Browsing All posts tagged under »Talisay City«

Joavan plays eco-warden; truck owner to file carnapping raps

January 6, 2013


Joavan Fernandez is back in the limelight after a businessman complained that the adopted son of Talisay City Mayor Socrates Fernandez, illegally confiscated his truck loaded with sand for the second time. The apprehension was made Friday evening in barangay Lagtang where the truck was stopped on the road about 6:30 p.m. The driver, Leandro […]

Chicharon peddler shot dead

December 27, 2012


A chicharon peddler was shot dead by two unidentified men at 3:30 a.m along Tabunoc, Talisay City. Dominador Cabilles Tagbay, 50 years old, single, and a resident of Mananga I, Tabunok, Talisay City was peddling his chicharon on his bicycle when he was the assailants riding in tandem in a motorcycle shot him. Tagbay was […]

VIPs in front row, fake car passes and fainting spells

December 2, 2012


PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino sat in the front row of the VIP section. Beside him was Liberal Party Cebu province chief Hilario Davide III, who is running for Cebu governor. As the Calungsod Thanksgiving Mass started, Vice President Jejomar Binay took the seat between them. The two national officials chatted, but they turned to other people […]

Joavan’s mother buried in Talisay

November 25, 2012


THE 72-year-old wife of Talisay City Mayor Socrates Fernandez was buried last Friday afternoon after succumbing to a heart ailment last Tuesday. Jovita Fernandez’s remains were interred in the city’s public cemetery in barangay Poblacion after a funeral mass at the St. Joseph’s Parish Church in barangay Tabunok. She was taken to the South General […]

American rape suspect transferred to Talisay jail

November 22, 2012


THE 66-year old American man charged with rape was transferred to the Talisay City jail in barangay Maghaway about two days after being detained at the Talisay City police headquarters. His transfer was made possible through a commitment order issued by Regional Trial Court Judge Silvestre Maamo of Branch 7 at past 3 p.m last […]

Talisay stops gassing stray dogs

November 21, 2012


Caving in to protests from animal welfare activists, the Talisay City Veterinary Office has decided to stop the practice of killing stray dogs through the so-called “tambutso (tailpipe) gassing”. The Cebu South Dogs Club Inc. (CSDC) wanted the practice stopped immediately, describing it as “cruel” and “pitiless”. “Tambutso gassing” is a method of trapping dogs […]

Talisay police chief faces suspension for admin raps

November 15, 2012


The Talisay City police chief may be relieved from his post but not because of his failure to arrest Joavan Fernandez, the adopted son of Talisay City Mayor Socrates Fernandez. Supt. Eddie Recamera is facing suspension after he was found guilty of an adminstrative case filed against him last year by a prosecutor in Danao […]

Man shoots brother, mother in drunken fight

October 15, 2012


An argument drove a 34-year old man to shoot his brother and wound their mother who tried to mediate between them last Sunday. Joselito Bardilas was drinking with his 28-year old brother Jeffy in their house at 1st St. Carmen Village in Poblacion, Talisay City last Sunday when an argument ensued between them. Joselito pulled […]

Abused dog gets new lease on life

October 14, 2012


Hungry and with no place to go, Kenneth appeared doomed to wander the streets and being chased away by people for his ugly and fearful appearance. But pedicab driver Roberto “Janjan” Solon took in the six-month-old stray dog, whose upper face was hacked by his previous unnamed owner. An operation and a few days later, […]

Police investigates Joavan’s case

September 21, 2012


Supt. Eddie Recamara, Talisay city police chief, said he will look into the latest trouble alarm involving Joavan Fernandez, who was accused of firing a gun outside the house of a money lender in Talisay. Recamara said police check whether Joavan, the adopted son of the Talisay mayor, has a permit to carry a firearm. […]