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 2018-09-22 21:50 

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Grace Poe leads Senate poll; Sara Duterte, Imee Marcos in top 12...

If the senatorial elections were held in the first week of September, Sen. Grace Poe would have topped the race, a nationwide survey conducted by Pulse Asia showed. The post Grace Poe leads Senate poll; Sara Duterte, Imee Marcos in top 12 appeared first o...

 2018-09-22 21:45 

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Visayas grid power supply assured after landslide...

The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) is taking steps to prevent any shortage of electricity in the Visayas grid after a landslide in Cebu downed three transmission towers. The post Visayas grid power supply assured after landslide appeared fi...

 2018-09-22 21:44 

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Baby of jailed martial law babies cries for parents' freedom...

Kalayaan Rosales never thought her name would bear her life's biggest irony. The post Baby of jailed martial law babies cries for parents' freedom appeared first on Inquirer News ....

 2018-09-22 21:43 

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Politicians hit for causing, riding on rice woes...

Local politicians are using the National Food Authority's (NFA) distribution of rice in the countryside to suggest that they helped solve the shortage of the staple in the area. The post Politicians hit for causing, riding on rice woes appeared first ...

 2018-09-22 21:42 

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Old grit meets new blood in fight vs tyranny...

What Bonifacio Ilagan saw that day opened the floodgates of memory. The post Old grit meets new blood in fight vs tyranny appeared first on Inquirer News ....

 2018-09-22 21:41 

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Pimentel: Martial law victims best proof vs Enrile lies...

Filipinos who lived through martial law should debunk claims there were no arrests, torture and killings during the 21-year rule of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. The post Pimentel: Martial law victims best proof vs Enrile lies appeared first on Inqu...

 2018-09-22 21:37 

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Protests vs PH killings, return of Marcoses echo in Geneva...

Filipino human rights activists on Friday rallied in Geneva, Switzerland, to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the martial law declaration by dictator Ferdinand Marcos, a day after the International People's Tribunal found President Rodrigo Duterte ...

 2018-09-22 21:34 

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Resist influence peddlers, solon tells AFP...

The Armed Forces of the Philippines should come clean about the supposed involvement of a group of individuals close to President Rodrigo Duterte in alleged lobbying for various military hardware, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate said on Friday. The ...

 2018-09-22 21:33 

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Duterte meets Cebu slide survivors who blame tragedy on quarrying...

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday offered sympathy and full government support to the affected families as he met with the survivors of the landslide that buried at least 50 houses in Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan. The post Duterte meets Cebu slide su...

 2018-09-22 21:24 

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Cebu solon, Mandaue execs sued over land deal...

A complaint for plunder and graft has been filed against Cebu Rep. Jonas Cortes and other officials of Mandaue City at the Office of the Ombudsman over the allegedly anomalous sale of nearly 3.6 hectares of reclaimed land for only P1.8 million in 2015. Th...

 2018-09-22 21:24 

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Trillanes' fate in the hands of 2 RTC judges...

It normally takes some 30 days for the court to resolve a motion, but a judge may do it within a shorter period, depending on the urgency of a case. The post Trillanes' fate in the hands of 2 RTC judges appeared first on Inquirer News ....

 2018-09-22 21:14 

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Duterte gets into a fresh rant against ICC...

President Rodrigo Duterte has again criticized the International Criminal Court (ICC) for wanting to investigate his bloody war on drugs, which has left more than 4,400 people dead. The post Duterte gets into a fresh rant against ICC appeared first on Inq...

 2018-09-22 17:00 

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Joshua Pacio is the new ONE Strawweight world champion...

JAKARTA---There is another Filipino world champion in ONE.Joshua Pacio clinched the ONE Strawweight belt after grinding out a unanimous decision victory and dethroning Yoshitaka Naito in the main event of ONE: Conquest of Heroes Saturday night at Jakarta ...

 2018-09-22 15:37 

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ONE: Danny Kingad survives Japanese challenger for unanimous decision win...

JAKARTA---Danny Kingad withstood a tough challenge from Yuya Wakamatsu and came away with a unanimous decision victory Saturday night in thei ONE: Conquest of Heroes flyweight bout at Jakarta Convention Center here.Neither fighter gave an inch for three r...

 2018-09-22 15:11 

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BanKo blasts Iriga-Navy in PVL opener...

BanKo opened up its bid with a convincing four-set win over Iriga-Navy, 25-14, 19-25, 25-17, 25-9, in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference Saturday at Filoil Flying V Center.Nicole Tiamzon powered the Perlas Spikers with 16 points while Mary Joy ...

 2018-09-22 15:01 

Cebu Daily News

The collar...

Those who find the spiritual life restrictive can find instruction in George Herbert's poem, "The Collar." The poem begins on a note of rebellion. The speaker has lived a life of piety, of faithful observance of the commandments and the counse...

 2018-09-22 14:58 

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Some Cebu areas susceptible to landslides host mining operations...

MGB-7 GEOHAZARD MAP SEVERAL areas in Cebu province that are susceptible to landslides also happened to host mining operations. Data from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7), an attached office of the Department of Environment and N...

 2018-09-22 14:57 

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DFA monitoring situation in Iran after attack on military parade...

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) started monitoring the situation in Iran after gunmen attacked a military parade on Saturday, killing at least 2r people and wounding more than 50 others. The post DFA monitoring situation in Iran after attack on mi...

 2018-09-22 14:53 

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PALMA BACKS HALT IN MINING...

Amid the devastation and loss of lives from the massive landslide that hit Naga City, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma joined calls to stop quarry and mining operations in many parts in the country. The prelate considered the decision of Environment Secretary R...

 2018-09-22 14:46 

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Serge ranks 11th in survey...

TOP 20 SENATORIAL PREFERENCE Former senator Sergio "Serge" Osmea III ranked 11th in Pulse Asia's Top 20 senatorial preference for the May 2019 elections. Pulse Asia released yesterday the results of their Ulat ng Bayan survey for the upcoming ...

 2018-09-22 14:42 

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Eight JO City Hall workers positive for illegal drug use...

EIGHT personnel from the Cebu City Hall tested positive for illegal drug use. The Cebu City Office on Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) screened 111 employees from the Parks and Playground Commission, and the Peace and Order Program of the Cebu City gove...

 2018-09-22 14:40 

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20 traffic enforcers deployed to Naga City...

MINGLANILLA, SAN FERNANDO'S HELP At least 20 traffic enforcers from the towns of Minglanilla and San Fernando have been deployed to the neighboring landslide-hit Naga City to help man the traffic there. Jonathan Tumulak, Capitol's focal person on ...

 2018-09-22 14:35 

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Sunny today in Cebu...

Sunny weather is expected in Cebu during daylight today with scattered rains expected by nightfall due to the entry of a potential tropical storm within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) in the afternoon or this evening. Romeo Aguirre, weather s...

 2018-09-22 14:30 

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UNTANGLING THE GRIDLOCK...

PART 1 For more than two decades since the '90s, the streets of Metro Cebu have been his second home. "Usa ka kahig, usa ka tuka gyud ni akoa (I have a hand-to-mouth existence), said 55-year-old jeepney driver Justiniano Abad, a father of 10 child...

 2018-09-22 14:23 

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Volunteers: Making life a bit easier for victims...

DOYLE Molit, 19, has never rendered volunteer work before. But on Saturday, the marketing student of the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) decided to lend a helping hand to the thousands of landslide victims in Naga City by helping repa...

 2018-09-22 14:20 

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A day of horror & unspeakable pain...

SURVIVOR'S ACCOUNT Beneath the soil and debris, 16-year-old Jonalyn Siton pounded non-stop on a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tank as she heard her father's voice along with others outside the rubble. Help had finally come, she thought to herself ...

 2018-09-22 14:14 

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The Candidates...

Sheena Mae Balansag Age: 20 Town: Medellin Course: Bachelor of Science in Accounting Technology (Cebu Roosevelt Memorial Colleges) Titles: Miss Medellin 2018, Miss CRMC Founders 2017, and Miss CF-JPIA 2017 2nd runner-up SHEENA Mae Balansag sees Binibining...

 2018-09-22 14:11 

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The Freeman, SunStar rule CPF fun run, Metafit...

THE Freeman (TF) runners ruled the Cebu Press Freedom (CPF) 2018 Fun Run while the SunStar Daily (SSD) team clinched the title of the Coach-A Throwback Metafit Challenge held at the Cebu Business Park (CBP) yesterday morning. TF's Julius Paero and Art...

 2018-09-22 14:09 

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ONE: Jomary Torres fails to crack Indonesian foe, absorbs first loss...

JAKARTA---Filipino bet Jomary Torres bowed to Indonesia fighter Priscilla Hertati Lumban Gaol, absorbing a unanimous decision loss in ONE: Conquest of Heroes Saturday night at Jakarta Convention Center here.Torres repeatedly tried to bring the fight to th...

 2018-09-22 14:09 

Cebu Daily News

Ateneo starts hot...

Cesafi secondary football Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu Magis Eagles opened their campaign in the 2018 season of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) secondary football competition on the right note after tallying the first three points...

 2018-09-22 14:05 

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Greywolves show off dancing skills...

GRADES 12 and 9 conquered the first day of the Don Bosco Technical College Cebu's Intramurals which opened last Friday at the DBTC Gym in Labangon, Cebu City. It was a day full of colors and talent as the students showed off their dance skills in the ...

 2018-09-22 13:31 

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Terrific 12: Guangzhou stops Seoul, books finals slot...

MACAU---Guangzhou used a strong fourth quarter to put Seoul down, 88-74, and advance to the finals of the Aisa League The Terrific 12 Saturday at Studio City Events Center here.The Long Lions, who beat the Samsung Thunders in the finals of the Super 8, fr...

 2018-09-22 13:22 

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Baldwin puts Ildefonso, other recruits on notice: Ateneo is 'right place to be'...

Ateneo lobbied heavily to keep Dave Ildefonso in Katipunan but the former Blue Eaglet star opted to go somewhere else and join his father and older brother at National University.But after Ateneo handed NU a 72-46 whipping on Saturday night, Blue Eagles c...

 2018-09-22 12:44 

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Blakely powers KaTropa past Painters...

Marqus Blakely had 26 points and 14 rebounds for his new team as TNT shrugged off a shaky and slippery first half to hold off Rain or Shine, 110-104, Saturday in the PBA Governors' Cup in Iloilo City. Blakely almost notched a triple double and had eig...

 2018-09-22 12:15 

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AVC: Philippines salvages 9th place, withstands Kazakhstan...

NAKHON Ratchasima, Thailand --- Cha Cruz and Mylene Paat combined for nine points to power Team Philippines to a 25-13, 23-25, 25-22, 17-25, 15-8 triumph over Kazakhstan Saturday night, closing out its campaign in the Asian Volleyball Confederation Asian ...

 2018-09-22 12:04 

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PetroGazz sweeps Tacloban in PVL opener...

PetroGazz got off to a good start in its campaign after setting Tacloban aside, 25-22, 25-14, 26-24, in the opening game of the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre.Paneng Mercado led the Angels with 14 points while...

 2018-09-22 12:01 

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Ryukyu blows out Nagoya to enter Terrific 12 finals...

MACAU---Ryukyu continued its unparalleled dominance after dismantling Nagoya, 66-48, in the semifinals of the Asia League The Terrific 12 Saturday at Studio City Events Center here.The Golden Kings have blown out their past three opponents by an average o...

 2018-09-22 10:44 

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Ateneo shuts down NU, improves to 2-1...

Defending champion Ateneo delivered a masterful defenisve performance to crush National University, 72-46, in the UAAP Season 81 men's basketball tournament Saturday night at smart Araneta Coliseum.The Blue Eagles clamped down on the Bulldogs from sta...

 2018-09-22 10:10 

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Malaysian badminton star Lee has nose cancer...

Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei has early-stage nose cancer and is being treated in Taiwan, sports officials said Saturday, after weeks of speculation about his health.The country's most successful Olympian ever, who enjoys superstar status in ...

 2018-09-22 10:07 

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US Open champion Osaka reaches Pan Pacific Open final...

TOKYO--- Naomi Osaka eased into the final of the Pan Pacific Open on Saturday with a comfortable 6-2, 6-3 semifinal win over Camila Giorgi.The U.S. Open champion, who upset Serena Williams in the final in New York this month, overpowered her unseeded oppo...

 2018-09-22 10:05 

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Federer-Djokovic lose doubles match at Laver Cup...

CHICAGO --- Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic looked quite comfortable while playing together for the first time Friday night.Except for one particular point.Djokovic drilled Federer in the lower back with a forehand in the third game of their doubles matc...

 2018-09-22 09:57 

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Adamson flaunts depth in close win over UST...

Even with two of its stars Papi Sarr and Sean Manganti not in top form, Adamson showed it could still get it done by playing as a team.The Falcons got contributions from across the board with Simon Camacho and Kristian Bernardo along with several others m...

 2018-09-22 09:28 

Cebu Daily News

Baby Lancers log fourth straight win...

The University of the Visayas (UV) Baby Lancers scored their fourth straight win after blowing away the Cebu Eastern College Dragons, 75-51, in the high school division of the 2018 Cesafi basketball tournament on Saturday afternoon at the Cebu Coliseum. H...

 2018-09-22 08:40 

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Falcons fend off Tigers for 3-0 start...

Adamson stayed undefeated but needed to scrape past University of Santo Tomas, 79-71, in the UAAP Season 81 men's basketball tournament Saturday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Jerrick Ahanmisi led the way with 20 points while also drawing ample contributio...

 2018-09-22 07:24 

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Local gov't reminds motorist to drive safely...

The Balamban local government has advised motorists who are planning to traverse through Transcentral highway to take precautionary measures, especially rains are expected to prevail in Cebu in the next few days. Balamban Mayor Ace Binghay made this warni...

 2018-09-22 07:12 

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"Serge" Osmena among Pulse Asia's top 20 Senatorial preference for 2019 election...

Former Senator Sergio "Serge" Osmea III was included in Pulse Asia's Top 20 May 2019 Senatorial Race preferences. Pulse Asia released today the results of their Ulat ng Bayan survey for the upcoming midterm elections and found out that 29.8 pe...

 2018-09-22 07:08 

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Blogger Drew Olivar apologizes for his Edsa 'bomb scare' Facebook post...

Pro-Duterte blogger Drew Olivar apologized on Saturday to those who were alarmed by his Edsa bomb scare post on Facebook. The post Blogger Drew Olivar apologizes for his Edsa 'bomb scare' Facebook post appeared first on Inquirer News ....

 2018-09-22 06:12 

Cebu Daily News

Man shot dead in Mandaue...

A man was shot dead by three unidentified motorcycle-riding assailants along A.S Fortuna Street, Barangay Bakilid in Mandaue City on Septemeber 22, Saturday morning. SPO 2 Michael Limalima of Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) station 2 identified the vict...

 2018-09-22 06:08 

Cebu Daily News

San Fernando, Minglanilla help regulate traffic...

Neighboring towns pledged their help in regulating traffic in the City of Naga days after the landslide hit one of its barangays. Capitol traffic management consultant Jonathan Tumulak said San Fernando and Minglanilla towns deployed their traffic personn...

 2018-09-22 05:57 

Cebu Daily News

Students, army reservists repack relief goods for Naga...

About 260 volunteers helped repack relief goods at the Visayas Disaster Response Center (VDRC) in Mandaue City for landslide victims in the City of Naga. Irish Flor Yaranon, VDRC chief administrative officer of the Department of Social Welfare and Develop...

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