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Talisay task force closes Nacario Trade Center

February 17, 2012

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VENDORS of the padlocked Nacario Trade Center continue to do business and defy the Talisay city government’s order to stop selling their goods there. The vendors despite the GI sheet placed by the Talisay city government task force to close their stalls continue to sell their goods. Rene Cabillon, Nacario Trade Center employee, said the […]

Lawyer and son link ambush to Talisay lot demolition

February 3, 2012

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Lawyer Raul Sesbreño asked for police security while his youngest son Peter showed up in a bulletproof vest in the wake of Wednesday’s road ambush in Talisay City where the lawyer’s wife and two companions were killed. Father and son said they knew who the “masterminds” are and names of specific suspects. They said the […]

Lot occupants angry over demolitions

February 2, 2012

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The Talisay lot that the Sesbreños were trying to clear of houses was the land the lawyer took over as payment of litigation fees from the Borromeo family, who owed him P1 million for his services. But residents question the lawyer’s land claim of ownership. They said he couldn’t present documents to support it. Occupants […]

US warship docks in Cebu for refueling, R and R

January 29, 2012

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A US Navy warship is in Cebu for routine ship replenishment and refueling, the Naval Forces Central (Navforcen) confirmed yesterday. The USS Chafee (DDG-90) arrived in Cebu last Saturday and is currently docked near the seas of Talisay City. Navforcen spokesman Joseph Ison told Cebu Daily News that the warship will be in Cebu until […]

Byron, homeowners file raps on developer

January 18, 2012

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Former Capitol consultant Byron Garcia is on the warpath again. This time Byron was with 12 homeowners when he filed charges against Filinvest Land Inc., the Home Land Use and Regulatory Board (HLURB), the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD), three employees of a manpower provider and three security guards. His complaint stemmed from the alleged […]

Kinfolk, neighbors attend seaman’s burial in Cebu City

October 23, 2011

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His youngest daughter wasn’t around to bid him farewell. Still, about 500 immediate relatives and neighbors of former seaman Emmanuel Ponce were on hand to attend his funeral at the Queen City Gardens in Cebu City yesterday morning. Embrelaince Therjoy “Ember” Ponce instead went with relatives of her late mother to Sorsogon province yesterday. The […]

Murder victim fetched pal prior to death

October 20, 2011

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    MINUTES before boarding her Manila flight, Alice Cabalan bid goodbye to her friend Melinda Ponce who drove her to the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) at 2 a.m. last Sunday. The 53-year-old Cabalan said she had no idea that it would be her last meeting with her best friend. But even before, Cabalan […]

Father may have faced ‘psychological issues’

October 18, 2011

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The father in Talisay City who shot dead several family members before turning the gun on himself last Sunday should not be immediately blamed for the killing spree, a psychologist said. “Don’t blame the perpetrator right away. He may have needed treatment for a condition that caused his violence,” Dr. Glenda Basubas said. Basubas, who […]

She learned about deaths on the Internet

October 18, 2011

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NOBODY had the heart to tell Embrelaince Therjoy Ponce that her parents and siblings were already dead. She learned about it on the Internet almost eight hours after the shootings. Yolanda Daan, the neighbor who comforted her immediately after the 13-year-old girl ran out of the house as gunshots were fired past 8 a.m., said […]

13-year-old views 6 coffins, ‘needs strong emotional support’

October 18, 2011

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LONG ROAD FOR GIRL SURVIVOR With her family gone—the victims of a shooting rampage at home —13-year-old Embrelaince Therjoy Ponce turned to relatives for comfort. She spent the night in an aunt’s house but is asking when she can go home. Social workers yesterday met with the next of kin to discuss who would watch […]