Drunk father stabs own son to death

Alven Marie Timtim 05/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 51-year-old father is facing parricide charges after he stabbed dead his own son in Barangay Bitoon, Dumanjug, Cebu, at around 1 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. The man was identified by…

Ex-soldier runs amuck, kills 6, gunned down in Samar

Robert Dejon 05/20/2020

ORMOC CITY—A former soldier ran amuck, killing six persons before he was gunned down by police at a village in Calbayog City, Samar province on Tuesday (May 19). The ex-soldier, Glenn Balonan, was reported to be drunk…

Typhoon leaves 19 dead as Japan launches major rescue

10/13/2019

TOKYO (AP) — Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan Sunday to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to at least 19 with more…

Cubacub shooting: Motorcycle-riding gunmen kills family driver

Norman V. Mendoza 11/14/2018

A 48-year-old family driver was shot dead on Wednesday by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen in Purok 2, Barangay Cubacub in Mandaue City. Vir Perale of Barangay Casili, Consolacion town in northern Cebu was eating his lunch in an…

Snowstorm kills 9 on Nepal peak

AFP 10/13/2018

Kathmandu, Nepal — All nine members of a South Korean climbing expedition were confirmed dead Saturday after a violent snowstorm devastated their camp on Nepal’s Mount Gurja, one of the deadliest mountaineering accidents to the Himalayan nation…

Suicide bomber kills 7 in Iraq

AP 08/29/2018

BAGHDAD — Seven people were killed in a car bomb blast in a former stronghold of the Islamic State group in western Iraq, a security official said yesterday. Maj. Gen. Qasem al-Dulaimi told The Associated Press the…

Strong quake jolts tourist island of Lombok, kills 10

AFP 07/29/2018

Indonesia A powerful earthquake on the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok killed at least 10 people, injured dozens and damaged hundreds of homes on Sunday, officials said. The shallow 6.4-magnitude quake, which jolted the island in the…

Laos dam disaster kills 17, several others missing

AFP 07/25/2018

The bodies of 17 people have been recovered after a dam collapse led to flash floods in southern Laos, as two South Korean firms involved in the hydropower project said damage was reported at least 24 hours…

Drug kills

Editorial 06/27/2018

The death of SPO1 Adonis Dumpit in an anti-drug operation by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) came coincidentally enough amid reports that Cebu ranked third in drug kills in the country with 383 deaths. The findings…

Lightning strikes, kills Argao resident

Nestle L. Semilla 06/19/2018

A 42-year-old man died after he was struck by lightning at past 6 p.m. on Tuesday (June 19) inside his house in Argao, a southern town about 68 km from Cebu City. The victim was identified as…

Cop kills motorist, wounds another in Marikina road rage shooting

Inquirer.net 05/31/2018

A POLICEMAN will start spending his nights in jail after fatally shooting a driver in a traffic altercation in Marikina City. Police Officer (PO) 1 Edgardo Villamil Jr. of Pasig City Police Station has been charged with…

Road mishap in Naga City kills 1, injures 14 others

Benjie B. Talisic 05/23/2018

A female passenger died and 14 others were injured after a ten-wheeler truck rammed into a multicab along the highway in Barangay Inoburan, Naga City in southern Cebu at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. Wounded multicab passenger Daisy…

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