No survivors found, death toll rises to 29 Rains continue to hamper rescue operations

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/21/2018

  Over thirty-six hours of search, rescue and recovery operations in the landslide area in Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan in Naga City have already yielded 29 dead bodies, saved 8 persons and left 41 individuals unaccounted. On…

ITCZ seen to hamper rescue of landslide victims

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/20/2018

CEBU will remain damp and gloomy for the next few days due to the prevailing Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). This is bad news for those conducting search and rescue operations for the more than 60 persons feared…

Rescue operation after landslide may be unsafe, says PAGASA Mactan

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/20/2018

The weather state bureau in Mactan has observed that the occasional downpour brought by the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) had caused the landslide in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City on Thursday morning (September 20). Weather Specialist Romeo Aguirre…

Thousands await rescue amid deadly south Indian floods

AP 08/18/2018

NEW DELHI — Thousands of stranded people are waiting for rescue as relentless monsoon floods batter the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 170 have died in a little over a week and much of…

Indonesia in rescue bid for 500 hikers stranded after quake

AFP 07/30/2018

INDONESIA mounted a rescue operation Monday to reach more than 500 hikers and guides stranded by landslides on an active volcano on Lombok, a day after a powerful earthquake struck the holiday island. Helicopters and search teams…

Thai cave rescue site to become a museum

AFP 07/12/2018

Rescuers who pulled a young Thai football team from deep inside a flooded cave were dismantling their worksite Thursday, as plans emerged to turn the spot into a museum in tribute to the daring operation. At least…

Operation to rescue Thai boys in flooded cave starts

AP 07/08/2018

Mae sai, Thailand (AP) — The operation has begun to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach who will need to dive out of the flooded Thai cave where they have been trapped for more than two…

Cayetano: OFW rescue video not a political move

Inquirer.net 05/03/2018

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano denied yesterday that he was using the rescue missions of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to boost his bid for the presidency in 2022. “Bakit,…

Cayetano slams Duterte critics on botched Kuwait rescue operation

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/01/2018

CEBU CITY– Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Tuesday took a jab at those who criticized the Duterte’s administration for nearly severing the country’s ties with Kuwait. He told a news conference that he met with…

Cebu City cops rescue 2 young women from prostitution

Benjie B. Talisic 03/16/2018

Two female minors were rescued by barangay tanods (village watchmen) of Barangay San Roque Ciudad, Cebu City from a lodging house in Barangay Parian where they were lured by a security guard suspected of attempting to engage…

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