In Consolacion, Indian national found dead 6 hours after being swept away by floodwaters

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 10/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An Indian national and his female companion were in a hurry to reach the safety of their homes in Purok 4 in Barangay Nangka in Consolacion town while it rained at about 7:30…

India, China close in on plan to end months of military standoff

Reuters 11/14/2020

NEW DELHI — Seeking to end a dangerous military standoff in the western Himalayas, India and China are formulating a plan that involves creating no-patrol zones, pulling back tanks and artillery, and using drones to verify the withdrawal, Indian…

Indian national shot dead in Liloan

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 03/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 25-year-old Indian national was shot dead by a still unidentified gunman on board a motorcycle, along the road in Barangay San Vicente, Liloan town in northern Cebu at past 5 p.m. today,…

Suspect in Indian national’s death identified; murder case readied against him

Norman V. Mendoza 10/12/2019

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU, Philippines — Police have identified a suspect in the killing of an Indian national in Sitio Iba, Barangay Basak in Lapu-Lapu City on Friday, October 11. The suspect, a resident in the Sitio…

Cops eyeing business angle as motive in killing of Indian national in Lapu-Lapu

Norman V. Mendoza 10/11/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU, Philippines — Police are focusing on the business-related angle as the motive of the killing of an Indian national shortly before noon today, October 11, at Sitio Iba, Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City. Indian National…

Indian national shot dead in Lapu-Lapu

Norman Mendoza 10/11/2019

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu–An Indian national was shot dead by a still unidentified person shortly before 12 noon on Friday, October 11, 2019, in Sitio Iba, Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City.   The victim was initially identified by neighbors…

Tourism officials target Indian, Russian market

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/18/2018

While maintaining its loyal East Asian market, Cebu’s tourism officials will want to tap into new countries and bring them to Cebu. Among their targets include Indians and Russians. GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corp. (GMCAC) officials are expecting…

Partners test wellness market with Indian-inspired spa

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/19/2018

ABHYANGGA Not all massage experiences are the same. For Indian national Varun Mahajan, this is something that some Cebuanos don’t fully realize yet. And he sees it as an opportunity to offer something new. Together with his…

Thousands await rescue amid deadly south Indian floods

AP 08/18/2018

NEW DELHI — Thousands of stranded people are waiting for rescue as relentless monsoon floods batter the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 170 have died in a little over a week and much of…

3 dies after building collapses into another in Indian village

AP 07/18/2018

NEW DELHI — A six-story building under construction collapsed onto an adjacent building east of the Indian capital, killing at least three people and trapping several others under the debris, police said Wednesday. Chief Fire Officer Arun…

GM Antonio draws with Indian IM Prasad; GM Torre falters

Marlon Bernardino 11/10/2017

FILIPINO Grandmaster (GM) Rogelio “Joey” Antonio Jr. (Elo 2431) halved the point with Indian International Master (IM) Devaki V Prasad (Elo 2290) in yesterday’s third round to share sixth place with nine others in the 27th World…

BRT seen to affect 2K trees along route

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/01/2017

Over 2,000 trees along the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route will have to be removed to pave the way for the project. BRT project chief Rafael Yap said most of the trees identified by Cebu City Environment…

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