Aspiring teacher in Danao found dead 2 days after reported missing

Paul Lauro 10/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The 47-year-old woman, who went missing after climbing  Mt. Manghilao in Barangay Masaba, Danao City early on Friday morning, September 30, was found dead at past midnight on Sunday, October 2. Police confirmed…

Powerful earthquake hits southeast Taiwan, tsunami warning issued

Reuters 09/18/2022

TAIPEI, Sept 18 (Reuters) – A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit the sparsely populated southeastern part of Taiwan on Sunday, the island’s weather bureau said, with some initial reports of damage including a derailed train carriage, and sparking…

Lolo in Moalboal, Cebu found lying with stab wounds

Paul Lauro 09/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 74-year-old man was rushed to a hospital in Moalboal town, southwestern Cebu after he was seen lying on the ground with multiple stab wounds on Wednesday morning, September 14. Police in Moalboal…

Rama welcomes Palace allowing voluntary use of face mask outdoors

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, September 12, welcomed the decision of the Malacañang to allow the optional use of face masks in non-crowded, well-ventilated outdoor spaces. “I appreciate it very much…

Face mask use now voluntary in uncrowded, well-ventilated outdoor spaces – Palace

Daphne Galvez - Reporter 09/12/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Wearing face masks in uncrowded, well-ventilated outdoor spaces is now voluntary, Malacañang announced Monday. Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said Malacañang issued Executive Order No. 3, allowing the voluntary wearing of face masks outdoors, as long…

Doctors concerned for UK Queen’s health, family head to Scotland

Reuters 09/08/2022

LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Doctors are concerned about the health of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and have recommended the 96-year-old remains under medical supervision, Buckingham Palace said on Thursday, with immediate family travelling to be by her…

PH relaxes protocol after IATF recommended optional face mask use outdoors

Daphne Galvez - Inquirer.net 09/07/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The government’s pandemic task force Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF), has recommended making the wearing of face masks outdoors voluntary, Malacañang announced on Wednesday. Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles…

Cebu City’s non-obligatory use of face mask: Trial only 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, September 5, introduced several changes to his Executive Order (EO) that makes the wearing of face masks outdoors ‘non-obligatory’. During City Hall’s flag raising ceremony on…

Female lawyer, son ambushed in Mandaue

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 09/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – (UPDATED) Still unidentified gunmen ambushed a female lawyer and her son in Barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City late Thursday evening, September 1, 2022, police confirmed. Investigators from Station 4 of the Mandaue City Police…

Club employee killed in accident in Lapu after trying to avoid stray dog

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 09/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A club employee did not make it home after he died due to a road accident in Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday morning, September 1. Local police from Lapu-Lapu City confirmed that a 33-year-old…

2 injured in Mabolo fire

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 08/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 27 houses were burned down when a Wednesday noon fire broke out in a residential area in Barangay Mabolo here on August 31, 2022. Fire investigators from the Cebu City Fire…

Cebu City mulls lifting mandatory face masks requirement in open spaces

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 08/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Government announced on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, that it is mulling lifting the mandatory wearing of face masks in open spaces. The city’s Public Information Office (PIO), in a post…

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