IN PHOTOS: How a family celebrated Christmas after Mambaling fire incident

Delta Letigio and Gerard Francisco 12/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jennifer Wenceslao, 40, was all set to welcome Christmas. It was only a few minutes before the clock strikes 12 and Wenceslao, a street vendor, was getting ready to greet family members and…

Police investigate identity of charred remains in Mambaling fire

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 12/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Survivors of the fire that hit Sitio Abbia in Barangay Mambaling discovered the charred remains of an unidentified male around 5 a.m. on Wednesday, December 25. The burnt body was seen by fire survivors…

Number of Christmas fire victims increase

Benjie B. Talisic and Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/28/2018

THE number of victims who lost their homes in a fire that struck Barangay Duljo Fatima, Cebu City on Christmas day has now reached 3,075 individuals while damage has ballooned to P117.9 million. Among those displaced by…

CHRISTMAS DAY FIRE RAZES BOY’S DREAMS

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/26/2018

Twelve-year-old Cyrus John Ferras is a young man oozing with potential and so full of dreams. He once told his mother, Teresa, that he wanted to be a seafarer someday to provide a better future for his…

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