‘DEATH DUE TO NEGLIGENCE’

MAO BA? 02/18/2018

The road mishap involving a cargo truck loaded with vegetables in Barangay Don Andres Soriano, Toledo City, Cebu at dawn on Saturday left many netizens in shock because of the unnecessary loss of lives due to lack…

Due process with Tokhang

Editorial 02/01/2018

Interestingly enough, the resumption of Oplan Tokhang by the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Cebu and other parts of the country last Monday was preceded by two anti-drug operations that merely illustrated just how severe the drug…

Cebu under Signal No. 1 due to Tropical Depression Agaton

Doris C. Bongcac 01/02/2018

CEBU CITY—Vessels have been barred to leave the ports as the entire Cebu has been placed under Storm Signal No. 1 due to tropical storm “Agaton.” Agaton was crossing Bohol sea and was about 95 kilometers east…

800 Toledo City residents evacuated due to flooding, landslides

Nestle Semilla, Rosalie Abatayo 01/01/2018

CEBU CITY—Not one of them had the energy nor the enthusiasm to celebrate the New Year. At least 800 residents from 16 villages in Toledo City, midwest Cebu, slept through the night in the evacuation centers as…

Tours in southern Cebu suspended due to ‘Vinta’

Morexette B. Erram 12/22/2017

The Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) has suspended all tourism activities in the south, from towns of Moalboal to Santander as Tropical Storm Vinta is expected to barrel the Visayas region today. Recent data from the Provincial Disaster…

Cebu flights canceled due to bad weather

Morexette B. Erram 12/21/2017

More flights from Mactan Cebu Airport bound for Mindanao were canceled as Tropical Storm Vinta threatens the Caraga region. In an advisory issued past 7 p.m. today, five flights from Philippine Airlines (PAL) from Cebu bound to…

Southern Cebu under Signal No. 1 due to Tropical Storm Vinta

Morexette B. Erram 12/21/2017

The Philippines Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) hoisted Storm Signal No. 1 on Southern Cebu as Tropical Storm Vinta is about to make landfall on southern Mindanao this evening. The state weather bureau’s severe weather…

IT Park employees, residents temporarily evacuated due to vintage bomb extraction

Chris Ligan 12/20/2017

Workers in seven IT park buildings and residents near the area were temporarily evacuated during the extraction of a vintage bomb found in a construction site at the Cebu IT Park in Barangay Apas, Cebu City. Employees…

PRO-7 on full alert due to ‘Urduja’

Nestle L. Semilla 12/15/2017

The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is on full alert for possible landslides and flooding in Cebu after Tropical Storm Urduja’s expected landfall was delayed until tomorrow morning. Police Supt. Reyman Tolentin, PRO-7’s information officer…

Boat trips canceled due to ‘Urduja’

Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla, Steffi Kyle Nolido 12/15/2017

  Due to Tropical Storm Urduja’s almost stationary movement, several larger passenger vessels from Cebu bound to Luzon and Mindanao have canceled their voyages scheduled today. As of 5:00 a.m. today, the Philippine Coast Guard in Cebu…

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