CFCCC holds medical mission in Barangay Guadalupe

PR 08/09/2017

THE Cebu Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (CFCCC) recently organized a successful medical mission for the poor and ailing residents of Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City. According to CFCCC President Francisco “Frank” Benedicto, 260 patients were able to get…

Cebu City on blue alert for Nina

Nestle L. Semilla 12/23/2016

The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) head Nagiel Bañacia said they are now on blue alert with the presence of tropical cyclone “Nina” that is expected to bring in rains in the region. In…

232 DOWNED BY FOOD POISONING

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 12/21/2016

What’s supposed to be a happy gift-giving moment in one of the mountain barangay in Cebu City turned out to be a misfortune for nearly two hundred residents who were rushed to different hospitals in the city…

DULJO FIRE: Victims suffer gastro-respiratory illnesses

Nestle L. Semilla 12/04/2016

Many Duljo fire victims are now suffering from respiratory and gastrointestinal illnesses, especially the children. Parents are worried that it will spread because there are at least 30 of them occupying one classroom and viruses easily spread…

Hundreds of homes still submerged in floods

Norman V. Mendoza 11/03/2016

Around 1,500 houses in four sitios of Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City remained submerged in ankle- to knee-deep flood waters due to heavy downpours experienced in Cebu for the past several days. Residents of Sitios Tondon, Sto. Niño,…

Prominent families pay respects to departed loved ones at Cempark

Morexette Erram 11/01/2016

Prominent families of Cebu paid their respects to their departed loved ones at the Cebu Memorial Park in Barangay Banilad, Cebu City at 10 am Tuesday. At the exit gate of Cempark, several police from the Mandaue…

Kin wade through flooded cemetery to visit tombs

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Erram, Norman V. Mendoza 10/31/2016

THE ankle-to-knee-deep waters flooding the municipal and protestant church cemetery in Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City, failed to stop some visitors yesterday from visiting the tombs of their loved ones there. These visitors, who wanted to avoid the…

ALERT UP FOR LAWIN

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Edison Delos Angeles, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 10/19/2016

Better safe than sorry. Although Cebu is not in the path of Super Typhoon “Lawin” (international name: Haima), local disaster and law enforcement authorities yesterday geared up for an intense weather disturbance that was bearing down fast…

29 students fall ill after drinking free bottled ice coffee

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/28/2016

CEBU CITY–High school students of Concord Technical Institute in Cebu City were rushed to the hospital on Wednesday due to stomach pains, dizziness, palpitations, and vomiting after drinking free samples of a coffee drink. At least 29…

Five fall ill for eating tuna

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/12/2016

Five persons from Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City were taken to the hospital after they reportedly fell ill due to eating tulingan (frigate tuna) on Monday noon. The victims were identified as Jessie Navarro, 43; his wife Estrelita,…

Worker dead as wall collapses on him

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 08/31/2016

CEBU CITY–A 20-year-old worker was killed after a concrete wall and steel piles fell on him while working at a construction site along Salvador Extension in Barangay Labangon, Cebu City, Wednesday morning. John Eric Llera was welding…

New barangay health centers to decongest city hospital

Margarette Managaytay 08/19/2016

Come November, Cebu City will have new barangay-based emergency medical response units and health care facilities to improve emergency response time and to decongest the already crowded Cebu City Medical Center. The project is a new partnership…

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