Trapped by COVID-19 quarantine: 700 foreigners, including 500 in Boracay, sent home

Nestor P. Burgos Jr. 03/26/2020

ILOILO CITY—Nearly 700 foreign tourists, including 500 in Boracay, trapped by COVID-19 travel restrictions in Western Visayas had been extracted and flown to Manila and Cebu to return to their countries. From March 19 and 23, the…

Those trapped in China virus lockdown expect lonely holiday

01/24/2020

BEIJING (AP) — Bai Xue had planned a road trip through China’s lush eastern coast to ring in the Lunar New Year, usually a time of lively family reunions and abundant feasts. Then came a new virus,…

Search on for man missing in Duljo fire

Benjie Talisic 01/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities are searching for a man in his 30s, who was reportedly missing, after a fire that hit Barangay Duljo Fatima in the early evening of January 5, Saturday. Barangay Duljo-Fatima Councilman Gian…

Sibulan tunnel collapse: Rescue operations on for three men trapped underground

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 01/03/2019

Rescuers worked well into the night on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 as they raced against time to locate and save three men, who were buried under 27 feet of soil in a suspected illegal mining site in…

Trapped quake survivors rescued after days in rubble

Asia News Network, Inquirer.net, Jakarta Post 10/02/2018

Jakarta — A woman in Sigi regency, Central Sulawesi, has been rescued after being trapped for more than 48-hours in the ruins of her house, which crumbled when a 7.4 magnitude earthquake jolted the province last Friday.…

Hope fades for dozens trapped in landslides

Inquirer.net 09/18/2018

ITOGON, Benguet – The mayor here said on Monday that it’s unlikely any of the dozens of people thought buried in a huge landslide set off by Typhoon “Ompong (international name: Mangkhut) will be found alive, though…

3-year-old trapped in fire in Maribago fire

Norman V. Mendoza 04/11/2018

A 3-year-old girl was burned to death after being trapped in a flaming house in Sitio Kabatuan, Barangay Maribago, Lapu-Lapu City at past 9 pm. on Tuesday (April 10). Her three older siblings, who are also minors,…

MV Fortuner owner told: Tell us your plans to remove trapped fuel

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/20/2017

TALISAY City officials want to know the plans of the shipping company that owns MV Fortuner, which sank off the waters of Barangay Cansojong, Talisay City, more than a month ago. Councilor Antonio Bacalso Jr., chairman of…

P100,000

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Leo Udtohan 04/18/2017

An anonymous donor is giving a P100,000 reward, or a total of P800,000, for information that can lead to the capture of each of the eight Abu Sayyaf members believed to be trapped in areas around Inabanga,…

5.2 quake hits Sabah

AP 06/14/2015

A strong aftershock measuring 5.2 hit Ranau in Sabah at 2:29 a.m. The tremors rattled residents in Kota Kinabalu where some people in highrise buildings ran out of their home, fearing for their safety. “I felt tremors…

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