UK’s first Filipino mayor passes away

Christia Marie Ramos 09/15/2020

MANILA, Philippines — England’s first Filipino mayor, Cynthia Barker, has passed away at age 58, her brother confirmed Tuesday. Barker is the incumbent mayor of Hertsmere, a local government district and borough in Hertfordshire, England. In a…

Ex-Dumanjug Mayor Nelson Garcia passes away

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Former Dumanjug mayor Nelson Garcia has passed away. This was confirmed by his brother, lawyer Winston Garcia. “To my dearly beloved brother, Words can not express the deep sense of loss and grief…

COVID-19 claims Cebuano oncologist’s life

Rosalie Abatayo 03/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has claimed the life of another Cebuano frontliner. This time, it is Dr. Dennis Ramon Tudtud, an oncologist. Dennis Thomas Tudtud confirmed the death of his father through a…

Former City of Naga vice mayor Othello ‘Boy’ Chiong passes away at age 68

Rosalie Abatayo 11/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  City of Naga is now mourning over the loss of their former vice mayor Othello “Boy” Chiong. Chiong passed away around noon on Monday, November 4, 2019, after years of battling a lingering…

Former Senator Edgardo Angara passes away at 83

Inquirer.net 05/13/2018

Former Senator Edgardo “Edong” Angara passed away from an “apparent heart attack” on Sunday morning, his son, incumbent Senator Sonny Angara, said. Edong Angara was 83. “Sad to say my father [former] Sen Edgardo Javier Angara passed…

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