3 dead, 200 hurt as strong quake jolts Osaka, Japan

AFP 06/18/2018

A powerful quake rocked Japan’s second city of Osaka on Monday, killing three people including a nine-year-old girl and injuring more than 200, according to an official tally. Television images showed buildings swaying and burst pipes spewing…

5,200 marijuana plants destroyed in Balamban raid

Benjie B. Talisic 06/08/2018

A joint police and military team raided on Friday a marijuana plantation in Balamban town in western Cebu and destroyed 5,200 fully grown marijuana plants in the area. Senior Insp. Alejandro Batobalonos, Cebu Provincial Police Office Drug…

Pusok fire left 200 residents homeless

Norman V. Mendoza 04/07/2018

Around 200 individuals lost their homes after a fire razed 22 houses in Sitio San Roque, Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City at past 9 a.m on Saturday (April 7). SFO2 Climaco Salisid, fire investigator of Lapu-Lapu City Fire…

200 refugees rejected by Australia have now settled in US

AP 03/02/2018

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s prime minister says his government will not consider options for resettling refugees languishing on Pacific islands until the United States fulfills its promise to take up to 1,250 of them. More than a…

200 people mark Edsa celebration with protest march

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/25/2018

SOME 200 rallyists from the Cebu Citizens Assembly, a coalition of cause-oriented groups in Cebu, marched in Cebu City to voice their concerns and celebrate the 32nd Edsa People Power Revolution. Jovanni Polestico, a community organizer of…

200 families in Talisay fire to get financial help

Morexette B. Erram 12/26/2017

Help has started to pour for the 200 families in Sitio Caduldulan, Brgy. Lawaan III, Talisay City whose houses were razed by a fire on Christmas Eve. Cebu 1st District Rep. Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas visited the…

Vinta grounds 30 flights, strands 200 passengers

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/22/2017

Christmas is the best time to go home especially for Filipinos who spend months working overseas for their family. So when Nerie Quiñonez, 45, learned that their 10:45 a.m. connecting flight from Cebu to Tandag City in…

P200K shabu seized from families in Cebu City

Elizah Dela Rosa, Nestle L. Semilla 11/23/2017

  ABOUT P200,000 worth of shabu were confiscated by operatives of the regional Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) in two separate buy-bust operations in Cebu City today. 31 packs of shabu weighing 20 grams and worth P100,000…

13 homes razed; 200 people displaced

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette B. Erram 10/07/2017

QUIOT FIRE At least 100 families or 200 individuals were displaced after an early afternoon fire razed 13 houses and gutted six other homes. Senior Fire Officer Ariel Balajadia, fire investigator of the Cebu City Bureau of…

Tomas, more than 60 employees undergo drug test

Intern 09/26/2017

  Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña was among the 60 City Hall officials and employees who took the random drug tests conducted by the Cebu City Office on Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap). Osmeña said he had been…

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