MGB-7 sends team to probe Sibulan tunnel collapse as rescuers recover one body

Futch Anthony Inso and Inquirer.net 01/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the Mines and Geosciences Bureau of Central Visayas (MGB – 7) deployed a team to investigate an alleged treasure hunting that went wrong in Sibulan town, Negros Oriental that resulted to three…

Sto. Niño visits the mines

Doris C. Bongcac 09/29/2018

A Sto. Niño devotee since she was a child, 48-year-old Geolina Abella said that she would never miss visits to the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño in Cebu City during the annual feast of Cebu’s patron each…

New hopes for the New Year

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/28/2017

On New Year’s Eve, the residents of Sitio Camp Franco in Barangay Lower Becerril, Boljoon town will no longer hear the loud bang of a metal ladle against a cauldron. Their gong-ringer Nenita Palador, who is known…

City urges mines bureau to create guide to address hazards posed by sinkholes

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/20/2017

FOLLOWING the discovery of 770 sinkholes in Cebu City, officials of the city government are asking the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) to help them formulate risk allocation matrix that will serve as guide for government agencies…

AURING’S FLOODS

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Norman V. Mendoza, Rene F. Alima 01/09/2017

One killed, hundreds displaced in Toledo The rains she brought were mostly moderate, though unceasing, while her winds gusted at only 75 kph; but the strength of tropical depression “Auring”, though weakened on Monday, left several villages…

Police warned over fabricating drug surrenderers

Nestle L. Semilla 12/28/2016

THE Minglanilla police tore to shreds the document signed by the 22 persons arrested during an illegal cockfight, which later identified them as drug surrenderers. The father of one of the arrested persons, Roger de Dios, director…

Landslide hits Manipis Road

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/09/2016

The national road in Barangay Manipis, Talisay City was rendered impassable to four-wheeled vehicle yesterday after a series of landslides hit the area since Friday night, covering a wide portion of the road with boulders and loosened…

Mines bureau orders halt to Apas ‘treasure hunting’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/27/2014

A couple was ordered to stop their excavation in a steep slope behind their house in barangay Apas, Cebu City to avoid the risk of a landslide. Neighbors openly speculated about the tunnel as a treasure hunting…

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