Human error and overloading may be behind mishap

Contributor 07/04/2015

Baltazar Tribunalo, head of Cebu province’s disaster management office, said the sea mishap off Ormoc City have been caused by a combination of human error and overloading. “There was overloading of both the passengers and cargo,” he…

Disaster council cites ‘creeping disaster’

Melissa Q. Cabahug 05/20/2015

The Cebu provincial disaster  council yesterday recommended the declaration of a state of calamity in the entire province. Below-normal rainfall since March has damaged crops and caused water levels to go down, said Baltazar Tribunalo, Jr., head…

Gargantuan task

Editorial 02/13/2014

At least P3.6 billion in government pledges look good on paper until you find out that Cebu province needs P26.8 billion total for  total rehabilitation of northern towns hit by supertyphoon Yolanda. Three months after the devastation,…

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