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House of Sto. Niño makers burns down

January 9, 2013


A 9-year-old girl in Talisay City has been hailed a hero after she ran into a room that was about to be overrun by flames and pulled her younger other out to safety. The fire that broke out Monday night also killed Rhea Tisoy’s 3-year-old cousin, Mark Lester, who was trapped inside. Rhea, a Grade […]

14 hurt in vehicular collision in Toledo City

January 8, 2013


FOURTEEN persons were injured when a vehicle-for-hire collided with an L200 pick-up and accidentally hit a tricycle in the national road in barangay Magdugo,, Toledo City, southern Cebu at past 7 a.m today. The V-hire driven by Pepito Pantalaño, a resident of barangay Awihaw, carried 11 passengers from Toledo City bound for Cebu City. The […]

Hole found in ferry’s bottom

January 6, 2013


A hole at the bottom of the MV Zamboanga Ferry is preventing retrieval teams from the Coast Guard and the ship owner from towing the vessel back to Cebu City. This was uncovered in an underwater inspection done yesterday at 9:10 a.m. by Uni-Orient Pearl Ventures Inc., a Cebu-based salvage firm hired by George and […]

Vessel unable to unload in Dumaguete due to strong winds, waves

January 3, 2013


Strong winds and huge waves caused an inter-island ferry that came from Zamboanga to run aground about 20 meters from the Dumaguete City port yesterday morning. MV Zamboanga Ferry of George and Peter Lines Inc. (GPLI) bound for Dumaguete and helmed by Capt. Arnold Tecson was expected to dock in the port at 9 a.m […]

Firecrackers injure 697 Stray bullets kill two

January 3, 2013


THE 7-year-old girl hit by a stray bullet in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, died yesterday afternoon. The death of Stephanie Nicole Ella brings to two the number of stray bullet deaths on New Year. Four-year-old Ranjilo Nemer of Caloocoan City died of a gunshot wound at 9 p.m. last Monday. Following Ella’s death, Malacanang spokesman Edwin […]

Retired police official killed in freak New Year’s day accident

January 2, 2013


A retired police official who once served as warden of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), died when his car, a multicab, exploded and caught fire while cruising  Trans-Central Highway, Cantipla 2, barangay Tabunan, Cebu City around 6 p.m. on New Year’s Day. Retired Col. Salvador Sanchez, of his 60’s, of Lahug, Cebu […]

15 injured by firecracker blast

December 27, 2012


A 13-year-old boy in Talisay City lost three of his fingers when a whistle bomb went off in his hand on Christmas Day. A man walking home in the same barangay of Tabunok, Talisay was hit in the waist by a lighted “kwitis” thrown by a reveler. Both were among 15 persons in Cebu injured […]

Three killed in Bogo vehicular mishap

December 17, 2012


(2nd Update) THREE passengers were killed while 37 persons were injured in a collision between a passenger bus and a motorist along the national highway of Dakit, Bogo City at 2:45 a.m. on Monday. P03 Edwin Dignos, traffic investigator of the Bogo City police, said all fatalities were passengers of Cebu Auto Bus bearing plate […]

Fire destroys P300-T properties in Honda shop in Mandaue

December 16, 2012


About P300,000 worth of properties were destroyed when a fire hit Honda Powercycle Inc. in Mandaue City last night. Two personnel from the motorcycle distribution company noticed smoke coming out of the second floor of the building along A.C. Cortes cor. Plaridel street in barangay Alang-Alang, Mandaue, Saturday night. The Burea of Fire in Mandaue […]

Mandaue assigns area, guidelines for pyrotechnic vendors

December 14, 2012


THE Mandaue City government has designated an area near the Mandaue City Public market where vendors can sell pyrotechnic products. The Bureau of Fire Protection has also made available the guidelines for the vendors who wish to sell the products in the area. No takers But as of press time, no vendors had yet filed […]