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CEBU. Two policemen light candles at the gate of the Police Regional Office 7 in Cebu City during the national day of mourning for 44 police Special Action Forces operatives, who were killed while going after international terrorists in Maguindanao. (Alex Badayos)

National Day of Mourning

DAVAO. After days of sunshine, Davao City woke up to steady rainfall and dark skies Friday, a day declared as the National Day of Mourning for the 44 members of the Philippine National Police Special Armed Forces killed in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. (Seth delos Reyes)

Oro police attend requiem mass for Fallen 44

CAGAYAN DE ORO. During the “National Day of Mourning” on Friday, ranking police officials and staff of the Cagayan de Oro Police Office attended the requiem mass for the slain Special Action Force members at the San Augustine Cathedral. (Joey P. Nacalaban)

Simpatiya sa SAF 44

DAVAO. Giplastar ni PO1 Richeife Funa ang itom nga tape nga gipilit sa mga sakop sa Davao City Police Office sa ilang badge aron ipakita ang ilang simpatiya sa pagkamatay sa 44 ka sakop sa Philippine National Police-Special Action Force didto sa Mamasapano, Maguindanao. (Seth delos Reyes)

Tribute: Cebu freedom fighter Jose Ribomapil "Dodong" Holganza Sr.

CEBU CITY. Si Cebuano freedom fighter Ribomapil "Dodong" Holganza Sr. gibalhog niadtong 1982 tungod sa pakigbatok niini sa administrasyon ni kanhi Presidente Ferdinand Marcos. Atong balikan ang kinabuhi ni Holganza ug ang kontribusyon niya sa demokrasya. (Nera Mariz Puyo/Jai Sandoval/Sunnex)

Kapitan George Rama 'matinabangon'

CEBU CITY. Ang 66-anyos nga si Barangay Basak San Nicolas Kapitan George Rama mipanaw na apan matud sa iyang pamilya ug sa mga ginsakopan nga mahinumdoman siya isip usa ka matinabangong lider. (Jai Sandoval/Nera Mariz Puyo/Sunnex)

Negros Island Region poster

NEGROS ORIENTAL. Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Maranon Jr. signs Thursday the poster declaring support for the creation of the Negros Island Region during the consultation held in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental. (Richard Malihan/Capitol PIO)

Megaworld project almost sold out

DAVAO. Megaworld senior vice president Jericho Go (3rd from right), head of PR and communications Harold Geronimo (left), and Suntrust Properties Inc. president Harrison Paltongan (2nd from left) show the perspective of the company's residential project - the One Lakeshore Drive. (King Rodriguez)

Makati Mayor Junjun Binay arrested

MANILA. Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. (center) is escorted by City Administrator Atty. Eleno Mendoza (left) and Senate security as he walks inside the session hall of the Philippine Senate in Pasay, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP)

San Fernando mourns SAF members death

PAMPANGA. The flag at San Fernando city hall where the main police station is located flies half-mast in mourning for the slain SAF commandos in Maguindanao. (Jovi T. De Leon)

9 LGUs get checks to be distributed to typhoon survivors

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has distributed checks worth P2 billion as shelter assistance to typhoon Yolanda survivors in nine local government units in northern Cebu.

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CIDG anti-crime drive nets 13 suspects, shabu in 3 days

LAW enforcers arrested 13 persons, among them a fugitive and a policeman, and seized more than P1 million worth of illegal drugs and firearms in Central Visayas in the last three days.

Senior Supt. Ritchie Posadas, director of the Criminal...

City Hall complex to rise at the SRP?

CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama plans to transfer City Hall to the South Road Properties (SRP.

That way, all offices of the City Government will be in one place and it will be near other government offices.

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