Repa Paluwagan scam: 8 victims lost P2 million to online investment fraud

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eight individuals lost an estimated P2 million to an online money scam called Repa Paluwagan. Police Colonel Ireneo Dalogdog, Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7), said the eight individuals trooped…

DSWD-7 ready to send aid to Luzon typhoon victims

Futch Anthony Inso 11/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines- The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) said it is willing and can send family food packs (FFPs) to victims of the recent typhoon in Luzon. “We are ready,” DSWD-7…

Chinese men accused of kidnapping to be freed

Alven Marie A. Timtim 03/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two Chinese nationals, who have been detained for allegedly kidnapping three fellow Chinese nationals, may be released from detention tomorrow, on March 7, 2020, if the victims will not file a complaint against…

LOOK: Lizzo helps pack goods for Australia bushfire victims

Ryan Arcadio 01/10/2020

Singer-songwriter Lizzo took some time off from her performances in Australia to pack goods for those affected by the ongoing bushfires in the country. The American artist performed at the iconic Sydney Opera House earlier this week,…

17 suspected human trafficking victims rescued at Mactan-Cebu airport

Krissy Aguilar 10/21/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Authorities have rescued 17 suspected victims of human trafficking at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA), the Bureau of Immigrations (BI) said Monday. The BI said the victims were intercepted on October 16 and 17…

PNP urges victims of Kapa, other investment scams to file complaints

06/11/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday urged victims of the Kapa-Community Ministry International Inc. and other investment scams to file complaints. PNP spokesperson Col. Bernard Banac said that even after police raided some…

Mambaling fire victims’ concerns: Rebuilding homes, schooling for their kids

Zena V. Magto 06/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Phiippines — Jerrylyn Compuesto, 33, lived her whole life in her home in Sitio Puntod, Barangay Mambaling  Cebu City. And it only took two hours to lose her home to an afternoon fire on May…

Fire victim organizes ‘Heroes of Tejero’ to raise funds for fellow Tejero fire victims

Immae Lachica 05/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — She is not just waiting for help to come, but she is doing what she can to help herself and her community to get more financial assistancefor her fellow fire victims in her…

Pardo barangay chief appeals for donations for Tabokanal fire victims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Phiippines — Hygiene products and sleeping materials are needed by the 800 individuals displaced by the fire on Sunday, February 3 that destroyed 98 houses in Sitio Tabokanal in Barangay Pardo. Pardo Barangay Captain Manolita…

LuDo golf hopes to raise P10M for Naga landslide victims 

Mars G. Alison 01/07/2019

The LuDo Golf Tournament, one of Cebu’s premier charity sporting events, is aiming to raise P10 million and more for all the victims of the tragic Naga landslide on January 18-19 via the Golf For Naga at…

Bato visits Duljo fire victims; solicits Cebuanos support

Rosalie Abatayo 01/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –  Former Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Chief Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa this morning (January 6) visited families in Barangay Duljo Fatima, Cebu City that were affected by the Christmas Day and the January 5…

A fire survivor’s wish: school uniform, notebooks for the New Year

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines  — When she woke up to her neighbors’ screams on Christmas morning, Maria Rhea Beltran, 17, saw houses engulfed by a raging fire that was moving towards their rented home.  Beltan, a Grade 11…

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