4 trekkers rescued after almost 12 hours of getting lost in mountains of Sirao in Cebu City

Doris C. Bongcac 03/14/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — A group of four trekkers, who visited the mountains of Cebu City on Saturday afternoon, March 13, went missing for almost 12 hours after they lost their way in the dark. The four…

Vendors in Freedom Park: Please buy our flowers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Vendors at the Freedom Park are urging the public to buy their flowers despite the closure of the cemeteries starting October 29 to November 3, 2020. Deling Navarro, 55, a resident of Barangay…

Sirao accident: 7 people hurt as SUV falls off ravine

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 03/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — What was supposed to be a day to relax with family and friends, turned into a life threatening situation for a family, after their vehicle fell off a ravine in Barangay Sirao, Cebu…

Globe Telecom setting up 5 cell sites in Cebu City mountain barangays

By Irene R. Sino Cruz 01/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Upland barangay Bonbon residents once found it difficult to get a cellphone signal until three days ago. Now, they enjoy improved network coverage because Globe Telecom started operations of its cell site located…

Gardener, facing robbery case, nabbed in Sirao

Benjie B. Talisic 02/04/2018

A 33-year-old gardener, who is facing a case of robbery, was arrested on Saturday in his house in Barangay Sirao, Cebu City. Weldie Ponce was arrested after the police officers of the Liloan Police Station and the…

114 Sirao families hit by landslides get P20K aid

Inna Gian Mejia 11/28/2017

ONE hundred fourteen families in Barangay Sirao received P20,000 financial assistance from the Cebu City government. Jerry Guardo, deputy mayor on infrastructure matters, said the aid was given to the families last week as their homes in…

Cebu City Council places Sirao under state of calamity

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/03/2017

WITH continued ground movement in the mountain barangay of Sirao in Cebu City, the City Council has declared the barangay under a state of calamity. The declaration was also recommended by the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction…

City Hall readies cash aid for Sirao families

USJ-R Intern Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/11/2017

FAMILIES in Barangay Sirao who lost their homes to series of landslides affecting the mountain barangay will soon be getting P20,000 cash aid from City Hall. Lea Japson, head of the Department of Social Welfare and Services…

City eyeing assistance for Sirao families affected by landslides

Inna Gian Mejia 06/28/2017

The Cebu City Division for the Welfare of the Urban Poor (DWUP) will conduct a consultative meeting tomorrow with the families affected by the landslides in the mountain barangay of Sirao. DWUP head Genevieve Alcoseba said they…

Sirao residents told: Leave homes, relocate

Nestle L. Semilla 04/10/2017

Residents of two sitios in the mountain barangay of Sirao in Cebu City were advised to evacuate following last Sunday’s landslide in the area. In a statement sent to media outlets, the regional Mines and Geosciences Bureau…

Tents for Sirao families

Inna Mejia 02/16/2017

ABOUT 84 families displaced by last month’s landslides in Barangay Sirao, Cebu City will be provided one tent each to serve as temporary shelter while the city government finds a suitable relocation site for them. “We will…

Sirao flower farms to welcome more guests

Dominic D. Yasay 02/11/2017

THE MUCH raved about flower farms at Sitio Tawagan in the mountain village of Sirao, Cebu City will widely open their gates this Valentine’s Day for couples and families who fancy spending the love day amid a…

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