Palace confident there’s no Chinese exploration in Scarborough despite discovery of device

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 07/22/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Thursday said it is confident that there are no ongoing exploration efforts in Scarborough shoal, especially by the Chinese, despite claims of some fishermen finding a device reportedly used in exploring oil…

Mother of Argao infant with COVID-19 tests negative

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The mother of the one-month-old coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patient from Argao town tested negative of the virus, local officials announced Sunday, May 24. “Negative sa swab test ang batan-ong inahan sa bata…

Another infant with COVID-19 in Cebu passes away

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A one-month infant from a southern Cebu town, who was earlier confirmed to have the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), passed away on Friday dawn, May 22. Argao Mayor Allan Sesaldo announced in an…

DILG reminds LGUs to prohibit donation of infant formula

Consuelo Marquez 04/24/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Thursday reminded local government units (LGUs) and residents that infant formula donations are prohibited as it “undermines” breastfeeding for newborn babies. DILG Spokesperson and…

Severe pneumonia claims life of infant in Naga, Cebu

Rosalie Abatayo 04/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A two-month-old baby boy from the city of Naga, southern Cebu has succumbed to acute respiratory disease syndrome secondary to severe pneumonia past 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. The infant, who…

In rare case, US infant dies from COVID-19

03/29/2020

WASHINGTON, United States — A US infant has died from the COVID-19 illness, officials in the state of Illinois said on Saturday, marking an extremely rare case of juvenile death in the global pandemic. At a news…

Infant allegedly kidnapped now found

Nestle Semilla and Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/27/2018

The two-week-old baby who was reportedly kidnapped at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, Cebu City last February has been found. The information was disclosed by the cousin of the suspect’s husband, Micah Alvaro. The infant is now seven…

PHO probes Carcar prov’l hospital over death of infant

Futch Anthony Inso 09/05/2018

THE Provincial Health Office (PHO) is investigating the Carcar Provincial Hospital amid allegations that the staff there were negligent resulting to the death of an infant. Dr. Rene Catan, PHO chief, said that they got wind of…

Baby boy killed in road mishap

Rene Alima 10/14/2014

A 1-year-old infant died while his parents were injured after they were hit by a motorcycle while crossing the national road at 5 a.m. in barangay Colon in Naga City yesterday. The baby’s parents Tyrol Jumerez, 24,…

Man goes berserk, slits son’s throat

Chito O. Aragon, Fe Marie Dumaboc 08/15/2014

A 28-year-old construction worker who reportedly had a nervous breakdown slit the throat of his two-year-old son yesterday morning in barangay Tejero in Cebu City. Police arrested Robert Ompad after the incident and will be charged with…

Baby strangled in hammock

Norman V. Mendoza 08/02/2014

AN 11-MONTH-OLD old baby girl was killed after her neck reportedly got entangled in a hammock in barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City. Police said loose strands of the hammock were found looped around the infant’s neck. The infant…

CHR steps in to investigate plasterering newborn’s mouth

05/13/2014

Officials of Commission on Human Rights arrived at the Cebu Puericulture Center and Maternity House, Inc. to investigate on the complaint of the parents of a newborn whose mouth was sealed with a tape. There is also…

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