Fire victims show strong faith for Sto. Niño amid tragedy

Nestle L. Semilla 01/15/2018

Barangay chief calls for more aid for 3,570 fire-affected Pasil residents Maridol Dacua and her family will still celebrate Fiesta Señor even if they are now homeless. “Mo-celebrate mi bahalang gamay lang (We will still celebrate the…

Financial aid, relocation for TS Agaton victims

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/03/2018

Seven towns and two cities in southern Cebu have been identified by the provincial government as badly hit by Tropical Storm Agaton. “We have given support and cash assistance to the families of the casualties, which we…

SM security guards need seminars

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 12/28/2017

While I appreciate security guards, who strictly implement the rules and regulations of the establishments that they guard to secure them from bad elements, they should also bear in mind that they have limitations. They should not…

Caritas appeals for help in raising P5.8M for Mindanao storm victims

Inquirer 12/28/2017

  Caritas Philippines, the social action arm of the Catholic Church, is urging the faithful to help it raise P5.8 million for its relief efforts for the victims of severe Tropical Storm “Vinta” in Mindanao. Caritas, or…

Alleged snatcher mauled by bystanders

Chris A. Ligan 12/27/2017

An alleged snatcher was mauled by bystanders in Sitio Pungsod, Barangay Lawaan 3 in Talisay City on December 27, Wednesday afternoon. The suspect was identified as Ritchie Tabura, from Barangay Tabunok in Talisay. He allegedly stole cell…

HOMELESS ON CHRISTMAS

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 12/26/2017

Burned spaghetti, cake, and toys littered Sitio Caduldulan of Barangay Lawaan III in Talisay City, a day after a fire razed down 87 houses that rendered at least 300 individuals homeless on Christmas Eve. But some of…

DSWD-7 to deliver last batch of food packs to ‘Urduja’ victims

Futch Anthony Inso 12/20/2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has deployed food packs to the victims affected by Tropical Storm Urduja in Biliran Province. According to the director of DSWD-7 Evelyn Macapobre, about 15,600 food…

700 Mandaue fire victims get water supply

Norman V. Mendoza 12/15/2017

More than 700 fire victims in Barangay Mantuyong, Mandaue City will get their water supply from the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) before Christmas. The MCWD, together with the Sustainable and Resilient Pro-poor Water Supply Project Cebu…

House fire kills family of three in Mandaue

Norman V. Mendoza 10/05/2017

A couple and their 10-year-old son were burned to death after their house was gobbled by fire in Barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City early morning on Thursday. The charred bodies of Antonio Paz, his wife Marcela and son…

Mother of victims heeds call to move

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/30/2017

  After the lives of her two sons were claimed by the river, Janice Navarro finally decided to heed the call of the city government to leave their house beside the creek in Banawa, Guadalupe and relocate…

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