Rescued street dweller sent back home to Lanao del Norte

Doris C. Bongcac 06/26/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – A homeless man from Lanao del Norte finally got his wish – to go back home to his family. With the help of the Cebu City government, Albert Generale, 34, left Cebu on…

15-year-old girl rescued from transmission tower in Cebu City

Alven Marie Timtim 06/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 15-year-old girl who climbed a transmission tower in Sitio Sandayong, Barangay Guadalupe here was rescued by personnel from the Guadalupe Police Station and Cebu City Fire Department on Tuesday afternoon, June 2,…

Critically endangered Philippine pangolin rescued from illegal trader

Neil Arwin Mercado 03/31/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine pangolin (Manis culionensis) or scaly anteater was rescued from an illegal wildlife trader in Quiapo, Manila, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) reported Tuesday. The DENR-National Capital Region Enforcement Division…

Lost hikers rescued in MisOr

Froilan Gallardo 01/08/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO—Three hikers were rescued on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, after being lost for three days on the 8,040-foot Mount Balatukan in Misamis Oriental. Carlo Duga-duga, Misamis Oriental public information officer, said the three, whose identity…

Fishermen in Liloan rescue Marcelo Fernan Bridge jumper

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 11/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man who jumped off the Mandaue side of the Marcelo Fernan bridge past 7 p.m. on Friday, November 29, survived and was rescued by fishermen off the sea of Parola, Liloan town…

Two green sea turtles rescued in City of Naga 

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/05/2019

CEBU CITY—Personnel from the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) in Argao rescued two green sea turtles, locally known as pawikan, in Tinaan, City of Naga. This development was posted on the Facebook page of the…

17 suspected human trafficking victims rescued at Mactan-Cebu airport

Krissy Aguilar 10/21/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Authorities have rescued 17 suspected victims of human trafficking at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA), the Bureau of Immigrations (BI) said Monday. The BI said the victims were intercepted on October 16 and 17…

Minor caught with illegal drugs in San Nicolas

Benjie Talisic 01/24/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines – A minor was caught with illegal drugs in a buy-bust operation in Sitio Tabay Barangay Basak San Nicolas on Wednesday night, January 23, 2019. The Mambaling Police Station, headed by its station…

Boholano fisherman loses way at sea because of rain, rescued in Argao

Doris C. Bongcac 01/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A fisherman from the municipality of Loon in Bohol province is now taking temporary shelter at the Argao police station after he was rescued from the waters of Barangay Looc, Argao late this…

8 rescued from human trafficking at Naia

Inquirer.net 12/17/2018

MANILA, Philippines — Eight Filipinos leaving for Cyprus guised as tourists were saved by the Bureau of Immigration (BI) from suspected human trafficking at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) on Saturday, the agency said Monday. The…

NCRPO: 535 street beggars rescued during holiday season

Inquirer.net 12/16/2018

Manila, Philippines — More than 500 indigenous individuals begging on the streets this Christmas holiday were rescued by authorities following various operations that were conducted around Metro Manila. According to the data of the National Capital Region…

12 rescued after motorbanca capsizes

Futch A. Inso 11/27/2018

Daanbantayan rescue personnel fished 12 persons from Lapu-Lapu City from their municipal waters after the motorbanca which they boarded on their way to Samar capsized. The accident happened around 9 a.m. on Tuesday at the vicinity of…

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