TS Vinta damages Naga road

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/23/2017

TROPICAL Storm Vinta has left a damaged road and loss of income for a day for those handling whale watching activities in southern Cebu. Belinda Bairon, a staff member of the Research and Planning Division of the…

Guizo fire burns 2 structures, damages 2 others

Doris C. Bongcac 11/08/2017

  A late afternoon fire burned two structures made from light materials and damaged two others in Sitio Sta. Cruz in Barangay Guizo, Mandaue City. Felix Suico, head of the city’s disaster risk reduction management office (DRRMO)…

Two women die in Leyte quake

Agnes B. Alpuerto 08/23/2017

TWO people died after a 5.1 magnitude quake jolted Albuera, Leyte early morning on Wednesday, August 23. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded the epicenter of the earthquake northeast of Albuera at 6:26 AM.…

Fire damages 4 houses in Cordova

Doris C. Bongcac, Norman V. Mendoza 05/04/2017

  Four houses were damaged by fire that broke out at Sitio Bliss, Barangay Ibabao, Cordova town, Cebu past 5:00 p.m. on Thursday. SFO4 Randy Mario Cuizon of Cordova Police Station said they received the alarm at…

Fire damages 2-storey house in Lapu

Norman V. Mendoza 05/02/2017

A two-storey concrete house along Sangi road in Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City was damaged by fire that was caused by a leaking liquified petroleum gas (LPG) tank shortly before 9 a.m on Tuesday. SFO2 Climaco Salisid of…

Fire destroys 10 houses, damages 5 in Labangon

Benjie Talisic 04/10/2017

ABOUT 10 houses were destroyed while five others were damaged by a fire that hit Sitio Shang-rila 2 in El Salvador Extension, Barangay Labangon, Cebu City at past noon yesterday. Fire Investigator Alberto Jagdon Jr. said the…

C. Padilla, Cebu City fire destroys house, damages another

Benjie Talisic 04/05/2017

  A fire of still undetermined origin destroyed a house and damaged another in C. Padilla Street, Barangay Duljo-Fatima, Cebu City on Wednesday evening. The Cebu City Fire department received the fire alarm at 8:27 p.m. and…

Fire damages 14 houses in Canduman

Dominic D. Yasay 03/03/2017

  A total of 14 houses were damaged by a fire that hit an interior portion of the Canduman Housing in Barangay Canduman, Mandaue City past 9 a.m. on Friday. Fire investigator SFO1 Edgar Vergara of the…

Fire damages P70,000 worth of properties in Sambag I

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/23/2017

A fire damaged three structures along Alcantara Street in Barangay Sambag I, Cebu City past 2 p.m. on Thursday. No one was injured. Senior Fire Officer 1 Ariel Balahadya said the fire started in one of the…

Help amid destruction

Editorial 02/14/2017

Unlike typhoons which can be tracked by weather satellites, earthquakes can occur at any place and any time, and it was unfortunate for the people of Surigao province that they were hit by a major quake late…

Quezon under state of calamity

12/29/2016

Lucena City, Quezon — Quezon province has declared a state of calamity after typhoon “Nina” (international name: Nock-ten) destroyed an estimated P150 million worth of public and private properties. The state of calamity declaration was passed by…

Castro wants RSOG cops cited for contempt

Izobelle T. Pulgo 08/11/2016

SUSPENDED Cebu City Assistant Prosecutor Mary Ann Castro once again appeared in court yesterday morning for the judicial dispute resolution of the malicious mischief and direct assault cases filed against her by 11 members of the Regional…

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