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DSWD guards face child abuse raps

Two security guards assigned at the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) were charged in court last Friday for allegedly molesting a 13-year-old girl. Rolito Cañete was indicted for violating Republic Act 7610 or the Anti-Child Abuse Law while Joseph Fernandez is facing three counts of the same offense. Bail was set at P200,000 [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Metro,Newsstand | Read More »

Police Files

TRAFFIC SCHEME EXTENSION The Cebu City Council has approved a one-month extension of an experimental traffic scheme in a portion of Panganiban Street located along N. Bacalso Avenue and in Sanciangko Street. Councilor Ritchie Osmeña, proponent of the extension, said the City Traffic Operations Management (Citom) needed more time to “study the effect” of the [...]

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Oversight in Joavan drug arrest–NBI

Joavan Fernandez, controversial adopted son of Talisay City Mayor Socrates Fernandez, has found yet another reason to smile. This after an agent of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) admitted last Friday that there were no representatives from the Department of Justice (DOJ) who witnessed the inventory on drug paraphernalia taken from [...]

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UC ends elims on high note


USC Gym 4 p.m. – UP vs. SWU 5:30 p.m. – UV vs. USPF The Gaisano Capital-University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters put a stamp on their class in their final game of the elimination round as they beat the San Marino Corned Tuna-Southwestern University (SWU) Cobras, 88-81, in the 5th Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. [...]

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MLKP-Cebu Basketball Association Final Four kicks off

Games today: Cebu Coliseum 4 p.m. – Ave Maria vs. Talisay 5:30 p.m. – SCSIT vs. ACT AFTER AN ABBREVIATED elimination round, the M. Lhuillier Kwarta Padala-Cebu Basketball Association resumes with the semifinal round as four teams start their battle for the two coveted slots in the finals today at the Cebu Coliseum. The Ave [...]

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Grizzlies beat Thunder, force do-or-die match

Memphis — Zach Randolph is doing everything he can to keep the Memphis Grizzlies’ memorable playoff run going as long as possible. Randolph had 30 points and 13 rebounds, and the Grizzlies avoided elimination by beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 95-83 Friday night to push their Western Conference semifinal to Game 7 — the first [...]

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Oliva captures WBO Oriental minifly title

SAN Francisco, Southern Leyte — Jether Oliva of the ABA Boxing gym of Davao beat Fernando Ocon of RWS Stable of Cebu by unanimous decision in their 12-round battle for the vacant WBO Oriental miniflyweight title last Friday at the San Francisco multi-purpose gym. Oliva (17W-0L, 11 KOs) had Ocon on unsteady legs in the [...]

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V-League final series on

THE Adamson Lady Falcons and the Ateneo Lady Eagles will begin their battle for the title in the Shakey’s V-League first conference as the best-of-three series kicks off today at the Arena in San Juan City. The Falcons swept the Eagles in the 2008 first conference finals to annex their first-ever crown. They then toppled [...]

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Region 7 finishes 4th again


Dapitan City— Region 7 came up with a better harvest in the 2011 Palarong Pambansa but still couldn’t get a ranking better than fourth place. Region 7 once again finished fourth, ending the weeklong competition with 329 points, 100 points behind third-placer Region 4-A, which gathered 429.50 points. Powerhouse National Capital Region (NCR), as expected, [...]

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SWU runners Dueñas, Tabal capture top plums in Sun Down Run

SOUTHWESTERN University (SWU) runners Mary Joy Tabal and John Philip Dueñas ruled the 2nd South Road Properties (SRP) Sun Down Run yesterday. Tabal and Dueñas topped the 15-kilometer race held at the SRP. Tabal clocked one hour, four minutes and one second to rule the women’s side while Dueñas finished in 52 minutes and 47 [...]

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