Cebu City pension house fire casualty is 24-year-old man from Dipolog

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The man, who died in the January 16 fire of a commercial building used as a pension house along Junquera Street in Cebu City, has already been identified. Floilan Daarol, 24 years old…

Firefighter from Mandaue City Fire Station succumbs to COVID-19

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7) recorded its first casualty due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) after the Mandaue City Fire Station confirmed that one of its firefighters died…

DOH hopes for zero casualty this holiday season

Futch Anthony Inso, Intern 12/12/2017

The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) is hoping for zero casualty as the police and other government agencies enforce Executive Order No. 28 that regulates and controls the use of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices…

Two perish in Lapu fire

Norman V. Mendoza 05/02/2017

An 86-year-old grandmother and her 14-year-old granddaughter perished in a fire that hit Sitio Kinalumsan, Barangay Cajulao in Lapu-Lapu City past 2 p.m. on Tuesday. Aurea Jumao-as and her grandaughter named Jane Ycong were burned to death…

Fewer dengue deaths, cases in province in Jan.

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/31/2017

  THERE were fewer deaths caused by dengue and fewer dengue cases in the province last month compared to the same period last year. Nurse Cyril Kay Pangantungan of the Provincial Health Office (PHO) said there were…

‘Auring’ leaves 15-year old dead in Toledo City

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Rene F. Alima 01/09/2017

A 15-year-old girl drowned after being washed away by floodwaters due to heavy rains brought about by tropical cyclone ‘Auring’ in Barangay Landahan, Toledo City on Monday morning. Engineer Alexander Abella, disaster risk reduction management officer of…

Boy carried by strong river current; vessel fails to dock at port

Nestle L. Semilla, Rene F. Alima 12/17/2016

A five-year-old boy drowned as he was carried by strong current in a river during last Friday’s downpour in Barangay Camp Ocho, Toledo City. The body of John Ray Swerte was found in Barangay Canban-ug, around 25…

Tricycle driver dies after collision with bus

Nestle L. Semilla, Rene Alima 12/17/2016

A TRICYCLE driver never knew that the second dawn Mass that he attended was his last. Jonathan Inoc, 36, married, of Barangay Magay, Compostela town died after his tricycle collided with a passenger bus around 6 a.m.…

Another casualty

Editorial 11/28/2016

Were there any witnesses to the police operation that resulted in the death of Gener Rondina, whose family including his father retired police officer Generoso Rondina, acknowledged was a suspected drug pusher? The family insisted that Rondina…

Three fatalities in Mandaue fire identified

Norman V. Mendoza 09/01/2016

The three persons that died after being trapped inside a burning house in barangay Ibabao-Estancia were identified by police. The victims were 60-year-old Nestor Ouano, his 50-year-old sister Ma. Lyn Ouano King and King’s 16-year-old daughter May…

The victims of war

08/18/2016

Hundreds have died and thousands have voluntarily surrendered to authorities in the course of President Duterte’s war on drugs. And though his violent and urgent campaign has done much to bring the issue to the national conversation,…

Four dead, two hurt in Oslob accident

Rene F. Alima 07/26/2016

FOUR persons died while two others were injured after the boom truck they rode in fell into a cliff in barangay Kaseres in Oslob town late Monday. The fatalities were identified as Jon Rey Sanchez, 36, Roger…

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