Indonesia in rescue bid for 500 hikers stranded after quake

AFP 07/30/2018

INDONESIA mounted a rescue operation Monday to reach more than 500 hikers and guides stranded by landslides on an active volcano on Lombok, a day after a powerful earthquake struck the holiday island. Helicopters and search teams…

Thai cave rescue site to become a museum

AFP 07/12/2018

Rescuers who pulled a young Thai football team from deep inside a flooded cave were dismantling their worksite Thursday, as plans emerged to turn the spot into a museum in tribute to the daring operation. At least…

Operation to rescue Thai boys in flooded cave starts

AP 07/08/2018

Mae sai, Thailand (AP) — The operation has begun to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach who will need to dive out of the flooded Thai cave where they have been trapped for more than two…

Cayetano: OFW rescue video not a political move

Inquirer.net 05/03/2018

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano denied yesterday that he was using the rescue missions of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to boost his bid for the presidency in 2022. “Bakit,…

Cayetano slams Duterte critics on botched Kuwait rescue operation

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/01/2018

CEBU CITY– Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Tuesday took a jab at those who criticized the Duterte’s administration for nearly severing the country’s ties with Kuwait. He told a news conference that he met with…

Cebu City cops rescue 2 young women from prostitution

Benjie B. Talisic 03/16/2018

Two female minors were rescued by barangay tanods (village watchmen) of Barangay San Roque Ciudad, Cebu City from a lodging house in Barangay Parian where they were lured by a security guard suspected of attempting to engage…

LRRMO gets P4M rescue equipment

Norman V. Mendoza 03/08/2018

LAPU-LAPU City’s Risk Reduction Management Office (LRRMO) recently acquired hydraulic cutting equipment worth P4 million. The equipment included a hydraulic jack, hydraulic metal separator and a hydraulic steel or pipe cutter. Andy Berame, the city’s local disaster…

‘Rescue, restore, revive’ the mangroves of Cordova

Irene Sino-Cruz 03/04/2018

SHORE IT UP The eco-tourism efforts of Cordova town on Mactan Island received a boost with the implementation of the multi-million peso Mangrove Propagation & Information Center at its 278-hectare mangrove area in Barangay Day-as. The municipality…

Storm winds cause tugboat to run aground in Lawis Ledge; 10 rescued

Nestle L. Semilla 12/22/2017

A BOAT captain and his crew of nine people escaped unharmed after they were rescued by the Coast Guard when their tugboat pulling a barge loaded with scrap metal was blown off course by the strong winds…

Four new emergency, rescue vehicles for Lapu

Norman V. Mendoza 12/22/2017

THE Lapu-Lapu City government acquired three new vehicles and received one vehicle from the Department of Health (DOH) to serve emergency and rescue purposes and dental health services. The four vehicles include two brand-new ambulances worth P2.5…

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