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Seven nabbed on gambling operations in Cebu City

January 8, 2013

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OPERATIVES of the City Intelligence Branch (CIB) arrested seven men linked to illegal suertres and masiao last Monday night in separate operations in Cebu City. Among those arrested were suspected financier, Ephraim Borgonia Bortajo and his coordinators, Bernard Ariosa, Prudencia Kilar, and Denise Ariosa in barangay Guadalupe. More than P5,000 believed to be proceeds were […]

Kids steal Korean’s cellphone

January 8, 2013

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A KOREAN lost his cellphone worth P30,000 to five boys in barangay Apas, Cebu City last Sunday. Yong Chul Jang, 39, told police that the five boys stole his Vega Racer II, smartphone made in Korea. Investigation showed that Yong was standing near the Tree Shades Spa at 9 p.m. when two boys approached him. […]

‘Standoff’ affects public access to Capitol building

January 6, 2013

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People transacting business at the Capitol were asked to be patient with the current security setup which has restricted entry to the public since mid December. “I’m asking the public to bear with the inconvenience because peace and order will eventually return to the Capitol,” acting Cebu Gov. Agnes Magpale said. ENTRANCE The main wooden […]

More unpaid bills: Travel agency, food caterers, others seek payment

January 5, 2013

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Anxious to get paid, more suppliers went to see Acting Gov. Agnes Magpale yesterday to present their bills for services rendered before she took over last Dec. 19. They include a travel agency which said the Province of Cebu owed P1.5 million for local and foreign trips, and a food caterer with unpaid catering bills […]

PNP to reduce Gwen’s guards during gun ban

January 5, 2013

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Fewer policemen at the Capitol to avoid making it look like a “garrison”? No problem for Chief Supt. Marcelo Garbo Jr. He welcomed as “very good suggestions” the appeal of Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama to remove barriers and pull out policemen in the Provincial Capitol. “If you can remember, we first deployed 200 policemen […]

Opinion: Police official vs Garcia

January 3, 2013

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by Malou Guazon Apalisok   The political drama in the Capitol enters its 15th day today after suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia holed herself up in her office in defiance of an order signed by President Benigno Aquino III suspending her from office for six months. The case stemmed from an administrative charge filed by the […]

Retired police official killed in freak New Year’s day accident

January 2, 2013

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A retired police official who once served as warden of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), died when his car, a multicab, exploded and caught fire while cruising  Trans-Central Highway, Cantipla 2, barangay Tabunan, Cebu City around 6 p.m. on New Year’s Day. Retired Col. Salvador Sanchez, of his 60’s, of Lahug, Cebu […]

Why the police won’t pounce—yet

January 1, 2013

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SHE walked out of the Capitol’s main door, crossed the quadrangle and addressed an open crowd in full public view in Sunday afternoon’s rally in support of an embattled Cebu governor. Suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia was an exposed target for law enforcers if they had wanted to shut her out of the building– or take […]

Capitol gets locked up to keep out police

January 1, 2013

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The east wing of the Capitol, where the Governor’s Office is located, looks like a bunker ready for an assault. French windows overlooking the quadrangle are boarded up with plywood and tied with aluminum wire. All doors of the Capitol building on two floors have heavy chains and padlocks. A security guard checks anyone who […]

PNP chief I’ll fire cops who use guns to greet New Year

December 30, 2012

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Manila — Policemen who would fire their service firearms and use illegal firecrackers in welcoming the New Year may find themselves jobless in 2013, the Philippine National Police (PNP) warned on Saturday. For the nth time, PNP Director General Alan Purisima reminded his men that they would face criminal and administrative charges if they are […]