State of calamity to be declared in Daanbantayan town

Rosalie Abatayo 12/25/2019

DAANBANTAYAN, Cebu — Uprooted trees, roofless houses, shattered pump boats. These are common sights in the northern Cebu town of Daanbantayan on December 25, Christmas Day. The strong winds brought about by Typhoon Ursula on Christmas Eve,…

DTI-7: Sell only certified Xmas lights or face penalties

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Department of Trade and Industry in Central Visayas  (DTI-7) will be conducting a crackdown against those who will be selling uncertified Christmas lights. In a press statement posted on the DTI-7 Facebook page, Regional…

Blaze destroys 40 houses in Barangay Lahug

Benjie Talisic and Gerard Vincent Francisco 07/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A total of 40 houses was razed by fire that struck Sitio San Roque 3, Barangay Lahug early morning of Saturday, July 20. Probers placed the estimated cost of damage to property at P100,000, according…

Talisay City road accident kills motorcycle driver

Benjie B. Talisic 06/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–A motorcycle driver was killed after he lost control of his vehicle and hit another vehicle that was travelling on the opposite lane of Natalio Bacalso Avenue near the Mananga Bridge in Barangay Bulacao, Talisay…

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