City Council pushes info drive to prevent drownings in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 07/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Council passed a resolution urging concerned government agencies to disseminate information in preventing or mitigating incidents of drowning. This is lieu with the observance of the World Drowning Prevention Day…

Minglanilla mayor orders probe on resort drowning

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Minglanilla Mayor Rajiv Enad ordered to suspend the operations of the resort where a 20-year-old barista drowned last Wednesday, July 13.  Enad, in a statement published on social media, also said they instructed…

Carmen police eye drowning as cause of ‘naked’ man’s death

Vhenna Marie Mantilla Paul Lauro 03/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen are looking at the possibility that drowning killed a man, whose naked body was found near the mangroves in Barangay Puente in Carmen town early on Monday morning, March 21. The victim…

Is relative to blame for siblings’ drowning in Sibonga? Police want to know

Jewil Anne M. Tabiolo 03/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police want to know if a relative’s spouse is liable for the death of two siblings who drowned after their privately-owned pump boat capsized on Monday afternoon, March 14, 2022, in Poblacion, Sibonga…

Five-year-old boy drowns in Naga, Cebu

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A five-year-old boy died after he drowned while swimming in a beach resort in Barangay Langtad, City of Naga early Thursday evening, May 6, 2021.  According to a police report from Naga City…

Bodies of 2 men found in waters of San Francisco town, Camotes Island

Paul Lauro 04/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Authorities already recovered the bodies of two men who were reported to have gone missing after they drowned in the waters of Purok Canlusong in Barangay San Isidro in San Francisco town, Camotes…

Police to look into case of fisherman who ‘drowned’ in Argao

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 03/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Police in Argao town, in southern Cebu said they will look into the ‘accidental drowning’ case of a fisherman, who was found dead off the waters in Barangay Casay on Sunday, March 21, 2021.…

Missing chief engineer found dead in Argao waters 

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 03/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Arnulfo Languido, the 51-year-old chief engineer of a tugboat, who was missing for four days was found dead floating off the waters in Barangay Taloot, Argao town in southern Cebu on Friday afternoon…

Elderly man found dead at sea in Dalaguete

Doris Mondragon, Paul Lauro 02/26/2021

Dalaguete, Cebu—An old man was found dead off the seawaters of Sitio Panaguikan in Barangay Tapon here at around 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2021. Police identified the fatality as Diosdado Cuestas Salamangca, 87, a resident…

Brgy. Luz’ no.1 councilor assumes office

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The number one barangay councilor in Barangay Luz here is now at the helm of the village following the death of its chief, Ronilo Sab-a. And it is up to Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella…

Missing fisherman in Pinamungajan found dead

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The fisherman who went missing in Pinamungajan town, Cebu, on December 16, 2020, was found dead by authorities on Friday morning, December 18.  The body of Primitivo Villarmea, 35, was positively identified after washing ashore…

Two dead, minor still missing due to flooding in Cebu City

Paul Lauro 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—At least two people died, and one minor remained missing due to the flooding in different parts of Cebu City on Tuesday evening, October 13, 2020, authorities here confirmed.  One of the fatalities was 85-year-old…

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