Segregate your trash — Cortes tells Mandauehanons

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/26/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government will strictly implement waste segregation at the source or in the houses and workplaces in the city. Mayor Jonas Cortes said he wants to strictly implement waste segregation to…

Flood-proofing villages and households

Segundo Eclar Romero - @inquirerdotnet 11/20/2020

One reason the ability of the government to cope with “Ulysses” and other calamities is overstretched is because people who should be able to help themselves, or help one another, do not do so. The irony is…

Properties worth P30k damaged in late evening Suba fire

Paul Lauro 10/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—An estimated P30,000 worth of properties were damaged in a late Thursday evening (October 15, 2020) fire in Barangay Suba here. The fire started in the house of a certain Lydia Gonzales along Magsaysay Street…

IN PHOTOS: Barangay Luz Fire: The morning after

Gerard Francisco 01/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the most beautiful night in Cebu was happening, and Binibining San Fernando Beatrice Gomez was crowned as Binibining Cebu 2020, a barangay was fighting to save what could be salvaged from a…

Eastern Visayas feels Tisoy impact: Thousands displaced, power cut, houses torn to pieces

12/03/2019

TACLOBAN CITY–Typhoon Tisoy like a sledgehammer barrelled through Eastern Visayas on Monday, Dec. 2, sending more than 3,200 families fleeing their homes and seeking refuge at government evacuation venters. Winds exceeding 100 kilometers per hour toppled electric…

CSWS: Casuntingan fire displaces 1,300 individuals

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than 400 families composed of 1,300 individuals who were victims of the fire in Sitio Pilapil, Barangay Casuntingan in Mandaue City on Thursday afternoon, November 14, 2019, are now flocked inside the…

200 houses razed in a Christmas morning fire in Duljo Fatima in Cebu City

Benjie Talisic, Delta Letigio 12/25/2018

CEBU CITY, Philippines -Cebu City residents woke up on Christmas working with hundreds of fellow Cebuanos displaced in dawn fire that razed around 200 houses in Barangay Duljo Fatima.…

Draft federal Charter gets House’s final nod

Inquirer.net 12/11/2018

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives swiftly approved on the third and final reading its controversial draft federal Charter on Tuesday, barely three months since it was filed in the chamber. The lower chamber voted 224-22-3…

At least 70 houses destroyed in Kamputhaw fire

Delta Derycka Letigio, Morexette B. Erram 12/05/2018

At least 70 houses were razed by a fire that hit a highly residential area in Purok 3, Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City on Wednesday morning (December 5). The Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7) estimated…

Mountain barangay gets power for 1st time

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 11/26/2018

Electricity reaches 40 houses in Sitio Lobres of Cebu City’s Barangay Tagbao At least 40 households in Sitio Lobres, Barangay Tagbao, a mountain barangay in Cebu City, now have access to electricity for the first time. This…

40 houses razed by fire in Barangay Pajo

Norman Mendoza 11/11/2018

A fire hit the residential area in Sitios Paradise and Kitchen Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu on Sunday morning (November 11). Fire authorities said that around 40 houses were razed by the fire which started at the…

Nine houses razed in Bacayan

Benjie B. Talisic 11/09/2018

A total of nine houses were razed by fire in Sitio Sugarland, Barangay Bacayan, Cebu City at around on Friday midnight (November 9). Fire Chief Insp. Noel Nelson Ababon of the Cebu City Fire Department said the…

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