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Cebu City buy-bust yields P5.4M shabu, nets HVI
CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 23-year-old man, whom police described as a high value individual (HVI), is caught with an estimated P5.4 million worth of suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation in Sitio Tuburan, Barangay Punta Princesa, Cebu City (...)
Cebu Daily Mail - 22 October 2020
No delay in release of Bayanihan 2 funds — DBM
No delay in release of Bayanihan 2 funds — DBM
MANILA, Philippines --- There's no bottlenecks or delay in the release of funds under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan 2), Budget Secretary Wendel Avisado said Thursday, as the bulk of crucial funds remain unreleased for over a (...)
Inquirer.net - 22 October 2020
18 Medellin gamblers caught betting on online cockfighting, nabbed
CEBU PROVINCE, Philippines — Eighteen men in Barangay Poblacion, Medellin town in northern Cebu were arrested on October 21 after they were caught betting on online cockfighting on a TV set. Police Major Audie Pelayo, Medellin Police Station (...)
Cebu Daily Mail - 22 October 2020
Philippines reports 1,664 new COVID-19 cases
Manila [Pakistan], October 22 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health on Thursday reported 1,664 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, bringing the country's total tally to 363,888. The (...)
Philippine Times - 22 October 2020
IN PHOTOS: Talisay City reports few visitors in cemeteries
CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Talisay City government reported few visitors among major cemeteries in the city for the first week of the allowed visitation ahead of Kalag-kalag 2020. In a Facebook post, the Talisay City Public Information Office (...)
Cebu Daily Mail - 22 October 2020
Ferro: Seized P150M shabu from Myanmar
CEBU CITY, Philippines — The estimated P150 million worth of suspected shabu, which was confiscated during the October 21, 2020 buy-bust operation in Barangay Subabasbas in Lapu-Lapu City, may have been sourced from Myanmar. Police Brigadier (...)
Cebu Daily Mail - 22 October 2020
Chan to public: Help us fight crime, report illegal activities to police
LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is urging the public to help prevent crimes in their areas by reporting illegal activities there to the Philippine National Police (PNP). “Atoang panawagan ipadayon nato ang (...)
Cebu Daily Mail - 22 October 2020
Coca-cola on track with energy efficiency initiatives in the PH
Coca-Cola is committed to growing its business the right way and not just the easy way. In keeping with this principle, the Company has been implementing and working on various initiatives that contribute to the achievement of global (...)
Cebu Daily Mail - 22 October 2020
Chan to DPWH: Assign someone to man traffic in project areas
LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will call the attention of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) regarding the implementation of different drainage and road construction projects in the city. Chan (...)
Cebu Daily Mail - 22 October 2020
Cimatu awaits report on Alcoy dolomite mining
CEBU CITY, Philippines — Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said he had yet to receive the report on the investigation on the alleged violations of the dolomite mining firms in Alcoy town, Cebu. It has been almost a month since the environment (...)
Cebu Daily Mail - 22 October 2020
Cimatu to Cebu City: Aim for zero in COVID-19 cases
CEBU CITY, Philippines — Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu challenged Cebu City to reach zero in the cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Cimatu said that with the improvement of the COVID-19 situation, the city government must aim (...)
Cebu Daily Mail - 22 October 2020
DOLE chief says Bahrain's flexi-permit policy ensures OFW protection
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III (FILE PHOTO) PARAnAQUE CITY, Oct. 22 (PIA) -- Thousands of Filipino workers stand to benefit from a revised policy of the government of B
Philippine Times - 22 October 2020
NPA couple surrenders
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Oct. 22 (PIA) - For the sake of their child, a couple belonging to the New People's Army surrendered to authorities and took their oath of allegiance to the government (...)
Philippine Times - 22 October 2020
ARTA trains PCCI personnel as 'ARTA Champions'
ARTA Director General Jeremiah Belgica (FILE PHOTO) CALOOCAN CITY, Oct. 22 (PIA) -- The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) on Wednesday commenced the training of personnel from a
Philippine Times - 22 October 2020
DBP bags global award for sustainable finance
CALOOCAN CITY, Oct. 22 (PIA) -- State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) recently received an international award for funding the development of a solar-powered resilient community (...)
Philippine Times - 22 October 2020
Santa Fe also bans karaoke on weekdays
CEBU CITY, Philippines — More towns in Cebu province are adopting the karaoke ban. This time, it’s the local government of Santa Fe in Bantayan Island in northern Cebu Santa Fe Mayor Ithamar Espinosa on October 21, 2020, issued an executive order (...)
Cebu Daily Mail - 22 October 2020
US tightens rules on more Chinese media outlets
US tightens rules on more Chinese media outlets
The United States on Wednesday tightened rules on six more Chinese media organizations, saying that they are propaganda outlets that answer to the state. It was the third round of US designations of Chinese outlets as foreign missions, which (...)
Inquirer.net - 22 October 2020
Comelec suspends voter registration in observation of ‘Undas’
Comelec suspends voter registration in observation of ‘Undas’
MANILA, Philippines - Voter registration will be suspended from October 31 to November 2 this year in observance of the Undas season or the All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day holidays, the Commission on Election announced Thursday. In an (...)
Inquirer.net - 22 October 2020
Hawaii court’s sentence a triumph for Pastor Quiboloy, lawyer
Hawaii court’s sentence a triumph for Pastor Quiboloy, lawyer
DAVAO CITY ---- The sect of Pastor Apollo Quiboloy regarded as a big triumph the sentence recently handed down by the U.S. District Court of Hawaii, dismissing the currency smuggling charges against the sect's Hawaii leader Felina Salinas and (...)
Inquirer.net - 22 October 2020
Hontiveros backs hike in Comelec’s 2020 budget to prepare for 2022 polls
Hontiveros backs hike in Comelec’s 2020 budget to prepare for 2022 polls
MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Risa Hontiveros has called for an increase in the budget of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) next year to help the agency prepare for the 2022 national polls. Hontiveros said the additional allocation for (...)
Inquirer.net - 22 October 2020
Lowe homers twice as Rays win, level World Series against Dodgers
Lowe homers twice as Rays win, level World Series against Dodgers
Brandon Lowe hit two home runs and the Tampa Bay Rays showed their resiliency in a 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers that knotted the World Series to one game apiece on Wednesday. Joey Wendle drove in three runs for the Rays, who will try to (...)
Inquirer.net - 22 October 2020
2 cops face admin, criminal raps over Caloocan jailbreak
2 cops face admin, criminal raps over Caloocan jailbreak
MANILA, Philippines --- Two police officers are facing criminal and administrative complaints following the escape of 13 detainees from the Caloocan City police detention facility on Thursday morning, police said. Mayroon silang evasion through (...)
Inquirer.net - 22 October 2020
McIlroy comfortable with return of fans, Mickelson concerned
McIlroy comfortable with return of fans, Mickelson concerned
Rory McIlroy has missed the fans and, hours after Australian Adam Scott was forced to withdraw from the Zozo Championship because of a positive COVID-19 test on Wednesday, said he was ready to see them back out on the course. The Northern (...)
Inquirer.net - 22 October 2020
Filipino tourists cautious despite eased int'l travel rules
MANILA, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- The number of departing Filipino tourists remains low despite the lifting of restriction allowing non-essential travel abroad, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) of the (...)
Philippine Times - 22 October 2020



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