One dead after motorbanca capsizes off the shore of Daanbantayan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A female senior citizen died after floating off the shore in Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu for more than three hours when the motorbanca that she was riding on along with her relatives…

Talisay residents told: Always be careful when crossing roads

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Always be very careful when crossing the road and always use the designated pedestrian lane. This was the reminder of Jonathan Tumulak, chief of the City of Talisay Traffic Operations Development Authority (CT-TODA),…

Senior citizen crosses street in Talisay, gets run over by dump truck, dies

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 09/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A senior citizen, who was believed to have just bought medicine from a drug store, did not make it back home alive today, Sept. 18, after he was ran over by a dump…

BREAKING: Senior citizen jab roll-out halted: No more vaccines

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The number of vaccinated senior citizens is growing in Cebu City as the program continues to roll out in three sites in the city. Yet the number of vaccine doses is limited and…

Senior citizens in Cebu City urged to register for vaccination now

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is urging senior citizens in the city to register for the vaccination program now while the city waits for more doses of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. The…

Senior, 5-year-old girl are latest addition to active cases in Talisay City

Doris C. Bongcac 12/28/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – After two days of not having new cases of the coronavirus disease, Talisay City reported two new infections on Saturday, December 26. The city’s new patients are a 74-year-old man from Barangay Maghaway…

A decade of difference

Marilyn Duterte Oppus - @inquirerdotnet 10/09/2020

I turned 70 this year. The feeling of reaching this number didn’t seem that much different from when I turned 60. It is one of mixed emotions: dreading the number, but at the same time, truly grateful…

Senior found dead in a ditch in Alegria

Paul Lauro 10/02/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Perigrino Carreon Sr. did not make it back home alive. Authorities from Alegria town in southwestern Cebu found Carreon lifeless in a deep ditch filled with boulders in Sitio Polo in the town’s Barangay…

Release of unclaimed senior citizen’s cash aid starts today

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The unclaimed financial assistance of senior citizens in Cebu City will be released or distributed starting today, Saturday, August 29, 2020. These are those who did not receive yet their cash aid covering…

Moalboal man, 67, faces murder charge for ‘killing’ son-in-law

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Policemen in Moalboal town are now preparing murder charges against a senior citizen who was arrested for allegedly killing his son-in-law Saturday night. Jose Antone Magalso, 67, is now detained after he voluntarily surrendered…

Volunteer group needs help for 77-year-old woman in Cebu City

Raul Constantine L. Tabano 05/29/2020

MOALBOAL, CEBU — Bayanihan Mission, a nationwide volunteer group, is asking netizens for support to help a senior citizen in Cebu City who is among those struggling while the city remains in enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) due…

Mambaling chief says he had no hand in crowding of senior citizens during financial aid distribtion

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Mambaling in Cebu City is in hot water anew for breaking social distancing protocol during the distribution of financial assistance to senior citizens on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Mambaling currently holds the…

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