Taal magma rising, fissuring suggest ‘explosive eruption is imminent’

Julie M. Aurelio, Patricia Denise M. Chiu, Renzo Acosta 01/15/2020

Updated @ 12:34 a.m., Jan. 15, 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Taal Volcano belched less lava and ash on Tuesday, but it was not an indication that the volcano was quieting down and that villagers who fled its…

Taal Volcano now on Alert Level 4: ‘Hazardous eruption imminent’

Renzo Acosta - Inquirer.net 01/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) raised the Alert Level 4 over Taal Volcano just hours after it spewed ash. Alert Level 4 means that “hazardous explosive eruption is possible within hours…

Cebu City gov’t urged: Address garbage collection issue for safety of public celebrating Sinulog

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 01/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government should address the issue of garbage collection for the Sinulog activities because this could be a possible security threat to the public. Senior Superintendent Royina Garma, Cebu City Police…

EXPLOSIVE SATURDAY

JONAS PANERIO 09/29/2017

  Games today (Cebu Coliseum) 1 p.m. – USPF vs. USJ-R 2:30 p.m. – CIT-U vs. UV 4 p.m. – UC vs. USC An explosive Saturday showdown is in the offing today when the University of San…

Let the police handle grenades, public told

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/14/2017

ANYONE who found a grenade or a rifle with a grenade launcher should report the discovery to the nearest police precinct, the Cebu City police said yesterday. “Pabayaan na ninyo ang pulis na mag-secure ng mga ganyan…

Grenade blast kills habal-habal driver

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jheysel Tangaro, Jose Ma. Montelibano 02/13/2017

EXPLOSIVE FOUND IN PRIVATE LOT A 32-year-old “habal-habal” (motorcycle-for-hire) driver was killed after a rifle grenade he found on a vacant lot exploded past 9 a.m. in Sitio Tambisan, Barangay Tisa in Cebu City. Ruben Genterone, the…

AirAsia PH CEO recalls the 1994 bombing of Philippine Airline’s Flight 434

Ryan Macasero 01/21/2017

(First part) Just before sunrise in Manila, Dexter Comendador, a systems engineer for Philippine Airlines reported for work. He, along with pilots Captain Eduardo Reyes and First Officer Jaime Herrera were scheduled to command Philippine Airlines Flight…

Terrorists don’t have to kill anyone to win

Ryan Macasero 01/21/2017

Thankfully, our fears of a follow-up bombing after the bombing in Hilongos, Leyte, did not happen during the Sinulog and the Miss Universe pageant’s swimsuit competition. One of the biggest security measures never done in the past,…

Improvised explosive devices used in Hilongos bombing; number of wounded victims reached 33

Robert Dejon, Vicky Arnaiz 12/29/2016

TACLOBAN CITY—Improvised explosive devices (IED) were used in the bombing of the town plaza in Hilongos, Leyte past 9 p.m. on Wednesday. Chief Insp. Alberto Renomeron, Hilongos police chief, said in a phone interview, said two IEDs…

ANOTHER 50 YEARS FOR JOAVAN

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/24/2016

Joavan Fernandez may now have to spend the rest of his life in jail. Executive Judge Soliver Peras of the Regional Trial Court in Cebu City yesterday convicted the adopted son of Talisay City’s former mayor and…

‘Explosive’ rise in HIV noted among injection drug users

Nestle L. Semilla 05/27/2015

Draft executive order proposes guidelines for clinics The City Health Offices in Cebu, Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu have noted an “explosive increase” in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevalence among people who inject drugs (PWID). To address this, the…

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