an institution was the main call of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma in his New Year’s Message for 2013. He echoed Pope Benedict XVI’s own message for the new year. “These principles are inscribed in human nature itself accessible to reason and thus common to all humanity,” said Palma […]

Man stabs dead pregnant lover

December 20, 2012

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A 46-year-old man fatally stabbed his pregnant live-in partner after they fought inside their house in barangay Tayud, Liloan town, northern Cebu. The crime happened in front of the couple’s three-year-old daughter,police said. Leolyn Real, 31, died on the spot with a stab wound in the abdomen. The suspect, Ronillo Anoos, surrendered to the police. […]

27 couples tie knot in mass wedding for OFW kin

December 18, 2012

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AFTER working as a domestic helper in Lebanon for three years, Mildred Rosal returned to the country in 2008 and found happiness in Cebu. She and her 44-year-old husband Leo Rosal were among 27 couples who got married in a mass wedding held at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral. The activity is sponsored by the Overseas […]

Parents sue school for keeping son’s papers

December 18, 2012

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A couple sued a private school in Cebu City after it withheld pertinent documents of their son whom they transferred to another educational institution. The couple asked the Regional Trial Court in Cebu City to issue a writ of mandatory injunction for the immediate release of Form 137 and other supporting documents of their son. […]

Man dies in stab attack by brother

December 17, 2012

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A man was stabbed dead by his elder brother in their house Sunday evening. The 21-year-old victim named Kenneth Saberon didn’t survive the attack. Kenneth allegedly challenged his elder brother, Oscar in a duel. Police investigators said Oscar was watching TV at home when his younger brother entered the house drunk. Kenneth drank with his […]

‘Pablo’ victims badly need food

December 13, 2012

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Scenes of sick children and adults in search for food or their missing family members greeted an official of the Cebu City government who went to Compostela Valley last week to assess what help is needed for the victims of typhoon Pablo. Food and water were scarce or unfit for human consumption, said Alvin Santillana, […]

Man caught by father sniffing illegal drugs

November 12, 2012

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Eight persons were arrested after they were allegedly caught sniffing illegal drugs in separate incidents in Cebu. Alein Grant Yuson, 32, and his three friends were caught by his father during a pot session in the living of their house in barangay Jubay, Liloan town, northern Cebu around 8 a. m. last Saturday. Police also […]