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Citi Center squatters seek court aid to stop their eviction

November 6, 2012

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AT least 26 occupants of the Citi Center Commercial Complex in barangay Kamagayan in Cebu City went to court to fight off an eviction. Assisted by three lawyers, the occupants sought a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) and an injunction to prevent the Cebu city government from ordering them to move out. Named defendants in the […]

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 […]

P10-M lumber seized in Mandaue

October 25, 2012

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LUMBER products valued at P10 million were seized by a team of policemen and the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) from a warehouse in barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City, in a raid. The raid on Wednesday was based on a search warrant issued by Mandaue Regional Trial Court Branch 28 Judge Rafael Yrastorza, said […]

Woman nabbed for illegal drugs

October 22, 2012

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October 22, 2012 By Correspondent Jucell Marie P. Cuyos    A 48-YEAR-OLD woman was arrested for allegedly selling illegal drugs in barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City. Nilda Estreller allegedly sold three packs of suspected shabu worth P600 to a poseur buyer last Satruday night, said police. The buy-bust operation was conducted at Jayme Compound by members […]

Koreans nabbed for online gambling racket

October 20, 2012

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SIX South Koreans were arrested for allegedly running an illegal online gambling ring in barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City yesterday. The suspects identified as Dong Chul, 28; Jaehak Han, 24; Moonoh Kim, 31; Seungyeop Oh, 34; Kiwon So, 34; and Zu Mao Rum, 30 were arrested in their rented condominium units in Winland Towers. Operatives of […]

Cebu City police unfamiliar with Ashtec -10 use, sale

October 20, 2012

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No arrests have been made yet of persons using the injectable drug Ashtect-10 in Cebu City, where police said they were aware it was circulating in barangay Kamagayan but don’t know much yet about the trend. Chief Insp. Romeo Santander, chief of the City Police Intelligence Branch (CIB), said he woud meet soon with the […]

Kawasan Falls to open in November

October 16, 2012

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CEBU Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia and some owners of illegal structures in the Kawasan Falls will sign a memorandum of agreement on October 24 setting conditions for the complete clearing of illegal structures in the falls in Badian town. They have agreed to complete the demolition of illegal structures in all the three levels of the […]

‘NBI to take lead in ivory icon inspection’

October 3, 2012

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  IT’S up to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to take  legal action necessary to inspect the ivory religious icons kept  in the compound of the Society of the Angel of Peace (SAP), environment officials said yesterday. “We already turned over the investigation to  the NBI after we provided technical assistance  to launch an […]

Cardinal favors ‘persona non grata’ status for journalist

October 2, 2012

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  If he had his way, Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal would have National Geographic Magazine writer Bryan Christy  declared persona  non grata or unwelcome  in  Cebu for  his “Ivory Worship” article  that linked a Cebu priest to the illegal  ivory trade. Vidal’s reaction was reported by ABS-CBN TV Patrol Central Visayas, which  said […]

Sto. Niño icons – Garcia’s devotion since childhood

September 26, 2012

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  Msgr. Cristobal Garcia’s collection of religious icons and paintings are a familiar sight during Cebu’s biggest fiesta honoring the Sto. Niño, of which he has been a devotee since childhood. These would be displayed in exhibits to celebrate the feast day of the Holy Child Jesus every third Sunday of January. Icons of different […]