Ermita fire razes 25 houses, displaces 150 individuals

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 06/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An afternoon fire razed 25 houses and displaced at least 150 individuals today, June 6, in Sitio Bato, Barangay Ermita, Cebu City. Senior Fire Officer 1 (SFO1) Riza Julve, fire investigator, estimated the…

Carbon Market supplemental MOA changes fate of vendors, Sitio Bato residents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The supplemental Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) of the disputed Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) for the Carbon Market modernization program should improve the fate of Sitio Bato residents and the market vendors. Lawyer Colin…

Ermita’s Sitio Bato residents assured of relocation

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The over 2,000 families in Sitio Bato, Barangay Ermita, Cebu City that will be affected in the controversial Carbon Market Modernization Project are assured of proper relocation. Engineer Dante Arcilla, head of the…

80 houses destroyed in Maribago fire

Alven Marie Timtim 07/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 80 houses were destroyed by another fire that hit Lapu-Lapu City in  a span of nearly 20 hours. The latest fire incident happened in Sitio Bato, Barangay Maribago at past 7…

Ermita fire victim on saving dogs: Family, Bicol and Yumi come first

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – When the fire broke out in a densely populated area in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City, residents rushed not only to save some of their belongings but also their pets that they have considered…

2 nabbed for drugs charged

Izobelle T. Pulgo 06/24/2016

A 20-year-old man who was arrested during a buy-bust operation last June 18 in Sitio Bato, Barangay Ermita, Cebu City was finally charged in court yesterday for violation of RA 9165 or the Dangerous Drugs Act of…

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