Long weekend mood by Ruby the dog

Immae Lachica 08/11/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—  In the mood for some long weekend chill? Seems like this doggo is way ahead of you. Ruby, who is an Aspin is seen to be having the best time of her life as she…

‘Ruby’ survivors to dance in Cebu as thanksgiving

Doris C. Bongcac 01/16/2015

Though 2,000 homes were damaged when typhoon Ruby hit Placer town in Masbate province last December, no lives were lost. Placer Mayor Joshur Judd Lanete II said this miracle was  more than enough reason for them to…

Catbalogan City’s contingent to fulfill 3 boys’ dream

Doris C. Bongcac 01/11/2015

Cyril, Rafael, and Rico were very excited about plans to travel to Cebu for the first time to dance in the January 18 Sinulog grand parade. It would be the first time as well for Catbalogan city…

Cebu towns get emergency relief backpacks

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/19/2014

Emergency relief supplies in sturdy backpacks were turned over yesterday to 18 local government units (LGUs) at the Provincial Capitol. The orange  backpacks were donated by the non-profit organization Direct Relief after the group saw that local…

‘Ruby’ racks up P238.9M damages

Peter L. Romanillos 12/17/2014

The cost of damage caused by typhoon “Ruby” in Cebu reached at least P238.9 million with more than half of it sustained by the province’s farmers. The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) reported yesterday…

DSWD ends repacking of relief goods

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/15/2014

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-7) ended the repacking of food packs for typhoon Ruby victims in north Cebu and Eastern Visayas yesterday. Shailane Marie S. Lucero, DSWD-7 assistant regional director, said they sent 35,820…

‘Ruby’ damage reports trickle in

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/12/2014

Only three towns in northern Cebu have so far submitted damage reports  in agriculture four days after typhoon Ruby. The biggest damage was reported in Tabogon worth P3.7 million in crops and livestock followed by Daanbantayan with…

On the side of caution

12/12/2014

Although there were a few hitches, early warning and early response to typhoon Ruby (international name: Hagupit) made the difference. The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) yesterday placed the total storm damage in the country…

Ruby destroys crops, affects fisherfolk most

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Peter L. Romanillos 12/11/2014

Typhoon Ruby inflicted most of its damage on crops and fishing as it caused rains and strong winds in 12 northern Cebu towns for nearly four days, Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management chief Baltazar Tribunalo said…

Welcoming strangers

12/10/2014

“Modawat gyud mi bisag kinsa, bahala na ug maghuot mi diri, mag sardinas basta kahibaw mi nga safety sila,” (We will accept anyone even if  if we’re packed here like sardines, for as long as we’re all…

‘Thank God it’s over’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/10/2014

Pray and give thanks to God. This was the call of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma to the public as he expressed gratitude that the onslaught of typhoon Ruby was not as bad as expected. “We should thank…

Zero casualties but crop damage high

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Peter L. Romanillos 12/10/2014

Cebu City had zero casualties after typhoon Ruby but the City Council still declared the city under a state of calamity after close to P40 million worth of crops and livestock in upland barangays were  reported damaged.…

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