Chinese official: Don’t let Recto Bank incident upset ties with Philippines

06/18/2019

MANILA, Philippines – It is “irresponsible” and “counter-constructive” to link the ramming of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese vessel to China-Philippines relations, a Chinese government official stressed. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang said China…

Go: Recto Bank incident should be discussed diplomatically

06/18/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The ramming of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese vessel at Recto Bank needs to be discussed by the Philippines and China in a “diplomatic manner,” incoming Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go said Monday.…

Mindoro mayor refutes China’s account of fishing boat incident

06/17/2019

MANILA, Philippines – San Jose, Occidental Mindoro Mayor Romulo Festin on Monday said there is no truth to the claim of China that Filipino boats besieged  and chased a Chinese vessel that rammed a fishing vessel manned…

Statement from the Good Cup Coffee Company on shooting incident

04/11/2019

Call for prayers. Call for justice. It is with a heavy heart that we inform everyone about the shootoling incident that happened last night inside our shop.  A shooter went inside the shop while our team was…

No untoward incident in “Walk with Mary” procession

Benjie B. Talisic 01/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Police chief Senior Superintendent Royina Garma reported no untoward incidents during the “Walk with Mary” procession early Friday morning, January 18, 2019, here. Thousands of Marian and Sto. Niño devotees joined…

Fire doused in 2 minutes

Benjie B. Talisic 12/30/2018

The fire incident that was reported earlier this evening in Barangay Sawang Calero in Cebu City was put out in two minutes.…

Two killed in Toledo City 

Rene Alima 11/02/2018

  Authorities have confirmed that two persons were killed in Barangay Daanglungsod, Toledo City, Cebu on Thursday (November 1). The fatalities were identified as Jonel Cabaluna, 43, and a construction worker; and Eniego Sibugal, Jr., 41. Cabaluna…

Minor suspect in stabbing incident still at large

Benjie B. Talisic 10/19/2018

The 15-year-old suspect in the stabbing of a minor in Moalboal town, Cebu remains at large. The victim, who is 16 years old, is now confined at Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC). The parents of the…

Three fainted at St. Padre Pio relic visit

Morexette B. Erram 10/11/2018

At least three individuals fainted as they tried to wade through the thick crowd who wanted to touch and get a glimpse of the heart of St. Padre Pio in Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral on Thursday (October 11).…

Tourists now safe after marine incident in Bohol

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/07/2018

The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG – 7) is conducting a search and rescue operation after a motor yacht ran aground in the waters off Talibon town in Bohol on Saturday (October 6). LTJG Michael…

CHR to take custody of Malubog shooting survivors

Morexette Erram 10/06/2018

  The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) will take custody of the two survivors of the shooting incident in Barangay Malubog, Cebu City last Thursday. CHR – 7 chief investigator Leo Villarino told Cebu…

Grieving grandpa, a landslide evacuee, dies, 8 days after tragic Naga incident

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/28/2018

A 76-year-old grandfather, who lost at least 15 relatives from the landslide that hit Sitio Sindulan in Barangay Tinaan in Naga City, died on Friday dawn (Sept. 28) at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC), eight…

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