5.3 earthquake shakes southern Mexico, causes some damage

01/17/2020

MEXICO CITY — A 5.3 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico on Thursday night, causing some damage in part of the southern state of Oaxaca. The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor occurred at 8:07 p.m. and was…

Cebu Archbishop Palma releases schedule of dawn masses he will be officiating  

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma released his schedule for the dawn masses he will be officiating on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.  Part of his schedule for the the nine-day Christmas dawn masses will include churches in…

Senior high teacher in Dalaguete nabbed for illegal drugs

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Doris Mondragon 11/29/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Cebu City, Philippines—A senior high school teacher was nabbed in a buy-bust operation in Dalaguete town, southern Cebu at around 9:50 a.m. on Friday, November 29, 2019.  Roy Osorio Ysao, 40, a resident of Sitio…

PIB says chemist could be source and manufacturer of shabu in Cebu

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/21/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – A chemist could possibly be the supplier and manufacturer of illegal drugs in the southern part of Metro Cebu.  This was one of the initial findings of the Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB) after…

Cebu firms to feel adverse impact of additional excise tax on fuel

Irene R. Sino Cruz 01/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Businesses face rising operating costs and lower net income due to the imposition of the additional P2 excise tax on oil products. Bob Gothong, chief executive officer of Gothong Southern group, admitted that…

Four killed, one injured in separate shooting incidents in southern Cebu

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 12/06/2018

Four men were killed in separate shooting incidents in the cities of Talisay and Carcar in south Cebu in a span of two hours. The first incident happened past 11 p.m. on Wednesday, wherein a habal-habal driver…

Southern- Central Japan: The old and the new

Doyzkie Buenaviaje 10/12/2018

KANSAI is well established as the cultural center and the historical heart of Japan, but I think the Southern- central region has much more to show off than its vivid past. Osaka, the second largest metropolitan area…

PAGASA issues gale warning to Samar, Southern Leyte areas

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/13/2018

  As Typhoon Ompong entered Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Wednesday (September 12), the state weather bureau has issued a gale warning prohibiting small vessels to travel in affected areas in the Visayas. Ompong, with a…

Southern squads stamp first wins in Gov’s Cup Volleyball

Ray Charlie Diaz 03/17/2018

THE southern towns of Alegria and Minglanilla drew their first win in the south division of the Governor’s Cup Volleyball Tournament 2018 yesterday in two different venues. Alegria took advantage of playing at home and overcame Ginatilan,…

Another southern gem recruited by Tamaraws

Jonas N. Panerio 03/05/2018

The Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraws continue to find another gem from the south as they secured the commitment of Cebu Eastern College (CEC) standout James Tempra. Tempra, a versatile 6-foot-4 forward, who earned a spot in…

Commercial plane crashes in southern Iran, killing 66 people

AP 02/18/2018

TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported. An Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance…

AGATON’S FURY

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/02/2018

Heavy rains triggered floods, landslides in 7 southern towns, 1 city; 2 deaths reported Mary Flor Basadre-Quirante was trembling as she was packing her things inside her devastated house in Barangay Looc, Malabuyoc town, about 137 km…

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