PCIC tells fishermen, farmers with insured crops to file for indemnity claims

Futch Anthony Inso 04/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Farmers with insured crops and fishermen affected by the El Niño phenomenon can file for indemnity claims with the Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. (PCIC) to cover for their losses. “So kinahanglan nga mag-file…

Rains damaged Taptap farmers crops

Cris Evert Lato-Rufollo 11/21/2018

Farmers in Barangay Taptap, Cebu City have expressed worry on the loss of their crops that were damaged by the rains brought about by Tropical Depression Samuel. Barangay Councilor Griffins Malazarte, whose family plants corn, said that…

House damaged in San Nicholas fire

Benjie B. Talisic 11/03/2018

A two-story house was burned in a fire that hit Sitio Kalubihan, Barangay Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City on November 3, Saturday afternoon. The fire alarm was received at 3:30 pm and was placed under control at…

Tinaan landslide damaged 3 NGCP towers

Doris C. Bongcac 09/20/2018

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) reported that at least three of their electric towers were damaged during the Thursday morning landslide which hit Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan in Naga City. NGCP posted on its…

Cops accused of purposely burning house; pension house damaged by fire

Gerard Vincent Francisco 09/05/2018

  The Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) is looking into reports that some policemen set a house on fire in Barangay Tangke in Talisay City on Wednesday (September 5). Chief Inspector Janet Rafter of CPPO said there…

41 houses damaged by giant waves and winds in Talisay

John Michael Aroa 07/17/2018

SIXTY EIGHT-YEAR-OLD Epejinia Cabanca had been residing on the shorelines of Sitio Abalo, Barangay Cansojong in Talisay City for almost 49 years. She claims that she already had her fair share of strong waves and winds battering…

PH won’t sue China over damaged reefs at Panatag Shoal – Palace

Inquirer.net 06/13/2018

THE Philippines will not file a case against China over the destroyed coral reefs at Panatag Shoal, Malacañang said on Wednesday, a day after acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio said the government should seek compensation from China.…

5 houses razed in Cebu fire

Benjie B. Talisic 05/15/2018

At least five structures were burned down in a fire that hit a residential area at North Road 6 St. in Sitio Mahayahay, Barangay Carreta past 12 noon. The alarm was received at 12:18 pm and was…

Fire damaged mall in Lapu-Lapu City

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/29/2018

A FIRE hit a Gaisano Grand mall in Barangay Basak in Lapu-Lapu City on Sunday afternoon, affecting portions of the fourth floor of the mall. Lapu-Lapu City District Fire Marshall Supt. Rogelio Bongabong Jr. said they were…

New patrol car damaged in City Hall parking lot accident

Benjie Talisic 02/24/2018

Just a few days after the Cebu City Police Office chief turned over the new patrol car, the Mitsubishi Montero, to the police precints and stations in Cebu City, the one issued to the Talamban Police Precinct…

Rebuilding lives and damaged homes

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Nestle L. Semilla 02/20/2018

TRAGIC MONDAY Monday, February 19, saw a string of tragic events in Cebu: an early morning accident at the South Road Properties (SRP) involving an MPV and two motorcycles, which killed two people; the noontime ambush of…

FIRE AND RAIN ALERT

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic 01/16/2018

As heavy rain poured over Cebu and nearby islands, some 28 families or over 80 individuals lost their homes in a fire that gutted at least eight houses in Barangay Duljo-Fatima, Cebu City, on Tuesday morning. It…

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