Living with the dead

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/04/2018

CEBU CHINESE CEMETERY Never in her life did Janeth Hermogino expect to live among the dead. But the mother of five children, who earns a living doing laundry, now finds herself sleeping inside what used to be…

Centro Police: More disciplined cemetery visitors this year

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/02/2018

The Centro police station in Mandaue City has observed that cemetery visitors were more disciplined this year.  Police Chief Insp. Aldrin Villacampa, station chief, said they only confiscated spatula and scissors used in cleaning graves during the…

Naga landslide fatalities remembered

Zena Magto 11/01/2018

Some evacuees in Barangay Tina-an, Naga City, Cebu have started visiting their deceased family members who died after the massive landslide. Marilyn Versales, the mother of Vianca and Micheal Versales, led a prayer vigil at the entrance…

Kin mark 40th day since Naga landslide with cemetery visits, prayers

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/29/2018

PRAYERS for the victims of the massive landslide in Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan, resonated in the City of Naga Public Cemetery on Monday, October 29, as they commemorate the 40th day since the tragedy claimed the lives…

Cemetery visitors reminded to avoid bringing sharp objects and liquor

Morexette Eram 10/29/2018

  The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) on Monday reminded the people to avoid bringing sharp objects and liquor to the different cemeteries. CCDRRMO operations officer Harold Alcontin said they want to make…

Public reminded about dos and don’ts of cemetery visits

Nestle L. Semilla 10/27/2018

Garma: Successful security plan dry run; cops ready for All Saints’, Souls’ Days’ duties To ensure a safe and peaceful visit to the cemeteries especially in Cebu City, the Cebu City police are reminding the public to…

Cops ready for Nov. 1 and 2 celebrations

Nestle L. Semilla 10/27/2018

Cebu City policemen conducted a dry run on Saturday in preparation for the All Saints and Souls’ Days celebration. Senior Supt. Royina Garma said policemen will be deployed in all cemeteries as well as in the seaports…

Cemetery cleanup nets tons of trash

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/03/2017

  As people returned to their homes after visiting their departed loved ones last November 1 and 2, tons of garbage were left behind in Cebu City’s public cemeteries. The Department of Public Services (DPS), yesterday, began…

High alert on All Souls’s Day

Nestle L. Semilla 11/02/2017

  Both the police and the Coast Guard remained on high alert despite the resumption of classes and work on All Souls Day on Thursday. Senior Supt. Renato Dugan, Police Community Relations (PCR) chief of the Police…

Graves of Vidal’s parents still cared for

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/01/2017

Even with him gone, the graves of the parents of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal were cleaned and prepared for yesterday’s All Saints’ Day and today’s All Souls’ Day observance. The grave caretaker, Hector Quiamco, said…

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