PCG recovers bodies of 2 more LCT Cebu Great Ocean crew members, 7 still missing

Doris C. Bongcac 04/25/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The search and rescue team of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has recovered two more bodies of the missing crew members of LCT Cebu Great Ocean that ran aground at the vicinity of…

Electrician of ill-fated vessel is back home in Consolacion

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/23/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Norman Galon, an electrician who died in the Surigao del Norte sea accident, has finally arrived home in Consolacion town in northern Cebu today, April 23, from Surigao del Norte.  Pejay Galon, Norman’s…

Talisaynon crewman of ill-fated cargo vessel reunites with family

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Talisaynon sailor, who was among the victims of the cargo shipped that ran aground off the shores of Surigao del Norte, has been reunited with his family today, April 23, 2021. READ:…

Talisay City to facilitate return of resident from boat mishap in Surigao del Norte

cargo ship, Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony Gullas said the city government will assist the return of a Talisaynon, who was among the victims of a cargo ship that nearly capsized after running ashore in…

Bodies of 3 crew members of ill-fated barge washed ashore in Surigao

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Three are confirmed dead while eight other crew members survived of the barge that ran aground on the coasts of Surigao del Norte on Monday afternoon, April 19, 2021. Citing reports from the…

Six-year-old boy dances Tala and takes the internet by storm

Immae Lachica 02/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— You think the Tala dance craze is over? Think again. This little boy from Surigao del Norte wowed his schoolmates, teachers, and spectators as he danced gracefully to the tune of Sarah Geronimo’s Tala.…

Sison: Disruption of CCP plenum ‘too small an issue’; negotiations with gov’t to continue

Froilan Gallardo 12/30/2019

BUTUAN CITY, Philippines – National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Chief Political Consultant Jose Maria Sison said the rebels will not pull out from the negotiating table just because the Army spoiled the planned plenum of…

Pagasa: 2 LPAs to bring rains over Cebu, rest of the Visayas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The presence of two Low Pressure Areas (LPAs) located at the vicinity of Surigao del Norte and Dipolog City in Zamboanga del Norte are expected to bring rains over Cebu and the rest…

5.5 – magnitude quake leaves 25 people hurt, buildings damaged in Surigao

07/13/2019

SURIGAO DEL NORTE, Philippines – Some 25 people were hurt and several buildings, houses and bridges were damaged in Surigao del Sur after a 5.5-magnitude quake hit the town of Carrascal at dawn on Saturday, July 13.…

Phivolcs monitoring possible magnitude 8 tremor after quake swarm off Surigao del Norte

Inquirer 04/29/2019

We have to be prepared always, says Phivolcs director MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said it continues to monitor a possible magnitude 8 earthquake following the more than 600 aftershocks connected to a…

Some flights to Siargao from Cebu cancelled due to bad weather

Morexette Marie B. Erram and INQUIRER.Net 01/25/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines – Due to unfavorable weather condition being experienced in several parts of the country, particularly in the Bicol and Eastern Visayas regions, some flights bound to Siargao Island in Surigao Del Norte from…

Series of quakes jolt Surigao del Norte

Inquirer.net 09/27/2018

A series of earthquakes struck Surigao del Norte within hours of each other on Thursday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The first and strongest tremblor that measured a magnitude of 5.1 happened…

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