Some families stay as waves sweep homes in Talisay

Carine M. Asutilla, Melissa Q. Cabahug 07/06/2015

DEFIANT AMID RISK   More than 50 families of coastal barangays in Talisay City were evacuated after big waves washed out 14 houses and damaged over 50 homes last Saturday and yesterday. The Talisay City Social Welfare…

Waves destroy 67 houses, displace more than 50 families in Talisay

Carine M. Asutilla, Melissa Q. Cabahug 07/05/2015

Huge waves destroyed 67 houses in the coastal barangays Cansojong and Poblacion in Talisay City last Saturday evening and Sunday morning. Talisay City Mayor Johnny Delos Reyes said over 50 families were evacuated to Cansojong Elementary School.…

Lapu inmates with TB placed in isolation

Carine M. Asutilla, Norman V. Mendoza 04/15/2015

About 12 inmates in Lapu-Lapu City Jail were placed in an isolation cell after testing positive for tuberculosis recently. Lapu-Lapu City Jail Warden Renante Rubio said seven of 10 inmates tested positive for the disease during the…

Spinner dolphin found dead at Lapu-Lapu City shore

Carine M. Asutilla 04/14/2015

A spinner dolphin was found dead on the shore of barangay Punta Engaño in Lapu-Lapu City Monday morning. Local fishermen found the sea animal bleeding and lifeless. They immediately contacted Task Force Kalikasan to examine the dolphin…

‘Ukay-ukay’ seized in raid

Carine M. Asutilla 03/20/2015

Second-hand goods or ukay-ukay worth P11 million were seized when agents of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) raided a warehouse in barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City yesterday afternoon. The raid was based on a…

Student raped

Carine M. Asutilla 03/06/2015

A GRADUATING high school student was raped on her way home after doing a school project at an Internet shop last Sunday night in Carcar City, southern Cebu. Police later arrested the suspect identified as  Santiago Powao. …

Man kills wife

Carine M. Asutilla 03/04/2015

A25-year-old woman and her two children were supposed to head out to the beach last Sunday but plans for a family outing ended in tragedy. Rhea Mae Caminade was fatally stabbed by her estranged husband in front…

WRONG TARGET

Carine M. Asutilla, Chito O. Aragon, Gabriel C. Bonjoc, Jhunnex Napallacan, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/21/2015

German visitor killed, 2 other foreigners shot   in McDonald’s outlet; Racist taunt triggered  dawn commotion A German engineer,  who frequently visited the country to do volunteer work,   was fatally shot at dawn yesterday inside a fast-food outlet …

Leyte plant shutdown plunges Visayas to darkness

Aileen Garcia-Yap, Carine M. Asutilla, Jhunnex Napallacan 02/20/2015

Veco first to restore power in affected areas Central and Eastern Visayas were plunged into darkness in yesterday’s pre-dawn hours after a power plant in Leyte tripped off, triggering a massive blackout. The blackout that lasted from…

A sad Valentines Day for SAF widows

Carine M. Asutilla 02/14/2015

DR. Christine Cempron was looking forward to a post-Valentine date with her husband, PO1 Romeo Cempron, whom she planned to  visit in Zamboanga City on February 17. She even bought a Valentines card for the occasion. But…

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