This is the roundup of stories that came out in local publications today, Aug. 1.
Drinking ‘miracle water’ may lead to illness
After thousands of church-goers began trooping to the San Roque Chapel in Bask-Pardo to drink the supposedly ‘miracle water’ that started seeping from a crack in the wall, a health official issued the warning of the hazards of drinking unsafe water since the source of the water has not been determined yet.
A test should be conducted to determine whether the water is safe or not…we will also coordinate with the Cebu City Health office for updates. Rennan Cimafranca, DOH RESU 7 head.
Mayor Tomas’ pet project gets red light
After a Canadian expert said the P10.6 Bus Rapid Transit in Cebu was not a feasible move, the project faces further road bumps after the implementation was put on hold.
The new administration needs to be briefed on the status of the BRT, the causes of delays in the previous administration and what needs to be done. BRT Cebu Project Manager Atty. Rafael Yap.
Stewardess entices ma with fake promo to kidnap boy
Michelle Collamar is now on hospital arrest after she allegedly enticed Gelyn Salimbaga with a fake promo in an attempt to kidnap her child last Saturday. Salimbaga said she and her one-month old baby were offered a ride by Collamar, who invited her to join a program for mothers that supposedly offered free groceries and cash. She was told to get the birth certificate of her child and when she left the boy in her car to retrieve it, she was no longer there when she returned.
A CCTV footage captured the car’s conduction sticker and they managed to trace the address of Collamar.
She was approached by the woman who was driving a red Hyundai Eon and who invited her to buy some groceries and allegedly offered her P1,000 as well. Dili unta siya mokuyog. Napugos siya’g sakay libot-silbot sil ana, storya-storya. Unya gisugo siya sa babaye nga ipakuha ang birth certificate sa bata. PO3 Cliffton Manogura of the Fuente Police Office.