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M’daue, Lapu pyrotechnics stores told to ensure safety

December 3, 2012

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WITH the Christmas season just two weeks away, the Mandaue City government assigned a vacant lot near the new market in sitio Tribunal, barangay Centro for a pyrotechnics store. But before selling is allowed Chief Insp. Ronaldo Orbeta, Mandaue fire marshal told Cebu Daily News that the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) will be inspecting […]

Crew cleared in Lapu church burglary workers to face polygraph tests

December 3, 2012

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AN interrogation of the contractor and the personnel that once repainted the Birhen sa Regla parish in Lapu-Lapu City didn’t produce any leads into the investigation on the Nov. 28 burglary that occurred there. Senior Insp. Christian Torres, Theft and Robbery Section (TRS) chief of the Lapu-Lapu City police, said they still believe that the […]

Thieves strip Opon’s Lady of the Rule of rings, necklaces

November 29, 2012

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An inside job is strongly suspected in yesterday’s discovery of the theft of jewelry adorning the image of Lapu Lapu city’s Nuestra Señora de Regla or Virgin of the Rule. The loss was staggering: 69 necklaces, 70 rings and 16 bracelets. The donation box below it was also looted. The closed-circuit security camera in the […]

Jewelry, donations worth P500-T stolen inside Our Lady of Rule shrine

November 28, 2012

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Thieves stripped off jewelry worn by the religious image of Our Lady of the Rule in the  Lapu-Lapu city church. Envelopes from the cash donation box were also missing. The theft was discovered early moring by the shrine custodian Virgilio Camposo. Fr. Augustin Polong, assistant parish priest of Our Lady of the Rule, said the stolen valuables, […]

Church tells Lapu fiesta goers to fight RH bill

November 22, 2012

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THE feast of the Birhen sa Regla in Lapu-Lapu City was generally peaceful. The event also gave the Catholic Church the venue to highlight its opposition to the Reproductive Health bill being tackled in Congress. This was the assessment of Senior Supt. Rey Lyndon Lawas, director of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office, and parish priest […]

Trial for Korean language training for cops

November 14, 2012

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ABOUT 30 tourist police officers in Lapu-Lapu City will start learing to speak and read basic Korean starting Nov. 22. Two Korean volunteers were provided by the Korean community after last week’s dialog with the police, said Senior Supt. Rey Lyndon Lawas, Lapu-Lapu City police chief. Two-hour lessons will be given on Tuesdays and Thursdays […]

Lapu mayor to take up cases of Koreans with envoy

November 8, 2012

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Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza will take up with the Korean ambassador crime incidents in Mactan involving Korean nationals when the diplomat visits on Friday. “Even before, I have been trying to mediate in cases of troublesome Koreans. In some cases, the conflicts involve fellow Koreans,” Radaza said. Mayor Radaza said she instructed the police […]

Police to reach out to Korean community in wake of ambush

November 7, 2012

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Lapu-Lapu City police will hold a dialogue with representatives of the Korean community to address security concerns in the wake of a kidnapping and aborted ambush that involved Koreans. “We believe internal fighting is involved and it didn’t reach the police. We don’t want this to continue,” said Senior Supt. Rey Lyndon Lawas, Lapu-Lapu police […]

2 men waited for 2 hours before Korean ambush

November 3, 2012

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IN the CCTV footage presented by police, both the gunman and his accomplice were seen lingering in the vicinity of the Pacific Villa subdivision gate for two hours before the Oct. 31 ambush. 6:30 AM – The accomplice arrives near the gate. He wears a black black ball cup, jeans and a gray t-shirt. At […]

Korean behind ambush

November 3, 2012

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Lapu-Lapu police to file charges of frustrated murder vs Korean money lender and 2 cohorts By Jucell Marie P. Cuyos and Norman Mendoza, Correspondents   A fellow Korean businessman involved in tourism and financing casino bettors in Cebu has been identified by police as the mastermind in the Oct. 31 shooting attack against two Korean […]