Cemetery cleanup nets tons of trash

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/03/2017

  As people returned to their homes after visiting their departed loved ones last November 1 and 2, tons of garbage were left behind in Cebu City’s public cemeteries. The Department of Public Services (DPS), yesterday, began…

High alert on All Souls’s Day

Nestle L. Semilla 11/02/2017

  Both the police and the Coast Guard remained on high alert despite the resumption of classes and work on All Souls Day on Thursday. Senior Supt. Renato Dugan, Police Community Relations (PCR) chief of the Police…

Graves of Vidal’s parents still cared for

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/01/2017

Even with him gone, the graves of the parents of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal were cleaned and prepared for yesterday’s All Saints’ Day and today’s All Souls’ Day observance. The grave caretaker, Hector Quiamco, said…

Man nabbed for bringing loaded gun at cemetery

Benjie B. Talisic 11/01/2017

A man was arrested for bringing a loaded gun inside a cemetery in Barangay Carreta Cebu City Wednesday morning. Police identified the man as Juniyo Fernandez of Barangay Hipodromo, Cebu City. Fernandez was arrested and detained at…

Cemetery guard nabbed for beer

Nestle L. Semilla 10/31/2017

A security guard was caught drinking beer inside the cemetery that he was supposed to secure. Roel Arogante, 49, was caught drinking liquor and arrested by police officers while he was on duty inside the Queen City…

Fewer cemetery visitors as rains pelt Metro Manila

Inquirer 10/31/2017

  The number of visitors at the Manila North Cemetery significantly decreased this year due to the inclement weather, police said on Tuesday. Police Senior Inspector Ana Simbajon of the Sta. Cruz Police Station said this year’s…

Barangay officials, workers lead San Nicolas Cemetery clean-up

Chris A. Ligan 10/27/2017

Officials and workers of Barangay Calamba in Cebu City conducted a clean-up drive at the San Nicolas Cemetery on Friday morning. Led by Captain Yvonne Feliciano, the “Operation Linis” is aimed at preparing the public cemetery for…

Public told: Don’t bring contraband to cemeteries

Nestle L. Semilla 10/23/2017

A WEEK before All Saints’ Day, the Cebu City police called on the public to avoid bringing contraband to public and private cemeteries. “Ganun pa rin, same last year yung mga bawal dalhin sa sementeryo (It’s the…

Slain ASG members buried in public cemetery in Clarin

Benjie Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla 04/23/2017

IN keeping with Islamic laws on the burial of the dead within 24 hours, the four slain Abu Sayyaf members, including Inabanga native Joselito Melloria were buried at a public cemetery in Clarin, Bohol at past 3…

Who’s who in the Chinese cemetery

Jobers R. Bersales 03/15/2017

Archaeologists and some historians love cemeteries not because we live morbid lives. Far from it, we see these cities of the dead as mute repositories of information and historical data. Every cemetery is an artifact, which explains…

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