Woman drowns as she tries to celebrate St. John the Baptist feast by baptism reenactment

Richel V. Umel 06/26/2020

ILIGAN CITY—A woman who took a dip in the sea to celebrate the feast of St. John the Baptist here on Wednesday (June 24) drowned, according to police. Capt. Felix Rabago Jr., chief of police station 2,…

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…

Netizen shares heartbreaking photo to remind us animals need help during calamities too

Immae Lachica 09/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A photo of a dog lying lifeless on a street in Davao City is gaining sympathy online after it was shared by a netizen last August 29, 2019. The photo, shared by Luisa Tess Luna…

Teen drowns while swimming in river in Cebu City

Benjie Talisic 08/10/2018

A 16-year-old grade six pupil drowned in a river in Barangay Toong, Cebu City at past 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 8. The fatality was identified as Marvin (name withheld) from Sitio Badiang in the same barangay. Decilyn…

Boy drowns after saving friend

Futch A. Inso 06/09/2018

A 17-year-old boy drowned after saving his friend in Carcar City on June 8, Friday afternoon. Based on initial investigation, the victim, Jusho Sebial died after saving his 23-year-old friend Jherick Basay. According to SPO3 Jose Repompo…

Twelve-year-old boy drowns in Santander town

Benjie B. Talisic 04/22/2018

A 12-year-old boy drowned in Barangay Liloan, Santander Cebu past 2. p.m on Friday, April 20. Senior Insp. Marginette Yosores, the chief of Santander Police Station confirmed to Cebu Daily News that there was no foul play…

Food poisoning downs scores of elem students

Futch Anthony Inso 02/10/2018

  Scores of elementary school children attending a forum on Islamic culture and products at the Eco-Tech Center in Lahug were rushed to different Cebu City hospitals on Thursday night in what authorities believed was a case…

Korean drowns off Cordova waters

Winston Ensomo 07/26/2017

A KOREAN drowned while swimming with Filipino companions in the waters off Barangay Alegria Cordova town in Metro Cebu Tuesday noon. The victim identified as Youn Kim Jae, who resided in Barangay Maribago, Lapu-Lapu City. Police said…

Three Taiwanese drowns in vessel mishap

Benjie Talisic, Calvin Cordova 07/20/2017

An elderly Taiwanese tourist drowned, while 12 of her fellow Taiwanese were rescued after the motorized banca they rode in capsized in the waters off Barangay Ocoy in Sta. Fe town, northern Cebu, last Wednesday afternoon. Chen…

High school student drowns in Argao

Morexette Erram 07/04/2017

A 15 year-old high school student drowned in the waters near the Taloot port of Argao town, southern Cebu Tuesday afternoon. The victim was identified as Benjamin Parantar, a Grade 8 student studying at Argao National High…

Senior drowns in Dalaguete

Ador Vincent Mayol 07/03/2017

A 64-YEAR-OLD woman drowned as she tried to cross a river in Barangay Poblacion, Dalaguete town, southern Cebu at past 6 a.m. last Sunday. In its blotter report, Dalaguete police identified the victim as Rosario Jereza. SPO1…

Boy drowns in Carcar City

Intern 05/19/2017

A 5-year-old boy drowned while swimming with his friends in a pond at Sitio San Isidro, Barangay Perrelos, Carcar City, south Cebu on Thursday afternoon. According to PO2 Reymon Amance of Carcar City Police Station, Teresita Elguerra,…

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