Tanods, expecting to catch a thief, rescue 3 teeners allegedly using drugs in abandoned Apas hut

CDN Digital 02/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay tanods or village watchmen were expecting to catch a thief or thieves in Sitio Mahayahay, Barangay Apas, Cebu City, but they, instead, ended up rescuing three minors, whom they caught allegedly engaging…

87-year-old abandoned senior citizen rescued in Lahug

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/24/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) and personnel from the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) Emergency Medical Services rescued an abandoned 87-year-old senior citizen in…

78 mendicants rescued from Cebu City streets

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 78 mendicants were rescued from different streets in Cebu City on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022. This is in line with the launching of Oplan Sagip Bata, a program of the…

28 minors rescued in CCPO’s 3rd Oplan Bulabog

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 28  minors were rescued during the Cebu City Police Office’s (CCPO)  third Oplan Bulabog on Thursday night, August 11, 2022. The number though is much lower compared to the number…

50 mendicants rescued from Cebu City streets

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 50 mendicants were rescued in Cebu City in a joint operation conducted by the police and Cebu City government personnel on Friday, June 24, 2022. These street dwellers composed of…

17 passengers rescued from capsized boat in Danao City

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 17 individuals, including some children, were rescued off the waters of Danao City early on Sunday morning, November 21, after the pump boat that they boarded capsized. In a report from Danao…

76 mendicants rescued in Cebu City streets

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 76 mendicants were rescued in Cebu City streets during the conduct of the Joint Anti Mendicancy and Rescue Operation over the weekend. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations…

Rescuers save 3 quarry workers in landslide in Bohol

Leo Udtohan - Correspondent / @leoudtohanINQ 08/30/2021

TAGBILARAN CITY – Authorities rescued a family of three following a landslide in Barangay San Jose in Getafe town, Bohol on Monday afternoon, August 30. Franco Torremocha, 46; his live-in partner Elizabeth Cuajao, 32; and their five-year-old…

Rescuers fight time, weather in Japan landslide; some 80 missing

Reuters 07/05/2021

TOKYO — More than a thousand Japanese rescuers combed through crumbled houses and buried roads on Monday two days after landslides tore through a seaside city, fighting time and poor weather to search for some 80 people…

USC Senior High School students mount art exhibit in celebration of Animal Rights Week

PR 06/22/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines –After more than a year of silence, the USC Senior High School Art and Design students in the South Campus finally opens their annual art exhibit dubbed “HULAGWAY ‘21” on June 23, Wednesday,…

Man attempts to jump off old Mandaue-Mactan bridge due to ‘family problems’

Doris C. Bongcac 04/20/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Citing unresolved “family problems,” a 28-year-old man attempted to jump off from the Osmeña Bridge, more known as the old Mandaue-Mactan Bridge, on Tuesday morning, April 20, 2021. The man was saved by…

V-hire driver, who saved woman from jumping off bridge, to be recognized

Futch Anthony Inso 04/12/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City government will give recognition to a van-for-hire (V-Hire) driver who rescued a 23-year-old woman who tried to jump off the first Mactan-Mandaue Bridge. Chan said that he considered Ritchie Amado, V-Hire…

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