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NBI 7 calls on skimming victims

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THE National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) is calling on victims of ATM skimming to visit the NBI office to issue sworn statements against the three Romanian nationals earlier arrested by NBI agents. Although physical evidence against the Romanians which include card reader microchips, laptops and “cloned” ATM cards were found inside the […]

Posted: March 19th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Tisa Barangay Council places four fire-hit sitios under state of calamity


CEBU CITY–Four sitios of Barangay Tisa in Cebu City were declared under a state of calamity after a nearly 7-hour fire rendered at least 259 families homeless on Monday dawn. A state of calamity is also set to be declared in Sitio Sto. Rosario in adjacent Barangay Labangon to allow the barangay to use its […]

Posted: February 20th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Aid from LGUs, civil society pours for earthquake victims

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Minda Ocleasa turns 74 on February 21. But instead of throwing a birthday party, she decided to donate the P5,000 she set aside for her party to earthquake victims in Surigao City, saying it will be better spent to help them. “It’s not easy baya. Paet kaayo nang mabiktima ka og earthquake,” she said. Ocleasa […]

Posted: February 13th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

World Vision provides relief for flood victims in Agusan


World Vision continues its ongoing relief operations in the municipalities of La Paz and Loreto in Agusan del Sur. More than 1,700 Manobo families have already received water purification kits (P&G water purifier packets, filter cloth, jerry can), hygiene kits (toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, alcohol, face towel, comb, sanitary napkins and bath and laundry soaps) and […]

Posted: February 13th, 2017 in Community,Headlines | Read More »

Capitol to extend P1 M financial assistance to Surigao


The Cebu provincial government will be sending P1 million in financial assistance for the victims of the 6.7 magnitude earthquake that hit Surigao City last Friday. Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) head Baltazar Tribunalo Jr. made the announcement on Monday saying the P1 million will be taken from the PDRRMO budget. Tribunalo, […]

Posted: February 13th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Cebu City, Capitol officials to find ways to help Surigao


CEBU City Hall and Capitol officials yesterday vowed to look for ways to extend assistance to the victims of the earthquake which hit Surigao City and neighboring areas last Friday night. Cebu City councilors expressed their sympathy to the victims and said that they would bring up the plan to provide assistance to Surigao City, […]

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

Surigao needs clean water Exec: DSWD-7 will receive donations for quake victims

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Cebuanos can give their donations for the residents of earthquake-hit areas in Surigao City and Surigao del Norte to the office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7). Kerwin Macopia, one of the information officers at DSWD-7, said that interested donors could coordinate with their field office in Barangay Carreta, […]

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


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From a community that experienced how it was like to be a victim of a devastating earthquake, Cebuanos must now extend a helping hand to the quake victims in Surigao City and its neighboring areas. And like a good Samaritan, the Archdiocese of Cebu will extend help to the victims of Friday night’s 6.7-magnitude earthquake […]

Posted: February 11th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Gov’t promises aid for Surigao quake victims


Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella assured the public that the government was ready to assist the victims of a magnitude 6.7 earthquake in Surigao City. “These are trying times and our hearts go out to Surigao,” he told reporters on Saturday. Rescuers dug through rubble to find survivors after the powerful quake killed at least six […]

Posted: February 11th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Mandaue City to send financial aid for earthquake victims in Surigao


CEBU CITY–The Mandaue City government is sending financial aid to Surigao City to help the local government unit and the families of those affected by the 6.7 magnitude earthquake on Friday night. “Speechless at the devastation in Surigao City due to the earthquake. It brought back the terrible memories of our own earthquake a few […]

Posted: February 11th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »