Police execs’ Father’s Day gift to abandoned siblings: A house, scholarship

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — What better way should Father’s Day be celebrated than at home with your family and children with some cakes and other delicious food for this very special occasion? Apparently, it is not the…

Sharapova says ‘right call’ to abandoned match in smoggy Melbourne

01/15/2020

Maria Sharapova said it was the “right call” to abandon her match at the Kooyong Classic exhibition tournament as smog from raging bushfires engulfed Melbourne on Tuesday. The Russian five-time Grand Slam winner was 6-7 (4/7), 5-5…

Pickup truck with bullet holes found abandoned in Barangay Busay, owner’s house reportedly burned

Delta Letigio, Paul Lauro 09/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—An abandoned car was found peppered with bullets along the road in Barangay Busay, Cebu City on Wednesday morning, September 25, 2019.  Initial investigation by the Talamban Police found no one inside the bullet-riddled car.…

Investigators check claim ‘rugby boys’ started Camputhaw fire

Zena V. Magto and Paul Lauro 05/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Did the rugby boys cause the fire that razed an abandoned  two-storey commercial building along Juana Osmeña Street, Barangay Camputhaw, Cebu City at mid-afternoon on Friday, May 24? This is one of the…

BOC-7: Yolanda relief goods to be abandoned

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/03/2018

The Bureau of Customs in Central Visayas (BOC) has declared the abandonment of shipments of at least four container vans filled with relief goods for typhoon Yolanda victims. Elvira Cruz, customs district collector, said the consignees reportedly…

Netizens want to adopt ‘abandoned’ baby

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/27/2018

After the picture of a newborn baby who was undergoing treatment in his hospital bed went viral, several netizens have expressed their interest to adopt the said baby. Dr. Kier Tamparong of Lapu-lapu City Hospital said that…

Abandoned baby found near Umapad dumpsite

Norman V. Mendoza 05/08/2018

A NEWBORN baby was found wrapped in a plastic bag, abandoned near the Umapad dumpsite in Mandaue City Tuesday morning. Angelito Intes, 48, a resident of Dumpsite Road in Barangay Umapad just arrived home from Carbon Market…

Mother of abandoned child is a 17-year-old teenager

Norman Mendoza 02/23/2018

  The mother of the newborn baby girl found on top of a floating garbage has been identified by Lapu-Lapu City’s Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The baby was found by one of the residents…

DSWD seeks parents, relatives of abandoned newborn girl

PR 12/28/2017

THE Reception and Study Center for Children (RSCC) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the parents and relatives of an abandoned newborn girl. The…

Abandoned baby dies; ma arrested

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Rene Alima 11/22/2017

A NEWBORN baby boy died eight hours after he was allegedly abandoned by his mother along a river in Sitio Mananga I, Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City on Tuesday, November 21. The infant’s 18-year-old mother, Geraldine Castro, was…

Center for Children seeks parents of abandoned child

11/01/2017

THE Reception and Study Center for Children (RSCC) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the parents and relatives of the abandoned child. Myn Daeniell Hubahib,…

City Hall rescues nine ‘abandoned’ kids

Inna Gian Mejia, USJ-R Intern Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/25/2017

Cebu City social workers rescued nine minors aged between 8 to 15 years old from roadside shanties which they occupied along the North Reclamation Area (NRA) and in downtown Cebu City. All of the nine rescued children…

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