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Sun Star
Cebu to become ‘Innovation Island’ in Philippinesit lags behind in digital innovation. Based on the Tholons Services Globalizat
Sun Star / Posted 8 hours ago
it lags behind in digital innovation. Based on the Tholons Services Globalization Index (TSGI) 2017 released on June 28, Cebu City was downgraded to the 12th spot in the advisory firm’s Top 100 “Super Cities” from its eighth spot last... Read more
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Sun Star
3 fire-hit sitios declared under state of calamitySitio Back Matimco under a state of calamity after more than 200 families were
Sun Star / Posted 8 hours ago
Sitio Back Matimco under a state of calamity after more than 200 families were displaced by last Monday’s fire. The Cebu City Council also placed Sitios Mahayahay I and II in Barangay Calamba under a state of calamity after another fire... Read more
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Sun Star
DILG opinion 'favors' dads allied with Mayor Osmeñaheated discussions between the opposition and the administration bloc, the argu
Sun Star / Posted 8 hours ago
heated discussions between the opposition and the administration bloc, the argument on determining a simple majority in the Cebu City Council has been settled following a Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) ruling on the... Read more
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Sun Star
Council approves P716M additional budgetTHE Cebu City Council has approved the P716.5-million first supplemental budget
Sun Star / Posted 8 hours ago
THE Cebu City Council has approved the P716.5-million first supplemental budget (SB 1) of the City Government this year. The legislative body approved as is the amount proposed by the executive department, bulk of which will pay for the city’s... Read more
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Sun Star
Cops to be fielded on streets, in mountainsneed the help of local government units because it will be their job to keep an
Sun Star / Posted 8 hours ago
need the help of local government units because it will be their job to keep an eye on policemen assigned in their areas. Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) Director Joel Doria said that he deployed two commando officers as platoon leaders to the Cebu... Read more
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Sun Star
Bzzzzz: Hans Abella been eyed for gov’t. post?THE rumor over the weekend was that Cebu City Councilor Hans Nendell Abella mig
Sun Star / Posted 14 hours ago
THE rumor over the weekend was that Cebu City Councilor Hans Nendell Abella might be appointed as a commissioner of a national government agency or corporation. If that turned out to be true and he’d accept the post, it would leave a permanent... Read more
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Sun Star
13-year-old 'rape victim' missing; mayor's help soughtdocuments, the NBI has yet to facilitate the filing of charges, allegedly claim
Sun Star / Posted 14 hours ago
documents, the NBI has yet to facilitate the filing of charges, allegedly claiming that they are still collating evidence. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has proposed an initial cash reward of P20,000 to those who can provide information on the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
23 nabbed for illegal fishing off CebuCEBU CITY— Police arrested 23 crew members of three fishing vessels on charges
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 hours ago
CEBU CITY— Police arrested 23 crew members of three fishing vessels on charges of illegal fishing in Tuburan town, Cebu, on Tuesday morning. PO3 Camilo Zafra Jr. of the Tuburan police said the crew failed to produce any license or permit for their... Read more
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Rappler
3 foreigners arrested for ATM skimming in PampangaSenior Superintendent Joel Consulta (right). Photo by Jun A. Malig/Rappler It
Rappler / Posted 17 hours ago
Senior Superintendent Joel Consulta (right). Photo by Jun A. Malig/Rappler It was learned that the foreigners came from Cebu City and traveled by car to Central Luzon via a roll-on, roll-off (RORO) sea vessel. Aquino said the suspects... Read more
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Sun Star
Worker loses job for asking money from suspect’s familydismissed from service Ramiro F. Balbona, utility worker at the Office of the C
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
dismissed from service Ramiro F. Balbona, utility worker at the Office of the Clerk of Court in the Regional Trial Court of Cebu City, after he was found guilty of grave misconduct. “The Court will not hesitate to rid its ranks of undesirables who... Read more
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Sun Star
Duterte's Sona marked by small rally in Cebuof the current programs and policies of the Duterte administration," said Niño
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
of the current programs and policies of the Duterte administration," said Niño Olayvar, vice chairperson of Anakbayan. Cebu City Police Office Director Joel Doria, who inspected the rally, said there were about 100 participants. He said the... Read more
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Sun Star
3 Cebu leaders laud war on drugs“EXCEPTIONAL” was how Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña rated President Rodrigo Dute
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
“EXCEPTIONAL” was how Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña rated President Rodrigo Duterte’s performance on peace and order, particularly in the war against illegal drugs, in his first term as chief executive. “He has the political will and it’s only based... Read more
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Sun Star
Some 300 houses lost in twin blazes in Cebu, MandaueFIRE struck Sitio Baho, Barangay Calamba, Cebu City yesterday, affecting 274 fa
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
FIRE struck Sitio Baho, Barangay Calamba, Cebu City yesterday, affecting 274 families and 1,221 individuals. The fire alarm was received at 12:14 p.m. and was declared a general alarm at 1:39 p.m. by Bureau of Protection (BFP) 7 Chief Samuel... Read more
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The Manila Times
19 traders keen on bidding for 250,000-MT rice for PHMT in September. The discharge ports are Poro Pt., La Union for 20,000 MT; Bat
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
MT in September. The discharge ports are Poro Pt., La Union for 20,000 MT; Batangas for 30,000 MT; Tabaco for 25,000 MT; Cebu City for 25,000 MT; Cagayan de Oro for 25,000 MT; Davao City for 15,000 MT; Gen. Santos for 10,000 MT; and Manila for... Read more
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Pilipino Star
MPIC mulls P20-B Cavitex-Port Area expresswaygroundbreaking for the P27.9 billion Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway, an 8.25-kilo
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
groundbreaking for the P27.9 billion Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway, an 8.25-kilometer (km) toll bridge which will connect Cebu City to Mactan Island via Cordova. Earlier, Franco said MPIC expects to break ground to mark the start of construction... Read more
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Sun Star
Understanding Abstractiona “preview of a bigger show” this Aug. 10. With top listed abstract artists wh
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
a “preview of a bigger show” this Aug. 10. With top listed abstract artists who are no newbies in the field of non-figurative art, Cebu is a happy host of an array of top rated works open for viewing in Qube Gallery, Crossroads, Banilad, Cebu... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Lufthansa Technik PH eyes expansionLufthansa Technik Philippines (LTP) plans to expand its services in the Philipp
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted yesterday
Lufthansa Technik Philippines (LTP) plans to expand its services in the Philippines particularly in Clark, Pampanga and Cebu City. In a press briefing late Friday, LTP President Elmar Lutter said the company has started evaluating a possible... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
19 Asian companies offers to supply riceand 130,000 MT in September. Discharge ports are Poro Pt., La Union for 20,000
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
and 130,000 MT in September. Discharge ports are Poro Pt., La Union for 20,000 MT; Batangas,30,000 MT; Tabaco, 25,000 MT; Cebu City, 25,000 MT; Cagayan de Oro, 25,000 MT; Davao City, 15,000 MT; Gen. Santos, 10,000 MT; and Manila, 100,000 MT. The... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
British groom-be shot two days before his wedding in the PhilippinesHis family and friends have now set up a GoFundMe page to help raise money for
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
His family and friends have now set up a GoFundMe page to help raise money for his medical costs. Cebu city, with a population of two million, is known for its violent crime. Since his election last summer, President Rodrigo Duterte has used the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
50 homes destroyed in Cebu City fireBarangay Calamba, Cebu City (Google maps) CEBU CITY—Narrow roads made it diffi
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Barangay Calamba, Cebu City (Google maps) CEBU CITY—Narrow roads made it difficult for firefighters to put out a fire that destroyed at least 50 houses made of light materials in Sitios Mahayahay 1 and 2 in Barangay Calamba in Cebu City. The fire... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cebu protesters give Duterte lukewarm gradeCebu protesters lament different issues ahead of President Rodrigo Duterte’s se
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Cebu protesters lament different issues ahead of President Rodrigo Duterte’s second Sona. PHOTO FROM CEBU DAILY NEWS CEBU CITY—More than 100 members of militant groups joined the protest action here on Monday, hours before President Rodrigo Duterte... Read more
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Sun Star
Fire hits Barangay Calamba, Cebu CityA FIRE hit a residential area on A. Lopez St., Barangay Calamba, Cebu City, on
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
A FIRE hit a residential area on A. Lopez St., Barangay Calamba, Cebu City, on Monday, July 24. The Cebu City Fire Department received the alarm aroud 12:40 p.m. Firefighters are still trying to put out the fire as of this posting at 1:20 p.m.... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Protesters at 2nd Sona not as friendlyincrease in excise taxes of petroleum products, failure to end labor contractua
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
increase in excise taxes of petroleum products, failure to end labor contractualization and massive land conversion. In Cebu City, 500 to 800 protesters from different militant groups are expected to hold protest actions in a “People’s... Read more
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Sun Star
6 Cebu officials back extension of martial lawCEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella have both expressed
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella have both expressed their support for the extension of martial law in Mindanao for another five months. Although he has personal reservations with the declaration, Osmeña said he is giving... Read more
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Sun Star
Council to discuss city’s sinkholesSO THAT they can draft a legislative measure on the matter, the Cebu City Counc
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
SO THAT they can draft a legislative measure on the matter, the Cebu City Council has invited the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) 7 to an executive session on Aug. 1 to discuss the possible risks of close to 800 sinkholes discovered in the urban... Read more
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express
Scot shot in chest hours before his Philippines wedding – by robbers who made off with £10time after the attack. According to eyewitnesses, he was shot at close range a
express / Posted 2 days ago
time after the attack. According to eyewitnesses, he was shot at close range after refusing to hand over his belongings in Cebu City – the second city of the Philippines. Before arriving in the Far East, Mr Naggar, a joiner, had been working in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Sacked cop kills wife, 2 kids, selfCEBU CITY — A policeman who was dismissed from service killed his wife and two
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
CEBU CITY — A policeman who was dismissed from service killed his wife and two children before committing suicide early on Sunday at their residence in the village of Valladolid, Carcar City in southern Cebu. The ex-cop, identified as Joel Lopez,... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Fundraising page set up for Milngavie man who was shot hours before his wedding in the Philippinesattacked during a robbery on Cebu. Mr Naggar, from Milngavie, was gunned down
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
attacked during a robbery on Cebu. Mr Naggar, from Milngavie, was gunned down while sitting outside a bar in the capital, Cebu City, in the early hours of Thursday with his fiancee Angie and best man Chris McLaughlin, according to our sister title... Read more
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Daily Record
Fundraising page set up to help Scot shot hours before Philippines weddingbefore he was due to marry his fiancée on a Philippines island (Image: Facebook
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
before he was due to marry his fiancée on a Philippines island (Image: Facebook) Evelyn Preston wrote: “My brother died in Cebu City - he was seriously ill and the hospital there looked after him very well, but the expenses had to be met. “I’m so... Read more
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SKY News
Briton shot by robbers days before his wedding44-year-old, from Milngavie in East Dunbartonshire, was confronted by three men
SKY News / Posted 2 days ago
44-year-old, from Milngavie in East Dunbartonshire, was confronted by three men on a scooter as he sat outside a bar in Cebu City early on Thursday morning with his fiancee Angie and his best man Chris McLaughlin. According to the Sunday... Read more
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Sun Star
Villanueva shows off CebuActress Jaclyn Jose and some local actors including Chai Fonacier. The film fea
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
Actress Jaclyn Jose and some local actors including Chai Fonacier. The film features scenic places in the region including Cebu City, Carcar City, Simala, Sibonga, Boljoon and Santander—the places one passes through on the way to Dumaguete. "We... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Milngavie man shot in front of fiancee just hours before his wedding on island in the Philippinesgot away with his wallet and all the local money he had on him, less than £10 s
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
got away with his wallet and all the local money he had on him, less than £10 sterling. Tarek was sitting outside a bar in Cebu City, a city with a population of two million, in the early hours of Thursday morning with fiancee Angie. She is local,... Read more
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Sun Star
Suspected gun-for-hire nabbed in Tuburan, CebuYape Jr. said their target was Johnny Ylanan, who escaped from the Cebu Provinc
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
Yape Jr. said their target was Johnny Ylanan, who escaped from the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Cebu City in 2012. He said they received information that Ylanan, who has pending drug charges, was spotted in the village.... Read more
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Sun Star
Suspected gun-for-hire nabbed in Tuburan, CebuYape Jr. said their target was Johnny Ylanan, who escaped from the Cebu Provinc
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
Yape Jr. said their target was Johnny Ylanan, who escaped from the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Cebu City in 2012. He said they received information that Ylanan, who has pending drug charges, was spotted in the village.... Read more
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Inquirier.net
3 children drown in construction pit in CebuCEBU CITY — Three children drowned on Saturday in a water catchment pit inside
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
CEBU CITY — Three children drowned on Saturday in a water catchment pit inside a construction site in Barangay Pitalo, San Fernando, some 30 kilometers south of Cebu City. The San Fernando police identified the victims as siblings Ringgo Cañeda, 10,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Dismissed cop, wife, 2 kids found shot to death in CebuCEBU CITY — A policeman who was dismissed from the service allegedly killed his
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
CEBU CITY — A policeman who was dismissed from the service allegedly killed his wife and two children before committing suicide early Sunday at their house in Barangay Valladolid, Carcar City, in southern Cebu. The former lawman, identified as Joel... Read more
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Sun Star
Everyday life: Getting things done as PWDpurchase booklets as part of their privileges. PWDs have also been sent to Area
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
purchase booklets as part of their privileges. PWDs have also been sent to Area Vocational Rehabilitation Center (AVRC) in Cebu City to undergo training in massage, electronics, carpentry, cooking, dress-making, and others. Michael’s office also... Read more
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Sun Star
Sona 'will most likely discuss drug war'CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he expects President Rodrigo Duterte to discu
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he expects President Rodrigo Duterte to discuss the government's fight against illegal drugs during his State of the Nation Address (Sona) tomorrow. "I agree with his style in fighting drugs. If he didn't do what he... Read more
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Sun Star
During SONA, keep your cool, police advisedNo disturbance in the force. Teams from the Central Visayas police prepare in C
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
No disturbance in the force. Teams from the Central Visayas police prepare in Cebu City to face protesters who might go to the streets during the nationwide telecast of President Duterte’s State of the Nation Address on Monday afternoon. (SunStar... Read more
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Sun Star
Everyday life: GTD as a PWDpurchase booklets as part of their privileges. PWDs have also been sent to Area
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
purchase booklets as part of their privileges. PWDs have also been sent to Area Vocational Rehabilitation Center (AVRC) in Cebu City to undergo training in massage, electronics, carpentry, cooking, dress-making and others. Michael’s office also... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Bohol plays host to vintage car rally anewLhuillier, Darren Deen, Cebu congressman Red Duran, and hotelier Grand Benedict
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
Lhuillier, Darren Deen, Cebu congressman Red Duran, and hotelier Grand Benedicto. Last year’s edition kicked off in Cebu City and made its way to Tubigon, Bohol onboard a roll-on, roll-off boat. Thirty-three vintage cars made its way through... Read more
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Sun Star
Faithful told to help church by seeking public officeand carry their agenda. Barino said this during the commission’s first general
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
and carry their agenda. Barino said this during the commission’s first general assembly at the IC3 Convention Center in Cebu City yesterday. Barino described the lay faithful as a “sleeping giant” who has yet to recognize its role in spreading... Read more
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Sun Star
Dept. heads told: always be ready for emergenciesCEBU City Councilor Dave Tumulak wants all department heads to always be ready
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
CEBU City Councilor Dave Tumulak wants all department heads to always be ready for emergencies. Tumulak, chairman of public order and safety, met the department heads yesterday and briefed them on what to do in times of emergencies. He said the City... Read more
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Kagay-an News
Pernia: Nothing Definite Yet on ODA funds from Chinaprojects like railroads and ports) was recently the hot topic at the Bangko Sen
Kagay-an News / Posted 3 days ago
projects like railroads and ports) was recently the hot topic at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) forum in Cebu City, according to a Sun Star Cebu Business story filed by Jeandie O. Galolo. In her report, Galolo cited how Fernando... Read more
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Sun Star
Thoughts on Maritimais one of the buildings that greet drivers and commuters. Yes, that is the “cla
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
is one of the buildings that greet drivers and commuters. Yes, that is the “classical-looking” building at the back of Cebu City Hall, devoid of its roof and interior walls and surrounded mostly by parked vehicles. Many might take a quick... Read more
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Tech Pinas
OnePlus 5 Price in the Philippines Starts at Php 26,490 via Digital Walker Stores, Out Now!in Pasay, Alabang Town Center, Robinsons Magnolia, Gateway Cubao in Cubao, Quez
Tech Pinas / Posted 3 days ago
in Pasay, Alabang Town Center, Robinsons Magnolia, Gateway Cubao in Cubao, Quezon City, UP Town Center, Ayala Center in Cebu City. The 6GB RAM model with 64GB of non-expandable internal storage sells for Php 26,490 while the more powerful 8GB... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bato condoles with slain cops’ families in Guihulngan CityCEBU CITY – Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald “Bato” del
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
CEBU CITY – Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa arrived in Guihulngan City in Negros Oriental on Saturday to condole with the families of the six policemen killed in an ambush by New People’s Army (NPA) guerillas... Read more
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Sun Star
Global Cebu faces Meralco in ManilaAFTER three home matches at the Cebu City Sports Center, Global Cebu FC is back
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
AFTER three home matches at the Cebu City Sports Center, Global Cebu FC is back on the road again against FC Meralco Manila at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila. Global is looking to take the league leadership with a win over the Phil... Read more
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Kagay-an News
Pernia: Fears of Overpriced Chinese ODA Unfoundedby China to the Duterte administration was recently the hot topic at the Bangko
Kagay-an News / Posted 4 days ago
by China to the Duterte administration was recently the hot topic at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) forum in Cebu City, according to a Sun Star Cebu Business story filed by Jeandie O. Galolo. In her report, Galolo cited how Fernando... Read more
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Sun Star
PRO 7 director meets with sectoral groups for Sonathey are prepared for Monday’s event. A total of 204 police officers had their
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
they are prepared for Monday’s event. A total of 204 police officers had their formation at the PRO 7 grounds yesterday. Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak offered buses for protesters to use on Monday. “They can hold rallies because the City... Read more
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