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Cebuano student short films included in New Wave, on theaters on Dec. 18

December 11, 2012


MANILA, Philippines-Indie movies and student short films that made it in this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) will be finally shown in theatres starting December 18. MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino, who also sits as chairman of the annual film festival, said five entries to the New Wave Full Feature and 10 in Student Short […]

SRP suicide

December 11, 2012


A 25- year- old student was found dead floating off the seawaters in South Road Properties near the barangay Ermita, Cebu City viaduct. Police said they considered the death of John Rey Redona, a student of Leyte Normal University in Tacloban city, as an apparent suicide. Investigation showed that Redona arm was tied to a […]

2 boys killed in Dalaguete fire

October 17, 2012


by Jhunnex Napallacan and Joy Cherry S. Quito   Two cousins, aged four and three, were burned to death after they were trapped in a burning bamboo house in barangay Catolohan, Dalaguete town, southern Cebu. The cause of the fire has yet to be established. Jayden Sidney Indig, 4,  and John Mark Jorolan, 3,  were  […]

Student sells ‘shabu’ outside school, nabbed

October 14, 2012


A college student and an unemployed man were arrested in separate drug buy- bust operations in Mandaue City. Luke Evenacer Alvarillo, 18, was arrested outside a university where he was studying as a third year marine engineering student. Senior Insp. Stephen Amamag- id, chief of Opao police station, said Alvarillo sold a pack of suspected […]

Students in Talisay City ‘possessed by evil spirits’

October 10, 2012


by Gabriel C. Bonjoc, Correspondent   At least 31 students of the Jaclupan National High School in barangay Jaclupan, Talisay City were believed to have been possessed by spirits last Monday and Tuesday. The hysteria started last Monday when a school girl claimed to have seen a ghost of a girl. The schoolgirl then fainted […]

CHR to probe foreign stude’s mauling case

September 10, 2012


by Carine M. Asutilla, Correspondent   The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) will investigate reports of a foreign student from Papua New Guinea who was allegedly mauled by members of the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT)-Cebu City. A news team from ABS-CBN witnessed the incident which happened around 9 a.m. yesterday in […]

Jatropha fruits down 41 Bohol pupils

June 10, 2012


At least 41 school children fell sick after eating fruits of Jatropha plants locally known as tuba-tuba in Dauis town, Bohol province on Friday. “They said it tasted like chocolate and peanuts, so they decided to peel the fruits and ate them,” said pediatric ward nurse Abigail Mercader. The pupils of Tutolan Elementary School were […]

STC student takes break, skips college

June 5, 2012


ONE of the girls barred from attending their high school graduation rites by St. Theresa’s College (STC) last March won’t pursue college education just yet. Her lawyer Cornelio Mercado said his client decided to travel and set aside schooling for now. “What do you expect? It may be the consequence of what happened,” Mercado told […]

STC says Faceboook ‘bikini’ case is about taking responsibility

May 1, 2012


First the students, now their parents. The case of five St. Theresa’s high school students who were barred from attending their March 30 graduation for posting “lewd” photos of themselves on Facebook, took a different twist when the private school decided to file criminal charges against the parents and a guardian of four of the […]

Nursing students barred from graduation, file suit

April 19, 2012


Two nursing students sued Southwestern University (SWU) after they were prohibited from graduating last March. Jervis Dreamond Leonardo and Raymart delos Santos were nine days away from receiving their diplomas when they were told they couldn’t join the ceremony. They said their instructor Juliet Salares told them that they obtained failing grades in one of […]