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…

Cordova police reminds residents to be careful when swimming in the sea

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cordova Police Station is reminding residents in their area of jurisdiction to be extra careful whenever going out to the beaches to swim. This after a drowning incident on Thursday, July 23,…

‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera found dead at California lake

AP 07/14/2020

LOS ANGELES  — The body of “Glee” star Naya Rivera was found Monday near the surface of a Southern California lake, authorities said. Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub said at a news conference that the body that…

Coast Guard says Japanese man didn’t die of drowning in Oslob

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The 52-year-old Japanese national who died while snorkeling in a whale shark-watching activity in Barangay Tanawan in Oslob town, southern Cebu on Thursday morning, January 2, 2020, did not drown, according to the…

Japanese national drowns in Oslob

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/02/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—A Japanese national died after drowning in Oslob town, southern Cebu on Thursday morning, January 2, 2020.  The victim was identified by Police Corporal Nicholas Quijano as 56-year-old Mari Nobo Kurayama.  Initial investigation shows that…

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