4 boat operators missing in Santa Fe; 9k families evacuated

Rosalie Abatayo 12/25/2019

CEBU, Philippines — Four boat operators from Santa Fe town, Bantayan Island have been reported missing hours after the onslaught of Typhoon Ursula in northern Cebu. According to the situation report of the Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk…

Rise Up – Cebu offers help to Cebuanos who lost kin to the gov’t’s anti-drugs war

Alven Marie Timtim 12/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A non-government organization is offering its assistance to individuals who lost their family members to the government’s anti-drugs war. Rise Up – Cebu provides counselling to help some Cebuanos overcome the tragedy caused…

Sylvanian Families meet & greet, Beyblade competition set at the SM Store

PR 08/28/2019

Visit The SM Store in SM City Cebu and enjoy a whole lot of fun and exciting activities for your kids on August 31, September 1, 7 & 8. Meet & greet these adorable distinctive animal characters…

Farmers, mountain folks enjoy improved connectivity with activation of more Smart LTE cell sites

PR 07/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More mountain barangays are now enjoying the best technology for fast, reliable, and affordable mobile internet connection with the activation of Smart Communications Inc. LTE cell sites. The latest is Barangay Linut-od, located…

Nine NYD pilgrims say goodbye, give aid to foster families in Tejero

Zena V. Magto 04/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The nine National Youth Day pilgrims, who lost all their belongings to the April 26 fire in Barangay Tejero in Cebu City, returned to the barangay a few hours after the close of…

Looc fire leaves 34 families homeless

Tonee Despojo 03/31/2019

LOOK: Scenes from the fire site in Sitio Guiwanon, Barangay Looc, Lapulapu City. The Saturday night fire left 34 families consisting of 181 individuals homeless.  Affected families are now taking temporary shelter at the barangay gym.…

Expanded Maternity Leave Act: ‘A victory for women, families’

Inquirer.net 02/22/2019

Women’s rights advocates and workers’ groups hailed a new law that almost doubled the number of days for maternity leave as a major victory for families that would greatly benefit mothers and their babies, and ensure a…

DSWS: Ermita fire destroys at least 131 houses, displaces 1,500 residents

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The fire that gutted a densely populated area in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City Tuesday afternoon, February 5, displaced at least 1,500 individuals. In a text message sent to Cebu Daily News Digital, Flora Bartolome,…

Catholic faithful urged to help out National Youth Day pilgrims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Archdiocese of Cebu’s Commission on Youth is turning to the Catholic faithful for financial help or for any assistance they can offer for the upcoming  National Youth Day (NYD) on April 23 to 28.…

Cops appeal to families with missing kin as Capitol Site shooting victim remains unidentified

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/07/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are calling on those who have a family member missing to check if the unidentified person who was shot dead on January 6 at Barangay Capitol Site is their missing kin.…

40 Dalaguete families leave homes due to threat of landslide

Morexette B. Erram 01/05/2019

Due to incessant rains and for fear of being hit by a landslide, at least 40 families or around 200 individuals from the hinterland village of Dumalan in Dalaguete town have sought refuge inside a school in…

Usman’s floods displace 282 families in N. Samar

Inquirer.net 12/29/2018

TACLOBAN CITY — Floods have displaced 282 families or 1,280 individuals in 12 barangays in Catarman, Northern Samar, due to heavy rains spawned by Tropical Depression “Usman.” The families have been staying in the town’s auditorium after…

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