Man nabbed for bringing loaded gun at cemetery

Benjie B. Talisic 11/01/2017

A man was arrested for bringing a loaded gun inside a cemetery in Barangay Carreta Cebu City Wednesday morning. Police identified the man as Juniyo Fernandez of Barangay Hipodromo, Cebu City. Fernandez was arrested and detained at…

Cemetery guard nabbed for beer

Nestle L. Semilla 10/31/2017

A security guard was caught drinking beer inside the cemetery that he was supposed to secure. Roel Arogante, 49, was caught drinking liquor and arrested by police officers while he was on duty inside the Queen City…

Fewer cemetery visitors as rains pelt Metro Manila

Inquirer 10/31/2017

  The number of visitors at the Manila North Cemetery significantly decreased this year due to the inclement weather, police said on Tuesday. Police Senior Inspector Ana Simbajon of the Sta. Cruz Police Station said this year’s…

Barangay officials, workers lead San Nicolas Cemetery clean-up

Chris A. Ligan 10/27/2017

Officials and workers of Barangay Calamba in Cebu City conducted a clean-up drive at the San Nicolas Cemetery on Friday morning. Led by Captain Yvonne Feliciano, the “Operation Linis” is aimed at preparing the public cemetery for…

Public told: Don’t bring contraband to cemeteries

Nestle L. Semilla 10/23/2017

A WEEK before All Saints’ Day, the Cebu City police called on the public to avoid bringing contraband to public and private cemeteries. “Ganun pa rin, same last year yung mga bawal dalhin sa sementeryo (It’s the…

Slain ASG members buried in public cemetery in Clarin

Benjie Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla 04/23/2017

IN keeping with Islamic laws on the burial of the dead within 24 hours, the four slain Abu Sayyaf members, including Inabanga native Joselito Melloria were buried at a public cemetery in Clarin, Bohol at past 3…

Who’s who in the Chinese cemetery

Jobers R. Bersales 03/15/2017

Archaeologists and some historians love cemeteries not because we live morbid lives. Far from it, we see these cities of the dead as mute repositories of information and historical data. Every cemetery is an artifact, which explains…

Happy New Dash!

Francis B. Ongkingco 12/30/2016

“Happy New Dash!” Wouldn’t this be a great catchy greeting for the New Year? I bet it could easily start a cyber-trend gaining a few hundred (maybe a thousand!!!) hits and likes? Nah!!! I don’t think so.…

Mexican narcos beat heat in air conditioned tombs

12/12/2016

CULIACAN, Mexico — Some drug lords take their ostentatious lifestyle literally to the grave: a cemetery in Mexico is blooming with two-story tombs fitted with living rooms, air-conditioning and bulletproof glass. Mexico marked on Sunday 10 years…

Tom, Serge Osmeña mark 100th birthday of late dad, Serging Osmeña, with Mass, floral offering

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/04/2016

A visionary leader. This was how Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña remembered his father, former Sen. Sergio “Serging” Osmeña Jr. who would have turned 100 years old on Sunday. “We pay tribute to people like Serging Osmeña.…

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