Bonbon tragedy prompts execs to set up ‘no swimming’ signs along stream’s banks

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay officials of Bonbon, Cebu City, have put “No swimming” signs in a stream in the barangay’s Sitio Managuksok. The barangay officials put up the signs after a four-year-old girl was swept away…

20-year-old found dead in waters off Brgy Bato, Toledo

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 20-year-old man was found dead off the waters of Barangay Bato, Toledo City, Cebu, at around 12:50 p.m. this Sunday, August 2, 2020. Police Staff Sergeant Jonathan Cuizon, of Toledo City Police…

Three minor-siblings drown in Dalaguete river

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three minor siblings drowned in a river in Sitio Mag-alambak, Barangay Mantalungon, Dalaguete town in southern Cebu at past 10 a.m. on Friday, July 24, 2020. The siblings who drowned were two girls,…

Three-year-old boy drowns in Alcantara spring

05/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A three-year-old boy from Barangay Manga in Alcantara, Cebu, was found dead in a spring on Saturday morning, May 30, 2020. Police Chief Master Sergeant Jeremias Elardo of Alcantara Police Station said that…

Mom drowns 11-month-old baby in a pail of water

Benjie B. Talisic 07/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 31-year-old mother was arrested after she allegedly drowned her 11-month-old baby girl inside the toilet of a rented room in Barangay Santo Niño, Cebu City on July 26. The mom, who is…

3 drown in Alegria

Benjie B. Talisic 07/04/2018

Three persons drowned after their motorized boat capsized off the seawaters of Alegria town, southwestern Cebu at around 3 p.m on Wednesday (July 4). Fatalities were identified as Rosalyn Peligro, 31; Albert Lopez, 27 and 27-year-old Ruby…

MOTHER AND CHILD DROWN, 3 MISSING

Benjie Talisic 02/07/2018

Banca sinks off Camotes Island A mother and her young daughter drowned while three children went missing after the motor banca they were riding capsized around noon on Tuesday amid rough seas in the waters off San…

Sisters drown in Naga beach

Agnes B. Alpuerto 08/22/2017

UPDATE: Two sisters drowned in a private beach resort in the City of Naga on Monday afternoon. Juicyphel Obal, 16, and her sister, 13-year old Juyce, were attending a birthday celebration with their father in a resort…

Drowning victim’s family gets P60K cash burial aid

Winston Ensomo 07/19/2017

THE family of the 13-year old boy who drowned in a resort in Minglanilla town has received P60,000 cash burial assistance from the management. Klarence Justin Alfeche died on Saturday after he was accidentally hit by a…

Two kids drown in Minglanilla, Danao City

Winston Ensomo 07/17/2017

ONE boy drowned in Minglanilla town while another boy remains missing in Danao City last Saturday. The first victim identified as Klarence Justin Alfeche, a 13-year-old resident of San Fernando town, drowned after he was allegedly hit…

2 fishermen drown in Cebu

Intern, Rene Alima 05/17/2017

Two persons drowned while catching fish in separate incidents in Consolacion town in northern Cebu and Dumanjug town in southwest Cebu last Tuesday. Around 7 p.m. last Tuesday, a certain Renato Besabella, 51, married, of Barangay Upper…

Boy drowns in fishpond

Rene F. Alima 03/30/2017

A TWO-YEAR-OLD boy drowned in a fishpond after being left to the care of his mother’s friend at Barangay Poblacion, Boljoon town last Wednesday morning. PO1 John Rev Rebucato of the Boljoon Police Precinct said the boy’s…

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