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25 families flee homes in fear of reported sightings of armed men

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Olango Island Government troops continued to search for two armed men spotted along the beach lines of Barangay San Vicente on Olango Island on Thursday afternoon. Soldiers and police forces conducted clearing operations, but until 5 p.m. yesterday, the search proved ne gative. Patrolling army and navy personnel were pulled out yesterday afternoon. Barangay Captain […]

Posted: April 21st, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

There’s no place like home for Estelita


INABANGA, Bohol– Tuesday was the longest night for Estelita Esto, 27, as she wrapped her two children- Nicole,1, and Wisley, 3, in blanket to protect them from mosquito bites and the cold evening. Esto and other residents of Barangay Liloan Sur of this town were grateful they were evacuated to the Nabuad Elementary School at […]

Posted: April 12th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Sirao residents told: Leave homes, relocate


Residents of two sitios in the mountain barangay of Sirao in Cebu City were advised to evacuate following last Sunday’s landslide in the area. In a statement sent to media outlets, the regional Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB-7) said the recurring landslide in Sitios Langub and Tawagan is caused by the “overly saturated ground” due […]

Posted: April 10th, 2017 in Headlines,Uncategorized | Read More »

Thousands flee homes after Batangas quake


Lucena City – After a swarm of earthquakes rocked parts of Southern Luzon on Saturday, more than 5,500 individuals were evacuated in different towns in Batangas province, a disaster official in the Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon (Calabarzon) region said Sunday. Olivia Luces, Calabarzon-Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) director, said over 2,000 […]

Posted: April 9th, 2017 in Nation | Read More »

Fire guts thirty homes


  She was about to go to the Tabunok Public Market to sell fish, but she stopped on her tracks as she heard that fire was razing through their place in Sitio Kilawan, Barangay Tangke, Talisay City. Clad in her apron, 49-year-old Letty Mabanag ran back home. But the blaze was too quick to spread […]

Posted: March 26th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Over a hundred families in Tacloban get houses


Building homes of hope and resilience There is hope even in the darkest of times. Almost four years after the tragic Super Typhoon Yolanda, the people of Tacloban City have opened new chapters in their lives. Exhibiting the resiliency of the Filipino spirit, they have held on to light and optimism despite chaos and grief. […]

Posted: March 17th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Settlers’ plight


We can only hope that both Cebu City Hall and the provincial government resolve the plight of the Apas settlers, a substantial number of whom are blind people with very few opportunities for gainful employment. The fire that struck Barangay Apas last Dec. 4 left more than 1,000 people homeless and resulted in the death […]

Posted: December 15th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

Johndorf founder shares about ‘building a legacy’


JOHNDORF Ventures Corp. (JVC) has been building homes Filipinos aspire for 30 years now. But it also built a legacy for the company’s stakeholders, especially the homeowners. JVC CEO Richard Lim gave this gist in his sharing with players of the real estate industry in the region during the recent summit of the Subdivision and […]

Posted: December 14th, 2016 in What's Up | Read More »

Suba and Sawang Calero pilot areas for community-based fire prevention

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ROCEL Quijano, 28, together with his wife and two little children, was in Barangay Opon, Lapu-Lapu City to offer their prayers during the feast of the Virgin of the Rule when the fire ravaged several houses in Barangay Suba. His brother called him and they hurried home, but it was too late. All that was […]

Posted: November 22nd, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Fire hits residential area in Barangay Suba


CEBU CITY–Houses made of light materials were destroyed in a fire that hit a residential area in Barangay Suba, Cebu City on Monday morning. No one was hurt during the fire, said Cebu City Fire Marshal Rogelio Bongabong. Investigators had yet to determine the damage as well as the number of houses that were burned […]

Posted: November 21st, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »