Compressor fisherman who went missing found dead in Bantayan

Paul Lauro 03/04/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A fisherman who had gone missing for three days was found dead on the coasts off of Bantayan town in Bantayan Island, northern Cebu. Police in Bantayan confirmed retrieving the body of a…

Boljoon fisherman dragged into deeper water by Pugapo drowns

Paul Lauro 02/15/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A fisherman, who went spearfishing drowned after he was dragged by a grouper locally known as Pugapo deeper into the sea. This was after he hit the fish and got entangled with the…

Fisherman stabbed by drinking buddy in Barili, Cebu

Futch Anthony Inso 12/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines- A 24-year-old fisherman was stabbed by his drinking buddy after they had a heated argument on Friday evening, December 22, 2023, in Barangay San Rafael, Barili town southwestern Cebu. The victim was identified as…

Drunk fisherman drowns while spearfishing in Oslob

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 12/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 48-year-old fisherman, who was allegedly intoxicated, lost his life when he drowned at sea on Thursday evening, December 21, 2023 in Barangay Lagunde, Oslob, southern Cebu. The drunk fisherman was allegedly spearfishing…

Fisherman, 2 others nabbed in Bohol buy-bust, P54,600 worth of shabu seized

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 09/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A fisherman, who is suspected of being a drug den maintainer, and two women landed in jail after they were arrested by authorities during a buy-bust operation in Tagbilaran City, Bohol on Tuesday…

Fisherman, who went missing while fishing, found dead in Liloan shoreline

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 09/02/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The body of the dead 61 year-old fisherman, who went missing during a fishing trip at night, was found along the shoreline of Barangay Catarman in Liloan town, northern Cebu on early Saturday…

Body of fisherman found floating at sea in Tuburan, Cebu

Paul Lauro 05/09/2023

CEBU, Philippines—A fisherman was believed to have drowned in the waters off the coast of Barangay Carmelo in Tuburan town, northwestern Cebu. Police in Tuburan, in a report, identified the victim as 42-year-old fisherman Silvino Lore Guinita…

Fisherman in small boat: There were a lot of people to be saved, so I made sure to save them

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/25/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Barangay Looc in Mandaue City will be recognizing one of its constituents for saving a few individuals including a 3-month-old baby during the huge fire in Sitio Paradise in the barangay on Tuesday…

Police eye suicide in fisherman’s death in Carmen town

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in the town of Carmen, Cebu are now considering suicide as the possible cause of death of a fisherman in Barangay Dawis Norte on Monday afternoon, July 11, 2022. The fisherman, identified…

Lightning kills fisherman, who went spearfishing in Badian, Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 33-year-old fisherman, who went spearfishing on Saturday evening, May 21, 2022, was apparently hit by lightning and was found dead inside his boat off the waters of Barangay Zaragosa in Badian town…

Body discovered in City of Naga shoreline identified

Mae Fhel Gom-os and Paul Lauro 11/10/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The body that was discovered along the shoreline in Barangay East Poblacion in the City of Naga on Tuesday afternoon, November 9, 2021, has been identified. Police Lieutenant Cleto Pia from the City…

Whale of a tale: US fisherman says he was swallowed by Humpback

Reuters 06/13/2021

NEW YORK – It sounds like a real-life take on “Pinocchio” — a US lobster fisherman says he was scooped into the mouth of a humpback whale Friday and yet lived to tell the story. “I was…

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