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‘Deal with streetkids’

October 29, 2012


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) […]

Mandaue streetkids switch to new solvent not covered by city law

October 10, 2012


  by Jucell Marie P. Cuyos Correspondent     With a city ordinance making it tough for him to buy rugby in stores, 13-year-old Romy (not his real name) decided to shift to Vulcaseal. “Mas grabe mani ug tama siya kaysa atong rugby, mao bitaw nibalhin mi (Its effect is stronger than rugby, that’s why […]

Social workers debrief girl who stabbed pa to defend mother

September 19, 2012


Social workers are exploring the possibility of relocating the family of the 11 year-old girl who killed her father in a flareup of domestic violence in Argao town, Cebu. “Going back to Masbate is an option. If we assess that their relatives there are capable of supporting the mother and the children, then we can […]

Three nabbed, 30 women rescued in Cebu City bar raid

June 22, 2012


  Three women accused of trafficking girls and women for sex were arrested in a Cebu City bar by operatives of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) last Thursday evening. The bar owner, a German national, remains at large. At least 30 women, including minors, were rescued from the Red Lips Bar […]

US expert testifies in Cordova cybersex case; mother offered kids for $24 an hour

June 22, 2012


A US computer forensic expert testified yesterday how a Cordova town mother uploaded photos and contacted clients through Yahoo Messenger to offer children for online pornography. The testimony of special agent Matthew Swenson was key evidence in the human trafficking charges filed against a married couple, whose house was raided in June last year. Swenson, […]

Surrender, teen boy tied to shooting urged

May 28, 2012


The parents of the the 16-year-old boy, who accidentally shot a 37-year-old trisikad driver in barangay Ermita, Cebu City, were told to convince their son to surrender. In a phone interview, Senior Insp. Noel V. Lomente, chief of the Sawang Calero police precinct in Cebu City, said they received no word on the boy’s whereabouts […]

Mandaue shooting hurt four persons

May 21, 2012


 Three men and a minor were brought to the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center, after they were shot in different parts of their bodies while having drinking spree in front a gas station in barangay Maguikay, Mandaue City, Sunday night.  The victims were identified as Virgilio Menoro, 37, married, a native of Lunsoran, Zamboanga City, […]

14 girls rescued from Bogo KTV bars

April 15, 2012


POLICE rescued 14 girls from two different karaoke bars and arrested three bar managers in barangay Gairan, Bogo city, last Saturday night. Police said seven of the girls are below 18 years old. In a phone interview, Senior Insp. Maria Theresa T. Macatangay, head of the Regional Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force in Central Visayas (RATTF-7) […]

Youth told Be careful with Facebook photos

April 2, 2012


After Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma, it’s now Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal’s turn to defend the decision of St. Theresa’s College to bar five high school students from attending last Friday’s graduation ceremonies. Vidal called on the Cebuano youth yesterday to exercise responsibility in posting their photos on Facebook and other social media sites, […]


April 1, 2012


DepEd to look into private school’s manual, Internet rules   The Department of Education (DepEd) is looking into the controversy over the refusal of St. Theresa’s College to let five graduating students attend their high shcool commencement exercise. The central office in Manila has asked the DepEd regional office to submit a report on the […]