Loboc church reopens 7 years after Bohol quake

Leo Udtohan 05/18/2021

LOBOC, Bohol, Philippines — Marites Jala was emotional when she attended Mass at this town’s historic church on Sunday. “The church really looks like the original,” said the 46-year-old resident of Barangay Villaflor of this municipality in…

Cebu inches towards full recovery three years after

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/14/2016

Stone after stone, brick by brick, the road to recovery from the 7.2-magnitude earthquake which jolted Central Philippines on October 15, 2013, was slow but sure. In its epicenter, Bohol, the energy released by the powerful earthquake,…

Museo Sugbo: A Cebuano heritage structure restored

Izobelle T. Pulgo 08/21/2016

(Conclusion) In the early morning of October 15, 2013, the whole of Cebu and its neighboring provinces were jolted by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that toppled buildings, bell towers and churches, causing major damage to centuries-old infrastructure.…

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