56 families last to leave Naga evacuation center

Nestle L. Semilla 12/15/2018

RED ZONE EVACUEES: Home for Christmas It will be a merry Christmas for the thousands of evacuees displaced by the Sept. 20 landslide in Naga City as they have been allowed by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau…

Families of fatalities belie shootout claim

Nestle L. Semilla and Benjie B. Talisic 11/25/2018

The families of the three suspected drug personalities killed in Barangay Maghaway, Talisay City strongly denied police claims that there was a buy bust operation conducted on Saturday afternoon. Lydia Labrador, the wife of Susano Labrador; one…

Families of ‘desaparecidos’ light candles, offer prayers

Ador Vincent Mayol 11/01/2018

HER father was arrested by policemen 28 years ago. Since then, Jimmylisa Badayos never had the head of their family back. “It’s so painful to not have him again. It’s totally different to see even his dead…

444 landslide families to get cash assistance

Zena V. Magto 11/01/2018

Some 444 families displaced by the massive landslide that hit Barangay Tina-an in Naga City will be given financial humanitarian assistance by the city. Naga City Mayor Kristine Vanessa Chiong met with the second cluster of affected…

8 families, evacuees, lose homes to Naga fire

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/29/2018

Their homes were spared by the massive landslide in Barangay Tinaan in Naga City, more than a month ago, but on Monday (Oct. 29), the houses of eight families, temporarily displaced by the landslide, were lost to…

City prepares for relocation of 30 families in Buhisan

Gerard Vincent Francisco 10/25/2018

MOUNTAIN CRACKS At least 30 families living near the cracks in a mountain area of Sitio Sandayon, Barangay Buhisan will be relocated to safer areas. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said on his Facebook page that they…

High food prices tagged as poor families’ inflation hits 8%

Inquirer.net 10/22/2018

FOR AUGUST High food prices pushed up inflation among the country’s poorest families to 8 percent year-on-year in August, the government reported Monday. The rate of increase in prices of basic goods among those belonging to the…

30 FAMILIES AT RISK

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/20/2018

BUHISAN SOIL CRACKS It has been five years since the 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Cebu and Bohol, and Gervin Sanghanid, now 18, has felt no reason to fear that he would end up losing his home as a…

1 of 5 Malubog shooting victims laid to rest

Nestle L. Semilla 10/13/2018

  One of the five victims in the shooting incident in Barangay Malubog, Cebu City was laid to rest at the Carreta Cemetery on Saturday. Karl Cabahug, who was among those that were killed in the Malubog…

HOW MUCH IS A LIFE WORTH?

Ador Vincent S. Mayol and Benjie B. Talisic 10/05/2018

MALUBOG KILLINGS Families of the five slain men cry for justice, all of whom suspected their kin were victims of extrajudicial killing For six hours daily, Christopher Tangag worked at a calll center firm in Cebu City…

Number of displaced families up – DSWD

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Rosalie Abatayo, USJ-R Intern Zena Magto 09/27/2018

The number of displaced families has now reached 1,716 a week since a massive landslide hit Barangays Tinaan and Naalad in Naga City, records provided by the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7)…

‘Decent burial’ for the missing, closure for victims’ families

Morexette B. Erram, Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/27/2018

NAGA LANDSLIDE THE relatives of Alfie Yapac have lost hope he would still be found alive, eight days after the massive landslide buried his home in Sitio Tagaytay, Barangay Tinaan in Naga City. But on Thursday, Rosemarie…

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