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Mandaue fire displaces 500

January 17, 2012

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About 100 families or about 500 persons lost their homes in a fire that broke out in sitio San Lorenzo Ruiz, Jagobiao, Mandaue City before noon yesterday. The fire alarm was tapped at 11:37 a.m. was placed under control at 12:35 p.m. It was totally put out after two hours. The fire started in the […]

Vessel limps to Cebu port on one engine

September 5, 2011

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THE Cebu Coast Guard will issue a maritime violation to the 830 tonner MV Calbayog of Palacio Shipping Inc. for failure to inform their office about their malfunctioning engine which delayed their arrival at the Cebu port by four hours yesterday. Cebu Coast Guard Chief Commander Rolando Lizor Punzalan said the ship left Calbayog port […]

Barili mishap claims two more

August 30, 2011

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The Aug. 18 dump truck accident in Barili town, southwestern Cebu, that killed 10 persons claimed two more lives. Sixteen-year-old Jesse Diagbel died at 10:03 p.m. last Thursday in the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu City. Seventy-five-year-old Pedro Diagbel also died last week. Jesse was confined for a week before he died. He […]

‘Captain should have changed course’

August 29, 2011

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At the height of typhoon Frank in 2008, MV Princess of the Stars took an “extremely dangerous” route from the Manila port to Cebu City. This was the declaration of retired ship captain Amado Romillo, an expert witness presented by the prosecution during the resumption of the trial on a civil suit filed against the […]

‘Flyover may cause accidents’

August 28, 2011

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City Traffic Office Management (Citom) chief yesterday pointed out a flaw in building a flyover along the M.J. Cuenco and Gen. Maxilom avenues—the flyover is located about 50 meters away from the Imus Road Traffic light. Rafael Yap, City Traffic Operations Management executive director, said this would be impractical and would only create another problem— […]

3 men survive Lapu plane crash

August 26, 2011

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THREE persons escaped unhurt Thursday when their small aircraft crashed into the waters off Lapu-Lapu City, Mactan Island, Cebu, the authorities said. The three were unscathed and sought help from a nearby fisherman who then picked them up and took them to Hadsan Cove Beach Resort in Barangay Agus, Lapu-Lapu City. The police identified the […]

DepEd: School must answer for boy’s fall from 3rd floor

August 26, 2011

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“Why did they repair this only now?” That was the question asked yesterday by an education official who visited the Lyceum de Cebu, where a 7-year-old pupil fell from the third floor after slipping through a gap in broken railings near a ledge. Wilfredo Tano, division supervisor for private schools of DepEd, said he noted […]

Cessna plane crashes in sea off Mactan, Cebu

August 25, 2011

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by Norman V. Mendoza, Correspondent Cebu Daily News/ Breaking News A 6-seater Cessna plane crashed off the coast of Lapu-Lapu City in Cebu about 11 a.m. during a test flight. The pilot, co-pilot and 1 passenger were rescued by fishermen and are out of danger. They were brought to the Hadsan Cove Beach resort where […]

Child in critical condition after fall from school building

August 24, 2011

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by Patricia Andrea Pateña, Correspondent Cebu Daily News/ Breaking News   A seven-year old boy is still in critical condition after falling down from the second floor of a school building last Tuesday noon. Clifford Montana, Grade 1 student of the Lyceum of Cebu was reportedly playing near a broken railing of the school’s Basic […]

Marina urged Expedite inspection of vessels

August 24, 2011

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Bantayan and Capitol officials voiced concern over the suspension of Island Express Shipping Corp. and called on the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) to speed up its investigation in last Sunday’s ferry sinking. The appeal came after the company confirmed that they closed operations after receiving the Marina order yesterday afternoon. “We immediately ordered all vessels […]