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2M crowd for Sinulog finale
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 20, 2020 - 12:00am
An estimated 2 million revelers filled the streets of Cebu City, the grandstand at the Cebu City Sports Center, and the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño for yesterday’s Sinulog Grand Parade and Fiesta...
Procession draws 3 million: Faith at sea and on land
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Most Rev. Father Midyphil Billones opened the Fiesta Señor vesper homily last night with the story of “Butchoy,” a six-year-old boy whose only toy was the image of Sto. Niño.
Police: Signal shutdown not yet final
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 18, 2020 - 12:00am
The scheduled time for the cellular phone signal shutdown during the Sinulog Festival might still be changed, a police official said.
5 fall for selling regulated drugs
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Five people allegedly distributing regulated drugs for Sinulog parties were arrested by the police during an entrapment operation Thursday night along Juana Osmeña Street in Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City...
Police to deploy air asset to monitor Sinulog events
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 18, 2020 - 12:00am
For the first time in 40 years since the first Sinulog Festival in 1980, the Philippine National Police is deploying an air asset as part of the Sinulog security contingent.
Couple shot dead inside their house
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Two elderly couple were shot dead inside their house by an unidentified assailant in what the police believed as a case of land dispute in the mountainous area of Barangay Bae, Sibonga, Cebu early Thursday.
For going to Cockpits: 14 Central Visayas cops face charges
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Fourteen policemen under the Police Regional Office - 7 are facing administrative charges after they were proven to have gone to cockfighting arenas.
2 thousand policemen arrive to help in security
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 16, 2020 - 12:00am
The second wave of security enforcement from different police units in the region has arrived at the Cebu City Police Office for the additional security installment of the Sinulog 2020 celebration.
More potent ecstasy
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Authorities are keeping an eye on a more potent variety of the recreational drug ecstasy as parties are starting to roll out in Cebu City for the Sinulog Festival.
Baragay Luz fire razes 45 houses
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 15, 2020 - 12:00am
At least 45 houses were razed by the fire that hit Sitio Sto. Niño 3 in Barangay Luz, Cebu City Monday night but authorities released a man pointed to as the one who started the blaze for lack of evidenc...
Signal shutdown looms: Duterte to grace Sinulog
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 14, 2020 - 12:00am
President Rodrigo Duterte will be in Cebu on Sunday for the Sinulog festivities, the first time he will grace the occasion since ascending to the presidency in 2016.
PRO-7 dismisses 9 policemen
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Despite its need of more police personnel, the Police Regional Office -7 has dismissed the services of nine erring cops effective yesterday.
Authorities set for fluvial procession; more boats expected to register today
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Authorities are set for the Fiesta Señor fluvial procession on January 18, Saturday.
Gun ban up in 3 cities until end of Sinulog
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 10, 2020 - 12:00am
A gun ban is now in effect in three major cities of Metro Cebu as part of the security measures for the Sinulog festivities this year.
Crowd ‘walks with Jesus’ amid rain
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 10, 2020 - 12:00am
She could have stayed home where it’s nice and warm but Shiela Regalado, 53, chose to get up early dawn yesterday to join a procession under the rain.
Walks free after posting P30 thousand bail: Mayor Gica arrested for graft
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Dumanjug Mayor Efren Guntrano “Gungun” Gica was arrested yesterday over a 2016 case involving the hiring of Pinoy rock star Bamboo Mañalac for a town fiesta performance that did not allegedly go...
Butane canisters worth P7 million seized in ‘biggest plant’ raid
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Ten persons were arrested and an estimated P7 million worth of illegally refilled butane canisters and six vehicles were confiscated by the authorities as they raided what was touted as the biggest backyard refilling...
No signal jam ‘unless needed’
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Unlike in the last three years, those Sinulog selfies may finally hit the social media real-time this time around.
Bohol cop slain in ambush
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 8, 2020 - 12:00am
Twenty years after his own father was ambushed and killed, a policeman suffered the same fate while his wife was wounded after they were shot by armed men last Monday night in Maribojoc, Bohol Province.
No promotion for fat cops
by Iris Hazel M. Mascardo - January 8, 2020 - 12:00am
Chubby policemen in Cebu City may have to shed some pounds if they want their applications for promotion approved.
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