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Cebu teacher nabbed for allegedly molesting Palaro athlete

      ILOCOS SUR, Philippines- A 28-year-old public school teacher from Cebu City was arrested after getting accused of molesting a 14-year-old male dance sport athlete.   Senior Inspector Frederico Artates, Caoayan town police chief, said suspect Rodymar Lelis, 28, had been brought to a Vigan court for ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerApr 18th, 2018

Records set, lessons learned as Palarong Pambansa 2018 ends

ILOCOS SUR -- Palarong Pambansa once again showcased the most promising Filipino youth sports talent, as it draws to a close after seven days at the Quirino Stadium in Bantay, Ilocos Sur last April 21. The 61st installment of the country's flagship sports program saw student-athletes break several records, and the event itself became an avenue for broader discussions on youth development and child protection. At the closing ceremony, Department of Education Undersecretary and Palarong Pambansa Secretary-General Tonisito Umali encouraged the youth to translate their on-court success to other facets of their lives. “Aking hinihikayat kayong lahat, samahan ninyo ang ating Ma’am Liling Briones at ang buong Kagawaran sa ating paglalakbay upang makabuo ng isang Filipino na kampeon, na hindi lamang kampeon sa palakasan kung hindi kampeon sa tunay na buhay," Umali said. After a week of intense competition, Ilocos Sur Governor Ryan Singson made sure to remind the young athletes to look beyond the results. “We have successfully completed the journey, and now we end it by celebrating victories and learned lessons of defeat. Remember, young athletes, that in winning or losing, there are always lessons one can get and these are far more important than any other awards,” the governor said during his opening message following the parade of delegates.   THREE TYPES OF EDUCATION Makati representative and former taekwondo champion “Monsour” Del Rosario recalled his earlier experiences and stressed the importance of sports' role in developing a sound athlete and a model citizen. “Kayo po ang future ng Philippine sports. Nakikita ko po ang sarili ko sa inyo noon – isang atleta, a faceless person in a crowd of 15,000 athletes. Itong sporting event na ito ay napakahalaga sa ating mga kabataan,” the congressman shared. He also continued by sharing his belief in three types of education: “Number one na education ay nanggagaling sa ating pamilya, sa ating parents at mga kapatid. Ang pangalawang education ay sa paaralan,nag-aaral tayo to become knowledgeable about many things in life. Ang third education ay ang sports education, ito minsan ay nakalilimutan ng ibang sector pero mahalaga din ito sa mga kabataan, dahil dito nade-develop ang character natin," he said. "Ang buhay natin ay parang sports din, sometimes we lose, sometimes we win, but if you have experienced competing in sports, you will know how to handle challenges in life." The National Capital Region (NCR) once again lorded over the weeklong sporting event, leading the medal tally by a huge margin, with Region IV-A (CALABARZON) and Region VI (Western Visayas) finishing second and third, respectively. The top winners received cash prize and trophy, and for the first time in the history of Palaro, winners in all the 21 regular sporting events were awarded with prizes by this year’s sponsors. the number of records set this year reached 40 (five in archery, 16 in athletics, and 19 in swimming), the most in Palarong Pambansa history. Aside from a gold medal and cash incentive, each of the record breakers received additional P3,000. “Aside from the additional incentive, these outstanding athletes will be seeded or given priority to represent the country in the 10th ASEAN School Games that will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,” Umali added.   CHAMPIONING THE SPIRIT, WELFARE OF FILIPINO ATHLETES Following an incident involving a DepEd personnel from Cebu City who was nabbed for alleged sexual assault on a 14-year-old student-athlete during the national meet, Umali announced the formation of a Child Protection Committee next year. “In the next Palaro in Davao, we will now have a Child Protection Committee to make sure that this sort of occurrence will never happen again. We will also conduct talks with officiating officials and coaches on how to avoid similar instances in the future,” Umali directed......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018

2 shabu sellers nabbed in Talisay City

  CEBU CITY - Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) arrested two alleged underlings of self-confessed drug lord Franz Sabalones in a drug bust in Barangay Lagtang, Talisay City on Tuesday evening. Spouses Misael and Janice Palermo did not resist arrest, said PDEA-7 spokesperson Leia Albiar. Allegedly seized from them were 600 grams of shabu (methamphetamine) worth P3 million. Albiar said they conducted surveillance operations against the suspects for three months before they hatched the drug bust. The suspects, she said, were on their drugs watch list. "They have been selling drugs in the cities of Cebu and Talisay," Albiar said ...Keep on reading: 2 shabu sellers nabbed in Talisay City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Mom seeks help for athlete son diagnosed with leukemia

Being very athletic, the last thing 16-year-old Brenz Mhicole Flores expected was to be diagnosed with a serious ailment like acute lymphoblastic leukemia. "He has been competing in arnis in his school since Grade 6, even representing it in contests in Cebu and Lucena," Brenz's mother, Marilyn, told the Inquirer. Brenz, a Grade 10 student of Gov. Felicisimo T. San Luis Integrated Senior High School in Laguna, was diagnosed with leukemia in October 2016. It was during one of these competitions that Brenz's teacher and coach noticed his paleness. Thinking that he was just suffering from anemia, he was placed under medication. After about a week, there was still no improv...Keep on reading: Mom seeks help for athlete son diagnosed with leukemia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2017

Gasoline boy nabbed for molesting teener

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Philippines – A gasoline boy was arrested for allegedly mashing the breast of a 15-year-old girl in a passenger jeepney in Baguio C.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 27th, 2017

DepEd officer nabbed for molesting student

TUGUEGARAO CITY , Philippines  – An education program specialist of the Department of Education (DepEd) was arrested for allegedly mashing the breast of a fe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 28th, 2017

#SHORTS: Chinese woman carrying P6.2-M shabu nabbed at Cebu airport; 1 dead, 2 hurt in Bacolod fire; Hinatuan Mining told to sto

arrested upon her arrival at the Mactan Cebu International Airport Wednesday morning because she allegedly carried about four kilos of crystal meth, locally known as "shabu". TRAGE.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 21st, 2016

Teen allegedly involved in slay of Albay teacher charged with Murder, Attempted Murder

Teen allegedly involved in slay of Albay teacher charged with Murder, Attempted Murder.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Suspect in murder of Japanese trader nabbed

THE alleged gunman in the murder of a Japanese businesswoman was arrested on Tuesday afternoon, October 9, in Barangay Tisa, Cebu City. Suspect GB Bertulfo, 29, was caught by joint operatives from Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-Metro Cebu and Cebu City Police Office (CCPO)-Mambaling Police Station. Bertulfo had been identified as one of the killers… link: Suspect in murder of Japanese trader nabbed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

Bondswoman nabbed for extortion

A bondswoman was arrested in Marikina City Thursday for allegedly extorting P60,000 from the husband of a drug suspect in exchange for her release......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

2 village chiefs, 4 others nabbed in Davao Sur drug raid

BANSALAN, DAVAO DEL SUR - Two village chiefs here were allegedly caught in possession of illegal drugs and firearms during a Friday dawn raid in their houses. Bitaog Barangay Captain Glymapher Ayoc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Cop nabbed for extortion over company service vehicles

MANILA – A member of the police Highway Patrol Group (HPG) was arrested in an entrapment operation in Pasay City for allegedly extorting money from service vehicles. Source link link: Cop nabbed for extortion over company service vehicles.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

NBI agent, 11 others nabbed for P11 million extortion

A National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agent and 11 others were arrested in a sting yesterday for allegedly extorting P11 million from a businessman in Manila......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

More Than P2-M Shabu, 2 Arrested In Duljo Fatima

P2.3 million worth of suspected shabu was nabbed in a joint buy-bust operation in Brgy. Duljo Fatima, Cebu City last Friday, September 28, 2018. The joint forces of Mambaling Police, Regional Mobile Group 7 and Drug Enforcement Group Visayas arrested Charity Ruiz alias “Cha-cha”, 21 and Jericho Rondina alias “Cokak”, 22 in a buy-bust operation […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

31 drug suspects nabbed

At least 31 persons allegedly involved in drugs were arrested in separate stings in Metro Manila in the past two days. Source link link: 31 drug suspects nabbed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

31 drug suspects nabbed

At least 31 persons allegedly involved in drugs were arrested in separate stings in Metro Manila in the past two days......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

2 arrested by NBI for syndicated estafa in Bohol

        TAGBILARAN CITY - A father and his son were detained by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to face charges of syndicated estafa after they allegedly duped several people into shelling out their money in bogus investments.   Marcelino Aze Ramojal, Jr., 51, and his son Tishri Lloyd Ramojal, 28, were arrested in Cebu City by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)- Bohol on Tuesday based on the complaints filed against them.   Lawyer Rennan Augustus Oliva, NBI-Bohol director, said some of the complainants were overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and retired professionals.   He said they at least P...Keep on reading: 2 arrested by NBI for syndicated estafa in Bohol.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

Korean and Two Others Nabbed in Buy-bust Op

One Korean national and two others were arrested after a buy-bust operation at Sitio Laray, Barangay Carreta, Cebu City on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. The suspects were identified as Korean national Seo Yong Hong, 38; Patrick Fortuna Aringue, 35 and Gilbert de Asis Pedrano, 46. At 1:10 A.M. the Waterfront Police Station operatives conducted the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

Abu Sayyaf gunmen allegedly abduct teacher in Sulu

Authorities have launched an extensive search for a public school teacher reportedly abducted on Saturday in Jolo, Sulu by Abu Sayyaf bandits......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018

Russia’s elite space program opens doors to Filipino scholar

By Rizal Raoul Reyes/businessmirror.com.ph – Teacher-researcher Wilfredo K. Pardorla Jr. of Saint Cecilia’s College-Cebu Inc. is very inspired from the experience and knowledge he acquired from Samara University’s 14th International Summer Space School in Russia, saying that it helped broaden his horizon in space satellite technology. “Samara University offers one Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

P14-M Worth Drugs Nabbed in Cebu

More than P14 million worth of drugs was nabbed in a buy-bust operation in Cebu on September 14, 2018. The high-value targets were identified as Adel Villafuerte and Jasmine Villafuerte, husband and wife while operatives also arrested Ronnel Ylanan as an alleged associate. Operatives from Police Station 3 in Mandaue City conducted the buy-bust operation […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018