DRUG BUST. After the Philippine National Police suspended its anti-illegal drugs campaign, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Central Visayas arrested five persons, including a minor, during an operation in a drug den at the back of Barangay Carreta, Cebu City, on Wednesday night, February 1.

FACTORY FIRE. Thick smoke still bellows for 12 hours with scores of workers believed to betrapped in a fire that engulfed the Cavite Export Processing Zone Authority locator-firm House Technology Industries on Wednesday afternoon.

DISMISSED. The anti-graft office dismissed eight officials of the Cebu Technological University for reimbursing P63,000 worth of representation allowances to a school official who is not legally entitled to it.