LRRMO gets P4M rescue equipment

Norman V. Mendoza 03/08/2018

LAPU-LAPU City’s Risk Reduction Management Office (LRRMO) recently acquired hydraulic cutting equipment worth P4 million. The equipment included a hydraulic jack, hydraulic metal separator and a hydraulic steel or pipe cutter. Andy Berame, the city’s local disaster…

‘Rescue, restore, revive’ the mangroves of Cordova

Irene Sino-Cruz 03/04/2018

SHORE IT UP The eco-tourism efforts of Cordova town on Mactan Island received a boost with the implementation of the multi-million peso Mangrove Propagation & Information Center at its 278-hectare mangrove area in Barangay Day-as. The municipality…

Storm winds cause tugboat to run aground in Lawis Ledge; 10 rescued

Nestle L. Semilla 12/22/2017

A BOAT captain and his crew of nine people escaped unharmed after they were rescued by the Coast Guard when their tugboat pulling a barge loaded with scrap metal was blown off course by the strong winds…

Four new emergency, rescue vehicles for Lapu

Norman V. Mendoza 12/22/2017

THE Lapu-Lapu City government acquired three new vehicles and received one vehicle from the Department of Health (DOH) to serve emergency and rescue purposes and dental health services. The four vehicles include two brand-new ambulances worth P2.5…

58 children rescued during curfew in Cebu City

Chris Ligan 09/20/2017

AT least 58 children were rescued after a simultaneous implementation of curfew in four barangays in Cebu City south district on Tuesday night. 25 minors were rescued in Barangay San Nicolas, 21 in Barangay Sawang Calero, eight…

Port police rescue 3 ‘victims’ of human trafficking

Nestle L. Semilla 09/19/2017

AT least three girls were rescued at the Cebu Port Terminal 1 on Tuesday afternoon on suspicion that they were victims of human trafficking. An 18-year-old and two minors were just about to board a vessel going…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 09/07/2017

SLOW RESCUE, ENGINE REPAIR Netizens were dismayed over the slow rescue of stranded passengers of MV Georich after the vessel experienced engine trouble off the waters of Dalaguete town, Cebu province yesterday. Franz Osalla, one of the…

Cebu-bound boat from Dapitan stranded off Dalaguete coast

Futch Anthony Inso 09/07/2017

UPDATED (9:40 AM) A boat from Dapitan, Zamboanga del Norte bound for Cebu has experienced engine trouble while sailing. MV Georich of the George and Peter Shipping Lines had an engine trouble around 1 AM on Thursday,…

Lapu cops rescue minor from drug suspect

Intern 05/16/2017

  A 16-year-old girl was rescued from a suspected drug pusher who was arrested in a buy-bust operation on Monday evening in Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. Chief Insp. Mark Sucalit, chief of Lapu-lapu City Police Intelligence…

FROM RESCUE TO BOMBING PLOTS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie Talisic, Froilan Gallardo, Leo Udtohan 04/25/2017

ABU SAYYAF IN BOHOL Supt. Maria Cristina Nobleza and Renierlo Dongon did not just intend to rescue the remaining Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members trapped in Clarin town. They also might have planned to do bombing activities…

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