State of calamity declared in three sitios in Brgy. Pasil

Nestle L. Semilla, Therese Mae Alegado 01/16/2018

  THE Cebu City Council yesterday declared a state of calamity in Sitios Lawis 1, Lawis 2 and Riverside in Barangay Pasil which was gutted by fire last Sunday, Jan. 14. The declaration of a state of…

Albay declares state of calamity

Inquirer 01/16/2018

  LEGAZPI CITY — The provincial board of Albay has declared a state of calamity in the province due to the threat of eruption of Mayon Volcano. Board Member Joseph Philip Lee, head of the Committee on…

Four Zamboanga del Norte towns under state of calamity

Inquirer 12/26/2017

  ZAMBOANGA CITY — Four towns in Zamboanga del Norte had a declared state of calamity due to heavy damages brought about by Severe Tropical Storm Vinta, an official said Tuesday. Praxides Rubia, the Zamboanga del Norte…

State of calamity in 6 barangays

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/03/2017

Due to the incessant landslides in a mountain village of the southeastern Cebu town of Boljoon, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR–7) recommended declaring the…

State of grace

Clint Holton Potestas 09/13/2017

I am licking my lips thinking of the new wardrobe, inaugurated at the moment when they all hit their juicy ripest. Luscious for the plucking are so many deliciously different pieces, so many berry-bright flights of fancy…

Food aid suspended as Myanmar state sinks deeper into violence

AFP 09/02/2017

The World Food Programme (WFP) has suspended food aid in Myanmar’s violence-scorched Rakhine State, as the humanitarian situation deteriorates with a surging death toll and tens of thousands — both Rohingya Muslims and ethnic Buddhists — on…

Davide to deliver short state address

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/29/2017

CEBU Gov. Hilario Davide III will keep it short and simple in his annual State of the Province Address (Sopa) at the Capitol Social Hall at 7 p.m. today. Davide earlier said he will outline the accomplishments…

State of calamity declared in barangays razed by fire

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Norman Mendoza, Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo, USJ-R Intern Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/25/2017

A LIGHTED candle left unattended, changed the lives of 1,355 people in Barangay Calamba in Cebu City. As 218 homes were devoured by fire at past noon last Monday, everyone tried to save whatever they could, furniture,…

STATE WITNESS

Ador Vincent Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic 06/24/2017

Their testimonies are too precious to lose. To protect them from “external” pressures and threats, the three vital witnesses in the slay of Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Boniel have been endorsed to the Witness Protection Program (WPP)…

Warriors take Game 1

Brian J. Ochoa 06/02/2017

Golden State crushed the Cleveland Cavaliers, 113-91, to take Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Kevin Durant led the Western Champions with 38 points as Golden State remained unbeaten in the Playoffs. LeBron James had 28 for…

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