Siblings from Toledo try to walk to San Remigio to meet mom

Immae Lachica 10/24/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— A twelve-year-old girl and a seven-year-old boy were seen walking the streets in Barangay Sto. Niño, formerly Barangay Mainggit, Toledo City on western Cebu on a Friday night, October 23, 2020. Why? The…

Cebuana vlogger says bidding bye to dream job just a temporary setback

Immae Lachica 10/19/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Losing your dream job is not an easy thing to accept. It takes a lot of understanding and courage to move on. That’s what Cebuana vlogger has as the former flight attendant Jen…

Little girl photographed comforting abandoned dog is rewarded

Immae Lachica 10/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Remember the little girl who has a unique bond with an abandoned dog in Lapu-Lapu City? Read: Abandoned dog in Lapu finds comfort in a little girl’s lap We now know who she is.…

Abandoned dog in Lapu finds comfort in a little girl’s lap

Immae Lachica 10/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Love knows no age or kind. In this case, a young girl together with her family in Lapu-Lapu City welcomed Milo, an aspin who was abandoned by his owner just recently. After being abandoned,…

OFW from Lapu bounces back after accident by making funnycature dolls

Immae Lachica 10/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Ever heard of “Funnycature dolls?” These are dolls made to look like a caricature art. Carlo Dominic Teruel, 34, from Lapu-Lapu City recently went viral after making a funnycature doll of Lapu-Lapu City mayor…

Former dumpsite in Umapad transformed into an eco park

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/18/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Mandaue City’s former dumpsite in barangay Umapad is now an ecological park. Two of the 10-hectare areas were converted by the Department of General Services (DGS) into a forest park. Engineer Marivic Cabigas,…

Cebuana vlogger bids farewell to dream job due to pandemic

Immae Lachica 10/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Photos of Cebuana vlogger Jen Barangan from her Youtube vlog is flooding social media. Why? In her latest vlog released on October 15, 2020, the Carcar city native was in tears as she bid…

Elderly left homeless, rescued by netizens

Immae Lachica 10/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines– An elderly woman was left to fend for herself and vend in the streets of Minglanilla in southern Cebu after she was not able to pay rent for her rented room. Lola Berna, 66,…

Policewoman sad for leaving CCPO, but happy to head home to family

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Corporal Kerstien Mae Cledera, 34, from Hinunangan town, Southern Leyte, shed tears of joy and sadness when she learned about being reassigned to a police station in her hometown and leaving the…

A street dweller’s plea: ‘Let us stay’

Alven Marie Timtim 10/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—As police started rounding up street dwellers here, 72-year-old Serlita Ejolin couldn’t help but worry about her future. Ejolin was one of 100 street dwellers who were ‘rescued’ by personnel of the Cebu City Police…

IN PHOTOS: Japan’s ‘Parthenon’ protecting Tokyo from floods

10/16/2020

KASUKABE – It has been called Japan’s underground Parthenon, a cavernous complex charged with protecting Tokyo and surrounding areas from catastrophic flooding — a risk experts warn is growing as climate change advances. Above ground, there is…

Prenup photos: 2020 in a nutshell

Immae Lachica 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A lot has happened in the past months. Starting last March when everyone in the Philippines or in the world was put under quarantine. But even if we spent most of our 2020 in…

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