Balamban lot dispute kills three

Benjie B. Talisic, Rene Alima 01/15/2018

LOT DISPUTE led to the killing of three persons in Balamban town in midwest Cebu, Saturday night. Killed were Joel Bencula, 37, Mario Caminos, 60, and Emilio Pardillo of a still undetermined age. Bencula is from Sitio…

Chinese general kills self after facing graft probe

AFP 11/28/2017

A Chinese general has killed himself in his Beijing home after becoming the latest top official ensnared by President Xi Jinping’s sweeping anti-corruption campaign, state media said Tuesday. Zhang Yang, a member of the state’s Central Military…

Factory owner probed after fire kills 47

AP 10/27/2017

Tangerang, Indonesia — Indonesian police on Friday said they were questioning the owner of a fireworks factory that exploded into an inferno, killing at least 47 people, and have accounted for the safety of three of 10…

Landslide kills 2 in Capitol Site

Doris C. Bongcac 09/22/2017

  CEBU CITY–At least two persons were killed while several others were evacuated during a landslide that hit Sitio Lower Ponce in Barangay Capitol Site, Cebu City, on Thursday night. Nagiel Bañacia, head of the city’s Disaster…

Barcelona rampage kills 13

AFP 08/18/2017

Police on Friday hunted for the driver who rammed a van into pedestrians on an avenue crowded with tourists in Barcelona, leaving 13 people dead and more than 100 injured, just hours before a second assault in…

Woman kills self at home

Miguel Ernest Ermac 07/20/2017

A YOUNG woman committed suicide at a house she shared with a common-law partner in Purok Dabong, Sitio Landing, Barangay Catarman in Lilo-an town on Wednesday afternoon, police said. The 25-year-old victim reportedly killed herself after her…

Man kills uncle with fist-sized stone

Intern 05/30/2017

The young man is facing charges for allegedly killing his own uncle following a disagreement in Boljoon town, southern Cebu. Jeffrey Cairo, 28, was detained at the police station after he surrendered to face charges for the…

Motorcycle tandem robs, kills construction firm accountant

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/27/2017

A female accountant was robbed and killed by two unidentified men shortly after she withdrew money from a bank located inside a mall at the South Road Properties (SRP). Jennelyn Aquino, who sustained three gunshot wounds on…

Fire kills 86-year-old, granddaughter

Norman V. Mendoza 05/02/2017

An octogenarian and her teenage granddaughter died in a fire that hit Purok Kapayas, Barangay Canjulao, Lapu-Lapu City at 2:18 p.m. yesterday which ate up 16 houses. The burned remains of Aurea Jumao-as, 86, and her granddaughter…

FLOOD KILLS 9 ON EASTER SUNDAY

Doris C. Bongcac, Inquirer, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jhunnex Napallacan, Joey Gabieta, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/16/2017

  Matters related to security and fear of terrorist attacks have momentarily taken a back seat as heavy rainfall spawned by tropical depression “Crising” caused widespread flooding in Cebu, leaving at least nine persons dead, half of…

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