MOTHER AND CHILD DROWN, 3 MISSING

Benjie Talisic 02/07/2018

Banca sinks off Camotes Island A mother and her young daughter drowned while three children went missing after the motor banca they were riding capsized around noon on Tuesday amid rough seas in the waters off San…

Child of God

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/26/2018

There are songs which reside in the heart of our youngest son, Jeff Jr. To listen to him sing in his trademark, high-pitch voice is like watching a preview of the performance of the Vienna Boys’ Choir.…

Detainees honor the Holy Child

Doris Mae Mondragon 01/09/2018

Lai (not her real name) celebrated her 39th birthday inside the women’s dormitory of the Cebu City Jail on Tuesday. No one from among her relatives came to visit her. Lai was teary-eyed when she saw her…

Belgian charged with child trafficking

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/04/2018

  CHARGES were filed before the Cebu Regional Trial Court (RTC) against a Belgian national accused of trafficking four children. Koen Van Den Broek, 60, was charged for violation of Republic Act 7610 or the law that…

SM Store holds ‘Adopt-a-Child’ program

Ian Manuel Bacquial 12/29/2017

THE SM Store recently held an “Adopt-a-Child” program in Barangay Casuntingan, Mandaue City. Around 200 children from the different chapels of the Catholic Church of Christ of the Agony–Gethsemane Parish community were treated with Christmas gifts and…

Belgian national arrested on suspicion of child trafficking

Benjie B. Talisic 12/26/2017

  Four minors, suspected to be victims of child trafficking, were rescued by police and personnel of the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) at the Cebu South Bus Terminal yesterday morning. Police Chief Inspector Jacinto Mandal, Carbon…

Continuing tradition

Madrileña de la Cerna 12/23/2017

As a child it was always a big struggle to wake up early for the Misa de Gallo. But I always went to sleep during the Misa de Gallo and this was because of the lengthy homily…

Child given Dengvaxia hospitalized for dengue

Futch Anthony Inso 12/06/2017

A ten year-old-boy who was given the Dengvaxia vaccine was rushed to the Talisay District Hospital for dengue early dawn yesterday. The Department of Health in the region, however, said this is not a cause for panic…

Child abuse suspect jailed in Balamban

Benjie B. Talisic 12/06/2017

A person facing child abuse charges was arrested by police in Barangay Prenza, Balamban town in Cebu at 8 am Wednesday. Chief Insp. Janeth Raffter of the Balamban police said the 23-year-old suspect identified as Ariel Sabalande,…

Inflicting pain to raise the ideal child

Sofia Aliño Logarta 11/15/2017

Two male relatives were irritated by the noisy child left in their care. To silence him, they hit him and he died. Scandalized by such actions, I checked in the web on the treatment of children through…

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