Signal No. 1 raised over several Isabela, Aurora towns as ‘Karding’ maintains strength

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 09/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Storm Karding maintained its strength as it nears the Luzon landmass, prompting the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) to raise Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1 over several towns of…

Miss Universe Philippines finalist shares Isabela Filipina version on Tiktok

Immae Lachica 01/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Señorita ‘perfecta.’  That’s how the lead star Mirabel from the Disney movie “Encanto” would describe her sister, Isabela.  “Encanto” is another family-centered movie from Disney that has gotten everyone hooked.  It circles around the…

Ulysses death toll now at 37 – NDRRMC

Patricia Denise M. Chiu - Reporter / @PDMChiuINQ 11/15/2020

MANILA Philippines — The death toll from Typhoon Ulysses (international name: Vamco) continues to rise as different agencies scrambled to launch rescue operations in Cagayan province which bore the brunt of the damage in the Cagayan Valley…

LGUs ‘blindsided’: Aid rushed to Cagayan, Isabela

Villamor Visaya Jr. - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ 11/15/2020

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Philippines — Civil defense and local disaster officials on Saturday scrambled rescue teams to save thousands of people trapped in their homes, many on rooftops, appealing for help to escape rising waters as the…

#CagayanNeedsHelp trends as netizens cry for help

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 11/14/2020

MANILA, Philippines — #CagayanNeedsHelp emerged as a top trending topic on social media after distressed residents appealed for help  amid massive flooding in the Cagayan Valley region due to Typhoon Ulysses. A tweet by @BTS_NamjinGguk7 showed parts…

Snapshots of the storm

Kay Rivera - @inquirerdotnet 11/02/2020

It’s Sunday morning and winds are howling outside. On our barangay’s Facebook page, neighbors share photos of roads closed off because of debris or felled electrical posts. Friends send donations to people online who are asking for…

Cebuano motorbike enthusiast tours around PH, gets stranded in Isabela due to COVID-19

Immae Lachica 05/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Have you ever wondered how it feels like to be stranded in a place where you’ve never been before? This is what exactly happened to a Cebuano motorbike enthusiast who embarked on motorbike journey around…

Colonel Soriano offers his ‘big heart,’ big plans for Cebu City Police Office

12/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —His father wanted him to become a priest, but then his father changed his mind after looking at the financial cost for a family to send a son to priesthood. So, his father advised…

Social media scorn teacher caught punishing pupils on video

Inquirer.net 10/18/2018

REINA MERCEDES, Isabela — A grade school teacher has been reviled on social media over a viral video of her spanking and lashing out at pupils, who were participating in a scouting jamboree last October 12. Teacher…

8,319 Isabela residents move to safe ground before ‘Ompong’ makes landfall

Inquirer.net 09/14/2018

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela – As many as 8,319 residents of low-lying communities moved to safer ground on Friday after weather experts said Typhoon “Ompong” has veered towards the province. Most of the evacuees come from the…

Girl ’weds’ slain boyfriend in Isabela funeral

Inquirer.net 09/01/2018

CITY OF CAUAYAN, Isabela – Haunted by her tragic loss, a 19-year-old girl “married” her dead boyfriend shortly before he was buried at a private cemetery on Saturday (September 1). Wearing a white dress, Zyrine recited her…

Rains bring floods, mudslides in towns of Ecija, Cagayan, Isabela

Inquirer 11/02/2017

  CABANATUAN CITY — As many as 110 families from two villages in Gapan City were evacuated to safer grounds as water levels at the Bucana Bridge rose by 6.5 meters as of 9 a.m. on Thursday…

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