Injured Filipinos in Beirut blast rise to 24; one still missing

Dona Z. Pazzibungan, Joey Gabieta 08/07/2020

Ermie Enriquez has yet to recover from her shock. “The deafening blast happened just less than five minutes after I went down to meet the customer. All the glasses in our salon were shattered,” she said in…

Google to ‘explore’ why Churchill photo missing from search list

06/15/2020

LONDON — Google said Sunday it would explore why the picture of Britain’s World War II leader Winston Churchill disappeared from a top search results list of former UK prime ministers, during a controversy over his record…

Japanese man found dead 2 hours after he went diving in waters of Apo Island

Florence Baesa 02/15/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY,  Negros Oriental-The body of a Japanese national was found floating on the waters of Punta area Cogon in Apo Island in Dauin, Negros Oriental at least two hours after he went missing at around 9:30…

Security guard found dead in Danao had bullet wounds on head and back

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The security guard who went missing for five days and was found dead in a vacant lot in Sitio Banaba, Barangay Guinsay, Danao City, Cebu, might have been shot dead. This was the…

Mandaue cops seek public’s help to identify man found floating below Mandaue-Mactan bridge

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 01/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue police are asking the public to help them identify the man who was found dead off the waters of Barangay Looc, Mandaue City, at around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 26,…

Kapa manager still missing following ambush that killed driver

Orlando Dinoy - Inquirer Mindanao 01/26/2020

DIGOS CITY—Authorities in General Santos City are still trying to locate an officer of Kapa Community Ministry International who went missing after unidentified gunmen waylaid and opened fire at their vehicle on Wednesday, January 22. Major Alex…

4 boat operators missing in Santa Fe; 9k families evacuated

Rosalie Abatayo 12/25/2019

CEBU, Philippines — Four boat operators from Santa Fe town, Bantayan Island have been reported missing hours after the onslaught of Typhoon Ursula in northern Cebu. According to the situation report of the Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk…

58 dead, rescuers in ‘day and night’ hunt for missing after Japan typhoon

10/15/2019

TOKYO, Japan – Fresh rain threatened to hamper efforts by tens of thousands of Japanese rescuers searching for survivors after a powerful typhoon that by early Tuesday had killed 58 people. Typhoon Hagibis crashed into the country…

Japan looks for missing after typhoon, warned of mudslides

10/14/2019

TOKYO — Rescue crew dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers Monday after a typhoon caused serious damage in central and northern Japan, leaving dozens of people dead or missing. Typhoon Hagibis unleashed torrents of rain…

3 Filipino senior citizens on their way home from US now ‘missing’ in China

08/18/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Three senior citizens who were on their way home to the Philippines from the United States are reportedly missing after making a stopover in China. John Florencio Guce, son of one of the missing…

Missing 16-year-old boy found dead in Opao shipyard

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A boy, 16, who was reported missing since August 17, Saturday, did not make it home alive. On Sunday morning, residents of Barangay Opao in Mandaue City reported that a dead male person…

China landslide death toll rises to 29 with 22 still missing

07/28/2019

BEIJING, China — The death toll in a landslide which buried a village in southwest China rose to 29, according to state media, with 22 still missing days after the disaster struck. Official news agency Xinhua said…

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