Cemetery in A. Lopez, Cebu City closed due to illegal exhumations

Dyrecka Letigio 08/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Families of deceased individuals have been illegally exhuming bodies in a cemetery along A. Lopez Steet in Cebu City prompting the city government to close down the cemetery. Councilor David Tumulak said that…

Humay-Humay public cemetery in Lapu-Lapu reopened

Futch Anthony Inso 07/30/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Nuestra Señora de Regla Parish National Shrine in Lapu-lapu City has already reopened the Humay-humay Public Cemetery in Barangay Gun-ob since Monday, July 26, 2021. This was confirmed by Fr. Reynante Joseph…

Humay-Humay cemetery logs 8.5K visitors from Oct. 15 to 26

Futch Anthony Inso 10/28/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU, Philippines — The biggest cemetery in Lapu-Lapu City — Humay-Humay Public Cemetery in Barangay Gun-ob —  has already recorded 8,500 visitors since the start of the cemetery visits last October 15 until October 26.…

Humay-Humay cemetery ready to accept visitors starting Oct. 15

Futch Anthony Inso 10/15/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Humay-Humay Public Cemetery in barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City is already prepared to accept visitors starting tomorrow, October 15, to October 28 and November 5 to 15. This is in lieu of the…

Consolacion sets cemetery visiting days per barangay

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The municipality of Consolacion in northern Cebu has designated cemetery visitation schedules for residents in each barangay beginning Thursday, October 15, ahead of the observance of the All Souls’ Day amid the pandemic.…

Cebu City to appeal DOH decision on Sapangdaku cemetery

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will attempt to appeal the decision of the Department of Health (DOH) over their refusal to provide the necessary permits for the cemetery in Barangay Sapangdaku for the Coronavirus…

Sapangdaku cemetery project gets City Council’s nod

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council is not objecting to the building of a new public cemetery in Sitios Patayng Yuta and Baksan in Barangay Sapangdaku. In a special session on Friday evening, July 17,…

Cabantan Cemetery: 10 contrabands confiscated, 2 violators apprehended 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—At least 10 sharp objects and bladed weapons have been confiscated at the Cabantan Cemetery in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City as of 10 a.m. on Friday, November 1, 2019.  Police Corporal Francis Labus of the…

5,000 expected to visit Mandaue City public cemetery on Nov. 1

Rosalie Abatayo 11/01/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The roads leading to the four cemeteries in Barangay Guizo, Mandaue City remained clear despite the volume of people that started arriving on Friday morning, November 1, 2019. The entire stretch of B.B.…

Mayor Chan inspects Lapu-Lapu cemeteries

Norman V. Mendoza 10/31/2019

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu— Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan and Lapu-Lapu City Police Director Colonel Clarito Baja inspected the cemeteries here on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Chan and Baja visited first the Humay-Humay Public cemetery which the biggest…

Nine Boljoon accident victims laid to rest

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The nine victims who died in a truck accident in Barangay Upper Becirril, Boljoon town, south Cebu, were laid to rest around 8 a.m. on Sunday morning, July 20, at the Boljoon Public…

Murdered 16-year-old Christine Lee Silawan is laid to rest

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 03/23/2019

CORDOVA, Cebu, Philippines–Almost two weeks following the gruesome death of 16-year-old Christine Lee Silawan, she was laid to rest at the Cattleya Cemetery in Cordova, Cebu, on Saturday afternoon, March 23. According to the police, at least…

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